Registration Information

The Center for Community Engagement offers courses and workshops that provide participants with various types of credit in order to meet their unique professional development needs. Registration processes vary depending on the type of credit sought.

What Type of Credit Do I Need?

For descriptions of each type of credit (Continuing Education Units (CEU), Professional Development Units (PDU), Graduate Continuing Education Credit (CE Credit) and Graduate Degree-Applicable Credit), guidelines, and resources for determining the type of credit you need, click here

General Registration Information

Register Early
To ensure your place in a class and to avoid cancellation due to insufficient enrollment, please register as soon as possible, and no later than two weeks before your course or workshop is scheduled to begin. Registration at least three weeks in advance is recommended.

Alumni Discount
We are pleased to offer our alumni 20% off noncredit registration (some exclusions may apply). Please see individual class or workshop web pages—eligible offerings will provide an alumni registration option. No discounts can be applied to registrations for graduate degree-applicable or graduate continuing education credit. 

Payment for noncredit workshops is due at the time of registration. Tuition for credit-bearing registrations are also due at the time of registration. We accept checks, and major debit or credit cards.

If your employer will directly pay Lewis & Clark for your registration fee or tuition you must first contact to set up a sponsored billing arrangement. This must be done prior to registration and with as much advance notice as possible to secure your place in the class or workshop and to allow adequate time for processing of the billing arrangement. We may be unable to process sponsored billing arrangements requested with less than 14 business days’ notice. 


The Center for Community Engagement reserves the right to cancel any class that does not reach a minimum enrollment before or at the first class meeting. A full refund will be made for all classes canceled by Lewis & Clark. To cancel an enrollment, please email or call 503-768-6040. 

  • Workshops: Cancellations must be received at least three full business days (72 hours) prior to the first class meeting for a refund. 

    Courage to Lead in-person retreats: Cancellations must be received at least 6 weeks before the retreat start date for a full refund. Cancellations made within 6 weeks of the retreat start date will receive a refund minus a $150 cancellation fee.

  • Credit-bearing classes: Registrants wishing to cancel are required to complete an official add/drop form. Please contact to cancel your enrollment. Ceasing to attend a class, whether or not you have notified the instructor does not relieve you of this responsibility. Participants who withdraw from a course after the second class meeting will be charged a prorated cancellation fee.

Credit Change Policy & Procedures

Center for Community Engagement sponsored courses and workshops may be offered with up to three credit or registration types: graduate degree-applicable credit (DA), graduate continuing education credit (CE), and noncredit (CEU/PDU). Students seeking to change their registration type are subject to the following policies and procedures. Please note that no changes to registration type may be made retroactively.

Change from CEU/PDU to CE

  • Students must provide written notice to the CCE office no less than 3 business days before the start of the course.

  • Participation for CE credit involves additional course work as outlined in the course syllabus.

  • A completed registration form with full tuition payment (check or credit card) must be submitted to the CCE office no later than 2 business days before the start of the course.

Change from CE to CEU/PDU

  • Students must provide written notice to the CCE office no less than 3 business days before the start of the course.

  • CCE will cancel the CE registration, including coordination with the offices of the Graduate Registrar and Student Account Services.

  • Student will self-enroll in the CEU/PDU registration option.

Change from CE credit to DA

Subject to GSEC add/drop period and all academic policies.

Change from DA credit to CE

Subject to GSEC add/drop period and all academic policies.


Transcript requests must be in writing (federal guidelines require your signature to release your academic information). Your request may be mailed, faxed or brought to the registrars’ office in person. It may take as many as 5 working days before the transcript will be produced and mailed, (transcripts before fall 1986 have been archived and may take an additional day or two to process).

Transcript fee

$5.00 for the first two transcripts, the fee must accompany the request.
Click here for more about requesting transcripts.

Contact us by mail or fax:

The Center for Community Engagement
Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
615 S Palatine Hill Rd. MSC 85
Portland, OR 97219-7899
Fax: 503-768-6045