• <a href="/live/image/gid/242/width/650/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview" tabindex="-1"><picture class="lw_image lw_image83578"> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83578_EVNT-E2-0819-0155_2.rev.1588091369.jpg" alt="" width="1440" height="690" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="960"/> </picture> </a><div class="hero-full_image_caption collapsable-caption"></div>
  • <a href="/live/image/gid/242/width/650/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview" tabindex="-1"><picture class="lw_image lw_image83581"> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83581_EVNT-E2-0819-0120_2.rev.1588091370.jpg" alt="" width="1440" height="690" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="960"/> </picture> </a><div class="hero-full_image_caption collapsable-caption"></div>
  • <a href="/live/image/gid/242/width/650/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview" tabindex="-1"><picture class="lw_image lw_image83579"> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83579_EVNT-E2-0819-0002_2.rev.1588091369.jpg" alt="" width="1440" height="690" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="960"/> </picture> </a><div class="hero-full_image_caption collapsable-caption"></div>
  • <a href="/live/image/gid/242/width/650/100322_CAS-0823-Entering_Class_on_the_Glade-6381.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview" tabindex="-1"><picture class="lw_image lw_image100322"> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/100322_CAS-0823-Entering_Class_on_the_Glade-6381.rev.1695227129.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/100322_CAS-0823-Entering_Class_on_the_Glade-6381.rev.1695227129.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/100322_CAS-0823-Entering_Class_on_the_Glade-6381.rev.1695227129.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/100322_CAS-0823-Entering_Class_on_the_Glade-6381.rev.1695227129.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/100322_CAS-0823-Entering_Class_on_the_Glade-6381.rev.1695227129.jpg 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/100322_CAS-0823-Entering_Class_on_the_Glade-6381.rev.1695227129.jpg 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/100322_CAS-0823-Entering_Class_on_the_Glade-6381.rev.1695227129.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/100322_CAS-0823-Entering_Class_on_the_Glade-6381.rev.1695227129.jpg" alt="The incoming class of 2023! " width="1440" height="690" data-max-w="2121" data-max-h="1414"/> </picture> </a><div class="hero-full_image_caption collapsable-caption"> The incoming class of 2023! </div>
  • <a href="/live/image/gid/242/width/650/100315__INK6582.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview" tabindex="-1"><picture class="lw_image lw_image100315"> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg" alt="The 2023 New Student Peer Mentors" width="1440" height="690" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/100315__INK6582.rev.1695162923.jpg 2x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133"/> </picture> </a><div class="hero-full_image_caption collapsable-caption"> The 2023 New Student Peer Mentors</div>
  • <a href="/live/image/gid/242/width/650/83572_NSO-homepage-image.JPG" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview" tabindex="-1"><picture class="lw_image lw_image83572"> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 2x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/500/height/240/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/242/width/800/height/383/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG" alt="" width="1440" height="690" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/242/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/83572_NSO-homepage-image.rev.1643158424.JPG 2x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133"/> </picture> </a><div class="hero-full_image_caption collapsable-caption"></div>

New Student Orientation (NSO)

Welcome to New Student Orientation. New Student Orientation (NSO) is a multi-day program designed to ease your transition to life at Lewis & Clark College. Throughout the five-day orientation process in the Fall (free from classes or returning students), you will engage in activities to learn about academic offerings, resources on campus, social outlets, and ways to engage with your new community.

Fall 2023 NSO is complete! 

Important dates for students entering Fall 2024

  • May 10: New Student Checklist Launches for First Years and Transfers 
  • August 27: New Student Trip (NST) Participant Move In
  • August 28: New Student Move-In Day, Parents and Family Preview Day 1
  • August 29: Parents and Family Preview Day 2
  • August 30 - September 1: NSO Continues
  • September 3: First day of classes

First-Year Experience

Past Events

December 14, 2023

Student Leader Position + Application Information Session

Learn more about Campus Living, Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement, and NSO/First Year Experience student leader positions! 

December 14, 2023

Student Leader Position + Application Tabling Session

Drop by our tabling session in the Trail Room to learn more about student leadership positions for 2024-25! 

September 8, 2023

SEE Fair (formerly known as PioFair)

Meet student leaders from L&C’s 130+ recognized student organizations as well as many L&C departments and learn about what they have planned for the year and how you can get involved!