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Academic Advising Manual

Advising Overview at Clemson University

Table of Contents

Section One: Freshman and Transfer Orientation

  • 2017 Freshman and Transfer Orientation Dates
  • Important Orientation Phone Numbers
  • Orientation Reservation Database
  • 2017 Freshman Orientation Schedule
  • Freshman Orientation Departmental Advising Meeting and Registration Location
  • Freshman Advising and Registration Process
  • 2017 Transfer Orientation Schedule
  • Transfer Orientation Departmental Advising Meeting and Registration Location
  • Transfer Student Advising and Registration Process
  • Transfer Credit Policies
  • Transfer Credit Categories and Policies
  • Transfer Credit Evaluation Process
  • Credit by Examination Policies
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Credit Chart
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
  • Challenge Exams
  • College Board College-Level Exam Program (CLEP)
  • Freshmen with College Credit

Section Two: Academic Enrollment Policies and Procedures

  • 2017-2018 Academic Calendar
  • Academic Policies
  • Withdrawal from the University
  • Change of Academic Program or Change of Curriculum Year
  • General Guidelines for Changing Academic Programs
  • Changing Curriculum Year
  • Departmental Change of Academic Program Requirements
  • Financial Aid — HOPE, LIFE and Palmetto Fellows Scholarships at a Glance
  • Lawful Presence/SC Illegal Immigration Reform Act
  • Undergraduate Program Codes for Majors and Concentrations
  • Undergraduate Minor Codes
  • Registration Process
  • Degree Works
  • iROAR Report Generator
  • Form to Request Substitution for an Academic Requirement

Section Three: General Education and Course Specific Information

  • General Education
  • Course-Specific Information

Section Four: Advising Student Services Directory

  • Academic Advising Centers
  • Cross-College Advising Services
  • College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences
  • College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities
  • College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Science
  • College of Science
  • Registration Coordinators
  • Calhoun Honors College
  • Fall 2017 Honors Seminars
  • International Student Policies and Services
  • Veteran and Military-Connected Student
  • Former Undergraduate Students Re-Enrolling
  • Student Accessibility Services
  • Student Services Directory for Academic Affairs and Student Affairs
  • Faculty/Staff Guide for Assisting Disruptive/Distressed/Aggressive Students

Section Five: Advising Overview

  • Academic Advising at Clemson University
  • Purpose and Mission of Academic Advising
  • Advisor Responsibilities
  • Student Responsibilities
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Best Practices for Academic Advising - National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)
  • Advisor Role and Responsibilities
  • Advisee Responsibilities
  • Taking a Proactive and Positive Approach to Advising
  • Conducting the Academic Advising Session
  • Helpful Questions to Ask During an Advising Session
  • When an Academic Advisor Should be Concerned
  • Top Ten Tips for Working with Freshman Students
  • The Power of Good Advice for Students
  • What is Ethical Behavior for an Academic Adviser?
  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Information
  • Academic Advising Resources