Student Services and Programs

Find Your Community at Lewis & Clark

You will find your people at Lewis & Clark. Our offices provide students with ample opportunities to engage in service, grow in leadership capabilities, and explore all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. And, with 110+ student-led groups from our Garden Collective to Fire Arts to Ultimate Frisbee, you’re sure to find something that aligns with your interests.

ASB students holding an orange ASB flag.

Associated Student Body

The Associated Student Body (ASB) is our undergraduate student government, composed of 11 cabinet members, 21 senators, and various committee members.

Students kayaking on a College Outdoors trip

College Outdoors

College Outdoors provides you with access to the spectacular outdoor environments of the Pacific Northwest through a variety of activities. No gear or experience required!

Football players

Physical Education and Athletics

Keeping active is easy with our club and intramural sports, on-campus gym, and scenic hiking trails that lead straight through our campus.

Students participating in Day of Service activity during NSO

Center for Social Change and Community Involvement

Get involved through programs that help you make an impact and engage your community, both locally and globally.

IME booth at Pio Fair

Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement

By supporting and empowering historically marginalized students at L&C, IME helps you achieve academic success, persist to graduation, and become a critically conscious and inclusive leader.

Student Engagement

Embrace your school spirit, participate in a variety of student-led events and activities, and get involved. 

Fire Dancing Club

Clubs and Organizations

With 110+ student groups to choose from, you’re sure to find your fit—and your friends!

International Fair students

International Students and Scholars

Coming to Lewis & Clark from outside the United States? We pride ourselves in creating a community that feels like home no matter where your passport was issued.

Health and Wellness

As a student at Lewis & Clark, you have a comprehensive support system at your fingertips from day one. Our Office of Student Accessibility supports our students with disabilities, and helps everyone access resources for overall health and wellness. Our athletic facilities are available to varsity athletes, club sports teams, or anyone who wants to work out. Feeling ill or need to talk to a licensed clinician? We got you covered. Our Offices of Spiritual Life and Health Promotion and Wellness can assist you in diving deeper into your holistic wellbeing.

Wellness Resources Club Sports

  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">I found my community on campus in the athletic department. The athletic community is very tightknit and is where I found my closest friends.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/19785-laurel-marchant">Laurel Marchant BA ’22</a><br/></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">My initial community on campus was with international students. Dance is very welcoming and fun.</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">College Outdoors</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">and my student jobs on campus also became great places to find community and meet new friends on campus.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/14675-katrina-kuzmina">Katrina Kuzmina BA ’23</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Moscow, Russia</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> I found others like me—first-generation students who had to work and also had an atypical time in college. There were also other students I met in various classes that made my time easier and who I could commiserate with when I needed to.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/17195-ocean-eale">Ocean Eale BA ’19</a><br/></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> There are so many activities, clubs, and organizations to get involved with on campus, and I highly recommend going out and trying new things.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/18344-alex-wally">Alex Wally BA ’23</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Seattle, Washington</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">I always find community at the dining hall. For some reason, there is something unifying about coming together to share a meal in the same space. Even though you might not know everyone, it still feels nice to sit with your friends and see your community around you.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/14638-natalie-zoz">Natalie Zoz BA ’23</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Lincoln, Nebraska</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> I am really fortunate to have found Hawai<span style="font-weight: 400;">‘</span>i Club, which makes me feel even more at home. I was able to find people that understand my background and are willing to share our culture with everyone at L&C.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/18310-katie-shimaura">Katie Shimaura BA ’24</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Mililani, Hawai‘i</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> I found my community with my neighbors in my dorm. As the years went on, we<br/> stayed in the same dorms and lived next door to one another all the way through<br/> graduation. The group of friends I made the first week of college are my closest<br/> friends to this day.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/19788-lauren-fleming">Lauren Fleming BA ’19</a><br/></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> Something incredibly special about L&C is that one can be as involved in the community as one wants to be. The huge variety of clubs, events, internship/job opportunities, department lounges, and spaces on campus makes it easy to find like-minded people.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/19816-hanna-lyubinina">Hanna Lyubinina BA ’19</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Concord, California</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">I am on Lewis & Clark’s Artemis Ultimate Frisbee team, which is my strongest community. The team supports each other on and off the field. I feel like I always have someone to talk to when I need it and vice versa.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16682-helen-guyton">Helen Guyton BA ’23</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Cologne, Germany</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">I find community on campus in my classes by forming study groups. It’s easy to make friends after working together in group projects. I have also found community by participating in clubs such as Fire Arts, Garden Club, and Campus Activities Board.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16684-cami-hildum">Cami Hildum BA ’24</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Corbett, Oregon</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">There are a ton of places where I find community on campus, but one that stands out is the Artemis Ultimate Frisbee team. I love getting to move my body, socialize, and channel my competitive spirit without having it be a huge time commitment.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16679-emily-larabee">Emily Larabee BA ’25</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Anchorage, Alaska</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> One of my favorite memories is from my first year when there was a show at the COOP. All of my friends and I were dancing and having so much fun together.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/17697-eli-bricknell">Eli Bricknell ’24</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Seattle, Washington; Kalamazoo, Michigan</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">I am always learning from my coeditors at</span> <i><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Mossy Log</span></i><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Being able to work with such an amazing group of people has helped me grow as a person and a peer.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/14603-aubrey-roche">Aubrey Roché BA ’23</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Beaverton, Oregon</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> Lewis & Clark is a great community. I met many great friends and I am part of a few clubs/organizations on campus (i.e., Arabic Club, MENA Student Union, and the TCK Club). The professors are very supportive as well.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/20480-jana-qasem">Jana Qasem BA ’26</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Tigard, Oregon</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Community can be found anywhere on campus.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16676-laura-everson">Laura Everson BA ’22</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Sitka, Alaska</span></p></blockquote>

Career Services

Being so close to Portland provides countless professional opportunities. Internship sponsors and employers value the critical thinking and problem solving skills that liberal arts students bring to the table—and our Career Center can help you get a seat. We also have our very own diplomat in residence, a direct connection and mentorship for students interested in careers in the foreign service or international relations.

Career Center Make an Appointment

Living On Campus

On our residential campus, everything you need is right outside your door! Our campus spans a ravine and is surrounded by trees, giving you ample space to explore and connect with nature on the walk between your residence hall and your classes.

Residence Halls →

Dining Services →

Signature Programs and Events

Our signature Student Life programming includes mentorship retreats, leadership programs, service events, and more. Get involved!

First-Year Experience →

New Student Orientation →

Martin Luther King Jr. Week →

Vice President for Student Life Advisory Committee →

Peer Collective Summit →

Commencement →

Students enjoying the  Suntan Music Festival on campus.Photo credit: Nina Johnson Students enjoying the Suntan Music Festival on campus.

Photo credit: Nina Johnson

Community Care and Responsibility

The safety of our community is of the utmost importance to the entire division of Student Life. Remember: Take care of yourself. Take care of each other. Take care of this place.

Student Rights and Responsibilities →

Welfare Intervention Network →

Campus Safety →

Emergency Management →