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New Student Orientation (NSO)

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Guide for First-Year Students

Guide for Transfer Students

Summer Calendar 2016

Over the summer you can expect to receive regular communication from New Student Orientation. We’ve tried to capture those communications in the calendar below and have also included deadlines for the tasks you must accomplish prior to your arrival on campus for NSO on August 24, 2016. If you have questions regarding any of this information, you may contact the Student Director of NSO, Rachel Perry at or call the Orientation office at 503-768-7182. 


May 20 - Create your Lewis & Clark account
May 27 - Comprehensive health history and immunization email instructions
May 27 - Exploration and Discovery section preference information email


June 1 - Premajor Advising Questionnaire open
June 1-24 - Exploration and Discovery Preference Form open
June 8 - Summer advisor assignment email
June 8-July 29 - Summer advisor outreach
June 13 - Parents preview email invitation
June 14 - “Coming to LC” Survey link email
June 15 - Priority date for ALEKS and Foreign Language Placement
June 29 - Request your final college transcript 


July 1 - Comprehensive Health History Form completion deadline
July 1 - Premajor Advising Questionnaire priority deadline
July 6 - Registration for transfer students begins
July 8 - Exploration and Discovery sections assigned and emailed
July 13 - Fall semester statement of account
July 18 - Housing and roommate information (physical mail)
July 20 - “Coming to LC” Survey completion deadline
July 20 - Online Education instructions
July 22 - NSO updated information
July 29 - Academic Integrity Tutorial completion deadline


August 5 - Begin phone outreach for under-registered students
August 8 - StrengthsQuest Inventory email instructions
August 11 - Pioneer Success Institute (PSI) registration instructions
August 15-19 - Register for PSI section
August 19 - Complete StrengthsQuest Inventory
August 24 - NSO begins!

New Student Orientation (NSO)

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