Clark College Supports Survivors
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Are you looking for support, information, advice, or a referral?
Trained support specialists are ready to help.
RAINN National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline
Online chat | 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) | TTY: 1-800-810-7440
Services available 24/7
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If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic or dating abuse, or stalking, the most powerful thing you can do is to report it.
Submit a Title IX Report
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Would you feel safer with a security escort to your car or class?
Contact security. They’re here to help.
Learn more about Security and Safety
7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday
7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Friday
Sexual misconduct—which includes sexual assault, sexual/gender harassment and discrimination,
domestic and dating abuse, and stalking—can happen to people of all genders, all sexual
orientations, and all backgrounds. Clark College is committed to supporting students
and employees who are survivors of sexual misconduct.
At Clark, we believe that all members of our community …
- deserve to be safe
- deserve to be respected
- deserve to be heard
…and nothing you have done can change the fact that you deserve these things.
We recognize that you may need support in other areas of your life. Below are key
resources for available to Clark College students from food and toiletries, to counseling
and medical support, to housing assistance.
Monday through Thursday:
7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Security escorts available 24/7
CCW (WSU Vancouver Security)
The Penguin Pantry
- Grab-to-go snacks
- Toiletries and school supplies
Penguin Union Building (PUB), Room 162 (across from the Student Life Office)
Learn more about the Penguin Pantry...
Clark College Counseling and Health Center
- Mental Health Counseling
- Health Services
- Self Care
Health Sciences Building (HSC) Room 124
Learn more about the Counseling and Health Center...
Workforce Education Services
- Displaced Homemakers
- Emergency Grants
- Homelessness Prevention
- Connection to Public Benefits
Gaiser Hall, Room 215
Phone: (360) 992-2729
Learn more about Workforce Education Services...
What is consent?
Permission for something to happen or agreement to do something. Consent is informed, enthusiastic, and revocable.
What does it mean to be incapacitated?
Incapacitation occurs when an individual lacks the ability to knowingly choose to participate in sexual conduct. A person who is incapacitated cannot make a rational, reasonable decision because the person lacks the ability to understand his or her decision.
What is sexual harassment and sexual assault?
Sexual assault: Any intentional sexual contact or intercourse without a person’s affirmative consent.
Sexual harassment: harassment in a workplace, or other professional or social situation, involving the making of unwanted sexual advances or obscene remarks.
What is meant by confidentiality?
The state of keeping or being kept secret or private.
What is domestic violence?
Violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner.
What is gender based harassment?
If you experience acts of aggression, intimidation, stalking, or hostility based on gender or gender stereotyping, this may be gender-based harassment. Threats or non-consensual disclosure of a person’s gender identity or that a person is transgender or non-binary (i.e. “outing”) is also gender-based harassment.
What is stalking?
A course of unwanted attention that is repeated or obsessive, directed toward an individual or a group and that is reasonably likely to cause alarm, fear or substantial emotional distress