The following categories are used to group events in the college calendar. Category names lacking a description are considered to be self-explanatory.

  • Academic Calendar — used only for dates determined by the Dean of the College and adopted by the Faculty.
  • Admissions — events related to the process of admitting students to Lafayette (open houses, deadlines, etc.).
  • Alumni — events targeted at alumni of Lafayette College or sponsored by Lafayette Alumni Association chapters.
  • Arts & Entertainment — performances, films, exhibit openings, recitals, etc.
  • Athletic — intercollegiate meets, games, etc. Recreational sporting events are categorized under Health & Recreation and/or Student Life.
  • Community Outreach — events that involve Lafayette students and/or employees providing services to the greater Lehigh Valley community.
  • Health & Recreation — recreational activities and events related to personal health.
  • Holidays - employee — used only for official holidays for Lafayette employees as determined by Human Resources.
  • Holidays - religious — used only to note religious holidays that occur while classes are in session (from a list provided by the Office of the Dean of the College).
  • Maintenance — network outages, street paving, alarm testing, etc.
  • Meetings
  • Presentations & Lectures
  • Religious Services — services conducted, sponsored, or recommended by the Office of Religious Life.
  • Social Events
  • Student Life — used for any events targeted chiefly at Lafayette students (social, residential, etc.).
  • Student Support — workshops, drop-in sessions, etc. related to the intellectual, spiritual, academic, physical, etc. well-being of Lafayette students
  • Training & Workshops: Training opportunities open to the college community, such as ITS workshops.