Academic Success Center

Supplemental Instruction (SI)

Become an SI Leader

Large group of SI Leaders

Apply to be an SI Leader anytime throughout the semester.

SI Leaders are typically recruited:

  • 1-2 semesters prior to becoming an SI leader.
  • By Faculty recommendations.
  • Based on their superior academic and interpersonal skills.

SI Leaders must have:

  • An interest in helping others.
  • Good time management skills.
  • An “A” in the course they wish to support.
  • Attended Clemson for at least one semester.
  • A 3.30 Cumulative GPR or better.
  • A schedule that allows them to work 10-14 hours per week.
  • Passing grade in CU 1110 - Introduction to Supplemental Instruction (1 hr. P/F) - before or during their first semester as an SI Leader.

Application Process:

  1. Carefully read SI Leader position description (.pdf).
  2. Completely fill out the SI Leader application (.docx); be sure to include all scholarships and extra-curricular activities.
  3. Submit this application with all required attached documents to
  4. Request a faculty member email a letter of reference to
  5. You will be contacted for an interview with the Supplemental Instruction Staff.

Post Hiring:

  • You will be contacted via email regarding placement and training information.
  • Immediately after notification of placement, bring the following to the ASC:
    1. your driver’s license
    2. social security card
    3. CUID
  • If these documents are not submitted within two weeks of notification of hiring you will lose your position as an SI Leader.
  • Students will automatically be registered for, and must successfully complete, CU 1110: Introduction To Supplemental Instruction.
  • Submit a copy of your class schedule for the semester you are hired to be an SI Leader immediately after you register for classes.
  • Attend pre-semester training workshops (always held the Monday and/or Tuesday prior to the start of classes each semester).

Direct any questions regarding application materials to:
Courtney Honeycutt, Assistant Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction
Academic Success Center
(864) 656-0781