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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.


MS1750 (to send on-campus mail)
Wahlert Atrium

Library Hours


(563) 588-6580
By Appointment

Effective April 2, 2020

The library is open by appointment only.

If you need assistance, you can email us at library@clarke.edu to schedule an appointment to check out books or other materials.

We are also able to assist you virtually if you are not needing library materials. See below for several ways to contact library staff.

How to contact library staff:

  • Email
    • library@clarke.edu all library staff will see this
    • You can email individual staff members
  • Chat
    • ​​​​​​​Here: http://libguides.clarke.edu. If available, there will be a chat box under the “Ask a Librarian!” heading.
  • Microsoft Teams
    • In the chat feature, find Jamie Byerly, Susanne Leibold, or Jenny Parker to begin a chat, or phone session.


The Nicholas J. Schrup Library provides resources and services to support the curricular and personal information needs of the Clarke University community. The library’s role is first and foremost an educational one, teaching community members to find, evaluate, and use information efficiently and effectively, and to foster and encourage lifelong learning.

Clarke University has been blessed with a Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible. The volumes are on display in the library. Stop by and see this one of a kind item.

Also Housed in the Library 

2nd Floor

Lower Level

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