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New Student Orientation: Welcome!

Welcome to the Clemson University Restoration Institute and Zucker Family Graduate Education Center! The orientation program at CURI provides the information and resources to ensure a successful transition to your studies here in Charleston. All students new to CURI/ZGEC are encouraged to attend orientation. Graduate school students are also encouraged to participate in the graduate school orientation program at Clemson University's main campus. More information can be found here: Graduate School Orientation.

2023 Fall Semester

Orientation for students accepted for the 2023 summer and fall semesters is scheduled for Tuesday, August 22, 2023 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be available for those attending. All students new to CURI/Charleston are strongly encouraged to attend. During the orientation you will meet key members of our campus administration and faculty. You will learn about the specifics of coursework at ZGEC, safety measures, campus and community resources as well as get your questions answered about Clemson in Charleston. All full-time students are encouraged to attend in-person. Part-time students can attend in-person or via video link. For more information contact Rob Seay at

There is no fee to attend. This program is intended for students; if guests attend with you they will follow the student program.