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We continue to monitor and prepare for additional cases in Iowa and will adjust the university schedule or classes as needed. Please check our COVID-19 webpage for updates and other information.

Frequently Asked Questions for students can be found here.

*The Admissions and Financial Aid Offices will serve students entirely remotely. Employees of these offices will be available to assist students and their families Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. via their Clarke email and phone extension.  For admissions-related questions, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@clarke.edu or 563-588-6316.  For questions regarding financial aid, please contact the  Financial Aid Office at financialaid@clarke.edu or 563-588-6327.

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Making You Career & Life Ready

Discover Yourself: The Clarke Compass

Through coursework, internships, service, travel, leadership opportunities, and more, Compass helps you choose experiences that make the most of your undergraduate experience at Clarke. You’ll integrate a diverse set of classes, activities, and service into a skill set that prepares you for your career & life in your community and the world.

Find Your Compass
Deann Petitgout

Deann Petitgout

Director of Compass

The value of The Clarke Compass is unparalleled. Developing well-rounded graduates is my goal and passion at Clarke. Students’ participation in coursework, service, activities, and experiences on campus and in the community leave them with an all-inclusive resume employers are looking for.

Clarke University student Ricky enhanced his college experience by participating in many Clarke University clubs and activities.

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