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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

Benefits and Services

The Alumni Relations Office is here to help you in any way you need. Please take part in the following resources extended to you.


  • Nationwide alumni event invitations
  • Annual Homecoming invitations
  • Connect with fellow alumni on the Clarke Alumni Facebook page
  • Free on-campus athletic event admission
  • Event planning assistance for alumni-hosted events in your region
  • Exclusive regional, national and international travel opportunities


  • Free Nicholas J. Schrup Library access, including research databases
  • Affordable access to nationally renowned speakers, presenters and musicians through the Edward J. and Cathy Gallagher Arts at Clarke Series and Mackin-Mailander Lecture Series

Series Programs

  • Class auditing opportunities
  • Free access to Your Best U lecture events – Clarke’s development and educational series
  • Programming, lectures and events facilitated by faculty and students


  • Access to the Career Services Office providing assistance in resume writing, salary negotiation and networking
  • Access to the College Central Network to search for jobs, post resumes and create career portfolios that can be shared directly with prospective employers
  • Network with other alumni through the Clarke University Alumni Network on LinkedIn
  • Application fees waved for all alumni entering Clarke graduate and doctoral programs
  • Deposit fees waved for all alumni entering Clarke Master’s programs
  • Resources to request transcripts and diploma copies


  • Celebrate liturgy in the Sacred Heart Chapel throughout the school year
  • Opportunities to participate in service trips and retreats

News and Updates


  • An annual 20% discount coupon to the Whitlow Campus Store (emailed the month of your birthday)
  • A discount of 10% on individual or family fitness memberships to the Robert and Ruth Kehl Center
  • Discounts on events hosted on Clarke’s campus such as weddings

Give Back

  • Volunteer on campus through the Alumni Board, special committees or presentations
  • Host alumni events in your area
  • Support the academic department, special project or enrichment area that means most to you with an annual gift
  • Establish endowed funds or include Clarke in your estate plans