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Meet your new Professional Advisors!

Si Bischof

Silissa Bischof goes by the nickname "Si." There is little that is more fulfilling to her than assisting students in developing and realizing their goals.

She has been in Career Development professionally for over 15 years. She comes from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce as a Career Development Specialist and the referral partner to Tri-County Technical College, providing career and educational opportunities for many individuals. She has also worked in the Career Services Department at Clemson.

Si graduated from Clemson and, in fact, met her husband, also a Clemson Alumni, on a blind date to a Virginia Tech game. She and her husband just celebrated their 30thyear wedding anniversary.

Si can be reached at

Liz Laxton

Liz Laxton graduated from Lander University in 2010 with a BA in English and is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Public Administration from Clemson. She has been at Clemson for the previous 5 years and is joining the Management Department from the Office of Financial Aid.

Liz and her husband enjoy traveling, both within the USA and abroad. They enjoy camping in U.S. National Parks and fishing on weekends. Liz is a huge Clemson football fan, and they have tickets in the West End Zone. She has not missed a home game since 2008!

Liz will be the Registration Coordinator and one of the Academic Advisors for the department.

Liz can be reached at, 100 A Sirrine Hall, Clemson University.

Helpful Links

Academic Calendar - View to see start dates, exam weeks, and student holidays for the upcoming semester and academic year.

Academic Forgiveness - The Academic Forgiveness Policy (AFP) allows a student enrolled beginning Fall 2013 to eliminate from the GPA calculation up to three courses in which a D or F was earned.

Academic Success Center - The ASC provides many services such as free tutoring in many subjects, personal and academic success skills workshops, and academic coaching.

Calhoun Honors College - Students accepted to the Honors College have opportunities for personal growth through challenging courses, research opportunities, faculty mentoring, and study abroad experiences.

Career Center - Counselors at the CCPD offer career interest testing, resume writing, interview workshops, and assist students in looking for jobs both on and off campus.

Co-op - Co-op is an academic engaged program designed to provide the student with an opportunity to learn under a mentor in his or her field of study. Semesters of co-op rotations typically alternate with semesters of classes and result in significant full-time experience for each student.

Creative Inquiry - CI's provide an innovative and rewarding learning opportunity for students. It allows students to engage in higher-order thinking, reflect on learning, and connect research experiences to their traditional course work.

Financial Aid - Visit Financial Aid if you have questions regarding scholarships, federal assistance, work-study, loans, and need-based grants.

Internships, Career Development, Employment Opportunities for the School of Business - Visit College of Business Office of Enrichment 132 Sirrine Hall.

LIFE Scholarship - The LIFE Scholarship is a renewable scholarship for residents of South Carolina who are enrolled full-time. Initial eligibility is based upon achievements in high school. Continuing students also must meet requirements to continue to receive the scholarship.

Palmetto Fellows Scholarship - The Palmetto Fellows Scholarship is a renewable scholarship for entering freshmen. Selection and initial notification is made by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE). Application is made during the senior year of high school through the high school guidance office.

Re-admission to Clemson - If you were previously enrolled as a regular student at Clemson
(not a special or transient student) but are not enrolled in the current term, you are classified as a former student. If you want to return to the university, you must fill out the Undergraduate Application for Re-Admission.

Request for Approval of Work to be Taken Elsewhere - This form is required BEFORE you take a course at another school. All 3000-4000 level course must be taken at an AACSB or EQUIS accredited college, be approved in advance, meet the requirement (37 of your last 43 hours must be from Clemson).

Schedule of Classes - View the courses that are planning to be offered in the upcoming semesters.

Student Disability Services - A team of professional staff works with students with documented disabilities to develop strategies and to offer accommodations both in and out of the classroom. Students with both visible and invisible disabilities can be eligible for services.

Study Abroad - Step One: Attend a Study Abroad 101 session in Room 133 Sirrine - Dates and Time to be determined. Step Two: Schedule an appointment with Alex Hazleton, Global Engagement Coordinator.

Transfer Credit Equivalency List - The TCEL (Transfer Course Equivalency List) is a database containing the Clemson University course equivalencies for approximately 1200 accredited colleges and universities nationwide.Please read TCEL on Clemson University Admissions website for greater details and explanation.

Tutoring - The ASC offers free drop-in tutoring for over 100 courses. The current semester's schedule is posted online.

Undergraduate Announcements - The Undergraduate Announcements is a one-stop document regarding university policies, academic calendars, information on student services, general education requirements, major curriculums, and course descriptions.

University Policies - It is important to familiarize yourself with the policies Clemson has in place.

Veteran Affairs - The Student Veteran Resource Center provides an accessible and convenient space for interaction with fellow veterans as well as connections to campus resources.