The Office of International Programs (OIP) serves as a center for international students. Here the friendly staff assists international students with everything from immigration and academic advising to practical issues like finding housing options or opening a bank account. No question is too small to ask at the OIP. The office is in the Penguin Union Building (PUB), Room 012. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions you may have. However, there are many resources and people around Clark College who are available to help with any question, concern or interest you may have. Please see the following description which lists a few.
Immigration & Guidance Services
The Office of International Programs provides all international students with an International Student Advisor who will work with you throughout the application process, welcome you upon arrival and provide support and immigration information to you throughout your time at Clark College.
Academic & Transfer Advising
An International Academic Advisor is available for you by appointment in the Office of International Programs. You can discuss your program requirements and select classes for the upcoming quarter.You are encouraged to see your advisor each quarter.
International Peer Mentor Program
The International Peer Mentor Program connects new international students with current Clark College students who are interested in helping international students in their Clark College and cultural transition. International Peer Mentors will help new international students acclimate to life at Clark College and in the U.S. during Orientation and by inviting them to activities and social events, introducing them to many of the College traditions such as sporting events, theatre productions, Spring Thing, International Education Week and the Sakura Festival. New international students will be assigned to an International Peer Mentor prior to the start of the quarter by the International Programs Office. Selected students will be assigned to groups consisting of approximately seven to ten international students. This one-year volunteer appointment is a great opportunity to build important intercultural leadership skills!
Deadline to apply to become an International Peer Mentor for 2014-15 Academic Year is June 6, 2014:
The Diversity Center, located in Gaiser Hall 214, is a welcoming and
safe place for the entire Clark community (students, faculty, staff, and
community members) to learn about and engage with issues of diversity,
inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, and social justice.
The Diversity Center hosts regular conversations, film screenings, workshops, and other events in our comfortable gathering space.
If you are wondering how to be more involved in student activities, Student Life at Clark College has around nearly 50 clubs, organizations and programs, in addition to a wide variety of special activities, cultural events and intercollegiate athletic programs.
Clark College has a Writing and Tutoring Center which is easily accessible to all students. If you need extra help in a subject for a few days or for the duration of the quarter, you can visit the Tutoring Center and meet with a tutor. The Tutoring/Writing Center is in Hawkins Hall, Room 102. It is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Language Center is located in Bauer Hall, Room 101. Please call (360) 992-2694 for more information.
Computer Labs/Computing Services
There are computer labs in five locations on campus. There are tutors available to help you when you need help or if you have a question.
Anna Pechanec Hall, Room 102
Bauer Hall, Room 105
Cannell Library, Room 203
Scarpelli Hall, Room 017 and Room 135
Career and Employment Services
The Career and Employment Services Center provides educational, career and personal counseling at no charge to students. Counselors can help students identify interests and abilities, explore educational options and develop job skills.
The Career and Employment Services Center is in Gaiser Hall. The telephone number is 360-992-2902.
Health Services provides many free or low-cost services to students. Emphasis in care is placed on prevention and early intervention for the highest possible level of wellness. Student resources within Health Services include a self-care area, telephone and relaxation room. Counselors are available to offer advice and support if you are feeling depressed or anxious.
The Health Center is in the Health Sciences Building, Room 124. It is open Monday through Friday for walk-ins or appointments. The telephone number is 360-992-2264 or e-mail email@example.com.