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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I tell if I've met the General Education requirements?

    In order to see if you’ve met the General Education Requirements, check your degree progress in Degree Works, which can be found under the Student portal in iRoar. Go to Degree Works for Student Records.

    If you have trouble viewing this report or have questions about it, please go to the Degree Progress Office in E-207 Martin Hall or e-mail the office for assistance. Your academic advisor can also help you if you are having trouble.

    What does my academic advisor do and how do I find mine?
    Your academic advisor will look over your Degree Works with you in more detail and assist you in making your next steps toward graduation.

    To find your academic advisor, log into iRoar.

    1. Click on Student.

    2. Choose Student Records.

    3. Go to View Student Information, and select the term you wish to view in order to find your academic advisor.

    NOTE: If you change your major, it might not be effective until the next term.

  • What does my academic advisor do and how do I find mine?
    Your academic advisor will look over your Degree Works with you in more detail and assist you in making your next steps toward graduation.

    To find your academic advisor, log into iRoar.

    1. Click on Student.

    2. Choose Student Records.

    3. Go to View Student Information, and select the term you wish to view in order to find your academic advisor.

    NOTE: If you change your major, it might not be effective until the next term.

  • Do I have to complete the General Education Requirements?
    General Education Requirements must be completed in order to graduate. Without completing them, you will not be able to obtain a degree from Clemson University.

    How do I fulfill General Education Requirements?

    Each student must complete at least 31 hours of General Education Coursework. These 31 hours should be satisfied by completing courses in the following:

    • Communication (6 credits)
    • Mathematical, Scientific and Technology Literacy (10 credits)
    • Arts and Humanities (6 credits)
    • Social Science (6 credits)
    • Cross Cultural Awareness (3 credits)

    Under each category listed above, there is a list of courses to take in order to satisfy General Education Requirements. For this list and more information about General Education, visit the Registrar’s webpage and search by the most current catalog year. Click on “General Education” to open the catalog.

  • How do I fulfill General Education Requirements?

    Each student must complete at least 31 hours of General Education Coursework. These 31 hours should be satisfied by completing courses in the following:

    • Communication (6 credits)
    • Mathematical, Scientific and Technology Literacy (10 credits)
    • Arts and Humanities (6 credits)
    • Social Science (6 credits)
    • Cross Cultural Awareness (3 credits)

    Under each category listed above, there is a list of courses to take in order to satisfy General Education Requirements. For this list and more information about General Education, visit the Registrar’s webpage and search by the most current catalog year. Click on “General Education” to open the catalog.

  • How do I complete my ePortfolio?

    Students should submit artifacts to their ePortfolio from each of the above courses upon completion of the course. For more information on ePortfolio visit the ePortfolio homepage.

  • Can I substitute courses to fulfill some of my General Education requirements?

    You may get permission to substitute some courses. To obtain the course substitution form, go to 104 Sikes Hall, or download the online form. You must get permission from your advisor, major department head, college dean and the dean of Undergraduate Studies before the substitution can be put into effect. General Education substitutions require evidence that the competency has been attained.