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Early Arrival

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
Food for Thought
GlobaLehigh
Lehigh Women Engineers (LWE)
Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP)

RevoLUtion: You as an Agent of Change

Start It Up
SustainabLEHIGH

Volunteer Experience (VE)

You are not required to submit an Early Arrival Form. Check-in will be on Monday, August 19th, 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 2019)

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, Volleyball, and Men’s and Women's Soccer - Friday, August 16th, 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.

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Field Hockey- Friday August 16th, check in between 8:00 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 2019)

All houses/residence halls are required to have a minimum occupancy in order to open. All participants in a University sports pre-season camp requesting early arrival will be notified during the week of August 5-9 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. All participants in a University program or organization requesting early arrival will be notified during the week of August 5-9 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:

Saturday, August 10th

Sunday, August 11th

Tuesday, August 13th

Thursday, August 15th

Friday, August 16th

Saturday, August 17th

Sunday, August 18th

Monday, August 19th

Tuesday, August 20th

Wednesday, August 21st

Thursday, August 22nd

Friday, August 23rd

Saturday, August 10th

 Warren Square C Conference Desk, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

■ Head Gryphons -

Sunday, August 11th

Warren Square C Conference Desk, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

■ New Gryphons 

■ RARE Freshmen Summer Orientation  

Tuesday, August 13th
Housing Services Office, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

■ Summer Session II residents

■ Summer Conference Staff

Warren Square C Conference Desk, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

■ Retuning Gryphons - 

Thursday, August 15th

Warren Square C Conference Desk, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

■ Ropes Course Facilitators

Friday, August 16th

Housing Services Office, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

■ Summer Session II residents

McClintic-Marshall House, 7:30 AM-12:00 PM

■Athletic Trainers

■Videographers

■Football

■Volleyball

■Men’s and Women's Soccer

Sayre Park Village Lodge, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

■Cross Country

■ Field Hockey

■ International Student Orientation Leaders

■Orientation Leaders

Warren Square C Conference Desk  12 PM - 4 PM

■ RARE 

Saturday, August 17th
Sayre Park Village Lodge, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

■ Cheerleaders

■ Prelusion-Discover Lehigh Leaders

■ Prelusion-Food for Thought Leaders

■ Prelusion-Global Lehigh Leaders

■ Prelusion-Lehigh Women Engineers Leaders

■ Prelusion-Outdoor Adventure Leaders

■ Prelusion-Revolution;You as an Agent of Change

■ Prelusion-Start It Up Leaders

■ Prelusion-SustainabLEHIGH Leaders

■ Prelusion-Volunteer Experience Leaders

Sunday, August 18th
Sayre Park Village Lodge, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

■ Eco Reps  (check with your Advisor for your check-in date)

■ Marching '97 Officers

■ Student Athlete Mentors

Williams Hall Global Commons, 9:00 AM-8:00 PM

■ Exchange Students

■ International Student Orientation participants

Monday, August 19th
Iacocca Hall, 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM

■ Prelusion Participants

■ Marching '97 First Year members

■ ROTC First Year members

Sayre Park Village Lodge, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

■ Levy Scholars

■ LUSSI

■ Marching '97 Members   

■ ROTC   

Tuesday, August 20th
Sayre Park Village Lodge, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
■ Dance Team

■ Eco Reps  (check with your Advisor for your check-in date)

■ House Managers

■ RHA Executive Board

Wednesday, August 21st

Sayre Park Village Lodge, 8:00 AM-8:45 AM

■ Winter and Spring First Year Student Athletes  A-L 

Sayre Park Village Lodge, 8:45 AM-9:30 AM

■ Winter and Spring First Year Student Athletes  M-Z  

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

■ Break the Silence members                

■ Cru members

■ Fraternity/Sorority members living in residence halls

■ Hillel

■ Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

■ MOOV volunteers

■ Non-residential Greek Organization members

■ Pride Center Facilitators (SPEAK)

Thursday, August 22nd
Iacocca Hall, 8:00 AM-11:30 AM

■ First Year Students

■ Transfer Students

Sayre Park Village Lodge, 12:00 PM-4:00 PM

■ Choir

■ Formula SAE

■ Peer Mentors

■ STARS Consultants

Friday, August 23rd
Sayre Park Village Lodge, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

■ Camp Hawk Counselors   

 

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 2019).

Other Situation
Please Note: No individual arrival will be available prior to Monday, August 19th.

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 2019)

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 4th 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. All students requesting early arrival will be notified during the week of August 5-9 on whether or not their house/residence hall will be open on the day they are requesting early arrival.