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Alumni & Parent Programs

Services and Benefits

Lifetime membership in the Lewis & Clark College Alumni Association is automatic upon graduating from L&C. There are no dues to pay or forms to fill out, and there are many benefits, including:

Alumni Card

If you would like an alumni card when you are on campus, to access athletics facilities, library, and get a bookstore discount, please stop by the Alumni Gatehouse, located at the entrance to campus by Campus Safety and Information. The Gatehouse is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Contact the Alumni Office at 503-768-7950 or alumni@lclark.edu to get your alumni card mailed to you prior to your arrival to campus, if you won’t be here during our open hours.

Alumni Directory - myLC

Log on to the Alumni Directory with your own unique password to update your information and search for classmates. If you do not have your login and password, or if you have forgotten them, use the automated system to send you a link to reset.

Athletic Facilities

Alumni can use the College’s athletic facilities including Pamplin Sports Center, Zehntbauer Swimming Pavilion, outdoor pool, track, and tennis courts, during recreational hours free of charge by presenting their alumni card. Alumni dependents may also use sports facilities when accompanied by an alum — the alum must go in person to the Athletic Office in Pamplin with their alumni card and purchase a card for each dependent ($35 per year).

Bookstore Discount

A 10-percent discount on many items at the College Bookstore with your alumni card. Discount does not apply to online purchases.

Campus and Regional Events

Free or reduced admission is available to alumni for many athletic events, cultural events, symposia, and lectures on campus. For information on current campus events call the campus events hotline: 503-768-7965 or view the campus calendar. Special alumni events take place on campus and around the world. Check out our current alumni events schedule.

Career Services

The L&C career services department can offer you services, or you can offer them yours! The for-you services include advising, workshops, and the L&C Network - a network of parent and alumni career advisors on the web.

To offer your services to career advising, from hosting students at your work, to holding mock interviews, to setting up your company with wonderful interns from L&C, please visit this page. Questions? - contact the Center for Career and Community Engagement at 503-768-7114

The Chronicle 

The Lewis & Clark College Chronicle is published three times a year. Let us know what is happening in your life, and we will include your news in the Class Notes section of the Chronicle. You can also view the Chronicle online.

Email

Graduating seniors may keep their student email accounts for up to one year following graduation. Additionally, all alumni have been assigned a lifetime forwarding email address. Please contact the Alumni Office to get yours!

Financial Advising

Lewis & Clark College has teamed up with SALT to help alumni manage money and student loans. This is a free benefit that extends to all students and alumni.

SALT was created by American Student Assistance, a nonprofit organization. Activating your SALT membership allows you take advantage of many features:

  • Use interactive tools to get money savvy.
  • Search for scholarships, internships, and jobs.
  • Manage all your student loans in one place.
  • Get advice from expert student loan counselors.

Please log on to www.saltmoney.org/lclark and activate your SALT account and take advantage of all these benefits. If you have any questions please contact SALT’s Member Support team at 855.469.2724.

L&C Insider electronic newsletter

The monthly alumni e-newslettter is filled with the latest Lewis & Clark news and events that are of interest to alumni, parents, and friends of the campus community.

Library

Alumni retain borrowing privileges at the Aubrey Watzek Library (excluding inter-library loan system, Summit, remote access to research databases and the Boley Law Library). Alumni are always welcome to come back to Watzek and make use of our computers and print resources. Read more about alumni use of the library here.

RefWorks

Graduated students and retired faculty are allowed life-long access to a RefWorks account, free of charge, for as long as Lewis & Clark subscribes to this online citation management software. In order to continue an existing account, or create a new one, alumni and retired faculty should request the Lewis & Clark Group Code by sending an email to librarian@lclark.edu. After obtaining the Group Code, graduates should then change their individual user type to “alumni”.

Regional Chapters

Looking to get in touch with alumni in your area? Sign up for an Alumni Chapter. You’ll receive information about regional alumni gatherings and local alumni.

Wireless Internet Access on Campus

Contact the Alumni Office at alumni@lclark.edu or 503.768.7950 to get a password to access the wireless network when on campus. Most of campus is covered with wireless internet.

Other Campus Resources for Alumni

Looking for a copy of your college transcript or trying to find an email address for your favorite former professor? Here are some links to help you find what you’re looking for.

Are you an alum?

If you received a degree from Lewis & Clark College, Lewis & Clark Graduate School, or Lewis & Clark Law School you are an alum of the College. Those who attended Lewis & Clark College for at least two semesters or three quarters as a degree seeking candidate are considered an alum at their request.

Find out where in the world L&C Alumni are.

Visiting Campus?

Here are some useful links for planning your visit:

Looking for the latest College news and events?

Use these links to find more information:

Visit the web site for alumni of the Graduate School.

Visit the web site for alumni of the Law School.