Resources

Below is a collection of free resources available at Clark College to help address your academic, career, personal, and financial needs.

Academic Assistance and Tutoring

Clark College Student Tutoring Services are designed to provide individualized attention that supports student learning and academic success. Our friendly, supportive, and encouraging tutors assist with most English, math, science, and general education classes offered at Clark College. Tutors will also help you to develop skills and confidence to become a stronger, more independent learner. Students who come in for tutoring may also access computers, software, handouts, reference materials, and other resources. 

STEM Help Center

STEM tutors provide assistance with all levels of math, chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, and other STEM subjects. Help is available on a drop-in or appointment basis.

 Language & Writing Center

Our Language and Writing Center has tutors available to help students with all types of writing—essay assignments, journals, research papers, resumes, scholarship essays, and more. Assistance is available at all stages of the writing process, from generating ideas for an assignment or reviewing a completed draft. Although tutors do not edit or proofread, they can help students determine their tendencies concerning grammar errors, explain general concepts, and offer strategies that lead to more effective writing. Language students can meet with a tutor for conversation practice and help with written and oral assignments in English, Japanese, Spanish, and ASL. All services are available on a drop-in or appointment basis.

 Accounting & Business Center

 The Accounting & Business Center provides a ssistance for most accounting, business, and economics courses. Drop-in only.

Transitional Studies Tutoring Center

 

The Transitional Studies Tutoring Center provides free learning support to students enrolled in CAP and ESL classes at Clark College. The center provides:

  • Specialized one-on-one, group, and in-class tutoring
  • English conversation and pronunciation practice groups
  • Computers with educational software
  • A learning resource library

 Tutoring Commons at Columbia Tech Center (CTC)

The Tutoring Commons provides limited tutoring in some general education subjects. Tutor availability varies by quarter; please consult the online schedule for current offerings.

 eTutoring (Online Tutoring Services)

Free online tutoring is available to students, 24/7, at etutoring.org. Go to the site and select "Clark College" from the drop-down menu under "Western eTutoring Consortium" and follow the log-in instructions.

LearningExpress Library

Interactive practice tests and tutorials for academic or licensing tests are available through our library guides. Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and individualized analysis of results. Improve math skills, reading comprehension or get ready for a GED test. Prepare for a career certification test in Civil Service, Nursing & Allied Health or Law Enforcement, etc. This database features a great number and variety of instantly scored online practice tests to facilitate self-paced learning.

  

Disability Support Services

Clark College Disability Support Services (DSS) assist those with disabilities in pursuing their educational goals. The DSS staff is committed to assuring Clark College, its services, programs, and activities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. The institution takes seriously its responsibility to follow both the spirit and letter of all pertinent federal and state mandates.

Location: Penguin Union Building (PUB), Room 013
Phone: 360-992-2314
Video phone: 360-991-0901

Academic Planning and Career Guidance

Academic Advising

Our Advising staff specializes in assisting students with educational planning, academic advising for Clark College degrees, transfer information and academic problem-solving. Contact the Advising Center for information about program-specific advising. 

 Student Success Programs

Want to get and stay on track towards graduation? Are you concerned about your grades and how to manage all that you have going on? Are you new to campus, and want advice on how to be successful at Clark? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should visit the Student Success Programs office. Friendly and knowledgeable staff and peer mentors are here to help you to identify and achieve your goals, and connect you with free resources and services at Clark.


clark.edu/student_services/student_success/index.php
Location: Penguin Union Building, Room 002
Phone: 360-992-2704

 Career Services & Advising

Career Services offers free advising to those who are exploring which area of study is right for them, seeking career and employment-related information, or need help with their job search. Resources include a computer lab with access to multiple career search services, an extensive library of books and videos, and one-on-one appointments with career advisors and employment specialists.


Assistance with Personal Difficulties

Counseling & Health Center

Counseling

Counselors can help students identify interests and abilities, explore educational options, minimize obstacles to success, handle personal concerns, deal with anxiety and fears, cope with stress, manage test anxiety and increase assertiveness. Counseling is available by appointment.

Health

Clark provides many low-cost services to students, with an emphasis on prevention, self-care and early intervention. Student resources include a self-care area, health education, health exams for HEOC programs and sports programs, primary care and counseling/mental health care. 

Student Success Workshops

Student Success Workshops are offered quarterly. Topics include: Test-Taking Tips, Stress Management, Reading for College Success, Test Anxiety, Time Management, Note Taking for College Success, Career Exploration and more. 

 Penguin Pantry

The Penguin Pantry provides students with a safe, comfortable place to address immediate hunger and other basic needs, and connects them with additional resources and services as needed. These include counseling, public benefits, and connection to local food banks and other local services. The Pantry stocks non-perishable snacks and basic toiletries for students.

 Legal Consultation

Free, one-time legal consultation is available to students. Thirty-minute consultation appointments are offered once a week through fall, winter and spring quarters. Multilingual legal counsel on family, criminal, and contract issues for students is available as needed.
Location: Appointments arranged through the Student Life office, Penguin Union Building (PUB), Room 160.
Phone: 360-992-2404

 

eLearning and Computing Resources

eLearning

eLearning can assist students with using the technology necessary for online, hybrid, telecourse, teleweb and Weekend Degree program courses as well as eLearning web-enhanced courses. 

 Student IT Help Desk

Student staff can assist you with a variety of computer hardware and software issues, starting the second week of each quarter. 
Location: AA4, Room 110
Phone: 360-992-2562
Email: helpdesk@clark.edu

 Computing Resources

 

Students enrolled for credit classes may use the open computer lab facilities at Clark College. Students are required to show proof of identification to the lab assistant, and student logins are required.

  • Open Computer Labs are available at the following locations:
      • AA4-116
      • APH-102
      • CCW 202 (at WSU-V) ,
        CTC 203 (East County Campus)
      • LIB 203
      • SHL 135
  • Lab hours and computer availability
  • Clark College Computer Use FAQ

 

Paying for College

Community-Building

Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center is staffed with veterans helping student veterans and dependents at Clark College. The GI Bill certifying officials are co-located in the VRC. We have an area to study and computers for your use. 

 Diversity Center

The Diversity Center 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. It also has a lending library full of educational resources. All are welcome!

 Student Life

Student Life understands that your time is limited, so make the most of it by getting involved in something that fits your schedule and matters to you! Check out everything they have to offer.