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Graduate Student Orientation


Welcome to Clemson University! The graduate school orientation program at Clemson University provides the information and resources to ensure a successful transition to your graduate studies. The program promotes discussion among all graduate students - masters, doctoral and post-doc - alongside faculty and staff on campus community and graduate education. Each new degree-seeking graduate student is encourage to attend orientation.


2018 Spring Semester

There will be a Graduate Student Orientation held immediately prior to the start of 2018 spring semester. More information will be posted on this page by November 1.


Orientation Registration

Online registration for orientation is required. The link to register for orientation will be available after November 1. Once you register for orientation, you will receive more information by email about check-in, schedule details, parking and transportation.


International Orientation

This program is separate from new graduate student orientation, yet both are helpful for graduate students from outside of the United States. For more information and the schedule of International Orientation, please visit International Services. There is important information for you on this page, including information about International Orientation.


New Student To Do List

The graduate school has prepared a New Student To Do List of items to complete prior to coming to Clemson for orientation and items to complete as soon as you arrive on campus. Please visit Newly Accepted Students on the graduate school website to review the To Do List.


Any questions, please contact Student Transitions and Family Programs at 864-656-0515 or send an email to orientation@clemson.edu.