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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.

Scheduled Personal Visit

Thanks for scheduling your visit!

You will receive a confirmation email that contains a letter, map of campus and parking pass. Prior to the visit, you will receive a courtesy confirmation text to the mobile number provided.

Below you can find important information concerning your visit day. We can’t wait to CU!

Clarke Address:
Clarke University
1550 Clarke Drive
Dubuque, IA 52001


You may park in any of the three lots on campus, however there is designated parking in the lot across from May Josita Hall. Be sure to place the parking pass on mirror or dashboard.

Check In

You can enter the building through the Wahlert Atrium (the big glass building in the middle of campus). The Welcome Desk in the lobby will direct you to the Admissions Office. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to assigned check in time.

Typical Appointment lengths:

  • Tours – 1 hour and are led by a current Clarke student.
  • Faculty appointments – 30 minutes.
  • Admissions appointments – 30 minutes.
  • Athletics/Activities (music/drama/etc.) appointments – 30 minutes.