Welcome to the Calhoun Honors College

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  • Core Campus at Clemson University, South Carolina
    A mix of freshman through senior Honors students live in the Honors Residential College located in the new Core Campus facility.
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Welcome to the Calhoun Honors College.

We challenge our students to excel by offering specialized courses with Clemson's best professors; by encouraging participation in a wide range of innovative learning experiences on campus, across America, and around the world; and by promoting intellectual engagement through formal and informal interactions with other Clemson students, staff and faculty. We encourage our students to create their own ideal education, by sponsoring programs such as study abroad and undergraduate research, and by providing individualized funding for internships, educational travel and professional development. Whether you're a prospective student or already enrolled, the Calhoun Honors College is here for you.

Two Honors College Students Receive Prestigious Scholarships

Congratulations to Killian McDonald!Killian McDonald of Columbia, SC, an Honors College student and a junior political science and women’s leadership double major, was named a 2017 Truman Scholar. She is Clemson’s first Truman Scholar since 1979 and the second Clemson student ever to receive the award.  Read more here.

Joey Wilson, from Duncan, SCJoey Wilson, from Duncan, SC, is a member of the Honors College who is majoring in bioengineering and global studies, and is president of Clemson’s Undergraduate Student Government.  He has been name a Schwarzman Scholar.  This prestigious scholarship sends 129 men and women from 30 countries to study for one year at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Read more here.

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Calhoun Honors College Contact Information

Clemson University | 180 Core Campus | Clemson, SC 29634-5106 | 864-656-4762 | Email: Calhoun Honors College