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Lehigh University

Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,145,980 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 13,610 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,711,526 microforms.
  • 4,651 Audio/Visual items.
  • 3,551 e-books.

Museums & Art

Zoellner Performing Arts Center Art Galleries Museum (located in the Performing Arts Center)

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 572 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 40 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 60 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 50 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 20 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 69% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 26% of housing units are Singles.
  • 44% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 10% of housing units are Triples.
  • 20% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 40 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 95% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 95% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 85% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Sundaze, International Bazaar, Club Expo, Greek Week, International Week, Spooktacular, Spring Fling, Spectacular/Spectacular, Lehigh/Lafayette Weekend
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 133 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Tau Beta Pi; Among course societies are the following: Alpha Pi Mu, for those in industrial engineering; Beta Alpha Psi, accounting; Chi Epsilon, civil engineering; Eta Kappa Nu, electrical engineering; Lambda Mu Sigma, marketing; Omicron Delta Epsilon, economics; Omicron Delta Kappa, leadership; Order of the Omega, leadership in Greek activities; Phi Alpha Theta, history; Phi Beta Delta, international; Phi Eta Sigma, freshman scholastic excellence; Pi Tau Sigma, mechanical engineering; Psi Chi, psychology; Sigma Tau Delta, English; and Sigma Xi, research.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Over fifteen religious groups on campus provide opportunities for religious fellowship. The groups include the Newman Association for Roman Catholic students under the guidance of a resident priest; the Jewish Student Center, which sponsors various activities for Jewish students; and organizations for Hindu and Muslim students. A variety of Protestant Christian organizations are available to students, including the Lehigh Christian Fellowship, Navigators, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. The chaplain's office makes information about religious life available to all students through the Chaplain's web page and can be contacted at any time for information about worship opportunities and religious activities either on campus or in the local Bethlehem community.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) A complete listing is available at: http: //www3. lehigh. edu/studentlife/slorganizations. asp
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Brown and White (two times per week)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Allentown (5), Philadelphia (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (50)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Bethlehem (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 2% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 827
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 22 fraternities
  • 22 fraternity houses
  • 33% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 9 sororities
  • 9 sorority houses
  • 39% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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