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Student Success Programs and Services


A comprehensive orientation program for Bridge students is held at TCTC over the summer 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.

Academic Advising

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, Bridge Program staff are available to meet with Bridge students throughout their freshman first year and to follow up with students after they enroll. Students wishing to enter a closed major should meet with a Clemson adviser for that program or attend designated Bridge to Clemson advising programming during the first year at TCTC.

Academic Success Resources

Bridge students have access to the academic success resources at both TCTC and Clemson. TCTC offers a variety of academic assistance services including tutoring, writing assistance, and academic workshops.Clemson provides a variety of student-centered programs and services including tutoring and academic workshops. Supplemental instruction review sessions, led by upper-class students, are offered at the TCTC 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.