Given social distancing guidelines, many Lehigh events have been moved to an online format. As information continues to evolve, check the COVID-19 website for updated guidance regarding events, meetings and gatherings >
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 >
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.
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 >
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 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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
Lehigh hosts athletic, arts and other events at venues located on each of its three campuses.
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.
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.
Each year, Lehigh welcomes nearly 1,500 graduates to the alumni family in an exciting, inspirational ceremony at Goodman Stadium.
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 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.