First-Time College Student
First-time college students are new students who have had no previous college experience. Though many first-time college students are students who have recently graduated from high school, any new student who has no college experience belongs in this category.
Steps to Enroll
Apply for Admissions
To apply at Clark College please follow the link, which will take you to the state-wide application.
You will receive an email confirmation within 48 hours of applying that contains your ctcLink ID and your next enrollment steps.
Need help with your application?
Call 360-992-2078 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for help.
Apply for Financial Aid
Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) online. More funding options can be found on our Financial Aid webpage.
Activate Your Online Student Account
Meet with an Enrollment Navigator
Review and Complete Placement
Visit our Placement webpage for more information.
Attend an Orientation
Prepare for your first term at Clark College. View your options on the Orientation for New Students webpage.
Register for Classes
Not a first-time college student?
If you are not a first time college student, you may have different steps you need to follow. Review our options to determine what type of student you are and get the correct steps for you!View Student Types
Virtual Support Center
Connect with our services through Zoom in our virtual support center. Here you will view a list of Clark College services and departments that have team members available during virtual office hours. Zoom can be used on a computer, tablet, or smartphone or you can call in.Virtual Support Center