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American Century Investments


One of Lehigh's 403(b) investment companies

Bethlehem 1st Federal Credit Union


Lehigh employees have access to credit union membership

BenefitsVIP Service Center


Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern time

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Global Core


Capital Blue Cross international coverage coordination

Capital Blue Cross (CBC)


Lehigh's medical insurance carrier

COBRA by Benefitfocus


Lehigh's administrator for COBRA

Davis Vision


Lehigh's vision insurance carrier

Employee Assistance Program - HealthAdvocate

Lehigh's Employee Assistance Program provider. For more information on their personal health advocacy services see below.

Employment Verification

For general employment verification:
Lehigh University uses The Work Number® to provide automated employment and income verification's for our employees. They can be reached at:
You’ll need to provide the following information:

  • Lehigh's Employer Code: 19163

  • The employee’s security number

If you'd like to contact them via phone, please use the appropriate number below:

Commercial Verifier
Social Services Verifier

For mortgage specific employment and income verification:

All mortgage/financial verifications of employment are currently being completed by the Payroll Office. Provide the following information to your lender:

Fax: 610-758-6898


Phone: 610-758-5525 

Express Scripts


Lehigh's prescription drug carrier (formerly Medco)

Fidelity Investments


One of Lehigh's 403(b) investment companies

Genworth Insurance


Insurance company offering long term care insurance to employees and their family members

Health Advocate (Personal Advocacy Services)



Provides employees and their families with confidential, one-on-one help from an industry expert who knows the ins and outs of the complex healthcare system. Personal Health Advocates are skilled at working with healthcare providers, insurance plans and other health-related organizations to resolve complex clinical and administrative issues.

Keystone Health Plan Central


Lehigh's HMO medical insurance carrier. Administered by Capital Blue Cross.

Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC)


Association of local colleges and universities that  provides tuition benefits to eligible faculty and staff

Northampton Community College Center for Business and Industry


A series of professional and management development programs designed to strengthen the workforce and increase performance, productivity and motivation

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry


State government agency that administers labor regulations within Pennsylvania

Reliance Matrix 877-202-0055

Lehigh's Short Term Disability benefit administrator. Initiate a claim by phone or online.

Social Security Administration


Federal agency that administers social security and disability benefits

TIAA (Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association)


Lehigh's retirement program administrator as well as one of the approved 403(b) investment companies for the voluntary supplemental retirement plan.

Temporary Employment Agencies:


This agency has a contract with Lehigh University to provide temporary workers as needed. See the related Policy.

United Concordia


Lehigh University's dental insurance provider

US Department of Labor


Federal agency that administers wage and hour labor laws

Vanguard Group


One of Lehigh's 403(b) investment companies



Lehigh's administrator for flexible spending accounts


Lehigh Resources





Reporting Incidents of Bias, Harassment or Sexual Misconduct


Behavior that conflicts with our goal of a campus climate of inclusive diversity is unacceptable. We encourage anyone who experiences, witnesses or knows of such actions to report it through one of the appropriate official channels. 

This link will bring you to the office of Lehigh's Equal Opportunity Compliance Coordinator, where you will find complete information regarding the reporting of bias incidents, gender violence, sexual misconduct, sexual assault, and harassment.

Council for Equity and Community


A group to foster an environment where all members of campus work together, transcending racial, cultural and other boundaries, to build a stronger Lehigh community and richer environment for all.

Diversity: Our Commitment to Inclusiveness


The Lehigh community is devoted to creating a rich educational experience and committed to creating an environment where we all learn, work, and live together transcending boundaries.

Employee Relations Advisory Committee


A committee that is committed to a proactive stance in advising the President, through the Vice President for Finance and Administration, on matters of policy and programs pertaining to employee relations.

Ethics and Compliance Hotline


Any member of the Lehigh community may anonymously and confidentially report concerns regarding financial or ethical dealings, fraud, conflicts of interest, noncompliance with governmental or university requirements, etc. Concerns and problems can be reported by phone or online.

Faculty and Staff of Color Network


The Network offers support and resources to aid in the recruitment, retention, and promotion of faculty and staff of color at Lehigh.

Health and Wellness Center


The Student Health and Wellness Center exists primarily to treat students. The center occasionally arranges vaccination clinics that are available to the entire campus, usually through an outside vendor. Information about these events is shared through university announcements, Spotlight, and the center's website.

Lehigh University's Strategic Plan


Advancing our intellectual footprint by developing a strategic framework for the future.

Lehigh's Core Values


The university's enduring tenets.

Ombudsperson Office


The Ombudsperson serves as a neutral, independent, confidential, and informal conflict resolution resource for all members of the Lehigh community.

The Pride Center

The Pride Network for LGBT Staff/Faculty and Allies


The Pride Center and The Pride Network provide support, education, and advocacy to create visibility and improve campus life for LGBTQIA students, staff, faculty, and alumni.

Sustainability Initiative


Lehigh University has made great strides in weaving sustainability into our academic and operational processes. In April 2012, we adopted our first Campus Sustainability Plan to advance integration of environmental stewardship, social equity, and economic responsibility into our work.