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Academic Advising

About

Our team of academic advisors are here to help you develop your plan for reaching your educational goals. We can assist with class selection, degree requirements, major declaration, registration procedures, transfer information, college policies, and more. 

If you are a Running Start student, visit the Running Start homepage to view contact information and learn about the program.

Contact

Advising Services
Gaiser Hall 108
Phone: (360) 992-2345 - Fax: (360) 992-2985

Hours

Virtual Appointments - Monday -Thursday
9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m
Virtual (ZOOM) Office - Monday -Thursday
10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m
Virtual Appointments Only - Friday
8:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m

 

Welcome to Advising Services at Clark College!
Your team of Academic Advisors look forward to meeting with you and working with you as you embark on this educational journey, gain skills for your current or future career and see you complete your goals.

New Students:

On-line New Student Orientation is required before meeting with an Academic Advisor.  To make the most of your appointment, you will need to have valid placement for math and English and identify your major or area of study.

Current Students: 

If you need assistance with class selection for the upcoming term, schedule your virtual or on-campus appointment with an Academic Advisor.

All appointments are scheduled through Microsoft Bookings and hosted through Microsoft Teams.

How to join your scheduled advising appointment

If joining from a desktop, simply follow the weblink provided in your original email confirmation or email reminders. After following the link, you’ll have the option to join the meeting directly on the web or to download the windows web app. Both options work great!

If joining from a mobile device, follow the weblink provided in your original email conformation or email reminders. After following the link you’ll be prompted to download the Teams app if not already installed. A download of Microsoft Teams is required to join your appointment on a mobile device.

Find more details about Microsoft Teams meetings.

How to Schedule an Appointment

Select the area of study (or student type) appointment from the list below. Select the preference to meet on-campus or virtually. Identify the reason for your visit and select the advisor you would like to meet with. If you leave the advisor selection as “anyone”, the next available advisor will be assigned to you for your appointment and their name will be included in your appointment confirmation.

Book Appointment for Transfer Programs

Clark College offers various programs to explore your creativity, express your artistic voice and vision, study about the world we live in and how culture, society and history affects us currently.  Students interested in earning an Associate of Arts degree or transfer degree will find many options available at Clark. Meet with an advisor to discuss the Associate of Arts degree and how to transform it into a degree that meets your needs now, and as you consider transfer in the future.

Book Appointment for Running Start

Students enrolled as a Junior or Senior in their high school may enroll at Clark College, through the Running Start program. Take college classes for credit towards your high school diploma and get college credits. Some students can earn an associate degree while also graduating from their local high school. Meet with an advisor to discuss how to maximize your time at Clark to meet High School requirements and College prerequisites, or discuss degree options at Clark.

Book Appointment for Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical

Clark College’s Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical area of study takes you out of the classroom and into shop environments that simulate real-world work settings. Meet with an advisor to discuss programs like: Welding, Diesel and Mechatronics.

Book Appointment for Business and Entrepreneurship

Choose between programs focused on business, culinary arts, or office settings. You can also continue past your associate degree by earning a Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management. Meet with an advisor to discuss programs like: Marketing, Accounting, Small Business Management, Cuisine and Baking

Book Appointment for Computer Support and Network Technology

With an emphasis on innovation, collaboration, and creative problem-solving, our programs prepare students for a rapidly changing global society. Meet with an advisor to discuss programs like: Cybersecurity, Network Technology, Web Development and Computer Support. These appointments are for non-engineering students, Engineering students should see information below (Engineering).

Book Appointment for Health Care and BioScience (Pre-Health)

Clark College’s Health care and BioScience programs prepare you for a range of settings, including home care, hospitals, medical offices, pharmacies, dental offices, and more. Meet with and advisor to discuss programs like: Nursing, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy, Medical Assisting, Dental Hygiene and Pre-Health transfer

Book Appointment for Engineering and Computer Science

Clark College Faculty Advisors will assist students interested in fields in engineering, including mechanical, civil, electrical, computer and biochemical. Computer Science students can schedule with faculty advisors as well.

Please visit their Google Calender for appointment availability: Engineering and Computer Science Online Google Calendar

Advising Services Virtual Office Hours

Meeting ID: 998 4975 6712

Meet with an advisor to discuss academic planning, schedule adjustments, permission numbers for courses, and start-of-the-term assistance. One of our advisors will meet with you individually for approximately 15 minutes. We can provide support with academic advising questions and assist with setting appointments to meet with an Academic Advisor. When you arrive in the Zoom session, you will be sent to a "Waiting Room" prior to joining, as there may be other students in line. Please have your ctcLink ID number and your photo ID ready.

Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Or reach us at:  advising@clark.edu