Early Arrival

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The Office of Housing Services recognizes that some individuals may need to be permitted to occupy their residential assignment earlier than their scheduled arrival date. Please note that this information does not pertain to SouthSide Commons. Any early arrival requests for SouthSide Commons should be directed to SouthSIde Commons management.

Please select the reason you are requesting early arrival

Participant in a Prelusion Program

Participant in a University Sports Pre-Season Camp

Participant in a University Program or Organization

Other Situation

 


Participant in a Prelusion Program
Discover Lehigh
Fabricate:LU
GlobaLehigh
Leadership Adventures
LehighMED

Lehigh Women Engineers (LWE)

Volunteer Experience

You are not required to submit an Early Arrival Form. Check-in will be on Monday, August 15th, from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM at Iacocca Hall, on the Mountaintop Campus. Your room key and ID will be issued to you at that time so that you can put your belongings in your residence hall room.

Participants in Prelusion Programs that need to check in at a time or date other than the one listed above must complete an Early Arrival Request Form. Log in using your Lehigh username and password. Select Applications: Early Arrival Request Form (Fall 2022)

Participant in a University Sports Pre-Season Camp
Coaches of the sports listed below have made arrangements for early entry into the residence halls for some of their team members. Each coach will be submitting a list of his/her team members. If you have not received early arrival information from your coach by the beginning of August, you must contact your coach directly to verify that you are included on the early arrival list.

Athletic Trainers, Videographers, Football, and Women's Soccer - Friday, August 12th, between 7:30 AM-12:00 PM (time to be determined by coaches); move from pre-season camp to residence hall room.  You will pick up your academic key in McClintic-Marshall. All moves to residence hall rooms must be completed by 12 noon.

The following fall teams will check-in between 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM; moving into academic year room on their designated date below. Residence Hall and Greek students will check-in and get your academic keys at Rathbone Hall Dining side room.

     Volleyball - Monday, August 8th

     Men's Soccer - Monday, August 8th

     Field Hockey - Wednesday, August 10th

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country - Tuesday, August 16th, check in between 8:30 AM-4:00 PM, move into academic year room.  Residence Hall and Greek students will check-in and get your academic key at Sayre Park Village Lodge.

You are not required to submit an early arrival request form.

Participants in a University Sports Pre-Season Camp who need to check in at a time or date other than the one listed above must complete an Early Arrival Request Form. Log in using your Lehigh username and password. Select Applications: Early Arrival Request Form (Fall 2022)

All houses/residence halls are required to have a minimum occupancy in order to open. Applications will begin being reviewed the week of July 25th and students will be notified on whether or not their house/residence hall will be open on the day they are requesting early arrival.

Participant in a University Program or Organization
A number of groups have received approval for their members to arrive on campus earlier than the scheduled arrival dates. The sponsor/coordinator of each group has been told to provide us with a list of participants so we can verify and approve requests for early arrival. It is your responsibility to contact the sponsor/coordinator of your group to make sure you are included on the list that is being submitted so you can plan your travel arrangements accordingly.

All houses/residence halls are required to have a minimum occupancy in order to open. Applications will begin being reviewed the week of July 25th and students will be notified on whether or not their house/residence hall will be open on the day they are requesting early arrival.

Here are the arrival dates and check-in locations for the approved groups:

Monday, August 8th

Tuesday, August 9th

Wednesday, August 10th

Thursday, August 11th

Friday, August 12th

Saturday, August 13th

Sunday, August 14th

Monday, August 15th

Tuesday, August 16th

Wednesday, August 17th

Thursday, August 18th

Friday, August 19th


Monday, August 8th

Residence Hall students - Rathbone Hall Dining side room, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

■ Volleyball

■ Men’s Soccer

Tuesday, August 9th

Residence Hall students - Rathbone Hall Dining side room, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

■ Field Hockey

■ Head Gryphons - as instructed by Residence Life, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

■ RARE

■ Summer Session II residents

■ Summer Conference Staff

Wednesday, August 10th 

Residence Hall students - Rahtbone Hall Dining side room, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

​■ LUSSI Mentors

■ New Gryphons -  as instructed by Residence Life, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Thursday, August 11th
Residence Hall students - Rathbone Hall Dining side room, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

■ International Student Orientation Leaders

■ Retuning Gryphons -  as instructed by Residence Life, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Friday, August 12th

Residence Hall and Greek students - McClintic-Marshall House, 7:30 AM-12:00 PM

■ Athletic Trainers

■ Videographers

■ Football

Women's Soccer

Residence Hall and Greek students - Rathbone Hall Dining side room, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

■ Orientation Leaders

Saturday, August 13th
Residence Hall and Greek students - Rathbone Hall Dining side room, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

■ Cheerleaders

■ Marching 97 - Executive Board Officers

■ Prelusion-Discover Lehigh Leaders

■ Prelusion-Fabricate:LU Leaders

■ Prelusion-GlobalLehigh Leaders

■ Prelusion-Leadership Adventure Leaders

■ Prelusion-LehighMED Leaders

■ Prelusion-Lehigh Women Engineers Leaders

■ Prelusion-Volunteer Experience Leaders

Sunday, August 14th
Residence Hall and Greek students - Rathbone Hall Dining side room, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

■ Camp Hawk Counselors  

■ Dance Team

■ LUSSI

■ Marching '97 Upper class Members

■ Student Athlete Mentors

All students from the groups listed below - please refer to the check-in informatoin provided to you by the Office of International Affairs

■ Exchange Students

■ International Student Orientation participants

Monday, August 15th

■ Marching '97  First Year Student Band Members  Check-in at Iacocca Hall 8:00 AM -10:30 AM

■ Prelusion Participants-check in at Iacocca Hall 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Residence Hall and Greek students- Sayre Park Village Lodge, 10:30 AM-4:00 PM

■ Eco Reps  Coordinators

Tuesday, August 16th
Residence Hall and Greek students-Sayre Park Village Lodge, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

■ Eco Reps  

■ Greek House Managers  

■ Men’s and Women’s Cross Country

Wednesday, August 17th

■ Winter and Spring First Year Student Athletes  A-L - Sayre Park Village Lodge, 8:00 AM-8:45 AM

■ Winter and Spring First Year Student Athletes  M-Z - Sayre Park Village Lodge, 8:45 AM-9:30 AM

Residence Hall students- Sayre Park Village Lodge, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

■ Break the Silence 

■ Fraternity/Sorority members living in residence halls

■ MOOV volunteers

■ Non-residential Greek Organization members

■ Peer Health Mentors

■ ROTC  

Thursday, August 18th

■ Traditional First Year M.O.O.V.-in at Iacocca Hall from 8:00 AM-11:30 AM

■ Transfer students check-in at Iacocca Hall from 8:00 AM-11:30 AM

Residence Hall and Greek students - Sayre Park Village Lodge, 12:00 PM-4:00 PM

■ Choir

Friday, August 19th
Residence Hall and Greek students - Sayre Park Village Lodge, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

Participants in a University Program or Organization who need to check in at a time or date other than the one listed above for their organization/group must complete an Early Arrival Request Form. Log in using your Lehigh username and password. Select Applications: Early Arrival Request Form (Fall 2022).

Other Situation
Please Note: No individual arrival will be available prior to Monday, August 15th.

If you have extenuating circumstances and need to move into your residential assignment early, you must submit an Early Arrival Request Form. Log in using your Lehigh username and password. Select Applications: Early Arrival Request Form (Fall 2022)

Upon receipt of the form, the Office of Housing Services will review your request and notify you by e-mail. If your request is approved, you will be informed of the check-in location, date and time for your early arrival. If your request is approved, you may be charged $25 per night until your scheduled arrival date.

Requests made after August 1st may incur an additional one time $25 processing fee.

If you arrive without prior approval, you may be fined $25, charged an additional $25 processing fee, and charged $25 per night until your scheduled arrival date.

All houses/residence halls are required to have a minimum occupancy in order to open. Applications will begin being reviewed the week of July 25th and students will be notified on whether or not their house/residence hall will be open on the day they are requesting early arrival.