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Commencement

146th Spring Commencement Weekend
Sunday, May 18, and Monday, May 19, 2014

Each year, Lehigh University hosts a Commencement weekend in May for undergraduate and graduate students.  Family and friends are encouraged to share in this celebration, which marks the culmination of their student's Lehigh academic career.

SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014

Doctoral Degree Hooding Ceremony
2:00 p.m., Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center

Baccalaureate Service
4:00 p.m., Packer Memorial Church

A Pre-Baccalaureate reception will be held for seniors and the parents of seniors on Sunday, May 18th. The event will be hosted under the tent next to the STEPS building at 2:30 p.m. The reception lasts approximately one hour.
 

MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

General Information

10 a.m., Goodman Stadium 

Guests should plan to arrive and be seated no later than 9:30 a.m. to prevent traffic delays. The ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.
 

For your comfort and convenience, an indoor ceremony viewing site will be available in Stabler Arena located south of Goodman Stadium.  Shuttles will be available to transport guests between the stadium and arena during the ceremony. If you think you might take advantage of the alternate viewing site, it is recommended that you park in the lots surrounding Stabler Arena.

General parking is available on Goodman Campus in the lots adjacent to Stabler Arena. Parking attendants will direct cars to parking areas that are located approximately 600 yards from the stadium.

Individuals who require special parking or seating due to a disability can be accommodated. Additionally, shuttle service is available from the Stabler Arena handicapped parking area to the stadium. For information regarding handicapped parking, seating or the shuttle service, please contact the Office of University Events at (610) 758-3898 or inuday@lehigh.edu.

Students from Lehigh’s four colleges will receive their diplomas at this ceremony. For the benefit of all graduates and their families, please demonstrate courtesy by remaining in your seat for the entire ceremony. NOTE: Access to the stadium field will not be permitted during the ceremony. Cell phones should be silenced during the ceremony. Alcoholic beverages and smoking are not permitted in Goodman Stadium.

Immediately following the ceremony, all graduates and their guests are invited to attend a Graduates’ Reception. The reception tents (for each college) will be located on the south side of Goodman Stadium. Limited seating available.

Tweet with us during Commencement using #lehighgrad.

Find more information about professional photographs, ordering roses for your graduate, severe weather, or maps and directions.

Student at Commencement


About the Commencement Speaker

Martin D. Baron '76 '76G, executive editor of The Washington Post, will deliver the address at Lehigh's 146th commencement ceremony on Monday, May 19, 2014. more >
 
 

Commencement Highlights

Order Roses for Your Graduate
 
 
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