The goal of placement is to assess skills to ensure students are able to successfully engage and complete course content. Many courses at Clark College have placement prerequisites for English and mathematics ability. We utilize a variety of options to support student success. After completing an application for admission and payment of the application fee, official or unofficial documentation of the following may be provided to the Assessment Center located in the Penguin Union Building, Room 015 or Enrollment Services in Gaiser Hall, Room 128:
- High School or college transcript demonstrating completed coursework, GPA, or degree completion.
- Smarter Balanced Scores
- Placement received from a Washington community college for use in Placement Reciprocity.
- Unofficial or official documentation from students residing in qualifying border counties will also be accepted for placement purposes.
Test results may also be mailed to the following: Clark College, Enrollment Services/GHL 128, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663
Please visit our Course Placement Options link for further description of available options.
Other Testing Programs Include:
Hours and Locations:
Main Campus ALEKS and CASAS test check-in hours:
Monday thru Thursday ........ 8:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.
Fridays ......... 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Penguin Union Building 015
Phone: (360) 992-2588
Columbia Tech Center test check-in hours:
Call to confirm availability: (360) 992-6100
Location: Student Services Desk, First Floor Lobby
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Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status, honorably discharged veteran or Vietnam-era veteran status in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Director for Equity and Diversity
Gaiser Hall, Room 214
(360) 992-2355 voice
(360) 991-0901 (VP)
For students with disabilities, Disability Support Services in conjunction with the Welcome Center can provide additional information to assist you in gaining full access to knowledge about the enrollment process at Clark College:
Disability Support Services
Penguin Union Building, Room 013
360-991-0901 Video Phone