Important Notices

Equity and Inclusion Office Hours

If you are a prospective, current, or past Lewis & Clark Community Member and would like to make an appointment to chat with a member of the Office of Equity and Inclusion, please use the link below to sign up for our office hours.

Letter from President Wiewel, January 14

Over the winter break, I had planned to send you a simple positive note to begin the spring semester. But, while I continue to be hopeful for the year ahead, 2021 has already been profoundly unsettling and disturbing.

Bookstore Updated Hours Spring 2021

Updated hours for Spring Term!

Renewals Now Available for Summit

Renewals are now possible for items borrowed through Summit, the resource sharing service that provides access to print and media materials from academic libraries throughout the Pacific Northwest. To request a renewal, log into your library account at

Adobe Flash Sunset

On December 31, 2020, Adobe ended support for Flash Player and, as of January 12, 2021, Adobe will block Flash content from running in Flash player.

REMINDER: Faculty and Staff ADA / Section 504 Training

Student Support Services, in consultation with Dave Reese, general counsel, and Heyke Kirkendall-Baker, ADA coordinator, has developed a training specifically designed for Lewis & Clark faculty and staff.

Responding to the Events of January 6, 2021

Yesterday’s literal and figurative attacks on democracy failed to thwart the will of the voters, or the processes that have guided our republic since its earliest days. I hope you join me in condemning the shameful and violent protests waged by extremists on our houses of democracy in the nation’s Capitol as well as state houses here in Salem and across the country.

REMINDER: LiveWhale Editing Access Restricted Dec. 14, 2020, Through Jan. 7, 2021

In order to prepare for the launch of the new look and feel throughout the domain, PubCom will need to restrict LiveWhale editing starting at 8 a.m. MONDAY, December 14, 2020, through January 7, 2021.

How do I make a report as a Responsible Employee?

There are several ways to get the information to Title IX Coordinator Casey Bieberich or one of the deputy coordinators.

Faculty and Staff Holiday Extravaganza

A week of celebration for faculty and staff. RSVP required by December 7. No exceptions! Planning for this event is crucial to safety.

VPSL Column | November 20, 2020

As most of you return home for the holiday and complete your studies remotely, I hope you’ll maintain your regimens of health, safety, and self-care that have served you while on Palatine Hill.

Letter from President Wiewel, November 17, 2020

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I can’t express enough the gratitude I have for every member of our community. We have reckoned with great uncertainty during the pandemic, and the support of our wide community has buoyed our efforts.

IMPORTANT: New COVID-19 Restrictions

In response to rising COVID-19 cases in Oregon, Governor Kate Brown JD ’85 issued new directives on Friday. As we implement these requirements and begin to wind down the fall semester, we again take stock of our approach to coronavirus.

Google Spam Filtering

Google’s spam filtering is catching more email these days. Here are some steps you can take to keep from missing important emails.

Watzek Library Hours: end of fall semester and winter break

Library hours are changing. Beginning Sunday, November 15, Watzek will be closed between midnight and 8:00 AM. Hours will be further reduced during Thanksgiving break. Complete information about library hours is available here.

New Year, New Look For

On January 7, 2021, pages throughout the domain—CAS, law school, graduate school, and common services—will have a fresh new look on both mobile and desktop. This will be the first significant web refresh since 2016.