Home - Degrees & Courses Small Classes, Big Results Lewis and Clark Community College is committed to the most fundamental principles of human dignity, equality of opportunity and academic freedom. That's why our motto is "empowering people." We offer a variety of degree and certificate programs, as well as transfer options, GED options, high school partnership options and continuing education options to meet the needs of the diverse student population we serve. Our small class sizes promote one-on-one attention with instructors and student interaction in the classroom, as well as a personalized learning experience. In addition, various student services and opportunities to get involved in campus life all help make your time at Lewis and Clark invaluable and enjoyable. Look through our programs to find your path, or get started by registering today! Academic Calendar 2017-2018 Note: Off-campus classes and district high schools will meet each semester according to the schedule of the individual school districts August 14 - 18 Faculty in-service August 21 Fall classes (on and off campus) begin September 04 Labor Day Holiday (campus closed) October 16 Online registration for Winter intersession begins October 16 Online registration for Spring begins October 16 Mid-fall session begins October 23 Open registration for Spring begins October 23 Open registration for Winter intersession begins November 10 Veterans Day Holiday (campus closed) November 15 Last day to petition for Fall graduation November 22 Thanksgiving recess (campus open, no classes) November 23 - 26 Thanksgiving recess (campus closed) December 14 Last day of Fall classes (semester ends at 10:30 p.m.) December 18 Winter intersession classes begin December 23 -January 01 Holiday recess (campus closed) January 08 - 12 Faculty in-service January 12 Last day of Winter intersession classes January 15 MLK Holiday (campus closed) January 16 Spring classes (on and off campus) begin February 09 Online registration for Summer begins February 12 Open registration for Summer begins February 15 Last day to petition for Spring graduation March 12 Online registration for Fall begins March 12 - 16 Spring break (campus open, no classes) March 15 Last day to petition for Summer graduation March 19 Regular Spring classes resume March 19 Mid-spring session begins March 19 Open registration for Fall begins March 30 -April 01 Easter recess (campus closed) May 11 Last day of Spring classes (semester ends at 4:30 p.m.) May 16 Commencement May 21 -August 10 Twelve Week Summer Option May 28 Memorial Day holiday (campus closed) June 04 -July 27 Eight Week Summer Option June 07 GED Graduation July 04 Independence Day holiday observed (campus closed) Click here for the full 2016-2017 academic calendar.