152nd Spring Commencement Weekend
Sunday, May 17, and Monday, May 18, 2020

Lehigh is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and the guidance set forth by the CDC. If there are updates related to Commencement and related activities, the university will reach out broadly to students, staff, faculty, parents, and alumni. Updates will also be posted on the Commencement webpage at

To stay up to date on Lehigh’s response to the impact of COVID-19, please check the university’s regularly updated COVID-19 website.

2020 Commencement Schedule

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Roman Catholic Graduation Mass

Sunday, May 17 | 12:10 p.m. | Packer Memorial Church

Led by Rev. Giuseppe C. Esposito, Pastoral Assistant, Newman Center

Get directions to Packer Memorial Church >


Doctoral Degree Hooding Ceremony

Sunday, May 17 | 2:00 p.m. | Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center

Learn more about the Doctoral Degree Hooding Ceremony >

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Student speaker

University Baccalaureate Service

Sunday, May 17 | 4:00 p.m. | Packer Memorial Church

Led by University Chaplain Rev. Dr. Lloyd Steffen - a service for families representing different religious traditions.

Learn more about the University Baccalaureate Service >

Get directions to Packer Memorial Church >

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Commencement Ceremony

Monday, May 18 | 10:00am | Goodman Stadium (outdoors)

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Maps and Directions

Getting to Lehigh

Sunday’s events are on our Asa Packer Campus and Monday’s are on Goodman Campus.

Severe Weather Information

Graduation will be held outdoors rain or shine in Goodman Stadium. In the event of severe weather, Commencement will be held inside Stabler Arena and divided into two abbreviated ceremonies at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. View Severe Weather Information >

Family, Friends & Visitors

To help prepare for your upcoming trip to Lehigh, we have compiled all the information you need for your visit. View information for visitors >

Seating and Parking for Individuals with Disabilities

A limited number of mobility-impaired parking spaces and seating are available for the University Commencement Ceremony. Learn more about Seating and Parking for Individuals with Disabilities >

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Commencement Highlights

Read about previous ceremonies. View stories about Commencement >


Honors and Awards

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Roses for Graduates

Honor your graduate’s commencement with a beautiful bouquet of roses while supporting a great cause. Order roses >