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Oregon Private College Week

Monday, July 27 - Friday, July 31, 2020  

Oregon’s Private Colleges and Lewis & Clark College invite you and your family to join us virtually during Oregon Private College Week.

Discover why an Oregon private college is right for you during Oregon Private College Week (OPCW)!

Ten private, independent, nonprofit colleges will each host three, 80-minute virtual visit experiences over this 5-day span.  During these virtual sessions, each college will offer an informational presentation about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs.

Lewis & Clark’s schedule of virtual visit experiences is:  

Register:  Monday, July 27th         10:00 am - 11:20 am 

Register:  Wednesday, July 29th      4:00 pm - 5:20 pm

Register:  Thursday, July 30th         1:00 pm - 2:20 pm

Please click on the above registration button for the session you would like to attend.


  • Transfer Students: You are most welcome and encouraged to participate in OPCW! Be sure to review this “Fast Facts for Transfer Students” resource. Additionally, please visit our transfer student webpage and contact Karin Dobbins Sherer at with any specific questions you have about transfer credit, the application process, etc.
  • High School Teachers and Staff Members, Access Program Professionals, Independent Higher Education Counselors, and Other Community Members: We welcome and encourage you to participate in OPCW to learn about Oregon’s private colleges!  To register please contact Patti Mapes at
  • Curious about how Oregon’s private colleges are adjusting their admissions processes in response to COVID-19? Review this statement, which summarizes the ways in which Oregon’s private colleges are being flexible with regard to Pass/No Pass grades, standardized tests, transcript submission, financial aid, and more!

Note: By registering for OPCW, you allow your contact information to be shared with the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities for communications related to OPCW.