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Help Keep Lehigh Safe: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Lehigh is taking comprehensive measures to support the health and well-being of our community, as well as our neighbors in Bethlehem. Each of us has a critical role to play, and we need to work with one another to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 in our community.

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Surveillance Testing

Isolation and Quarantine

COVID-19 Contacts


Lehigh is committed to delivering an engaging, impactful and dynamic learning environment even as the university takes steps to ensure the safety of our entire community.

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“As we begin a new semester, we have learned a lot about how to operate safely during this pandemic, and we are optimistic that we will have a successful semester. We also recognize that we must be vigilant in our efforts to protect the health and safety of our community so we can deliver a high-quality Lehigh education for generations to come.”
- Provost and Senior Vice President Nathan Urban

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are links to frequently asked questions related to COVID-19. You can review FAQs by audience, or view all FAQs.

Health and Safety

Enhanced sanitization, social distancing and shared actions to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 will support a safe Lehigh residential experience.

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Surveillance COVID-19 Testing

As part of Lehigh’s health and safety plan, the university is requiring that individuals undergo COVID-19 testing.

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Cleaning, Disinfection and Social Distancing

Lehigh is putting enhanced protocols in place to maintain rigorous sanitization standards and to maintain social distancing.

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Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19

All students, faculty and staff will be required to complete training before returning and to follow proper health protocols when on campus.

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Health and Wellness Center

To enhance safety during the pandemic, the Lehigh Health and Wellness Center (LU HWC) has made some changes to how students can access its services.

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COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool on HawkWatch

Students, faculty, staff and contractors are required to complete a COVID-19 Self-Assessment each day before coming to campus.

Transportation & Travel

We will be providing more information on travel and transportation specific to the Lehigh community as decisions and updates are made.

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Community Commitments

We have a communal responsibility to create an environment that balances the health and safety of our community with the critical mission of the university.