We’re glad you’re joining us! See the schedule of inauguration day events.

For delegates marching in the procession, please see the Information for Delegates page.

Health and Safety Measures

Visit this webpage for up-to-date information on Lewis & Clark’s COVID safety protocols.


General Parking

Limited general parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for guests attending inauguration events. We strongly recommend using our free Pioneer Express shuttle, carpooling, taking Trimet, or utilizing a rideshare service, if you are able.

If you are driving, please enter at the Gate 2 entrance and park in the Griswold parking lots C and D. For information about Pamplin Sports Center, please refer to our campus map.

Free campus shuttle service begins begins at 7:30 a.m. (NW Towncar Sprinter Van), and runs every 15 minutes from St. Mark’s Church (9750 SW Terwilliger Blvd) to the Office of Campus Safety near Gate 3. Shuttle will run until 8 p.m. 

Current Employees and Students 

As we prepare to welcome hundreds of visitors to our campus, we ask you to help make inauguration day a little bit sweeter by reducing our parking burden. If you come to campus by one of the following options, you can register to receive a free coffee from Bon Appétit—and be entered into a raffle for a gift basket!

ADA Parking

There are a number of spots on campus reserved specifically for guests with ADA parking permits. Please email inauguration@lclark.edu if you need parking accommodations.

Accessibility Services

If you or your guest need any accessibility accommodations (i.e. wheelchairs, seating, etc.), please contact the inauguration planning committee by emailing inauguration@lclark.edu or calling 503-768-7680.

There will be an ASL interpreter during the installation ceremony.

Food and Drink

Looking for coffee and food options on campus? Visit the Trail Room which is next to the bookstore in the Templeton Student Center. Coffee service is available 8 a.m.—3 p.m., and lunch is available from 11:30 a.m.—2 p.m.

Show Your Spirit

In honor of the inauguration, the bookstore is offering a 20 percent discount on any single L&C spirit item to students, alumni, and other campus visitors on the day of the installation ceremony (October 21). The bookstore is located in the Templeton Campus Center next to the Career Center.


Visiting Us

Information about how to get to Lewis & Clark and where to stay is available on our visiting us pages.