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Calhoun Honors College

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Approximately 400 honors students, from first-year students to seniors, live together in Core Campus. This new home for Honors Residential College is one of Clemson University’s coeducational suite-style residence halls. The Calhoun Honors College LLC offers residents a series of events and opportunities specially tailored to the interests and needs of academically high-performing student leaders. Through out-of-class endeavors, the Calhoun Honors College LLC aims to enhance participants’ intellectual engagement as well as their personal, professional and leadership development. Students also have the benefit of interacting with an energetic and dedicated Faculty in Residence who lives in the honors community and engages in unique and meaningful interactions with residents.

What To Expect

  • Hosted events for students in the Honors Center in Core Campus—including Registration Kick-offs, coffee breaks, Pizza and Politics series, and much more
  • Resident Assistant peer-advising hours
  • Common exam study halls
  • Mentoring from upper class students
  • Access to free printing from Core Campus
  • Endless coffee from the Keurig® Coffee Station in the Honors Center kitchen

Did You Know?

  • In the opening year of the Honors Center, more than 2,000 students, faculty and staff attended more than 70 scheduled events and programs
  • Residents reported an increase in feeling connected to others within the Honors College, feeling respected and accepted by other members of the Calhoun Honors College

Student Perspective

“The people I have met have become my family and I feel at home when I am at Clemson…”
– Jennifer van Gelder, St. Petersburg, Fla., psychology major

Quick Facts

Size: 400 students
Location: Core Campus Buildings C & D
Roommate Policy: Honors students only
Restrictions: All majors, coed, must be in Honors program
Application: Only for admission into the Honors College
Fee: None required

Contact Information

Katie Maxwell,
Director of Advising and Recruitment
185 Core Campus