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, Homelessness Prevention Grants, 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.

Survivor Support: Sexual misconduct—which includes sexual assault, sexual/gender harassment and discrimination, domestic and dating abuse, and stalking—can happen to people of all genders, all sexual orientations, and all backgrounds. Clark College is committed to supporting students and employees who are survivors of sexual misconduct.

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.