Office of International Students & Scholars

Advising Services

OISS provides immigration advice to students and scholars on an individual basis on non-academic matters. Advice on immigration includes general information as well as specific information on USCIS transfer of schools, extension of stay, work permission, and practical training experience.

The OISS staff is available to give support and advice on such matters as housing, family concerns, financial questions, personal difficulties, etc. We welcome and encourage international students and scholars to visit our office.

Resource Center

The International Students and Scholars Office serves as a resource center for the international community, and maintains a bulletin board on the network server with vital international news and information.

Visit our website:
Visit our office: 32 Sayre Drive, Coxe Hall 1st Floor
Phone: 610-758-4859
Hours: Mon- Fri. 8:00am - 5:00 pm

International Programs

The Global Union presents more than 50 international educational, cultural and social programs each year for the Lehigh community.


Office of Graduate Student Life

Mission Statement

The Office of Graduate Life is a division of Student Affairs. Our mission is to make Lehigh a hospitable place that is engaging, inspiring, and supportive to graduate students. The Director’s duties and responsibilities are to:

  • Serve as principal liaison with graduate students through regular meetings with the GSS executive board (e-Board), attendance at GSS meetings, and individual student consultations;
  • Maintain liaison with key campus constituents, promote awareness of graduate student issues, and coordinate services to better address graduate student needs;
  • Collect and analyze information in conjunction with the Institutional Research Office for strategic planning purposes;
  • Foster the development of appropriate social, cultural, intellectual, and recreational opportunities for graduate students;
  • Serve as a primary advocate for graduate student life issues within Student Affairs; and
  • Develop and coordinate graduate student orientation and TA training.


      Office of Graduate Student Life
      217 West Packer Avenue

      Lehigh University
      Bethlehem, PA 18015
      (610) 758-4722

Graduate Student Life Resources

The resources page of the Graduate Student Life website contains guidebooks, videos, links and other useful information for graduate students.  The resources page can be found here: