Lehigh University

All Weekend Events


The Center for Career & Professional Development Open House

Rauch Business Center, Suite 484
Do you and your student talk about career interests? Do you often ask what internships or jobs your student is looking for? If so, this session is for you! Get a behind-the- scenes tour of the university’s new recruiting platform, Handshake, and the new student- alumni mentoring platform, Lehigh Connects. We’ll also talk to you about Lehigh’s career coaching philosophy and career education opportunities. Students are encouraged to learn about the center before the end of their first year. Sessions are offered on the half hour.

LU Global Experiences Open House

Coxe Hall, Baer International Centre
Stop by the Office of International Affairs: Study Abroad, Iacocca International Internships, and Office of Fellowship Advising. Meet the staff, learn about our programs, and ask questions. Information sessions are offered Friday at 3:00 p.m. No RSVP needed. For more information, call (610) 758-3351 or visit global.lehigh.edu/programs.

Exhibit Tours

Linderman Library Lobby
Baseball is often called America’s national pastime. Special Collection’s current exhibition, Batting Around America’s National Pastime: The Cultural Impact of Baseball, investigates how baseball has influenced American life while also celebrating this much loved game. View historical and contemporary baseball books, films, scorecards, baseballs and other artifacts from Lehigh’s library and Special Collections. The exhibition will be on display in Linderman Library through December 18, 2018.

Fraternity and Sorority Affairs Open House

University Center, B004
The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs values partnerships with parents and family. Drop by our office to learn about our fraternity and sorority community and our efforts to promote a fraternal culture of excellence. Meet our staff, and ask questions. Light refreshments will be provided.

Health and Wellness Center Open House

Johnson Hall
We encourage and welcome you to learn what is available to your student at the Lehigh University Health and Wellness Center! Enjoy our Wellness Center resource room, including our self-treatment area, and recharge in a massage chair in our relaxation room. Staff are available to answer questions.

Exhibit Tours

Linderman Library Lobby
Baseball is often called America’s national pastime. Special Collection’s current exhibition, Batting Around America’s National Pastime: The Cultural Impact of Baseball, investigates how baseball has influenced American life while also celebrating this much loved game. View historical and contemporary baseball books, films, scorecards, baseballs and other artifacts from Lehigh’s library and Special Collections. The exhibition will be on display in Linderman Library through December 18, 2018.

The Hoover Mason Trestle Guided Tour

Visitor Center at SteelStacks
The heart and soul of Bethlehem Steel, the Hoover Mason Trestle, is the closest you can get to the crucible of iron and steel making in America. Hear the incredible stories of the men of steel. Cost: $15 for adults 18 and older, $9 for children. Purchase your tickets in advance by calling (800) 360-TOUR or visit historicbethlehem.org. Times are subject to change.

Financial Aid Re-Application Workshop

STEPS, Room 121
Students who are receiving need-based financial aid must re-submit the FAFSA, CSS and updated tax forms each year. The Office of Financial Aid is hosting a workshop to assist you with this process. Come complete your financial aid application with counselors on hand to provide guidance and assist in answering questions you have about the application materials. Space is limited, so RSVPs are encouraged. E-mail financialaid@ lehigh.edu to reserve your spot today!

LU Global Experiences Info Session

University Center, Room 308
This session provides an overview of Global Experiences offered by Lehigh, including study abroad, Iacocca International Internships, fellowships, and other experiences offered across campus. We will discuss program options, policy, procedure, funding, and process for planning and executing a successful experience. Session is followed by a Q&A. No RSVP required. For more information, call (610) 758-3351 or visit global.lehigh.edu/programs.

Exhibit Tours

Linderman Library Lobby
Baseball is often called America’s national pastime. Special Collection’s current exhibition, Batting Around America’s National Pastime: The Cultural Impact of Baseball, investigates how baseball has influenced American life while also celebrating this much loved game. View historical and contemporary baseball books, films, scorecards, baseballs and other artifacts from Lehigh’s library and Special Collections.

Letting Go and Keeping in Touch: A Balance

Williams Hall, Room 351
Meet other Lehigh parents and Counseling Center staff to discuss ways to stay connected and maintain effective dialogue with your student around issues that may arise during their time at Lehigh.

Hillel/Office of Jewish LIfe Pre- Shabbat Happy Hour, Shabbat Services and Shabbat Dinner

Lehigh University Jewish Student Center
Join us for delicious kosher appetizers and drinks! Schmooze with students and parents, see Lehigh’s Jewish “home away from home,” and meet our new director of Jewish Student Life, Rabbi Steve Nathan! Even if you’re planning to take your son/daughter out to dinner, please stop by and celebrate with us first! Weekly student-led Hillel Shabbat Service starts at 6:00 p.m. followed by a delicious kosher Shabbat dinner at 6:30 p.m. Please join us for one, two, or all three of these ways to celebrate Shabbat on campus! If you have any questions, please contact Rabbi Steve Nathan at spn217@lehigh.edu or 610-758-4875.

A Cappella Concert

Packard Laboratory, Room 101
A concert with performances from all four of Lehigh’s a cappella groups: Off the Record, The Melismatics, Echoes, and A Whole Step Up, for parents and students alike! Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Lehigh Volleyball vs. Colgate

Grace Hall, Kerman-Turner Arena

Department of Theatre Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare

Zoellner Arts Center, Diamond Theater
Mortals from all walks of life engage with the Fairy Kingdom in a hilarious confection of poetic beauty and comic twists in one of the most joyful plots on the foolish attempts to control and contort love. Augustine Ripa, director. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact the box office (610) 758-2787 or visit zoellnerartscenter.org.

The Everly Brothers Experience Featuring The Zmed Brothers

Fowler Blast Furnace Room, ArtsQuest Center
The 5-piece band consists of drums, electric guitar, bass, and two singing brothers, up front with the signature Everly acoustic guitars. The Zmed Brothers have celebrated the pivotal sounds and history of The Everly Brothers legacy with enthusiastic crowds all across the U.S. and overseas in prestigious venues. For tickets, visit steelstacks.org.

Family Movie Night, Sponsored by University Productions Featured Film: “Ocean’s 8”

Whitaker Laboratory, Room 303
Debbie Ocean knows what the biggest heist of her life is going to take — a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists. Their target — a necklace worth more than $150 million. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Free movie, popcorn, and soda. Rated PG-13. This movie is also being shown on Saturday at 8:00 p.m.

Family Fest Tailgate

Tent outside of Goodman Stadium
Cheer on the Brown and White with fellow parents, families, students, and friends. Tailgate includes a full buffet, open bar, and DJ. Football game tickets are sold separately. **Please note: you must register your Lehigh student if they plan on attending these events.

Steelworkers’ Archives Walking Tours

Visitor Center at SteelStacks
Discover what life was like working at the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. from tour guides who worked at the plant for decades. Cost: $15 per person and free for children 12 and under. For tickets, visit steelstacks.org. Times are subject to change.

Lehigh Football vs. Colgate

Murray H. Goodman Stadium
Come see the 2016 and 2017 Patriot League Champion Mountain Hawks take the field against fellow Patriot League member Colgate. Reserved chair backs are $17, and reserved bench seats are $15 for both Lehigh students and families. General admission is just $12 per person and free for Lehigh students. Tickets may be purchased at any time. To purchase tickets in advance, contact Lehigh Ticket Services at (610) 7LU-GAME or LehighTickets.com. Chair backs and reserved bench seats are limited, so please purchase your tickets early!

Back to the Classroom

Linderman Library, Room 200 - Scheler Family Humanities Forum
Enjoy a day with Lehigh’s finest faculty as they take you back to the classroom. **Please note: you must register your Lehigh student if they plan on attending these events.

The Hoover Mason Trestle Guided Tour

Visitor Center at SteelStacks
The heart and soul of Bethlehem Steel, the Hoover Mason Trestle, is the closest you can get to the crucible of iron and steel making in America. Hear the incredible stories of the men of steel. Cost: $15 for adults 18 and older, $9 for children. Purchase your tickets in advance by calling (800) 360-TOUR or visit historicbethlehem.org. Times are subject to change.

Department of Theatre Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare

Zoellner Arts Center, Diamond Theater
Mortals from all walks of life engage with the Fairy Kingdom in a hilarious confection of poetic beauty and comic twists in one of the most joyful plots on the foolish attempts to control and contort love. Augustine Ripa, director. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact the box office (610) 758-2787 or visit zoellnerartscenter.org.

Family Movie Night, Sponsored by University Productions Featured Film: “Ocean’s 8”

Whitaker Laboratory, Room 303
Debbie Ocean knows what the biggest heist of her life is going to take — a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists. Their target — a necklace worth more than $150 million. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Free movie, popcorn, and soda. Rated PG-13.

Postmodern Jukebox

Zoellner Arts Center, Baker Hall
If you’ve ever wondered what an Ed Sheeran, Lady GaGa, Michael Jackson, or Shaggy song sounds like wrapped in vintage doowop, ragtime, or jazz melodies with snazzy instrumentation, then worldwide sensation PMJ is a must see! The group has amassed over 740 million YouTube views and played hundreds of sold-out shows around the world! For more information and to purchase tickets, contact the box office at (610) 758-2787 or visit zoellnerartscenter.org.

Brunch: All you care to eat

Rathbone Hall
Join your student for a traditional residential brunch that will be served at Rathbone Hall. Meals for family members may be purchased at the door. Students may use their guest meals, dining dollars, and GoldPLUS for their family members. Cash and credit cards are also accepted. Cash door rates: $8.25 breakfast, $12.75 lunch/brunch.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs Meet and Greet Brunch

University Center, Asa Packer Dining Room
Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs for our annual complimentary brunch mixer as you learn about our many exciting programs and services for Lehigh’s diverse campus community. This event brings together students, families, and friends as an opportunity to re-connect and find community with other families. During our time together, indulge in light family-friendly competitions and trivia games for all ages! Please RSVP at go.lehigh.edu/oma.

Steelworkers’ Archives Walking Tours

Visitor Center at SteelStacks
Discover what life was like working at the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. from tour guides who worked at the plant for decades. Cost: $15 per person and free for children 12 and under. For tickets, visit steelstacks.org. Times are subject to change.

Catholic Mass

Packer Memorial Church
Fr. Christopher S. Butera, Lehigh’s Catholic Chaplain, Celebrant, and Homilist

The Hoover Mason Trestle Guided Tour

Visitor Center at SteelStacks
The heart and soul of Bethlehem Steel, the Hoover Mason Trestle, is the closest you can get to the crucible of iron and steel making in America. Hear the incredible stories of the men of steel. Cost: $15 for adults 18 and older, $9 for children. Purchase your tickets in advance by calling (800) 360-TOUR or visit historicbethlehem.org. Times are subject to change.

Department of Theatre Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare

Zoellner Arts Center, Diamond Theater
Mortals from all walks of life engage with the Fairy Kingdom in a hilarious confection of poetic beauty and comic twists in one of the most joyful plots on the foolish attempts to control and contort love. Augustine Ripa, director. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact the box office (610) 758-2787 or visit zoellnerartscenter.org.

Catholic Mass

Packer Memorial Church
Fr. Christopher S. Butera, Lehigh’s Catholic Chaplain, Celebrant, and Homilist




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