Zoellner Arts Center

COVID-19 Update

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Events & Venues

Lehigh University is an exciting place to be—both inside and outside the classroom. In light of the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking measures to support the health and wellness of our community and visitors by limiting in-person interactions and following social distancing guidelines in keeping with guidance from government officials and health professionals. Learn more about our virtual events and offerings on our events calendar >

Hallmark Events

Each year brings numerous happenings to Lehigh, from university events to arts and culture opportunities, athletics events to long-standing traditions that date back decades. It simply would not be a year at Lehigh without Family Weekend, Founder’s Weekend, Lehigh-Lafayette and so much more.
 

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Commencement

An annual celebration of our graduates, Commencement brings the university together as we send our newest alumni out into the world. Learn more about Commencement >

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Lehigh-Lafayette

Known as The Rivalry, the Lehigh-Lafayette football game is the most-played college football series in all of college football. The two teams first took to the gridiron in 1884, a mere one year after standardized football rules were established. Learn more about Lehigh-Lafayette >

Founder's Day ceremony

Founder's Weekend

Founder's Weekend has been an annual Lehigh tradition since it was first celebrated on October 9, 1879, following the death of our founder, Asa Packer. The October event celebrates Asa Packer's legacy and honors the current leaders of the Lehigh community. Learn more about Founder's Weekend >

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Family Weekend

Held on campus each fall, Family Weekend is precisely what it sounds like—a celebration of the Lehigh family. The weekend-long event is filled with activities for families and students to enjoy together. Learn more about Family Weekend >

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The Rally

Every year at The Rally, first-year students are adopted by the alumni who were introduced to Lehigh 50 years prior. Learn more about The Rally >

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Alumni Reunions

Reunion weekend brings Lehigh alumni back to campus each spring. The event features class gatherings, family-friendly activities, academic experiences and more. Learn more about Alumni Reunions >

 

Venues

Lehigh hosts athletic, arts and other events at venues located on each of its three campuses.

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Zoellner Arts Center

The center opened in 1997 as the home to the Lehigh University Music Department, the Department of Theatre, the Art Galleries and the Guest Artist Series, all of which share the same professional technical, marketing and administrative staff, venues and equipment.

Stabler Arena

Stabler Arena is home to Lehigh basketball and named after Trustee Emeritus Donald E. Stabler '30. The 5,600-seat arena also holds many different entertainment activities such as concerts, meetings, shows, conventions and high school graduations.

Athletics Facilities

There are several athletics facilities across both the Asa Packer and Goodman campuses. The Caruso Wrestling Complex, Jacobs Pool and Leeman-Turner Arena are on Asa Packer, and Goodman features the Goodman Stadium, Stabler Arena, Rauch Fieldhouse, Ulrich Sports Complex and many more.

Iacocca Conference Center

Located at Lehigh’s Mountaintop campus, the Iacocca Conference Center includes three dining areas, numerous breakout & meeting rooms and one of the most impressive views in the Lehigh Valley.

 

Experience Lehigh

From MOOV-In Day to Commencement, Founder's Day to Spirit Week, every year at Lehigh brings an exciting variety of events, lectures, activities, traditions and more.

 

Celebrating the Globe

Each year, students, faculty and staff celebrate the International Bazaar with a flag parade, performances and food that celebrate the innate beauty and uniqueness of all the places around the world that make up Lehigh.

Commencement

Each year, Lehigh welcomes nearly 1,500 graduates to the alumni family in an exciting, inspirational ceremony at Goodman Stadium.

Honoring Asa Packer

Founder’s Day commemorates the rich legacy of our founder, Asa Packer. On this day we recognize University leaders who continue to take our institution to new heights.

The Rivalry

The greatest college football rivalry is played against Lafayette College each season. After more than 150 meetings, Lehigh spirit and Mountain Hawk pride are at an all-time high when alumni and Lehigh community members come together to celebrate one of our most exciting traditions.