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Overseas and Off-Campus Programs

You’re in! Here are the steps you need to complete to secure your spot. Deadlines will vary depending on program, so check your email!

1. Confirmation Form (Email)

  • Each student will receive an individual link to the form in their acceptance email. 
  • You’ll need to have your health insurance card/policy information and immunization records on hand while filling out this form. 

2. $300 Deposit Payment (Student Account Services)

  • This payment is to be submitted to Student Account Services (lower level of Templeton).
  • This can be in the form of cash, check, or online payment.
  • CASH /CHECK: be sure to include a note with your student ID # and the semester you will be participating in. Checks should be made to Lewis & Clark College.
  • ONLINE: If you are paying online, please be sure to specify the semester that you will be participating in when the forms asks you to select a semester add semester or summer.
  • Questions can be addressed to your Student Account Specialist (find out who they are ). 
  • If you are a Davis Scholar, your deposit is automatically waived.

3. Passport* Scan Image (in color) (Overseas Office)

  • Don’t have a passport yet? Passport going to expire before 6 months after your program ends? Go here for more information!
    • If you already have your passport, make sure the signature page is signed!
    • Color Scan your passport. Make sure the scan is legible. 
    • A high quality photo of your passport is acceptable, but be sure to keep your fingers out of the image!
    • Email the image to
    • *If you are a non-US passport holder: Please contact our office before the end of the semester to schedule an appointment regarding applying for a visa for your program. 

4. Contract Form

  • Print and complete this form, and then turn in the hard copy with original signatures to the Overseas Office in Albany 206. 

5. FERPA Release Form - Optional 

  • FERPA protects the rights of students by guaranteeing access to their educational records while prohibiting unauthorized access by others. This form is optional.

  • Should you wish someone to receive information about you, your program, your academic progress, your financial situation, etc. while you are gone, you should designate someone on this form. Without this official designation, we will not share any personal information about you or your program with any outside party, including parents/guardians.
  • This form must be submitted to the Overseas & Off-Campus Programs office with your original signature. 
  • For more information, please follow this link

Download the FERPA form 

6. Power of Attorney Form (Student Account Services) - Optional

  • This form allows you to authorize someone other than yourself to endorse a check made payable to you and the college, such as financial aid funds or loan/scholarship checks.
  • This should be submitted to Student Account Services (lower level of Templeton).
  • If you have questions about the form, please direct your inquiries to Student Account Services.

Download the Power of Attorney form 

    • The form must be signed in the presence of a notary. Make sure the attorney in fact box is completed before the student notary box is signed.
    • In the first section, designate who can sign financial aid documents on your behalf, and sign in the presence of a notary. In the second section, have your designated person also sign in the presence of a notary.
    1. Contact the Overseas Programs Director, Blythe Knott, at to set up an appointment.
    2. Carolin Thompson from Student Support Services (right next door to us!) is a notary. Email her at
    3. Click here for a list of other notaries at the college. Please bring a driver’s license or other valid state ID with you (LC ID card is not accepted).
    4. Contact your local bank.
    5. Other places with notaries:

The UPS Store
9220 SW BARBUR BLVD, Ste 119, Portland, OR
(503) 452-7340

AAAA Proserve Process Serving
9220 Southwest Barbur Boulevard #119, Portland, OR
(503) 828-9080