Lehigh Microscopy School Meals, Travel & Lodging

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The Lehigh Microscopy School is located in Whitaker Lab on Lehigh's Asa Packer Campus. See the map above for driving and general directions.

Philadelphia International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, and John F. Kennedy International Airport are all within a two-hour radius of Lehigh's campus. You can also use the local airport, Lehigh Valley International Airport, to catch connecting flights to larger hubs.


  • Comfort Suites ($90/night)*
    120 W. Third Street, Bethlehem PA 18015
    Phone: 610-882-9700
    King mini-suites and double mini-suites available
    Cut off date: May 2, 2020
    Please call the hotel directly and mention group block booking: Lehigh Microscopy School (Lehigh University).
    *Does not include tax
  • Campus Lodging ($86/night)
    Farrington Square Residence Hall
    11 and 23 Asa Drive
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    If you would prefer to stay on campus, please indicate during registration.

Farrington Square is an air-conditioned, apartment-style residence hall. Each apartment contains either three or four single bedrooms. You will share a living room, kitchen (no cooking utensils or dishes supplied-microwave and refrigerator are supplied), and bathroom with two or three other people. All linens and soap will be provided. Alarm clocks and lamps are not provided. If you would like to share an apartment with someone you know who is attending the course, please e-mail Nikki Rump with your request. Lodging is available before and after the courses end. Please note that there is a $30 administrative fee for any changes to your registration (includes additions or cancellation of meals or lodging.)

If you are staying at Farrington Square. you will be given a parking pass for a specific parking lot at Lehigh University. You must complete a Parking Permit Application and return it to Parking Services within 3 business days of your arrival.

If you are not staying at Farrington Square, parking is available at Zoellner Arts Center Parking Garage for $1.00/hour (first floor only).

If you have questions regarding where to park, please ask. Campus Police and the city of Bethlehem will ticket you.

Meals ($370)
In order to realize the full benefit from the course, it is desirable that participants have ample opportunity for informal exchange of experience and opinions with each other and with the lecturers and instrument suppliers. Therefore, arrangements have been made to have all meals together. Breakfast will be served at 7:15 am, lunch will be served at noon, and dinner will be served at 5:15 pm.

On Wednesday evening, there is a banquet in the Asa Packer Dining Room starting at 6:30 pm with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Please be sure to bring your banquet ticket with you on Wednesday (your ticket will be behind the nametag given to you at registration).

A handout describing breakfast, lunch, and dinner locations will be given to you in your registration packet when you check in for course registration after your arrival at Lehigh.

If you have dietary restrictions, please notify Nikki Rump within two weeks of your arrival.

There is a $30 administrative fee for any changes to your registration after submission (addition or cancellation of meals or lodging).  Cancellations for meals cannot be made after May 20.