Transfer Schedule

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. 2024 New Student Orientation will be from Wednesday, August 28 until Monday, September 2. 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 transfer 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!