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About Portland
Information about transportation, lodging, things to do, points of distinction, and surrounding area attractions.

Academic Calendar
Important dates for class registration, grading, program completion, and holidays.

Administrative Services
Information about parking and bike parking, shuttle schedule, and bus passes; computer lab access; food services; lost and found; book delivery; and other services.

Advising
Students are assigned permanent advisors in their department following admission to graduate study. Contact your program coordinator for more information.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse
If you’re concerned about a potential substance abuse issue for you or a friend, your resources include the Counseling Service, Student Health Service, the Associate Dean (503-768-6003), as well as other services off-campus.  

Athletics and Intermural Sports
The College features a full complement of athletics facilities including the Pamplin Sports Center, Griswold Stadium, Huston Sports Complex, and tennis courts. Intermural sport clubs are open to all graduate students.

Bookstore
Textbooks, supplies, and LC signature items.

Campus Safety
Available 24 hours a day to assist with security and safety issues. Escorts are available for students traveling across campus alone during evening hours. For emergencies or service requests (such as escorts) call 503-768-7777. A report of campus crime statistics is available online or by request. The college’s Clery Act report (regarding crime awareness, security, and fire safety report) is also online on available by request.

Career and Licensing Services
Career, licensing, and other professional resources for (1) teachers, school counselors, school psychologists, and educational leaders, and (2) counselors and therapists.

Center for Community Engagement
The Center for Community Engagement at the graduate school coordinates partnerships between Lewis & Clark faculty and community members/organizations, runs continuing education courses, and sponsors numerous community events open to graduate students, including film screenings, book signings, workshops, conferences, and other events.

College Outdoors
Guided access and trips to the spectacular outdoor environments of the Pacific Northwest through a variety of activities including cross-country skiing, backpacking, whitewater sports, sea kayaking, and hiking.

Continuing Education
Through the Center for Community Engagement, the graduate school runs numerous courses serving practicing and aspiring counselors and educators, as well as community members, for continuing education and degree credit. Many courses are open to graduate students for steep discounts.

Counseling Service
Mental health professionals provide free, confidential counseling.  When the Counseling Service is closed or staff are unavailable, students in need of emergency support should contact the Crisis Counseling Service at 503-265-7804, or contact Campus Safety at 503-768-7777.  Located on the lower level of Templeton Campus Center, next to the Student Health Service, on the undergraduate campus. 

Copy Machines
A photocopier is located in the York Graduate Center computer lab. Photocopiers are also located in Templeton Student Center, Watzek Library, and the College Copy Center in John R. Howard Hall. Copy cards can be purchased in the Graduate Registrar’s office, Student and Departmental Account Services, and the library.

Lewis & Clark Community Counseling Center
A training facility for graduate students in counseling programs and mental health resource serving the Southwest Portland community. Operated by the graduate school and located near downtown Portland on Barbur Boulevard.

Dean’s Office
The Office of the Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Counseling oversees the academic, development, and outreach mission of the graduate school.

Financial Aid Office
Administers federal, state, and institutional scholarship/grant programs, coordinates student employment opportunities, and certifies loan eligibility for students and parents.

Food Service
Campus food options include Food for Thought cafe (York Graduate Center), Fields Dining Room and Trail Room (Templeton Student Center), and Maggie’s Cafe (Roberts Hall). A beverage vending machine is located on the first floor of Rogers Hall.

Health and Wellness Resources
Lewis & Clark offers many services to help you stay healthy and achieve academic success, including a Student Health Service center, Counseling Services, and Medical Coverage/Insurance.

Housing
Lewis & Clark College offers a limited amount of on-campus housing for graduate students, as well as resources to help you find off-campus housing.

Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement
The office responsible for leading Lewis & Clark’s efforts toward its commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural campus community.

Library
The Aubrey R. Watzek Library is open 24 hours during fall and spring terms, and has individual and group study space, wired and wireless Internet connection, research computers, and audio and video stations.

Ombuds Office
The Ombuds Office is a confidential and informal place where you can talk about a campus-related concern with a neutral person. The office is committed to supporting and advocating fair processes and open communication.

President’s Office
The president is the academic and administrative head of the college, with responsibility for the financial management of the college and final authority for decisions related to faculty tenure and college employees.

Provost’s Office
Supports faculty, staff, and college operations (including Admissions, Campus Safety, Information Technology, Library, Mail Room, and Student Financial Services).

Registrar’s Office
Supports past, current, and future graduate students through registration, records, and evaluation. Protects the integrity of the college through fair and consistent application of the academic rules and regulations established by the faculty, administration, state, and federal government.

Sexual and Domestic Violence
Lewis & Clark takes sexual and domestic violence seriously.  Resources for students include those listed on our health promotion webpage, along with the Associate Dean, Deputy Title IX Officer: (503) 768-6003. 

Spiritual Life
The center for religious worship and expression on campus, it is also used for large lectures, musical concerts and recitals, weddings, conferences, and organ practice.

Student Consumer Information
Information about cost of attendance, campus safety, and other federally mandated reports for prospective and current students.

Student and Departmental Account Services
Student account billing and collections, payroll and direct deposit, refunds on student accounts, student account analysis, and parking fee, fine, and bus pass transactions.

Student Employment
Information from our Human Resources office for students employed by the college.

Student Support Services
Support, advising, and advocacy for students with learning impediments or disabilities.

Student Union Network (SUN)
On-campus advocacy, organized social events, and other events designed to enhance academic and professional development. Membership is open to all graduate students.

Technology Resources
Graduate students have access to computer and printers through labs around campus and to multimedia equipment for checkout. Technology platforms available to students include Moodle, Google Apps for Education, web storage, and more.

Transportation & Parking
Information about parking permits and vehicle registration, parking regulation enforcement, bicycle and pedestrian access, traffic access, parking citation appeals, and shuttle services.

York Graduate Center
This building on the graduate campus features classrooms, the Food for Thought cafe, a lounge area, telephone, computers, printer, and copy machine.

Welfare Intervention Network (WIN)
The Welfare Intervention Network is a dedicated team of Lewis & Clark staff who work together to share information and plan appropriate outreach efforts to help students, faculty, and staff who may be a risk to themselves or others.   Please consider passing information to a WIN member whenever there is a potential serious threat to the health or safety of one of our community members (faculty, staff or student). Visit our webpage for information about how to pass along information. Please note that if you or someone else is facing imminent risk, you should always contact Campus Safety immediately at (503) 768-7777.