University leaders and the COVID-19 Response Team continue to monitor conditions and adjust policies to support the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding Bethlehem community.
The below chart is updated as needed to reflect the current campus status at any given time. Operations are subject to change given evolving conditions. See below the chart for information about what factors the university monitors.
|CLASSROOMS||Primarily in person, unless the instructor tests positive or more than 30% of the total number of students in the course are currently in isolation/ quarantine. Read more >
|DINING||In-person dining open; view Lehigh Dining hours||Until notified|
Check website for updates & hours; SHM fitness center open
|EWFM/ LINDERMAN LIBRARIES||Undergraduate & graduate access open||Until notified|
|BUILDING ACCESS||Check LUPD website for updates||Until notified|
|SYMPTOM SELF-ASSESSMENT||As of March 1, 2022, completing a symptom checker is not required unless otherwise specified.||Until notified|
No size limits on gatherings and meetings.
Optional indoors and outdoors on Lehigh campuses, with some exceptions. Masks REQUIRED in the Health and Wellness Center. Masks RECOMMENDED on Lehigh buses. Masks REQUIRED when isolating or quarantining. Masks may be required in specific contexts or where people who are at high risk for complications due to COVID are located. In these situations signage and/or other means will be used to communicate this requirement. Events, meetings and registrar-scheduled classes may be areas where masking is required by event organizers or instructors. Read more>
|VISITORS||No COVID restrictions on general visitors; Other rules may apply for visitors on campus more than a day. Visitors must follow all current campus health and safety protocols while on university property.||Until notified|
|ATHLETICS||Follow directives and information about the current schedule from athletics||Until notified|
Undergraduate and Graduate Student University Travel > international travel requires ITAC approval; otherwise, no COVID-related restrictions on travel; read current guidance on Travel & Transportation page.
|RESEARCH, LAB, STUDIOS||
Full on-campus operations; anyone without an approved flexplace or remote work arrangement returns to pre-pandemic work configuration
In making decisions to restrict or lessen restrictions on campus operations, factors the university monitors include:
Any restrictions to campus activity or university facilities are implemented for the health and safety of the community and are continually revisited with the goal of reopening/resuming activity as soon as practicable.