Undergraduate Admissions


VIEW Scholarship Weekend

Saturday, February 7 – Sunday, February 8, (Bus Transportation is Available from Rockford and Chicagoland area, Ill.)
Saturday, February 21 – Sunday, February 22,
Saturday, March 21 – Sunday, March 22

You've been selected from hundreds of high school students to attend Clarke University's student scholarship weekend. The competition is designed to further develop your leadership, communication, problem-solving and team building skills. It's also a great jump-start for attending college.

Among the topics covered are your personal Vision for the future, your personal Integrity, your desire for Excellence and the kind of Wisdom you want to possess in the future. You'll work in small groups, facilitated by Clarke students, as well as Clarke faculty and staff.

CLICK HERE to reserve your spot at a VIEW Scholarship Weekend.


Here are the details:

You could win a $1,000 scholarship

Weekend Schedule 
Parent's Saturday Night option: February 7, February 21, or March 21  

Registration for students will begin at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday in Clarke's Wahlert Atrium. There are optional Parent/Adult sessions from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, and Sunday’s Parent/Adult sessions will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday, in the Wahlert Atrium. The weekend concludes after lunch on Sunday afternoon.

Students must attend the entire weekend to be eligible for the scholarships.


Here’s what to bring:

Clarke will provide overnight accommodations and meals for all students (including local-area students). Please bring a sleeping bag, pillow, personal toiletries, alarm clock and spending money for the bookstore.

Dress for Saturday is casual and Sunday is nice something you would wear to a presentation at school.


More particulars:

Each student must submit a behavioral contract, a health/emergency form, and a resume (and a hold harmless agreement for students taking the bus from Oak Brook or Rockford, Illinois) prior to the Friday before your VIEW Weekend (Friday, February 6, February 20, or March 20).

Please send all forms to Clarke’s Admissions Office by email to, fax to (563)584-8666 or mail to:

Clarke University Admissions
1550 Clarke Drive
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Want to attend VIEW but don’t have a ride? We have you covered! For the first VIEW Weekend, February 7-8, Clarke will provide bus transportation to VIEW for admitted students to be picked up from either the Oak Brook Shopping Center in Oak Brook, Illinois, or from the CherryVale Mall in Rockford, Illinois. The cost for the transportation is $20 per student. 

Each student planning on being picked up from Rockford or Oak Brook must submit a signed Hold Harmless Agreement (signed by parents as well as students if the student is under 18), and the $20 bus transportation fee must be received by 3 p.m. Friday, February 6. Payments can be made online here or mailed to Clarke using the address above. 


Parents and Guests:

Clarke’s host hotel is the Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites on Holiday Drive. Ask for the Clarke rate of $89.99+tax for a standard room, free hot breakfast and many area eatery discounts for each Saturday night. Reservations can be made by calling (563)556-4600. Check out the hotel at:

Due to limited space, participants may only bring up to 2 adult guests. 

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