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The Certified Student Leader Program (CSL) is a co-curricular certification program available to any Clemson student looking to explore their leadership ability, connect to campus on a deeper level, and transform their potential to impact the Clemson community. The program is designed to prepare students with basic level of proficiencies in leadership that can be applied to various student leadership opportunities.


Students will be in a cohort of their peers where they can learn and have meaningful discussions together around topics of leadership development. Cohort times will occur on Tuesday or Wednesday nights, depending on which one you select during registration.


After successful completion of the program, students will...

  • Invest in their Clemson legacy.
  • Value the perspectives of others who are different from themselves.
  • Develop resiliency in seeking their goals.
  • Demonstrate the ability to achieve involvement goals.
  • Relate co-curricular experiences to academic aspirations.
  • Relate co-curricular experiences to professional aspirations.


Requirements of the program include:

  • Attending all scheduled cohort meeting times
  • Attending one pre-approved Inclusive Excellence event
  • Completing five hours of pre-approved community service with a community agency
  • Conducting an informational interview with a Clemson leader of their choosing


You can Register here! Registration will close Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kate Radford at radford@clemson.edu