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New Student Orientation


Welcome to Clemson University! The purpose of the new student orientation program at Clemson University is to ensure that new undergraduate students have a successful transition and integration into college life. The program promotes discussion among parents, new students, continuing students, and faculty and staff on the expectations and perceptions of the campus community. By attending orientation students will:

New Student Orientation

  • Complete a class schedule in his/her chosen major

  • Have a comprehensive academic advising session

  • Gain more knowledge of student support services, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Clemson academic experience

  • Gain a better understanding of the personal and financial responsibilities of attending college

  • Reduce anxiety about the transition to collegiate life

  • Understand the necessity of students taking ownership and academic responsibility in their educational process

Parents and family members are encouraged to learn more about Clemson University and the resources available by visiting the Parents website.


GRADUATE STUDENTS: This program is for undergraduate students. Please visit the Graduate School website to learn more about the orientation scheduled for you at Graduate School Orientation.


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