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Page Updated: December 22, 2015

Location: Portland, Oregon

Does your institution admit undocumented students?

Yes

Do you feel that your institution creates a welcoming and inclusive environment where undocumented students would feel wanted and valued on campus?

Yes

When completing the question on the application regarding citizenship, is there an option to select “non-citizen” or “Other (Non-US)” and if not, should they leave the question blank? Is a blank field permitted when completing an online application?

Lewis & Clark is a Common App member institution and students can select the “Other (Non-US)” option.

Do you recommend that undocumented students disclose their immigration status in the application, including essays or counselor/teacher recommendations?

N/A

For residency and tuition purposes, how does your institution treat undocumented students? (i.e., international, in-state, out-of-state, etc.)

International

Does your institution offer institutional aid or any type of merit/talent scholarships to undocumented students?

Yes. See this webpage for more information on financial aid and merit-based scholarships: http://www.lclark.edu/offices/international/financial_aid/

How would an undocumented student apply for need-based aid at your institution? Are they required to complete a CSS Profile or an institutional financial aid application?

Students should submit the CSS Profile. Lewis & Clark’s CSS code is 4384.

Do you require that students submit a social security number on your admissions application? Can students use zeros to complete this requirement? (i.e., 000-00-0000)

Students can leave the field blank or complete with zeros.

Does your institution offer legal support to help students gain legal status by the time they graduate?

N/A

If there is a specific person in the admissions office who is knowledgeable about the issues pertaining to undocumented students and can serve as a resource for students, families and high school counselors, please list his/her information below:

Peter McKay
Associate Dean of Admissions
503-768-7046
petermckay@lclark.edu

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