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Polk Center Student Services

Chemeketa Polk provides a number of services to help you succeed.

Check out the different services available at the Chemeketa Polk Center in Dallas.

  • Tutoring Services

    Tutoring in math and writing are available at Chemeketa Polk. Times vary by term.

    Winter 2019 Term Schedule –

    • Math: Wednesdays 9:30 am-6 pm and Thursdays 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
    • Writing: Mondays 12 pm-3 pm and Wednesdays from 9:30 am-6 pm

    Online tutoring is available to full and part-time students enrolled in credit classes. Visit Tutoring & Study Skills to learn more.

  • Advising, Counseling & Accessibility Services


    General advising is available by appointment-

    • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9 am-4 pm
    • Wednesday 9 am-7 pm
    • Friday 9 am-12 pm

    Please register for an advising appointment through MyChemeketa or call 503.623.5567.


    Both general support and career counseling are available Mondays from 9 am-4 pm. Appointments can be made by calling 503.623.5567.

    Accessibility Services

    A Student Accessibility Services Specialist is generally available Fridays from 8 am-12 pm by appointment. To schedule an appointment, call 503.623.5567.

  • New Student Advising

    All new students to Chemeketa are required to attend a New Student Advising session. The session helps you plan and register for classes, understand your placement test scores, access student services and learn more about attending Chemeketa.

    Winter 2019 New Student Advising session at the Polk Center-

    • Fri., Jan. 4, 9-11am
  • Computer Lab

    Computers and printers are available for currently registered Chemeketa students conducting college-related work. 

    Drop-in times for open computer lab for Winter term are-

    • Monday & Wednesday, 11:30 am-12:20 pm, Room 104
    • Tuesday, 3:30-5:20 pm, Room 102 

    Four computers are available in the lobby during regular center hours for student use.

    Chemeketa Polk also has Wi-Fi available. Log into your MyChemeketa for instructions on how to connect to the Chemeketa wireless network.

  • Placement Testing

    Placement testing is available at Chemeketa Polk by appointment only.

    Generally testing is held on Fridays from 9am-12pm, but may vary based on other testing being done.

    Schedule your appointment for placement testing by calling 503.623.5567.

    Be sure to check out this advice on preparing for your placement tests.

  • Textbooks

    You may purchase books and compare prices for other online sites through the Chemeketa Bookstore website. You can have purchased book/items sent to the Polk Center for easy pick-up for free, or shipped to your home for a small fee.

    Chemeketa's Textbook Lending Library allows you to check out textbooks for an entire term at no cost. Textbooks are available on a first-come-first-served basis and priority is given to students with a 2.0 GPA or higher for their last term completed. You can find additional information on Chemeketa's Student Services website.

    The Polk Center also provides an hourly check-out service for selected textbooks. 

  • Student ID cards

    Chemeketa student ID cards are available at the Polk Center - 

    WINTER TERM: January 21 - January 31 / Mon.-Thurs. 8am to 7pm

    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 the library, tutoring services, computer labs, printing & copy machines, and bookstore. They can also be used for discounts at local area businesses. 

  • Parking

    Parking Permits are not required at Chemeketa Polk. Permits are required at other Chemeketa locations.

    Visit the Parking & Traffic Code page for additional information on parking at Chemeketa.