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Veteran and Military Connected Students


M&VE Mission Statement:

To Serve and Support the Clemson Military-Connected Community through Engagement, Enrichment, Empowerment, and Education.


Engagement: Meet the student veteran where they are and bring them into a successful transition via relevant programming and resources


Enrichment: Uplift and honor our student veterans by recognizing their military service and academic accomplishments


Empowerment: Push our student veterans toward success by challenging and supporting them in achieving their goals


Education: Build a supportive college campus through programming and instruction about the military and student veterans with the goal of increasing empathy and understanding while reducing stereotypes and prejudices


M&VE Core Values:

TIGERS: Teamwork, Inclusivity, Growth, Excellence, Responsibility, Support



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Applying to Clemson


Veterans looking to apply to Clemson University as freshmen or transfer students should review the Veterans Undergraduate Admissions Page for information on reduced transfer credit requirements and application fee waivers.


New Student Orientation is a mandatory program to ensure new students have a successful transition and integration into college life.The Center for Student Leadership and Engagement coordinates this experience. You can visit the Tiger Transition: New Student Orientation page for more information on dates for sessions and how to register.


During session check-in at each Orientation session, there is a Veterans and Veterans Benefits meeting. This is a special meeting introducing student veterans’services and resources. Any veteran or dependent who will utilize Post 9/11 Chapter 33 benefits and other VA benefits will hear the steps required to verify your status for VA benefits and financial aid.

Prospective new graduate students seeking general admissions information, please visit the Graduate School Admissions page. To begin the application process, you will need to create an account with the university; there is an application fee.


Orientation for graduate students is conducted through the graduate school and is typically the Monday before classes start. More information will be posted on the Graduate School Orientation Page prior to the start of the semester.Additionally, the Graduate School requires completion of the Graduate School Onboarding Program and your academic department may also have an orientation or onboarding experience.

The Veterans Emergency Fund provides one-time financial assistance to verified student veterans enrolled at Clemson University who are facing unforeseen financial hardship or needs not associated with tuition. Disbursement of these funds align with the guidelines of the Clemson University Student Emergency Fund. If you would like to meet with the Director of Military & Veteran Engagement to discuss additional resources, please email him at bjbeck@clemson.edu .

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