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Aspire to Be Well for Undergraduate Students

Aspire to Be Well is a 90-minute peer-led health- and safety-focused dialogue. The dialogue covers key areas to maintaining a healthy and safe campus including overall well-being, alcohol and other drug misuse prevention, mental health and suicide prevention, and interpersonal violence prevention. Students will gain an understanding of campus resources and learn how to help others in need through risk-reduction strategies and bystander intervention.

New students will receive session and sign-up information in their @clemson.edu email account during the first week of classes. Online sign-up is required before attending a session.

Please note that Aspire to Be Well contains information about interpersonal violence and suicide that may be emotionally triggering for some individuals.


If you have concerns or would like to discuss alternatives to participating in Aspire to Be Well in order to complete this requirement, please contact our office at 864-656-3053 or cgreen6@clemson.edu.

Aspire to Be Well for Undergraduate Students is a 90 minute program. To fulfill this CU 1000 requirement, all students are required to:

  • Sign up for a session.

  • Bring your laptop and CUID to the session.

  • Attend the entire length of the session.

  • Complete a short quiz during the session. 

CU 1000 is a pass/fail zero-credit course that all new Clemson students are required to take. Each new student should have registered for CU 1000 during orientation course registration. View the Required Components of CU1000  

To contact the Aspire to Be Well coordinators, please email aspire@clemson.edu.

Bystander Intervention
Interpersonal Violence

Alcohol and Other Drugs
Mental Health