Global Union's 20th Anniversary - Weekend Celebration

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 4:00pm

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Global Union! There will be events ranging from Earth Day, Amazing Race, International Building Competition, Holi, Flag Parade, to International Bazaar! We will have alumni coming back to meet with you too!

Friday, April 21
11am: Earth Day @ UC Front Lawn
6pm: Amazing Race @ Global Union Lounge

Saturday, April 22
10:30am:  Alumni Tour on Campus
12pm: International Building Competition @ STEPS Lobby
2pm: Holi Indian Celebration of Color @ UC Front Lawn

Sunday, April 23
11am: Flag Parade @ Coxe Hall
12pm: International Bazaar @ UC Front Lawn

Discover India Series

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 9:00pm to Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 3:00pm

Yoga Remix
March 31, 9:00 pm
Lamberton Hall

Trivia and Panel
April 4, 6:00 pm
Global Union Lounge

Women's Rights in India
April 13, 5:00 pm
Global Commons, Williams

Doing Business in India
April 20, 5:00 pm
RBC 141

April 22, 2:00 pm
UC Front Lawn

Multicultural Night

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
Lamberton Hall

The event will feature music and dance performances by American, Chinese, Indian and Iranian student clubs and the Fulbright Association, and traditional coffee from the Turkish Students Club. It will be a great opportunity to taste the global cuisine at one time and have a DJ dance party. See you Wednesday night! 

GU Spring Open House

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Global Union Lounge (Coxe Hall 2nd Floor)

Event Rescheduled

FREE International Food, Beverages & Music!

- Kick off the Global Union’s 20th Anniversary
- Learn more about our events this spring and how to get involved
- Join our mission to promote global awareness and cultural understanding within the Lehigh community

Lantern Make and Take

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Lamberton Hall Great Room

Chinese / Lunar New Year is right around the corner! Please join us to learn how to make a traditional Chinese lantern and learn how to write "Love, Happiness, and Peace" in Chinese characters. We will have fun together!

International Week, Nov. 4-12

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 11:00pm

Celebrate Lehigh's cultural diversity with the Global Union's 14th annual International Week! We have events every day.

Schedule of Events

Submit a Proposal for International Week

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:00pm

International Week will be held November 5-12. We welcome all internationally focused educational, cultural and social presentations/programs, held at either 12 p.m.4 p.m. or after 7 p.m. each day during the week. 

Deadline to submit your event proposals:  Friday, Oct 14th. ---- So get your program/event proposals in as soon as possible!

Resources and the submission form are here. The Global Union Executive Board will review your request, so please make sure to submit a complete form with the below mentioned required information.

Information required: Name of program, date, proposed location, time, and sponsor (s). If you need financial support for the program, please include a $ amount request and your club or department account number also. Keep in mind that co-sponsoring is the best way to make an event successful. No need to do it all on your own.

We look forward to seeing your submissions!

Do you want to help bring the world to Lehigh?

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 2:45pm to Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:00am

Apply here to become a Global Union Ambassador!

As a Global Union Ambassador, you will:

  • Collaborate with our Executive and Representative boards to plan and execute innovative culturally and internationally-focused events
  • Leverage social media and other tools to promote the Global Union and other member clubs
  • Become a student leader in one of the largest organizations on campus!
  • Advocate for a more inclusive, more global Lehigh

Please note: At this time, we will be accepting no more than 12 ambassadors, and the cohort will be announced at the beginning of October.


Questions may be directed to

Holi 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 2:45pm
Holi 2016

Organized by
Asian Cultural Society, India Club, and Indian Students Association

Sponsored by
Auxiliary Services, Chaplin's Office, Council for Equity and Community, Deans of Students, , Global Union, Graduate Students Senate, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Religious Studies, and Residence Hall Association

Saturday, April 16
UC Front Lawn 

The India Club, Indian Students Association, and  Asian Cultural Society are looking forward to welcoming you all at Lehigh Holi 2016, with free T shirts and over 400 lbs of color!