Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania just 50 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles southwest of New York City. The university comprises three contiguous campuses encompassing 1,600 acres and is easily reached via air or ground transportation. The Lehigh Valley International Airport, just 15 minutes away by cab or airport limousine, is served by many major airlines.
From Route 22:
From Route 22 East or West, take Route 378 exit in Bethlehem. Route 378 heads only south; continue for 3.6 miles and when you cross the bridge over the Lehigh River, stay in the left-turn lane, marked “Third Street.” Bear left at the traffic light for Third Street at the south end of the bridge; continue one block to the traffic light at Brodhead Avenue and turn right. Continue through the next stop light (at 4th Street and Brodhead Avenue) and Human Resources is about ½ block up on the right – 428 Brodhead Avenue, Building #188.
Route 22 also brings traffic from the Lehigh Valley International Airport to campus. Upon exiting airport, follow signs for Route 22 East, then continue with directions above.
From Route I-78 East or West:
Take the Hellertown/Bethlehem exit 67 (formerly 21).
- From the east: Go straight at the end of the exit ramp across Route 412 onto Silvex Road (between Wendy’s and Turkey Hill).
- From the west: Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 412 North (Main Street). Turn left at the traffic light at Silvex Road.
Continue on Silvex under the railroad overpass and across the creek. Saucon Park will be on your right. Go straight under I-78 and continue to William Street (you will see a sign for the Asa Packer Campus). At the stop sign go straight across William Street to College Drive. The athletic facilities of Lehigh’s Murray Goodman Campus will be on your left.
Turn right at the stop sign on Mountain Drive South and continue back under I-78 and through the next stop sign. Follow the Lehigh University directional signs for the Asa Packer Campus. Bear left at the fork at the top of the mountain. The entrance to Lehigh's Mountaintop Campus will be on your right. Continue on Mountain Drive through the first stop sign. Stay right at the fork past Lehigh's Sayre Fields and continue through the stop sign. Take the second left through the stone gates onto Lower Sayre Park Road.
Follow Lower Sayre Park Road down the mountain. Turn left at the stop sign facing Taylor College (the tan residence). About 50 feet ahead is the next stop sign. Turn right onto University Drive and continue to the stop sign. Turn left onto Taylor Street and continue to the stop sign. Turn left onto Packer Avenue. Follow Packer Avenue through two stop signs. At the third stop sign, you will reach Brodhead Avenue. Make a right onto Brodhead Avenue and the Human Resources building will be on the left, the second building after the parking lot (428 Brodhead Avenue, Building #188).
From Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey:
Take the Northeast Extension (Route 476) of the Pennsylvania Turnpike north to exit 44 (Quakertown). Turn left onto Route 663. Follow for 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Route 309 in Quakertown. Continue north on Route 309 to Center Valley. Turn right onto Route 378 north towards Bethlehem.
Follow Route 378 over South Mountain. About halfway down the far side of the mountain, at the second set of yellow blinking lights, turn right onto Summit Street, take the second left onto Montclair Avenue, and then turn right onto West Packer Avenue. You will find ample parking in the lot located at the corner of Brodhead Avenue and West Packer Avenue.
From New York City and Northern New Jersey:
Take Interstate 78 west to the exit at Hellertown (Route 412). Then continue with directions above from Route 78 East.
From Harrisburg and points west:
Take I-78 east to the exit at Hellertown (Route 412). Then continue with directions above from Route 78 West.