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The college will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

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Veterans Center of Excellence

Clark College is honored to serve US military service members.

The Clark College Veterans Center of Excellence coordinates flexible and comprehensive support all veteran, active duty, and military affiliated students. Our veteran staff is ready to connect and help in anyway we can. Reach out to us today to start your Clark experience.

Your self-sacrifice and that of your family members allows our great country to remain the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Thank you for serving the USA!

Step on the pathway to success

Use the below steps to ensure all the necessary documents are submitted before you start class.

Schedule an appointment with us today to learn about the benefits available to you.

Schedule an Appointment

New Clark Veterans students can download the pdf as a reference guide of the steps to complete before school starts. We want to make sure you are informed and are available to answer any questions you have.

Download the Step-by-Step Checklist (PDF)

Support Services

Our support services address academic, financial, physical, and social needs for veteran students at Clark College.

Support for Disabilities

You do not need to have a VA rated disability or be using VR&E benefits to qualify for accommodations.

Support for Disabilities
Needs & Accommodations

Our VA Center has a quiet study space, computer lab with printers, practical workshops, break areas with comfortable furniture, piano, air hockey table, TVs and more!

Educational & Financial Support

We offer Math, and English tutors, Academic Advisors, text book and calculator loans, textbook purchases, and scholarships for your educational and financial needs.

Get Financial Support

Benefits of The Clark Veterans Center of Excellence

Academic Advising

We have an academic advisor on staff, only available for VCOE students, to build and update a degree plan.

Tutoring for Veterans

The Veterans Resource Center has designated tutors available to help you with your studies in PUB 015.

View Tutoring Schedule

VA Benefit Certification

We have a VA certifying official on staff to ensure that VA benefits are paid while attending school at Clark.

Work Study Opportunities

We can accept students doing work study through the VA. This helps promote a work life balance and time management skills.

Speaker Series

We bring in partners in the community to give specific talks on wellness, finances, and professional development

Veterans Club

Student led organization that fosters connecting with other students.

Our vision:

Make Clark College the first choice for veterans and military-affiliated students

Our mission:

Engaging, supporting, and empowering military-affiliated students to reach their educational goals and prepare them for success

Our Center Includes (PUB 015)

  • Employees and VA work study students to help you with your educational journey
  • Textbook and calculator lending program
  • Snacks, coffee
  • Activities to help you connect with other veteran students at Clark
  • Tutoring for Math, Science, and English
  • Workshops to help you transition into civilian life
  • Academic Workshops to help you excel in academics
  • Computers and printers
  • Big screen TV
  • Study area
  • FUN and networking with other veterans
Penguin Union Building - PUB 015

Connect with Us

We are currently serving students in-person and by appointment (virtual and in-person options).

Visit the Center of Excellence with the Welcome Center

Our veteran staff is able to help you. Check out the space or schedule a meeting.

Location: PUB 015

Register for a Campus Tour
Clark College Veterans COE Staff

The Veteran's Center of Excellence (VCOE)  staff is here to help you be successful so you can focus on obtaining your degree.

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: remote appointments available

Contact the Team
Schedule an Appointment

Meet with an Academic advisor to discuss long term plans.

Ask VCOE staff questions regarding VA benefits, options, concerns, and supports to aid in your success.

Schedule an Appointment