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Student Ambassadors

Be a part of the College of Science Student Ambassador Program! Ambassadors are outstanding, enthusiastic students who represent the College of Science student body at campus and community events by using their personal experience to talk with prospective students about what it is like to be a Clemson Tiger. You will experience opportunities to improve your communication skills, become part of a team, grow professionally and form lasting friendships.


Students interested in becoming Student Ambassadors must meet the following criteria:

    • Have completed at least 30 credit hours at Clemson University.
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    • Be pursuing a major in biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, genetics, mathematical sciences, microbiology, physics, or preprofessional studies prepharmacy.
    • Be enrolled in six or more hours at Clemson University for the current term.


The term of service is one calendar year and will be evaluated annually to determine eligibility and interest for renewing the term. Ambassadors must maintain their Clemson email account and are expected to respond to requests within 48 hours. Ambassadors are expected to become familiar with the College of Science departments and participate in at least two activities per semester. Activities may include:

    • Assisting with prospective student events such as Fall Blitz, Spring Blitz, Discover Clemson and Experience Clemson.
    • Supporting student appreciation events such as Freshman Welcome Event or Family Weekend reception.
    • Assisting with college visits
    • Participating in fundraising activities

Benefits A Clemson College of Science student ambassador listens during a meeting.

There are many reasons to become a Student Ambassador in the College of Science, including:

    • Improve your communication skills through firsthand experience.
    • Expand your network through opportunities to meet faculty, staff and administration.
    • Influence future students.
    • Build your resume with volunteer experience.
    • Make friends.

How to Apply

Recruitment for the 2018–2019 academic year has closed. Please check back at the start of the fall 2019 semester to appy for the 2019–2020 academic year.

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Find Out More


Sharetta Buford, Recruiting Program Coordinator, Clemson University, Clemson SC

Sharetta Bufford
Program Coordinator
☏ 864-656-3296

Sharetta Bufford is a resource for prospective students as they’re discovering the opportunities within the College of Science. Sharetta coordinates recruiting events for the College, manages the Student Ambassador and Peer Mentoring programs, and serves as the college liasion for the RiSE and Connections living-learning communities.