This protocol outlines COVID-19 related guidance for those who returned to their family home or traveled outside of the Bethlehem area for an extended period of time, such as overnight. This does not apply to students who left campus briefly (e.g., picking up a prescription at the pharmacy). We emphasize the fluidity of the situation. This protocol will be updated as conditions change and applies to all students living on campus or accessing campus.
Lehigh provided guidance to students, faculty and staff to limit travel. We do not encourage or recommend leaving campus, especially if quarantining or isolating, but recognize there may be extenuating circumstances in which returning to your home and family may be preferable. You must notify your Gryphon before leaving your residence hall for an extended period of time. If you go home, also consider whether upon your return there will still be a quarantine in your residence hall.
Before returning to campus, you will be required to:
The University may be able to assist students with high financial need in cases where costs present a significant hardship to you or your family. For more information, please visit our Emergency Financial Aid page >