In preparation for your stay, our staff will clean the residence hall and/or apartment suites prior to your guests’ arrival. Housekeeping staff will continue to clean the public areas of the hall on a daily basis, however they will not re-enter the bedrooms.
During the event, you can contact the Guest Service Agents at 971-563-8113.
Check-in and Check-out Schedule
Early arrivals or late departures must be arranged at least (10) days in advance.
- Check-in time: No sooner than 2:00 p.m.
- Check-out time: No later than 11:00 a.m.
All groups with adults will be provided with shampoo, conditioner, soap, a paper cup, and the Conference & Youth Camp Information Guide for each participant, and placed in participants’ assigned bedrooms. Groups with minors will only be provided with soap, a paper cup and the Conference & Youth Camp Information Guide. Your beds will be made prior to your arrival and towels will be in the room. Any linen missing from the rooms after your group has left will be documented and the group will be charged accordingly.
Lewis and Clark’s Department of Campus Safety provides protection and services to the College community, visitors and guests. This Department performs security and service-related functions 24 hours-a-day, year-round.
Any life-threatening situation, including one requiring an ambulance or the Portland Fire Department, shall be reported to
911 Emergency Dispatch
Campus Safety Emergency Line: (503) 768-7777
to notify them of the emergency and your location so they can direct emergency responders to your location.
What’s provided in each room
Each sleeping room has a bed, nightstand, desk, chair, bureau, closet (no hangers provided), and fixed overhead light (no desk lamp provided).
Your bed will be made and towels will be provided.
Participants encouraged to use recycling containers located in each room.
All mattresses are extra-long twins (39” x 80”) so please note that standard twin bed linen will not fit.
Linen will be provided, which includes sheets, blanket, pillow with pillowcase, bath towel, hand towel, and washcloth.
Bedding items not returned or missing at the end of the Program will be charged at the following rates:
Replacement Fees for Lost Linen
- Sheets: $18.00 per sheet
- Pillowcases: $6.00 per pillowcase
- Pillow: $25.00 per pillow
- Blankets: $25.00 per blanket
- Bath towels: $10.00 per towel
- Hand towels: $4.00 per towel
- Wash clothes: $1.50 per towel
What belongings to bring
In addition to clothing items, participants bring the following:
- Cell Phone with a Power Charger Cord (telephones are not provided in resident rooms)
- Insurance Cards
- Emergency Contacts — List of Phone Numbers
- Water Bottle
- First Aid Kit
- Flashlight with Batteries
- Clothes Hangers
- Paper and Pens/Pencils
Participants may also wish to bring the following items to make the stay more comfortable:
- Alarm Clock
- Fan (residence halls are not air-conditioned)
- Linens: Sheets (extra-long twin), Blanket, Pillow cases (if these are not provided with your program)
- Favorite Pillow
- Shower Shoes (e.g. flip flops)
- Laundry Detergent/Dryer Sheets
- Desk Lamp
- Checkbook/ATM Card for Bookstore Purchases
- Coins for Snack/Vending Machine
- Raincoat and/or Umbrella
- Comfortable Walking Shoes to Explore
- Writing Supplies: Notebook and Pen/Pencil
- Surge Protector for Computer/Tablet (possibly with some extra plugs)
- DVD Player/MP3 Player
- Charger Cords for Electrical Devices
- Bike/Bike Lock
- Kitchen Utensils/Dishes
What belongings to leave at home
To reduce risk to health and safety, the following items are prohibited:
- Air, Spud, Airsoft and Paintball Guns
- Camping Fuel
- Incense or Sage
- Weapons of Any Kind — see Lewis & Clark’s Weapons Policy
- Halogen Lamps
- Pets (Service animals that assist our disabled guests are the only exception to this policy)
- Appliances with Open/Exposed Heating Coils
- Any Other Items Which May Possibly Threaten the Health or Safety of Residents
If you rent a box fan, you are responsible for returning each fan in good condition and in working order. Participants will be charged $25.00 for fans returned broken or in poor condition.
Telephones are located in the main lounge spaces in the residences and are programmed for basic service that includes access to local, on campus and toll-free calling.
Cooking is limited to warming up food in microwaves available in the residence kitchenettes. Kitchen cookware, plates, and utensils are not provided. Conferees are responsible for cleaning the kitchenettes/kitchens, including emptying of trash. Additional charges will apply if kitchens are not left in the same condition as found.
Participants have the ability to do their laundry for free in the residential laundry rooms.
Each overnight participant will receive a lanyard with swipe card and room key to their assigned room. The lanyard and swipe card are for guests to keep, however the key will
need to be returned at the conclusion of their stay.
Participants are not permitted to move about the College with open alcoholic beverage containers, or to consume alcohol in and around College residential areas in view of other guests, particularly minors, staying in-residence.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere on campus.
If you or your participants lock your keys inside your room during your stay, please contact the Guest Service Agents at 971-563-8113.
There will be a $150.00 charge for each lost residence hall room key not returned by the end of the day of check out. These charges will be assessed to the program.
Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) Hospital, located 5.2 miles from the College at 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Oregon is available for emergency care. Zoom Care Immediate Medical Care, located 3 miles from the College at 111 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, Oregon is available for non-life-threatening illness or injury. Participants are responsible for their own transportation as well as all applicable fees for services received.
Many of the residence halls, due to their age, are not accessible for all individuals. Please be sure to let us know if you have a need for accessible housing or other facilities or services.