Student Affairs Resources and Services

Student Affairs Resources and Services

Admissions and Prospective Students

Ready for the next step in your education? Our Welcome Center is the first point of contact for all prospective students, new and current students, and community members.  For additional information visit the Welcome Center web page.

Functions

  • Campus tours
  • Enrollment Labs
  • Information sessions
  • Penguin Welcome Days
  • Prospective student assistance
  • Recrutment and enrollment services

 

Staff

Vanessa Watkins - Associate Director of Entry Services 360-992-2961
vwatkins@clark.edu

Amy Tam - Recruitment and Enrollment Specialist 360-992-2770
Atam@clark.edu

Hanna Maxwell - Recruitment and Enrollment Specialist  360-992-2312
hmaxwell@clark.edu

Tyler Bieber - Recruitment and Enrollment Specialist 360-992-2560
tbieber@clark.edu

Abby Thompson - Entry Services Staff 360-992-2786
aethompson@clark.edu

Beth Means - Entry Services Staff 360-992-2786
bmeans@clark.edu

Student Ambassadors 360-992-2078
Start@clark.edu

Advising and Credentials Services

Our team of academic advisors is here to help you develop your plan for reaching your educational goals. We can assist with class selection, degree requirements, major declaration, transfer information, college policies, and more.  For additional information visit the Advising Services web page. 

 

Functions

  • Academic program options
  • Academic standing concerns
  • College success resources
  • Degree requirements
  • Educational planning
  • Financial aid time frame appeals
  • Graduation planning
  • Policies and procedures
  • Transfer programs
  • Reviewing unofficial transcripts

Advising Staff

John Maduta - Director of Advising 360-992-2505
jmaduta@clark.edu

Shelley Ostermiller - Associate Director of Advising - Health Occupations Division 360-992-2636
mostermiller@clark.edu

Tasaday Turner - Associate Director of Advising - Transfer Division 360-992-2250
tturner@clark.edu

Credentials Staff

Peg Estes - Credentials Staff  360-992-2191
mestes@clark.edu

Jenn Benton - Credentials Staff 360-992-2276
jbenton@clark.edu

Enrollment and Registration

We help students take steps to reach their educational goals. Our staff assists with online and in-person services for registration processes, enrollment verification, and official transcript requests. For additional information visit the Registration web page. 

Career Services

Our Career Advisors and Employment Specialists are available to work with you one-on-one to identify the right career for you, answer questions, and assist with your job search.  For additional information visit the Career Services web page. 

Counseling and Health Services

Counselors are available to help students make changes that will enable them to achieve success in their personal, academic, and professional lives. The counselors provide free, short-term goal-focused counseling. Counselors support students in self-development, goal setting, and problem solving to enhance student success. Academic, personal, and mental health counseling is available.  For additional information visit the Counseling and Health Center web page. 

Disability Support Services

Clark College and the Disability Support Services  (DSS) Office staff 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. For additional information visit the Disability Support Services web page. 

Paying for College

Financial Aid: Our office provides different types of funding to help you cover the cost of education expenses, including tuition, fees, books, and supplies.  For additional information visit the Financial Aid web page. 

Scholarships: Funding for scholarships comes from local high schools, employers, local, civic and community organizations, foundations and private sources. The Clark College Foundation is one of the largest community college foundations in the country and offers several scholarships to Clark College students each year.  For additional information visit the Scholarship web page. 

Veterans Resource Center: We will assist students in regards to setting up their VA education benefits at Clark College. For additional information visit the Veterans Resource Center - Funding web page. 

Workforce Education Services:  Workforce Education Services administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are pursuing vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs and certificates as well as Transitional Studies programs. Students may receive assistance with tuition, fees and books as well as help in accessing other supports to include public benefits. For additional information visit the Workforce Education Services (WES) web page.