Welcome Leaders are student volunteers essential to fall semester Kick-Off Clemson. Welcome Leaders provide support and guidance to incoming freshman and transfer students during their first six weeks on campus. Students are strongly encouraged to apply who are eager to create new connections, help new students transition to Clemson and create memorable experiences.
A desire to be part of a team, make a positive influence on new Clemson students, and take pride in Clemson University
Must have completed at least one full academic semester at Clemson University
A minimum GPR of 2.0 is required (prior semester and cumulative)
Must attend Clemson in the fall semester
Be currently free of any academic or disciplinary probation as set by the Student Code of Conduct, the Academic Integrity policy and the Housing Contract (verified through the Office of Community and Ethical Standards)
Benefits to You
Positively impact the transition of new students to campus
Develop a broad understanding of Clemson University
Create lasting relationships with fellow Welcome Leaders and new students
Develop leadership and communication skills
Excellent experience for your résumé
Opportunity to share your love and excitement for Clemson
Great way to give back to Clemson University
Facilitate a small group (15-20) of new Clemson students during Kick-Off Clemson
Serve as a resource for your student group throughout Kick-Off Clemson and into the fall semester
Volunteer at Move-In Weekend and help facilitate and participate in Kick-Off Clemson activities and evening events
Be knowledgeable about the Kick-Off Clemson schedule and student requirements for CU 1000
Attend the Welcome Leader Leadership Development Series meetings throughout the spring semester in addition to summer training
Applying to be a Welcome Leader is an online process at the Welcome Leader website. Applications are accepted each spring for the upcoming fall semester. We invite you and/or your entire student organization to participate in this engaging and exciting program. Welcome Leaders for Kick-Off Clemson in the fall semester will be selected in the spring.
Were you a Welcome Leader last year? Consider applying to be a Welcome Coordinator this year. Same great interactions with more responsibility and leadership opportunities. Applying to be a Welcome Coordinator is an online process at the Welcome Leader website.