First-Time College Student

First-time college students are new students who have had no previous college experience. Though many first-time college students are students who have recently graduated from high school, any new student who has no college experience belongs in this category.

First-Time College Students

Steps to Enroll:

  1. Apply for Admissions

    Apply either online at our Admissions webpage or in-person at the Welcome Center in Gaiser Hall

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  2. Pay the $25 Application Fee

    Pay at the Cashier’s Office online or in-person at Gaiser Hall.

  3. Meet with an Enrollment Navigator

    Review your remaining enrollment requirements. Connecting with your Enrollment Navigator during your entry process is highly recommended!

    Email start@clark.edu to schedule an appointment.

  4. Apply for Financial Aid

    Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at fafsa.ed.gov. More funding options can be found on our Financial Aid webpage.

  5. Review and Complete Placement

    Visit our Placement webpage. You must complete placement prior to attending an Orientation.

  6. Attend an Orientation

    Prepare for your first term at Clark College. Sign-up on the Orientation for New Students webpage.

  7. Register for Classes

    Register online on your My Clark student account.