About Support Services
When we talk about students being successful in college, we’re not just talking about academics. True success happens when you’re taking care of all the parts that make up your whole self. Here at Clark, we offer many services and resources to help support your emotional, academic, social, and financial wellness so that you can thrive—both inside and outside the classroom.
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Find the Support You Need
Click on the categories below to find a wide range of support services—from free tutoring to subsidized child care—designed to help support you on your educational journey.
For a complete list of available services, view Clark College's directory.
Academic Wellness: help with coursework and technology
Computer Labs: Clark 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
eLearning: Provides options for online, hybrid, and web-enhanced classes for scheduling flexibility and convenience
Libraries: Connecting you to information on any subject in any format—books, newspapers, journals, films, recordings, and more; you can also borrow equipment such as laptops and calculators
MyPlan: Access your MyPlan activities that you started in Orientation or in College 101, so you can stay on track with your academic, career, and financial plans
Student Success Workshops:>Free, no-signup workshops to help you succeed personally, academically, and professionally; topics range from destroying debt to test anxiety to resume building
Tech Hub: Trained student workers can help you troubleshoot technology issues with Canvas, email, online student services, connectivity, Microsoft Office, and more
Tutoring: Free, friendly, and supportive tutors can help current students with subjects including Transitional Studies, business, English, math, science, and general education classes
eTutoring: Online assistance available to currently enrolled Clark students via e-Chat or e-Questions in a variety of subjects
Social Wellness: find your community and build your interpersonal skills
Dreamers: Resources and instructions for DACA students
International Programs: Offers support for students from around the world, as well as study abroad programs to promote cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Intramurals: Recreational leagues for those looking to learn a new sport or simply have fun
Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Program: Supports underrepresented students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs through resources, community, and professional development
Office of Diversity and Equity: A welcoming, inclusive, and safe place on campus where students, faculty, and staff can connect with their communities and learn about others.
Student Life: Clubs, activities, cultural events, athletic programs, and leadership opportunities to help you connect with other students with similar interests and goals.
Veterans Resource Center: Helps veterans and their families get connected with resources and support including books, dental care, tutoring and more.
Financial Wellness and School/Life balance: funding and budgeting help
Career Center: Assistance with career and educational planning, employment preparation, and financial literacy
Child & Family Studies: Full- and half-day child care programs open to Clark students, employees, and the greater community
Emergency Grants Application: Apply for an emergency grant for students experiencing a financial emergency or unanticipated expenses.
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
Financial Wellness: Need help creating a financial plan? Learn about how to manage your expenses and make education financial decisions that will be sustainable after you graduate.
Penguin Jobs: A free online job board to connect job seekers with local employers
Penguin Pantry: A safe, comfortable place to get something to eat, pick up personal necessities, and connect with additional resources
Workforce Education Services: Helps connect qualifying students to assistance with tuition, books, fees, subsidized child care, and other federal benefits
Work Study: Flexible and convenient part-time employment opportunities to help you pay for school
Physical and Emotional Wellness: help with staying safe and healthy
Counseling and Health Center: High-quality, accessible mental and physical health care conveniently located on campus
Dental Hygiene Clinic: High-quality, low-cost dental care for adults and children, provided by Clark College dental hygiene students
Disability Support Services: Assists students with disabilities in pursuing their educational goals and ensures Clark College’s services and programs are accessible
Fitness Center: Free to students currently enrolled in physical education or fitness classes; memberships can also be purchased
Health Insurance: Free or low-cost health insurance coverage may be available to students through the Washington State Health Insurance Marketplace.
Penguin Pantry: Supports a healthy college community by reducing hunger on campus and connecting students to resources
Security & Safety: Services include car jump-starts, lockout services, crime prevention, security escorts, and responding to safety concerns
Survivor Support: Support for survivors of sexual assault, stalking, domestic and dating abuse, and gender-based harassment