First-Year Schedule

Get Ready to Conquer College: Your Orientation Schedule Sneak Peek!

Welcome to Lewis & Clark College! We’re stoked you’re joining our incredible community, and orientation is your launchpad for an amazing college experience. Here’s a taste of what awaits you (full schedule coming in August):

Wednesday: Move-in & Make Connections!

  • Move-in with ease: We’ll be there to help you settle into your new home-away-from-home, your residence hall!
  • Explore your new world: Get to know campus with open houses and tours, soaking up everything L&C has to offer (until around 2 p.m.).
  • Kick-off the fun: Join our kick-off event (around 2 p.m.) – a chance to meet your fellow classmates and be officially welcomed into L&C community!
  • Dinner and activities: Fuel up for the fun with dinner in the dining hall, then dive into a night of exciting orientation activities and events designed to help you connect with other students and kick off your college journey in style!

Thursday: Dive into Academics & Celebrate!

  • Academics 101: Get familiar with your academic path by meeting your advisor and learning about all the amazing courses and resources available.
  • Goodbye Picnic: Enjoy a delicious picnic on our beautiful campus, a perfect chance to say goodbye (for now!) to your family before you dive into orientation!
  • Fun by night: Unwind and have a blast at the awesome evening events planned by our New Student Peer Mentors – they’re here to show you the ropes and make your transition smooth and unforgettable!

Friday: Essential Info & Get Ready to Thrive!

  • Campus safety first: Learn all about campus safety procedures, your rights and responsibilities as a student, and how to stay safe and secure throughout your college journey.
  • Health and wellness focus: Get valuable information on important health and wellness resources available to support your well-being.

Saturday: Give Back & Explore Portland!

  • Lewis & Clark Serves: Join us for a rewarding day of community service projects in the vibrant city of Portland. It’s a great way to give back, connect with your fellow students, and explore your new city!

This is just a glimpse! Get ready for an action-packed orientation filled with information, activities, connections, and tons of fun! We can’t wait to welcome you to campus and help you launch a successful and unforgettable college experience.

Stay tuned for the full schedule arriving in August!

In the meantime, feel free to explore our website for more information about Lewis & Clark and orientation. See you soon!