A comprehensive orientation program for Bridge students and their parents is held before fall classes begin. At orientation, students learn more about the programs and services offered through the Bridge Program, receive academic advising and register for their fall semester classes.
Bridge students have access to professional academic advising and are encouraged to participate in the advising programs specifically designed for their needs. TCTC academic advisers are knowledgeable about Clemson and Bridge academic requirements. Furthermore, Clemson Bridge Program staff are available to meet with Bridge students throughout their freshman year and to follow up with students after they enroll at Clemson.
Bridge students have access to the academic success resources at both TCTC and Clemson. TCTC offers a variety of academic assistance services including tutoring, a writing center, and academic workshops. Clemson provides a vairety of student-centered programs and services including tutoring and academic workshops. Supplemental instruction sessions, led by Clemson students, are offered at the Bridge Student Success Center. By combining the resources of both institutions, Bridge students have access to services that can assist them in making a successful transition from high school to college.