Undergraduate Catalog

Contact Information

Lewis & Clark College
615 S. Palatine Hill Road
Portland, Oregon 97219 U.S.A.

Admissions 503-768-7040
President 503-768-7680
Vice President, Chief of Staff, General Counsel, and Board Secretary 503-768-7696
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences 503-768-7100
Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students 503-768-7110
Registrar 503-768-7335
Business and Finance 503-768-7800 


Lewis & Clark College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Lewis & Clark College of Arts and Sciences is on the approved list of the American Chemical Society.


Lewis & Clark College reserves the right to make any changes it determines to be necessary, including withdrawing courses at any time, changing fees, changing the rules and calendar regulating admission and graduation requirements, changing the manner or method of providing instruction, and changing any other regulations affecting the student body. Changes shall become effective when approved and shall apply not only to prospective students but also to those who are enrolled in Lewis & Clark College at the time. The contents of this catalog are based on information available to the administration at the time of publication.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Lewis  & Clark does not discriminate with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and admission.

Lewis & Clark does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, age, marital status, national origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local law. Lewis & Clark also has a firm commitment to promote the letter and spirit of all equal opportunity and civil rights laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, as well as their implementing regulations.

Questions regarding Title IX may be directed to Lewis & Clark’s Title IX coordinator or a deputy Title IX coordinator. Contact information can be found at go.lclark.edu/about/title_ix. Questions regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans With Disabilities Act, or Title VII may be directed to Lewis & Clark’s associate vice president for human resources.

Complaints regarding bias or harassment in the Lewis & Clark community may be made by visiting go.lclark.edu/bart.

Concerns regarding Title IX or other civil rights issues may also be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
Seattle Office
915 Second Avenue, Room 3310
Seattle, Washington 98174-1099
Phone: 206-607-1600
Fax: 206-607-1601
TDD: 800-877-8339

ADA Statement

Lewis & Clark is committed to serving the needs of our students with disabilities and learning differences. Professional staff in the Office of Student Accessibility are available to ensure students receive all the benefits of a comprehensive selection of services as outlined under the Americans With Disabilities Act (1990) and Section 504 of the National Rehabilitation Act of 1973. A formal student disability grievance procedure provides prompt and equitable resolution of any complaints related to ADA or Section 504. Please route undergraduate, graduate, and law student requests for accommodations through, and view the full text of Lewis & Clark’s disability policy at, Student Accessibility.


The security of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to Lewis & Clark. The Office of Campus Safety exists to serve the campus community by protecting life and property, preventing crime, enforcing laws, and maintaining general order. It is located at the Gate 3 entrance to Lewis & Clark, on the Undergraduate Campus, and can be reached at 503-768-7777. The office and phone line are staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Community members and their guests should report any on-campus crime, suspicious activity, or other emergency directly to Campus Safety. Visit the Office of Campus Safety website for information about safety and enforcement authority, policies concerning the reporting of crimes that may occur on campus, and Lewis & Clark’s annual Crime Awareness, Security, and Fire Safety Report, compiled and published as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security and Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, for the most recent three-year period.

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