Location and Contact

Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, which is part of the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton metropolitan area in the Lehigh Valley. It is situated at almost an equal distance from Philadelphia and New York. Manhattan and downtown Philadelphia can be reached via a short 1.5-2 hours drive, or via bus (see e.g. Transbridge or Bieber). Lehigh University combines a peaceful campus environment (it made a list of the most beautiful college campuses in the northeast), easy access to the countryside, and all the resources of nearby urban centers.

The Physics Department building on the Lehigh Campus is at coordinates 40.607592, -75.375033. Find it in Google Maps or Apple Maps.

Local and nearby airports are the Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), the Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).


Lewis Lab
16 Memorial Drive East
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Department Coordinator    
Alicia Hepner
214 Lewis Lab
(610) 758-3930