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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.


Being able to communicate appropriately and effectively is one of the most important life skills you can gain. You’ll demonstrate excellent use of written, oral, and nonverbal communication proficiencies in a variety of social, professional, and scholarly settings. You’ll be able to concisely convey thoughts and accurately interpret the message of your peers.

Examples of Communication:

  • Giving oral presentations
  • Writing papers
  • Cornerstone courses
  • Divisional level courses such as Child and Adolescent Development, Introduction to Life Sciences, American Drama, Literary Ventures, and more.
  • All Capstone courses