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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.

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.

Clark College's directory

Academic Wellness: help with coursework and technology

Computer LabsClark 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

LibrariesConnecting 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 HubTrained student workers can help you troubleshoot technology issues with Canvas, email, online student services, connectivity, Microsoft Office, and more

TutoringFree, 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 ProgramsOffers 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 EquityA welcoming, inclusive, and safe place on campus where students, faculty, and staff can connect with their communities and learn about others.

Student LifeClubs, activities, cultural events, athletic programs, and leadership opportunities to help you connect with other students with similar interests and goals.

Veterans Resource CenterHelps 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 JobsA free online job board to connect job seekers with local employers

Penguin PantryA safe, comfortable place to get something to eat, pick up personal necessities, and connect with additional resources

Workforce Education ServicesHelps 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 CenterHigh-quality, accessible mental and physical health care conveniently located on campus

Dental Hygiene ClinicHigh-quality, low-cost dental care for adults and children, provided by Clark College dental hygiene students

Disability Support ServicesAssists students with disabilities in pursuing their educational goals and ensures Clark College’s services and programs are accessible

Fitness CenterFree to students currently enrolled in physical education or fitness classes; memberships can also be purchased

Health InsuranceFree 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 & SafetyServices include car jump-starts, lockout services, crime prevention, security escorts, and responding to safety concerns

Survivor SupportSupport for survivors of sexual assault, stalking, domestic and dating abuse, and gender-based harassment