The Idaho Legislature of 1893 created a normal school in name, but failed to appropriate state funds to provide it with a permanent home. As was typical of that era and the century that followed, the citizens of Lewiston responded with open hearts.
Founded in 1893, Lewis-Clark State is a public undergraduate college with a three-part mission of academic programs, career & technical education programs, and community programs.
One of the top public comprehensive four-year colleges in the West, with its beautiful campus, small classes, and superb faculty, LCSC is often described as a public institution with the feel and quality of a private college.
Career & Advising Service's (CAS) mission is to advise and empower individuals as they explore educational and career options and develop skills to succeed in their career goals.
The Associated Students of Lewis-Clark State College (ASLCSC) is comprised of elected students who represent the student body, interacting with college administrators and faculty to ensure that students enjoy a quality education experience. ASLCSC facilitates "the articulation of student opinions and interests both in governance of the college and to the community; the encouragement of the greatest level of cooperation and communication between students and their organizations; the assurance of full student access to quality education; the provision for programs and services to benefit students; and the encouragement of the highest level of excellence in education."
Student Health Services (SHS) has been a vital service for students at LCSC over the years.LCSC has partnered with St. Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) to continue our high quality and affordable health services for students. This new partnership will give students access to an expanded range of quality health specialties and services as needed.
Lewis-Clark State College’s Residence Life program is dedicated to helping students make an easy transition from high school to college by creating an academically supportive on-campus community where ideas are shared, fun is had, and lifelong friendships are formed.
The Associated Students of Lewis-Clark State College (ASLCSC) is the student body government and the voice of students. ASLCSC is comprised of elected students who represent the student body, interacting with college administrators and faculty to ensure that students enjoy a quality education experience.