Living Off Campus
If you are leaving your off-campus residence for
university holidays, scheduled breaks or for an extended
period of time, you may have concerns about the safety of
your residence. The Lehigh University Police Department
allows you to register your off-campus residence at www.lehigh.edu/~inlpd/liv_1.html
for the times that you are gone and will provide
additional police patrols in your neighborhood. In
addition, if you need general assistance, please contact
Lehigh University Police Department (610)
758-4200 or Bethlehem Police Department at
their non-emergency number (610) 865-7187.
If it is a true emergency, please dial 911.
Remember that criminal activity is prominent during
semester breaks. Vacant apartments are targets. Always
lock doors and windows. If your property is valuable and
portable, take it with you. The use of light timers is
It is also recommended that you make arrangements
regarding mail and newspaper deliveries so they do not
accumulate outside your residence.