Summer Institute Information

Lehigh University Campus

Welcome to the 2017 Summer Institute! This site provides information for current students (and prospective students wondering how this all works!) as an overview of all that you need for the upcoming Summer Institute. We cover registration, payment, housing, transportation, and everything else that you need to order to attend and get the most out of your experience while at Lehigh University.

The 2017 Summer Institute will be held on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. 


Orientation is required for students and will be held on Friday, June 23, 12:00 p.m. in Linderman Library, Room 200. Orientation includes lunch and materials to make your stay at Lehigh as rewarding as possible.

Orientation for those arriving for Session 2 will be held at 7:30 am on July 5 in STEPS Building, Room 102. 
Those arriving for Session Three will have their packets delivered to them at their course location.

Courses Dates & Times
(Please see Course and Book List Link below for the full  course schedule)

Our sessions run in a sequence on four days on, one day off, four days on. We provide two days off between courses to rest and enjoy the region.

Dates for the Summer Institute 2017, unless noted. All courses 8:30 am-1:00 pm, unless noted
Friday, June 23  12 Noon - 4:00 pm Required Orientation for Bethlehem students

Saturday, June 24 – Sunday, July 2 ( June 28, July 3 and 4 off days)

CPsy 452, only - Helping Skills in International Settings
Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30; 8:30 am -3:30 pm
Orientation on Monday, June 26 in your designated classroom

Session 1, Bethlehem, PA

 July 5 –  July 13 ( July 9, 14, 15 off)

Session 2, Bethlehem, PA

July 16 -24 (July 20 off)

CPsy 430, only -  Professional Seminar 
Monday, July 17 - Friday, July 21; 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Session 3, Bethlehem, PA

In Miami and London, students may take select Educational Leadership graduate program courses beginning mid-June through July. The courses meet for five days and are conducted by The Principal’s Training Center (PTC), with whom the College of Education has a partnership. Students may transfer up to three courses (9 credits) for Lehigh credit toward an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership upon successful application, acceptance and enrollment. Students may also use courses as a means of professional development. 

Course and book list

Course and Book List (book list last updated 5/16/17)

Registration dates

Registration for Summer and Fall starts on Monday, April 10, 2017
M.Ed., Ed.D. and Ph.D. students - please be in touch with your advisor before registering for your alternate pin.
Non-degree students - your alternate pin was sent by email March 28.
Fall registration information here:

Forms and Deadlines

Miscellaneous Information


We will accept small packages on your behalf while you are on-campus.  Please address them to:
Your name
c/o Andrea Deimel
Lehigh University - College of Education
Iacocca Hall - Room L-104
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015


Child Care – Please visit the Lehigh University Child Care website at:
Children must be 6 weeks to 5 years old. Rates subject to change.


If you need a babysitter for multiple days please be in touch with Andrea for how to proceed.  We cannot help with arrangements for a one time babysitting job.

Computer Rental

Need to rent a computer while you are here? Visit this site: