Lehigh University Reunion

save the Date: June 12-15, 2025

Head back to Lehigh to meet and mingle with more than 1,000 fellow alumni. This annual event brings out the best of Lehigh spirit through engaging events and endless ways to relive your glory days. Read the 2024 Reunion program for a full list of events.

Class of 2019 parades at reunion holding a sign with their class year
Lehigh President Joseph Helble stands at the podium designed with a large university crest with a crowd of event attendees.

President Joseph J. Helble ’82 discussed how our Lehigh ethos drives today’s students and the leadership of Lehigh and how we will come together to assure the university’s success in a time of extraordinary change. Learn more about the initial stages of implementation of our strategic plan, "Inspiring the Future Makers."

Back to Tabs

Celebrating Reunion

How do I sign up for Reunion?
You can complete registration by clicking the "Register Now" link on this page, creating your itinerary (possibly including on-campus housing), and paying by credit card. You can also register and pay over the phone by calling the Office of University Events at (610) 758-2746 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

When is the registration deadline?
The deadline to register (for events that are not sold out) is May 24. You can register online, or you can also register over the phone with the Office of University Events at (610) 758-2746 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

What if my plans change, and I need to modify or cancel my registration?
Requests for a refund or change to registrations must be made by the primary registrant. You can request a refund or change to your registration with the Office of University Events by calling (610) 758-2746 or emailing inreun@lehigh.edu. The deadline for changes to active registrations is May 24. The deadline for a full refund will be in May 31, after which, cancellations are non-refundable. Refunds will not be given for missed events after the event has taken place.

Where and at what time can I pick up my registration materials on the day(s) of the event?
You can pick up your event registration materials for all events at Reunion Headquarters, the lobby of the Alumni Memorial Building.  Event check-in begins on Friday, June 7 at 10:00 a.m. This should be your first stop for the weekend as everything you need will be housed here!

Parking will be available on campus. The Alumni Memorial Building parking garage is conveniently located next to Reunion Headquarters and the complimentary Reunion Transportation Services. Parking in campus garages is complimentary* as long as you don’t park in a metered space. Please note, if you park in a metered area on or off campus, you are responsible for paying the meter. If you are staying in on-campus housing, parking will be available near your residence hall.  

For questions, call transportation: (484) 268-3147

*Zoellner Arts Center Parking Garage is available for an additional charge.

Reunion attendees who register for paid events are invited to stay overnight in the residence halls with friends. Like booking a hotel room, rates are listed per night (not per person) and are based on room style and size. Only one person from each group should reserve and pay for on-campus housing. 

You can choose between apartment-style and traditional-style residence halls.  All residence hall accommodations that have been reserved for reunion guests are air-conditioned and include two sheets, a blanket, a pillow, a pillowcase, two towels, and a washcloth. Guests are responsible for making up their beds and providing toiletries, including soap, shampoo, etc. Parking will be available near residence halls.

If you need to cancel your on-campus housing reservation, please contact the Office of University Events at inreun@lehigh.edu or (610) 758-2746 by May 24. 

Select hotels offer special rates just for Lehigh Reunions. Please contact the hotels directly to inquire about their rate and make your reservation.

Comfort Suites
120 West 3rd Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 882-9700

Fairfield Inn
2140 Motel Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 867-8681

Hampton Inn & Suites
200 Gateway Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18017
(610) 868-5800

Hilton Garden Inn
1787-B Airport Road
Allentown, PA 18109
(610) 443-1400

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Hellertown
2201 Cherry Lane
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 838-6110

Holiday Inn Express Suites – Bethlehem
3375 High Point Boulevard
Bethlehem, PA 18017
(610) 882-2255

Homewood Suites
2031 Avenue C
Bethlehem, PA 18017
(610) 264-7500

Hotel Bethlehem
437 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 625-5000

Hyatt Place
45 West North Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 625-0500

Sonesta Select
2160 Motel Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 317-6200

Wind Creek
77 Wind Creek Boulevard
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(877) 726-3777

When confirming your reservations, inform the hotel representative that you are reserving a room within the "Lehigh University Reunion Room Block" to ensure you receive the room block rate.

Want to make a gift in honor of your milestone reunion? Visit our online giving form or contact Joanna Patrick at (610) 758-2838 or jbp218@lehigh.edu.

Reunion 2025: June 12-15

Reunion 2026: June 11-14

Reunion 2027: June 10-13

Reunion 2028: June 8-11

Lehigh continues to monitor state and local COVID-19 guidelines regarding events. The Reunion event team has planned many of the weekend festivities outdoors. Class dinners that are located off campus will follow the guidelines of those venues. At this time, we are mask optional for Reunion 2024. Registrants will be contacted should event details change.

Can I find out who else is attending Reunion?
Check the See Who’s Coming page to see the names of fellow alumni who will be joining you at Reunion.

Can you accommodate unique needs?
We welcome all alumni, including those with diverse abilities and needs, to attend Reunion! Our goal is to ensure all alumni have a seamless experience throughout the weekend, so please let us know how we can support you in fully participating in your activities. If you are registered for an event and want to ensure your needs are met, please contact the Office of University Events directly at (610) 758-2746 or by emailing us at inreun@lehigh.edu. To view Campus Accessibility, you may also visit the Building Access Map at any time.

If you have dietary restrictions or food allergies, we would be happy to accommodate you. Please be sure to list your restrictions or allergies when registering for the weekend. 

What is the attire for the weekend?
Wear comfortable shoes and casual clothes for events during the day. For Friday evening’s ReunionFest, the suggested attire is Lehigh Brown and White, and for the Saturday night dinners, business casual is appropriate.

Is on-campus housing available during Reunion?
Yes! You’ll need to act fast to stay with your classmates. Reunion attendees are invited to stay overnight in the residence halls with friends. Like booking a hotel room, rates are listed per night (not per person) and are based on room style and size. Only one person from each group should reserve and pay for on-campus housing.

All residence hall accommodations that have been reserved for reunion guests are air-conditioned and include two sheets, a blanket, a pillow, a pillowcase, two towels, and a washcloth. Guests are responsible for making up their beds and providing toiletries, including soap, shampoo, etc. Parking will be available near residence halls. 

During Reunion, the On-Campus Housing desk is located at Reunion Headquarters in the Alumni Memorial Building. Please stop by for housing assistance. The desk is open during Reunion Headquarters hours. 

Check-out is 11:00 a.m. on the day of departure. There is a $50 charge for replacement of keys that are not returned.

If you need to cancel your on-campus housing reservation, please contact the Office of University Events at inreun@lehigh.edu or (610) 758-2746 by May 24.

Need help finding your friends?
Reach out to us at (610) 758-2746 or alumnirelations@lehigh.edu.

What else is there to do in Bethlehem?
We are happy to have you back on Lehigh's campus to celebrate Reunion! If you are looking for something else to do during your stay, please consider these options:

  • National Museum of Industrial History 
    602 E. Second Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (610) 694-6644
    The Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Steelworkers’ Archives Tours
    Every Saturday and Sunday, starting at 11:30 a.m. – The steelworker guides will take guests on a multi-faceted journey – from the evolution of iron making in the Lehigh Valley to the history of the Bethlehem Plant from its opening to closing, including its importance in World Wars I and II. Along the way, guests will learn about the remaining buildings on the plant site, life in the ethnic neighborhoods surrounding the plant, and what life was like working at the plant. The one-hour+ tour concludes with a question and answer session.
  • Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites 
    505 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 (800) 360-TOUR
    • Heritage Trail: Walk, jog, or bike along the Historic Bethlehem Heritage Trail. Experience Bethlehem on your own time and at your own pace with the use of your own mobile device. Bring along your favorite furry friend. The Heritage Trail is pet-friendly. 
  • Hoover-Mason Trestle Tours 
    101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015
    The Hoover-Mason Trestle connected the ore yards, once located near where the Wind Creek Casino stands, to the blast furnaces at the heart of the plant. Explore the former site of Bethlehem Steel and discover its history. Self-guided tours are available daily between 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Stop by the Visitor Center for more information.
  • South Bethlehem Greenway 
    Begins on New Street between 3rd and 4th Streets
    The South Bethlehem Greenway is a 1.9-mile trail in South Bethlehem built atop an old railroad bed. The trail houses a number of sculptures, a little free library, and Esperanza Garden, among other features.
  • D&L Trail 
    Sand Island Trailhead, 134 River Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
    The 140-mile D&L Trail in eastern PA connects people to nature, culture, communities, recreation, and industrial heritage. The trailhead in Bethlehem follows the canal towpath and provides a relatively smooth, mostly gravel biking and walking surface.

How do I know where my class dinner is located?
Information will be updated as we solidify all event details for the weekend. You will also receive the weekend program when you check in at Reunion Headquarters at the Alumni Memorial Building. This program will have all up-to-date information on weekend events and their locations.

I still have some unanswered questions. Who can I contact?
You are welcome to email the Office of University Events at inreun@lehigh.edu or call (610) 758-2746. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. We strive to provide a response within 48-hours.

We look forward to welcoming everyone back to campus for Reunion 2024 on June 6-9! Reunion is just three months away and there is a full schedule of events for you to sign up for. 

If you’re as passionate about reunions as we are, consider volunteering to help your class organize a memorable milestone reunion of your own! To get involved, contact Lindsay Gillette at (610) 758-5598 or lkk316@lehigh.edu or Amy Gross at (610) 758-3683 or amg623@lehigh.edu.