How to Register
**Only students who have been accepted to the program via our application process may register! Please do not complete these forms if you have not been accepted to the program.
Congratulations and welcome to Xplore! In order to register for the program, you must complete the following online forms by Friday, July 21st.
If for any reason you need to cancel your plans to attend, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can offer your spot to another applicant. Students who register for Xplore but opt not to participate, and do not notify us, will be charged a $25 cancellation fee.
If possible, please plan to arrive in Portland between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 23. We will provide transportation for you from the airport, train station, or bus station to Lewis & Clark. If you are unable to arrive in Portland during the specified window, please contact us, and we will make special arrangements to pick you up from your arrival location.
If you are traveling to Lewis & Clark via car, please arrive on campus between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 23rd. Please enter the college at Gate 6. From there, you will see our signs. View a campus map for details.
Once you have made your travel arrangements, please complete the travel information form. (Please note: the travel information form is used by the College Outdoors program and therefore contains extra introductory information that may not pertain to you.) The travel information form should be submitted as soon as possible but no later than Friday, July 21st.
What to Pack
We have compiled a packing list that includes important items you will need for the week. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions.
Meet Your Leaders
We are excited to introduce this year’s Xplore leaders who are working hard to provide you with an informative, fun, and action packed experience.
- Portland downtown scavenger hunt
- Campus-wide scavenger hunt
- Trip to Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
- Trip to Oregon Health and Science University
- Lunch chats with Professors
- Hike at Tryon State Park
- Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Activities
- Introduction to campus resources such as the Career Center, Library, Writing Center, Symbolic & Quantitative Resource Center, Student Health Services, etc.
- Tips on preparing for the first week of classes
- Workshop on learning strategies
- Neuroscience lab activity