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 Workshops
Face-to-face workshops have been temporarily suspended at the PolkCenter. If you're not sure about getting started at Chemeketa, have questions about how financial aid works, have general questions about classes at Chemeketa, or want tips on how to succeed in college, contact us at 503.623.5567 to make a phone or Zoom appointment with our advisor or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Student Advising
All new students to Chemeketa are required to meet with an advisor before being allowed to register for classes. This session helps you plan and register for classes, understand your placement test scores, access student services and learn more about attending Chemeketa.
To make a phone appointment with our advisor call 503.623.5567 or email the Polk Center at email@example.com. Once you've applied to Chemeketa for student status you can also use the link https://advisingpolk.youcanbook.me/ to make a new student advising session appointment with our advisor using your student ID number and Chemeketa email.
Academic Advising, Counseling & Accessibility Services
Face-to-face and remote advising services are avaliable at the Polk Center. Students can use https://advisingpolk.youcanbook.me/, or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 503.623.5567 to make a phone or Zoom appointment with our advisor.
Personal, Career or Crisis Counseling
Face-to-face and remote personal and career counseling services are 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 my.chemeketa account as shown below, or you can use this link: https://counselingsalem.youcanbook.me/.
- Click on the "Services" tab (left side)
- Then click on "Advising" (left side)
- Finally, click "Counseling Services" under the campus location of your choice on the right side of the page.
Face-to-face and remote accessibility services are available at the Polk Center. You can go to https://www.chemeketa.edu/students/student-services/student-accessibility-services/contact-accessibility-services/ to contact an accessibility services specialist, or contact the Polk Center and we can make that appointment with our on-site accessibllity services specialist, Dennis Crepeaux.
Placement and Proctored Testing
Please refer to Placement Assessment and submit a request for placement assessment on Chemeketa's main web site.
Be sure to check out this advice on preparing for your placement tests.
Students requesting special accommodations for placement testing should contact Accessibility Services at the Salem campus (503.399.5192).
Proctored Student Testing - 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 Polk Center during regular business hours at 503.623.5567.
Online/remote, and some face-to-face tutoring is available to full and part-time students enrolled in credit classes. Visit Tutoring & Study Skills to learn more.
All textbook services information is available online at Affordable Textbooks.
Student ID cards
Chemeketa student ID cards are currently only available at the Polk Center the 2nd and 3rd weeks of each term. They are always available on the Salem Campus in Building 2.
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 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.