Support Services

Clark College Supports Student to Succeed

At Clark, we understand that everyone who walks through our doors is a unique person with diverse, interesting, and sometimes challenging life circumstances. Whatever your situation, we’re here for you with a range of student support services to help you along your educational journey.

Below, you will find some useful resources to help you be a healthy, engaged, and successful member of the Penguin Nation.

Community

DreamersThis webpage provides resources and instructions for DACA students

International Programs: Recruiting, admission, and support for students from around the world, as well as sending Clark students abroad to promote cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity

Office of Diversity and Equity: Serves systemically non-dominant groups as they navigate Clark College, and provides trainings and educational programs around power, privilege, inequity, and social justice

Peer Mentors: Help other students connect to community resources, navigate the college, and work toward academic goals

Student Life: Offers clubs, programs, activities, cultural events, and intercollegiate athletics to enhance the educational experience

Veterans Resource Center: Help veterans and their dependents get connected with the resources and networks of support available to them at Clark College and in the local community

Coursework & Technology

Computer LabsClark College provides general computing labs in various locations around the campus for students 

Disability Support Services: Assists those with disabilities in pursuing their educational goals, and ensures that Clark College's services, programs, and activities are accessible

Library: Connects you to quality information on any subject in any format--books, newspapers, journals, films, recordings and more; at the iCommons you can borrow equipment such as laptops or calculators

Student Success Workshops: Free, no sign-up workshops aimed at helping you achieve your personal, educational, and professional goals; topics include stress management, test anxiety, resume building, destroying debt and more

Tech Hub: Provides centralized technical support for students; see webpage for resources to troubleshoot technology on your own

Tutoring: Friendly, supportive, and encouraging tutors assist with Transitional Studies, business, English, math, science, and general education classes; free for Clark students 

Finances

Financial Aid: Resources available to help students cover the costs of expenses to attend college include federal financial aid, grants, scholarships, public benefits, student employment and more

Penguin Jobs: A free online job board designed to connect job seekers with local employers who have employment opportunities

Penguin Pantry: Supports a healthy college community by reducing hunger on campus and connecting students to resources

Veterans Resource Center: Help veterans and their dependents get connected with the resources and networks of support available to them at Clark College and in the local community

Workforce Education Services: Helps connect qualifying students to resources and funding through programs such as Basic Food, Employment & Training, Opportunity Grants, Worker Retraining, and emergency grants

Health & Safety

Counseling and Health Center: Provides high-quality, accessible emotional and physical health care, conveniently located on campus

Dental Hygiene Clinic: High-quality, low-cost dental care provided by Clark College dental hygiene students to adults and children

Disability Support Services: Assists those with disabilities in pursuing their educational goals, and ensures that Clark College's services, programs, and activities are accessible

Fitness Center: Free to students currently enrolled in physical education, fitness trainer, or fitness wellness classes; memberships can also be purchased for $20 per quarter

Health Insurance: Learn about free or low-cost health insurance coverage by visiting the Health Insurance Information page

Intramurals: Recreational leagues for those looking for opportunities to learn a new sport or simply play for fun 

Penguin Pantry: Supports a healthy college community by reducing hunger on campus and connecting students to resources

Security: Services include jumpstarting your car, lockout services, crime prevention, security escorts, and other assistance. Visit the Security webpage to submit a Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment (BITA) form to report concerning or threatening student behavior.

School-Life Balance

Child & Family Services: Full- and half-day child care programs open to Clark students, employees, and the greater community

eLearning: Options that give students the opportunity to attend classes beyond the traditional on-campus experience, including online, hybrid, and web-ehnanced classes

eTutoring: Online assistance available to currently enrolled Clark students via e-Chat or e-Questions in a variety of subjects

Work Study: Flexible and convenient part-time employment opportunities to help students pay for school



For a complete list of available services, view the Student Support directory.