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The Office of International Students and Scholars strives to deliver programs that embrace and unite the diverse cultures of the Lehigh community. We invite you to participate in our upcoming programs below.

Upcoming Events

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Dorney Park Halloween Haunt trip

Date: Friday, October 28

Time: Depart Lehigh at 5:30 pm, depart Dorney Park at 10:15 pm

Join us for a Halloween themed trip to Dorney Park! Tickets are discounted to only $18/per person with OISS covering the remainder of the cost. Transportation will be provided to and from the park.

Registration will open on Friday, September 30th at noon.

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International Education Week

Dates: Monday, November 14 - Friday, November 18

International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to recognize the global exchange environment between the United States and other countries. Multiple offices within International Affairs and Lehigh's campus will be organizing events during this week. The full schedule will be published closer to the week. If your organization would like to publicize an event on the master schedule please email or

thanksgiving meal


Date: Thursday, November 17th

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Location: Asa Packer Dinning Room (University Center 3rd Floor)

As a part of International Education Week, join us for a traditional thanksgiving feast with students and staff. Registeration will open here in late October.

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New York City trip

Date: Saturday, December 3rd
Time: Depart Lehigh at 8:00 am, depart NYC at 8:00 pm

Spend the day in NYC viewing the beautiful holiday decorations. Bus transportation will be provided to and from the city.

Registration will open on November 7th at 10:00am. The link to register will be posted here, on the @Lehigh_OISS instagram, and sent to your inbox. Registration will close when capacity is met, but a waiting list will be created. Students who sign up but do not attend may be charged a no show fee.

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World Cup Watch Parties

Dates: November 21 - December 18

Calling all soccer/football fans! Join your fellow fans at several watch parties that will take place throughout the tournament. More information about games and location will be sent closer to the cup.

Other events of interest

The International Center of Academic and Professional English (ICAPE) will offer a variety of workshops throughout the Fall Semester.  A complete list is with workshop descriptions is available here.  You can register for any of these workshops in the ICAPE website.