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Student Affairs

Strategic Plan

Student Affairs defines its scope as a division through the development of a comprehensive strategic plan. The plan supports ClemsonForward and the University’s goal of consistently being recognized as a top-20 public institution.


What are the most important contributions from Student Affairs to the mission of the University?


  • A safe, secure and inclusive environment

  • Access to health services and wellness programs

  • Support for student success from acceptance through graduation

  • Access to employers seeking highly skilled employees

  • Out-of-class activities to facilitate growth and leadership

  • High-quality staff to deliver services and administer programs

Core Themes

Four core themes exist as part of the division’s strategic plan. By focusing its work within the core theme areas, Student Affairs aims to have the greatest impact on student recruitment, retention, graduation and value of our graduates in the marketplace. Each core theme includes several desired outcomes, as listed below.


  • Health, Safety and Wellness Health, Safety and Wellness
  • Student Learning Student Learning
  • Inclusive Excellence Inclusive Excellence
  • Staff ExpereinceStaff Experience