Chemeketa Polk Center Student Services
Chemeketa Polk Center provides a number of services to help you succeed.
Check out the different services available through the Chemeketa Polk Center in Dallas.
Getting Started - Student Admission
- New students click here to visit our First-Time College Student step-by-step admission process
- Returning students click here to update your contact information by re-applying for admission
Once you have enrolled please contact the Polk Center at 503.623.5567 to make an appointment with our advisor. Advising appointments can be held in person, by phone, or on Zoom.
New Student Advising
All new students to Chemeketa are required to meet with an advisor before being allowed to register for classes for the their first three terms. These sessions help students plan and register for classes, understand placement test scores, access student services and learn more about attending Chemeketa.
Once you've applied to Chemeketa for student admission you can contact the Polk Center at 503.623.5567 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment with our advisor or make an appointment directly through your student Navigate app. Please have your student ID/K# and student Chemeketa email account available when making an appointment.
Academic Advising, Counseling & Accessibility Services
Face-to-face and remote advising services are available at the Polk Center. Students can an appointment through their Navigate app or call 503.623.5567 to make an in-person, phone or Zoom appointment with our advisor.
Personal, Career or Crisis Counseling
Face-to-face and remote personal and career counseling services are also available through the Polk Center and are free to currently enrolled students. All counseling appointments are confidential. You can make an appointment with the Polk Center's counselor, Julio Cortez through your student Navigate app or feel free to give us a call and we will make that appointment for you.
Face-to-face and remote accessibility services are available at the Polk Center. You can go fill out an accessibility services request form at https://www.chemeketa.edu/students/student-services/student-accessibility-services/apply-for-services/ and an accessibility services specialist will contact you, or contact the Polk Center and we can make that appointment with our on-site accessibllity services specialist, Dennis Crepeaux.
Polk Center Testing Services
Proctored Student Testing
NOTE: PROCTORED STUDENT TESTING FOR BOTH CHEMEKETA STUDENTS AND OUTSIDE INSTITUTIONS HAS BEEN SUSPENDED AT THE POLK CENTER
For questions or additional information, please call the Salem campus Testing Center during regular business hours at 503.399.6556.
Non-Proctored Student Testing
Non-proctored/paper testing is available to CCC students only, on a very limited basis at the Polk Center.
Students must contact the Polk Center to make an appointment, then contact their instructor so the instructor can set up their test with Polk Center staff. Instructors: Please download the instructor test directions and follow the directions on the form. Students will not be allowed to bring purses, backpacks, cell phones, food, drink, or any other personal items into the Polk Center during their testing time. Students will be required to bring a state issued ID or their Chemeketa ID, with them to the appointment for identification purposes, along with a pen or pencil.
Polk Tutoring Services
The Polk Center has tutoring available Mondays and Wednesdays during Fall Term:
Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30-11:30am (Zoom) and 12:20-4:30pm (In-Person)
You can contact the Polk Center directly at 503.623.5567 to make an appointment, or you can make an appointment within your EAB Student Navigate app.
Visit Tutoring & Study Skills to learn more and tutoring and study skills workshops.
All textbook services information is available online at Affordable Textbooks.
Student ID cards
Chemeketa student ID cards are currently unavailable at the Polk Center. They are always available on the Salem Campus.
To get a Chemeketa ID card, you need to be a current Chemeketa student, have a current student ID number, and have no holds on your Chemeketa account. There is no charge for your first card, but replacement cards cost $5 each. Student ID cards are needed to utilize in-person services in the library, tutoring services, computer labs, printing & copy machines, and the bookstore.
Parking Permits are not required at Chemeketa Polk. Permits are required at all other Chemeketa locations.
Visit the Parking & Traffic Code page for additional information on parking at Chemeketa.