Get Ahead.

  • Conduct Research in Summer 2016 at Clemson University, South Carolina

    Conduct Research

    through Creative Inquiry.

  • Stay on track in Summer 2016 at Clemson University, South Carolina

    Stay on track

    with your plan of study.

  • Graduate Early in Summer 2016 at Clemson University, South Carolina

    Plan to

    Graduate Early.

  • Get ready in Summer 2016 at Clemson University, South Carolina

    Get Ready

    for graduate or professional school.

  • Concentrate in Summer 2016 at Clemson University, South Carolina


    on a difficult course.

Summer Session is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of all your academic options at Clemson. You can delve into a course you’ve wanted to explore but didn’t have time to take during the regular semesters. Sharpen your skills and conduct research in a Creative Inquiry class. Put all your energy into a difficult course while it’s the only one you're taking. Or, plan to stay on track for graduation and scholarships by getting ahead in your course work. Don’t let the convenience of Clemson Summer Session pass you by!

Interested in studying at Clemson as a visiting student during Summer 2016?

If you are a student who is currently enrolled at another institution and you wish to take a summer sessions class (i.e., online or on-campus) from Clemson University, you will need to complete the following steps:

1. Complete the “transient” student application.

2. Provide the required documents. These documents can be attached to the application before submitting.

College Approval Statement from your current institution giving you permission to take the courses at Clemson this summer and transfer them back to your home institution. (add quick link to document-attached)

Proof of Legal Presence. Please make sure that you provide a notarized copy (from a currently licensed Notary Public) of one of the documents from the attached list. (add quick link to document - attached)

3. Once you have completed your application and have supplied the required forms (see item #2), you will receive an acceptance e-mail from the registrar’s office. Please pay careful attention to this e-mail and be sure to follow the directions that are listed in the acceptance e-mail.

The online application for visiting (transient) students will be available in early 2016, but you may begin obtaining the required documentation (i.e., see #2 above) immediately. Please click the following link to enter the registrar’s website and begin the application process: Undergraduate Visiting Student Information (Transient)

For questions about the above information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at or 864-656-7855.

For questions about the application itself or technical difficulties completing the application, please contact CollegeNET at 503-973-5213.

(Please note: Summer courses, fees and housing choices will be updated for 2016 as they become available.)

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Summer Session Dates

Summer 2016
May 11 - August 1

First Summer 2016
May 11 - June 17

Second Summer 2016
June 22 - August 1

Summer Minimester A 2016
May 11 - May 30

Summer Minimester B 2016
May 31 - June 20

Summer Minimester C 2016
June 21 - July 11

Summer Minimester D 2016
July 13 - August 1