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We look forward to your arrival at Lehigh University—welcoming international students to campus is one of the most exciting moments for us in OISS.

Fall 2019 International Orientation

International Orientation is mandatory – you must arrive by the below date to check in with OISS and you must attend all programming.

 OISS Check InInternational OrientationAdditional Orientation
Undergraduate studentsAugust 18

August 18-August 21

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view full orientation program (pdf)

Mandatory first-year orientation: August 22
Graduate studentsAugust 14

August 14-August 16

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Optional Graduate Life orientation: August 20

The first day of classes for the Fall 2019 semester is Monday, August 26, 2019.

Undergraduate international students participating in PreLUsion will be required to attend a small version of international orientation on Thursday, August 22 prior to joining the Lehigh general undergraduate orientation, which is set to begin the afternoon of August 22, 2019.

For questions or concerns, please email