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 May 16 Commencement May 21 -August 10 Twelve week Summer Semester May 28 Memorial Day holiday (campus closed) June 04 -July 27 Eight week Summer Semester June 07 GED Graduation July 04 Independence Day holiday (campus closed) August 13 - 17 Faculty in-service August 20 Fall Semester begins (on and off campus) September 03 Labor Day holiday (campus closed) October 15 Open registration for Spring Semester begins October 15 Open registration for Winter Intersession begins October 15 Mid-Fall Session begins November 12 Veterans Day holiday (campus closed) November 15 Last day to petition for Fall Graduation November 21 Thanksgiving recess (campus open, no classes) November 22 - 25 Thanksgiving recess (campus closed) December 13 Last day of Fall Semester (ends at 10:30 p.m.) December 17 Winter Intersession begins December 22 -January 01 Holiday recess (campus closed) January 07 - 11 Faculty in-service January 11 Last day of Winter Intersession January 14 Spring Semester begins (on and off campus) January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (campus closed) February 15 Last day to petition for Spring Graduation February 15 Open registration for Summer Semester March 11 Open registration for Fall begins March 11 - 15 Spring recess (campus open, no classes) March 15 Last day to petition for Summer Graduation March 18 Spring Semester resumes March 18 Mid-Spring Semester begins April 19 - 21 Easter recess (campus closed) May 10 Last day of Spring Semester (ends at 4:30 p.m.) Click here for the full 2016-2017 academic calendar.