Skip to main content

Clark College - Home of the Penguin Nation

Financial Aid Office Closed June 10-28

Financial Aid office will be closed to focus on processing aid packages as we adjust to new federal systems. Priority given for summer enrollment. Your offer will be emailed to you as soon as your eligibility is determined. Please find answers on the FAQs page OR visit One Stop in Gaiser Hall. Submit forms though ctcLink or in person at One Stop in Gaiser, Mon - Thurs, 9am – 4pm. If you plan to start Summer or Fall term, please register for classes asap.

FAQshttps://www.clark.edu/enroll/paying-for-college/financial-aid/faq.php
Related Links

Disability Support Services (DSS)

About DSS

Clark College and the Disability Support Services (DSS) office assist students with disabilities in pursuing their educational goals. Clark College is committed to ensure its programs and services are accessible and inclusive for students with disabilities. Through DSS, students with disabilities can request accommodations to ensure equal access and discuss their concerns regarding barriers encountered. DSS will primarily focus on approving and providing, in partnership with faculty, student disability accommodations for classes.

We also strive to create a welcoming environment for diverse students seeks disability accommodations. We also promote Clark's Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) events and resources.

Visit ODEI page

Interested in getting accommodations?

View the Steps for Requesting Accommodations located in the right navigation for steps to getting started. Step 1 is a short Getting Started questionnaire. If you are a current student or a prospective student with a disability and feel you would benefit from accommodation, we hope you will contact the Disability Support Services Office! We are here to support you on your educational path.

Steps for Requesting Accommodations

Need a Sign Language Interpreter or captioning?

DSS can try to provide interpreters for meetings, classes, or events with advanced notice. New students can also request interpreters if you plan to visit campus There is a national shortage of interpreters but we are doing our best. Please request as early as you can and if there is a secondary time for your meeting, please add that in the note section at the end of the request form: Request a Sign Language Interpreter or Captioning.

Request a Sign Language Interpreter or Captioning

Hours of Operation

We offer in person, zoom, and phone meetings.

Contact

Main Phone

360-992-2314

If you have to leave a message, we will return the message within 2 business days and often earlier.

Video Phone for ASL

360-991-0901

Email

dss@clark.edu

Fax Phone

360-992-2879

Spring Term Hours

Mondays - Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
In-person

Fridays: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Remote support available

Closed Tuesday 6/25 for Training
Remote support available (email/phone/Zoom appointments)

For Thursdays and Fridays when we are remote:
Scheduled proctoring appointments in advance will still occur, students need to schedule 5 business days in advanced. Students can schedule in myDSS or contact us for support.

Physical Location

Penguin Union Building (PUB) 013. Visit our Campus Maps webpage or contact us for location questions.

Campus Map

Upcoming Events and/or Activities:

 

Finals Chill Out Space:

Winter Term: Tuesday, March 19th, 11a.m.-3p.m. in PUB 002 (formerly Career Services). Space for relaxing or studying with FREE grab & go snacks, an art station, and quiet music. There will also be a DSS staff person or DSS peer mentor available if you need to check in with someone 1:1. This event is located down the hallway from Disability Support Services in room PUB 002.

 

Disability Peer Mentors:

Are you a newer DSS student who wants to check in with a mentor about your accommodations? Or are you struggling with your courses and want some peer support? Do you want to just hang out with students with disabilities? If you are interested in learning about our peer mentor program, email DSS at dss@clark.edu.

 

ADHD Skills Group:

On Zoom, Wednesdays at 1p.m., starting January 31.

Group is 6 weeks long, registration open until 2/7.

Open to all Clark students with ADHD, or ADHD-like challenges.

Do you struggle to stay focused, get motivated, or follow through on assignments? Has online learning been a challenge? Then this group is for you! Our group is a place to form connections with other students dealing with similar issues, share ideas, and learn ADHD management skills to help you succeed in the college environment. Contact Beth with questions at evanbuecken@clark.edu.

Register for the ADHD Skills Group
 

Autism Spectrum Success Group:

On Zoom, Thursdays from 12-1pm, starting Feb 1st.

Group is 5 weeks long, registration open until 2/8.

Open to all Clark students with Autism or suspected Autism.

Do you identify as neurodivergent/Autistic/a student on the Autism Spectrum, including Asperger's Syndrome? Interested in making new friends, checking in on your week, and discussing strategies for personal and academic success? Join us for our exciting 5-week Autism Spectrum Group! We will meet over Zoom every Thursday from 12pm-1pm starting the 4th week of each quarter (excluding summers). This is a friendly, supportive environment that is affirming of the neurodiversity paradigm. Group is open to any Clark College student with Autism or suspected Autism. For more information, please email Shayna (scollins@clark.edu).

Register for the Autism Support Group
 

Student with Disabilities Luncheon:

Winter term Students with Disabilities Luncheon with guest speaker on Thursday, March 7th, from 12-1pm in PUB 161. Sponsored by Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.