2022 Parent and Family Orientation Tiger Talks Schedule

In addition to Ready, Set, Roar!, Virtual Orientation, and the Clemson Parent & Family Experience content, we will be offering a series of live Zoom webinars known, as Tiger Talks, throughout the summer. Tiger Talks provide an opportunity for parents and family members to hear directly from campus experts, student services and student leaders. The schedule of those Tiger Talks is as follows:

Thursday, June 16 @ 5 p.m. (EST)

Tiger Talk: Orientation & Advising Overview

Staff members from the Center for Student Leadership & Engagement will provide an overview of this summer’s New Student & Family Orientation process. Parents and family members play an integral role in the academic success of students, and presenters will outline how they can best support their students in their academic journeys. Academic advisers will also provide a broad overview of the academic advising and course registration process for new students for Summer 2022.

This session will feature campus experts whose work centers around helping your first-year or transfer student transition into Clemson successfully. Panelists include representatives from the Vice President of Student Affairs Office, University Housing & Dining, Transfer Student Services Office, and Parking & Transportation Services.

Thursday, July 14 @ 6 p.m. (EST)

Tiger Talk: Navigating Student Life at Clemson

Hear from student life experts who will discuss the numerous involvement opportunities available to students. Our panelists will include representatives from the Center for Student Leadership & Engagement, Campus Recreation, Fraternity & Sorority Life, and the Gantt Multicultural Center. Their shared information and resources will help you as family members support your student’s co-curricular experience of Clemson University.

Friday, July 22 @ 5 p.m. (EST)

Tiger Talk: Family to Family Panel

Members of the Clemson Family Advisory Board will share their experiences as parents and guardians of current Clemson students. Presenters will share advice and tips, as well as important resources available to you as Clemson families. Their shared experiences can offer a road map as you continue to support your student’s Clemson experience.

Wednesday, Aug. 3 @ 5 p.m. (EST)

Tiger Talk: Next Steps for Success

As we begin the month of August and approach the official start of your student’s first semester, we want to ensure they have the tools they need to be successful. This session will feature an overview of Welcome Week, academic expectations and resources, and internship opportunities. Staff members from the Center for Student Leadership & Engagement, the Academic Success Center, and the Center for Career & Professional Development will share key dates, deadlines, and opportunities to help your student be successful in and outside the classroom.