Clemson University offers optional summer programs for incoming students to enjoy. Learn more about these programs and join in!
Transfer students - get more out of your orientation experience by attending CU Tonight. CU Tonight is offered once this summer; it is an overnight program the afternoon and evening of July 2 before the orientation session on July 3. You will have the opportunity to interact with current transfer students in a relaxed, informal setting and get your questions answered. You spend the night in Manning Hall, check-in early and receive your orientation materials, enjoy dinner and breakfast, and attend a social that evening. The additional fee is $55; you can select CU Tonight during online registration. Currently this program is for students only, no guests.
ClemsonQuest is a summer academic program for freshman students sponsored by the Academic Success Center. ClemsonQuest is a great way to:
You register when you sign up for orientation and pay the ClemsonQuest program fee ($350) at that time. Participation is limited to the first 30 students. ClemsonQuest fees are listed below.
|In State||Out of State|
|Housing||$ 437||$ 437|
|Meal Plan**||$ 228||$ 228|
|ClemsonQuest fee||$ 350||$ 350|
*The tuition amount is estimated based upon current tuition/fees for a 3-credit class during summer school.
**The meal plan is the "Any 10" meals per week, which is the recommended plan for this program. The ClemsonQuest program includes several meals while on campus, plus food is provided during the off-campus trips.
Dates for the course/program are June 24-July 15.
Learn more and complete the application at ClemsonQuestion 2013 or call 864-656-6212.
Join fellow incoming freshman and the staff of the Clemson Outdoor Recreation and Education program for a week long adventure before classes begin. You will have the opportunity to make new friends, learn new outdoor skills, and discuss concerns and goals for your first year at Clemson University. The adventure may offer a variety of activities including hiking, mountain biking, kayaking and white water rafting. Your trip leaders are current Clemson undergrads that can tell you all about their experiences as a student at Clemson.
Session 1: July 29-August 2
Session 2: August 12-16
Fee: $395, includes all transportation (to/from Clemson University and activity site), equipment, camping fees and meals
Registration is limited to a maximum of 40 participants. Registration is taken on a first-come, first-served basis and is confirmed after payment of the $200 deposit. For further information and to register, please visit CU Outdoors website.
IMPACT is a four-day experience where incoming freshman and transfer students are met with the opportunity to explore leadership and community engagement. Participants will spend time learning through community service, workshops, small group dialogue, a challenge course, reflection and interaction with campus leaders. The vision of IMPACT is that incoming students engage with each other and the community to gain the necessary tools to create a positive, sustainable change, making an impact on others.
Students who participate in IMPACT will gain:
Dates: August 12-16
IMPACT is free to all invited participants; however, participation is limited to approximately 30 students selected by an application process. Housing, all materials and most meals are provided for the participants. For more information and to complete your online application, visit IMPACT at Leadership Learning at Clemson website or contact Becky Morgan at 864-656-2736.