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CLEMSON RISE Prospective Students

The socially supportive environment, proximity to campus resources, in-hall academic support, world-class faculty, and unique industry and leadership engagement opportunities help students make life-long friendships and develop a sense of resiliency to propel them forward into their future career field. 

RISE enhances the Clemson undergraduate experience. When you come to Clemson, you are immediately welcomed home as part of the family — offering a sense of place and lifelong connections. We invite you to explore what makes the Clemson collegiate experience different from any other.  

What to Expect

RISE enhances the Clemson experience and promotes success for first-year STEM students by supporting academic success, facilitating professional development, and encouraging student engagement among faculty and peers in a socially supportive environment.

  • Academic support through in-hall tutoring services five nights a week
  • Access to grouped courses with other RISE students
  • Increased access to Faculty, Advisors, and Support staff located in Byrnes and Lever Hall
  • Professional development through faculty sponsored programs and advising
  • Behind the scenes industry tours and events
  • Opportunities to get involved in specialized leadership development and service-learning initiatives

Did you know?

RISE is close to a variety of campus resources inlcuding the Hendrix Student Center, Lever Beach, Schilletter Dining Hall, The Barnes Center, The Watt Family Innovation Center, and the Cooper Library.