About Clark College
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Clark College is Southwest Washington’s largest public institution of higher education. An open-enrollment community college, it welcomes students of all ages and backgrounds pursuing their educational or career paths each quarter. Students can earn high school diplomas, GEDs, certificates, and degrees in a variety of programs including nursing, dental hygiene, and mechatronics, to name a few. Also, Clark's Running Start program enrolls high school students so they can earn college credit for little or no cost.
Clark College's main campus sits on the beautiful 101-acre Vancouver Central Park in the heart of Vancouver, Washington. The college also offers classes on the campus of Washington State University Vancouver and at a satellite location in east Vancouver at the Columbia Tech Center. The college's non-credit Community and Continuing Education program, offers corporate and continuing-education classes. Clark College has collaborated on partnerships with many regional colleges, universities, and technical institutions, allowing students to apply credits earned at Clark toward their bachelor's degrees.
Athletic programs at Clark College include men's and women's basketball, co-ed cross country, men's and women's soccer, softball, volleyball, and baseball. Clark College is a member of the Northwest Athletic Conference.
News and Media
Our Communications and Marketing department works within the college and with media, community, and business partners to tell the story of Clark College. They also run and maintain the main social media channels and clark.edu website.
For important dates, student and public events:
Hours and Location
1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver WA, 98663
Gaiser Hall, Penguin Union Building, O'Connell Sports Center, and Hanna/Hawkins Halls
Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
For department hours, please visit their webpages.
18700 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98683
Monday-Thursday: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Clark College's main campus is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Washington. We also have satellite locations throughout the area.
Events and Rentals
Clark hosts many events that are open to the community throughout the year, including music concerts, athletic events, lectures, and more. Community members may also rent facilities on campus for events.
Arts and Events
Clark College hosts numerous events, such as the ones below:
Most of these events are free and open to the public.
We offer a variety of services and venues that can accommodate groups up to 400. While our primary focus is dedicated to serving students, we are able to offer space rentals to the community outside of class time and on-campus events when spaces are available.