Where can I buy linens and other supplies?
Bedding for most residence hall spaces will be XL Twin size. Check the page for your specific building or community for exact details. If you would like to purchase your supplies through one of our recommended vendors, you may visit https://www.ocm.com/clu/dorm-life/dorm-bedding/twin-xl-value-paks.
Where can I find information about living off campus?
I’m graduating, do I need to move out before graduation?
Graduating seniors must vacate their rooms by 10 a.m. the day after graduation. The graduating senior does not need to request approval. All graduating seniors on the University’s list will automatically have their Housing contract date extended.
How Can I Loft My Bed?
Students are responsible for lofting their own beds. However, lofting the provided ADA compliant modular beds is a simple process requiring two people. Just follow the steps below. Remove the mattress Lift all four corners of the spring frame out of the headboard and footboard Raise the frame to the desired height (11 different options) […]
When do I need to move out?
Fall: You will move out the Saturday after final exams.
Can I stay later than the last day of move out in May?
Spring semester late stays must be requested by each student. Extended housing is only available for students who are participating in a University-sponsored group or working for a University Department until no later than 10 a.m. on the day after May Graduation. You must request approval by submitting an online request form. You will receive an e-mail approving […]
I’m an athlete and need to stay on campus after the move out deadline. What should I do?
The Athletic Department will provide all documentation for athletes who need late stay approval. If you are an athlete and unsure of your late stay approval, please contact your sport’s coaching staff.
Can I mail items to the University ahead of my move in?
If you are planning to mail items to the University, you will use your post office box for mailing items. Find out more at Student Mail Services.
Where can I find information about housing and meal plans for Summer Session?
You can learn more about Summer Session housing and dining options on our Summer Session Housing Information page.
What happens if my key breaks?
Turn in both pieces to the community desk. You must turn in the top part of your key, which reads “State of S.C.; Do Not Duplicate.” Check out a temporary key at the community desk. EXTENDED DEADLINE: this temporary key is due one calendar week from the date of check-out, at noon. This deadline is […]
What transportation is available?
Getting around on campus is usually pretty easy, with most locations being under a 15-minute walk, but for the further destinations and even off-campus trips, Clemson offers a wide range of options for students. From buses, to bikes, to car sharing, you always have a way to get around. Check out all your transit and […]
Can I be released from my housing contract and move off campus in December?
The University housing contract is a legally binding document, and it is for the academic year (Aug. May). Students are encouraged first to contact their Community staff with concerns regarding their housing assignment. If the concerns are not resolved satisfactorily, the student may submit such concerns to the Appeals Committee for further review.
What Do I Do If It’s Too Hot In My Room When I Move In?
We appreciate your patience and understanding that the buildings, apartments, and rooms may seem hot on Move-In Weekend. All doors are open and many people are entering and exiting the buildings, making it difficult to regulate the air flow. Please know that it may take 48 to 72 hours for the building to regain its […]
What Should I Bring?
Visit our Move-in page and check the what to bring section.
When will I select my housing assignment?
Selection times are different for Bridge, First Year, Continuing and Transfer students, please check our events for the latest information.
Where can I view my housing assignment?
Once you have selected your housing assignment, you may view your assignment at anytime on the Housing Portal.
May I request another incoming first-year student as a roommate?
Yes. You will have the option to request up to three roommates of your choice. You will create and confirm your roommate group in step one of the sign-up process.
If I’m unhappy with my selected room or roommate, can I get it changed before school opens? How?
It is our goal to make everyone happy with their room and roommate assignment. Even after assignments are made, we will continue to work to accommodate your preferences. If you want us to change something about your assignment, please complete a Housing Change Request While we can’t guarantee the change you want, we promise we […]
Do I have to live on campus?
All unmarried, first-year and Bridge students who are under the age of 21 at the time of enrollment who do not live with parent(s) or legal guardian(s) [within Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties] are required to live in University-owned housing for the fall and spring semesters. Incoming first-year students who desire a residency waiver, and […]
How Can I Decorate Without Command Strips*?
While we know that Command Strips have become a staple for college housing, we have started to see damage in some of our res halls after constant long-term use of the strips on drywall. To make sure our living spaces continue to be well-maintained and attractive for all current and future residents, we do ask […]
Can I book a practice field for my camp?
Contact Donna Owens at Fike Recreation Center to reserve a practice field for your group.
How do I sign up for a meal plan?
Meal Plans may be selected as part of the housing contract. If you are not living on-campus and would like to purchase a meal plan you may do so in the housing portal First-year students who live in Clemson University Housing are required to select one of the Unlimited meal plans for their first two […]
How can we access Fike Recreation Center?
Contact Fike Recreation Center to set up memberships/passes.
Do you provide linens for summer camps & conferences?
No. You will be responsible for bringing your own linens (bedding, towels, pillows, etc).
What does my residence hall look like?
All information regarding residence halls (dimensions, bed size, pictures, etc.) can be found on our Residence Hall list page
How do I schedule a move-in appointment?
If you are moving in at any point other than the Fall semester, you will not need to make an appointment. You will receive an email with your instructions. If you are moving in for the Fall Semester, follow the steps below. If you need to move-in early, skip to the bottom of the page. […]
Can you put lanyards on my keys during my summer camp or conference?
No. We are no longer able to put lanyards on keys for any groups. We are happy to set up an additional table at check in so your staff can assist campers with attaching lanyards to keys.
Where can we park on campus for summer camps & conferences?
Contact Parking Services for information on parking passes and reserving lots for big check ins.
Where are the ATMs located on campus?
Bryan Mall Circle ATM Bank: Bank of America ATM; Founders Credit Union ATM, beside Byrnes Hall Hendrix Student Center: Founders Credit Union ATM located to the right of the main entrance to the Eastside Food Court McCabe and Holmes: BB&T, Founders, PNC and SuntrustFernow St. Café: Non-bank affiliated ATM in main entryway Union Loggia: Bank of […]
What if I need to remain on campus during a holiday break?
Sometimes it’s impossible or impractical for our students to travel home during breaks. Residence halls and apartments are open over spring and fall breaks as well as the Thanksgiving holiday. There are fewer staff members around, but security staff keep their regular schedules. Only students who live in apartments may stay during this break. Residence […]
How am I allowed to decorate my room?
What to Bring-Recommended Packing List We encourage you to get creative with your room and figure out ways to make it your own. There are plenty of options and you can always look online for more ideas! Consider bringing the following items. If you would like a printable checklist, click here. These are approved for use in University Housing […]
How can I get telephone service in my room or apartment?
University Housing does not provide this type of service. If you would like telephone service in your room or apartment, you may contact the Telecommunications Office by submitting a help ticket to the following address, email@example.com. The service comes with a monthly expense of $35.50. Remember to bring your own telephone. Telecommunications will service your […]
What size are the beds in the residence hall rooms?
Most beds in all residential communities are extra-long twin beds and require extra-long twin bed sheets. However, there are two exception! The beds in the West Neighborhood of Douthit Hills and Thornhill Village are full size beds and require full size sheets.
Who do I contact about a MicroFridge?
You may visit Collegiate Concepts to rent a MicroFridge. Limited numbers of MicroFridge units will be available at our onsite location in the parking lot behind Sikes Hall during move-in. Cash and check only accepted on those days. Notes: The MicroFridge is the ONLY allowed microwave in the non-apartment residence halls.
Can I smoke in my residence hall room or apartment?
Clemson University is a tobacco free campus. See Clemson University policy.
May I bring my own refrigerator?
You may keep a refrigerator in your room if it’s no larger than 3.6 cubic feet. If you do not have your own refrigerator and would like one, a combination MicroFridge multipliance is available for rent. This unit includes a microwave (the only microwave allowed in residence halls or suites), a refrigerator, and a zero-degree […]
What do I do if something is wrong in the room?
If you need to report a problem, please fill out a maintenance request. For emergency service after these hours, please contact the Resident Assistant on call.
Can I have a pet?
Yes, FISH ONLY! And only in a 10 gallon or smaller aquarium. Service animals are permitted with approval through our Student Accessibility Services
If I have questions once I’ve settled in, who can answer these?
All university housing facilities are staffed with Resident Assistants and a Graduate Community Director. Generally Resident Assistants are undergraduate students living on the floor with total responsibility for that area. Graduate Community Directors are graduate students also residing in the building. Additionally, each community is staffed with an Community Director. This staff member is a full-time, professional […]
How is housing priority established?
New Students housing priority for all is based on the admissions application date to the University, and not the housing application date. Continuing Students/Bridge: Priority is based on the number of roommates, those with four roommates, then two roommates, and then singles.
How can I find out what my Post Office Box number is? Is this associated with housing?
Your PO Box assignment will be sent via email sometime prior to your arrival with detailed information pertaining to your PO Box. You may contact the Student Mail Services for more information. You can also find additional information on our mail page.
When are Housing applications due?
For Fall semester, housing applications are usually due: This month for first year and transfer students This month for continuing and Bridge students For Spring semester, housing applications are due: This month for first year and transfer students This month for continuing and Bridge students For specific dates for this year, please see our housing […]
How can I get my post office box?
If you live on-campus, you will be automatically assigned a PO Box. The rental is valid for the entire academic year.
Can we have opposite sex overnight guests in our rooms?
Visitation hours in all campus residential areas are set by mutual agreement among roommates or suitemates at the beginning of each year or when occupancy changes. The roommate’s expectation of privacy, sleep and study take precedence over the privilege of a host to have a guest. Residents are responsible for the conduct of their guests […]
What if I lock myself out of my room or apartment?
Every residential community has a community desk, which is staffed from 7:30 a.m. (ET) to 7:30 p.m. (ET) The Resident Assistant or Desk Assistant at the community desk can help you access your room. If you lock yourself out after 7:30 p.m., you can contact the Resident Assistant on call for your community.
Where is card access available?
Card access is available in every residence hall, mostly on exterior doors. Also, in our apartment communities, card access is available on the exterior doors of the commons buildings.
Can we have a microwave, toaster oven or hot plate in our rooms?
Review the University Housing Rules and Regulations for the complete policy.
If I have concerns about my living situation, can I request a room change?
An important part of living in a residential community is learning to live with a roommate(s). We encourage residents to move in, get to know one another, and complete a roommate agreement to create shared expectations for their living space. If you have concerns about your living situation, the first step is to speak to […]
When will I be assigned from the waitlist?
You will be assigned from the Wait Lists as room spaces become available. Most spaces come available due to school-related cancellations which usually occur during the spring semester. Please be patient as we work to get you a desired assignment.
When can I move into my room? Can I move in early?
August Move InAfter you select your housing assignment in May, you will be able to select a move-in weekend appointment in mid-June. Additional information will be available following room selection (step three of three) or visit events. January Move InThe date and time for January move in will be posted under events
How can I get Card Access to my Chapter Hall?
All non-resident chapter members have access to the chapter hall from 8AM-12AM seven days a week, while residents can access the chapter hall 24/7. New members gain access to the Chapter Hall once they have been added to the University’s Greek Roster system. If a new member finds they cannot access the chapter hall, they […]
How and can I Move onto my Chapter Hall?
Please reach out to your chapter’s House Manager or Chapter President and discuss your desire to live on the chapter hall. While Fraternity Sorority Housing is set up similar to other communities on campus, each fraternity and sorority complete their own room assignments for their chapter and they report those to University Housing for the […]
When can I move onto my Chapter Hall?
Chapter members must have completed one semester at a college or university before they are eligible to live on the Chapter Hall. New freshmen may not reside in Fraternity Sorority Housing their first semester. However, new freshmen who become chapter members during their first semester may move onto the chapter hall for their second semester […]
How can the Chapter get a composite hung on the Chapter Hall?
Identify location(s) on the wall for the composite(s) to be hung: Place a Post-it with a description of the composite, i.e. 2019-2020 Label where the composite will be for safe keeping, i.e. kitchen, living room, foyer outside of kitchen Contact Housing Maintenance and place a work order for the composite(s) to be hung: Ensure you […]
How can our Chapter update/upgrade our Chapter Space?
Chapter space renovations are cyclical from National Headquarters just as with any organization, even University Housing. If your chapter finds that you would like to look into a renovation of your chapter space, please reach out to the Coordinator for Fraternity Sorority Housing. At this point a meeting can be scheduled and plan can be […]
I am no longer a member, how can I move off the Chapter Hall?
Contact your chapter president and indicate your intent to leave the chapter. University Housing will not move a resident out of Fraternity Sorority Housing as long as the member is still affiliated with the organization. Please work with your chapter president to remove you from the University’s Greek Roster system. After your chapter president has […]
Our Chapter has terminated the membership of a chapter member, what is the next step for a room change?
The chapter president will review membership status with the member and will update their membership status in the University’s Greek Roster System to “terminated”. The chapter president should then reach out to the Coordinator for Fraternity Sorority Housing indicating the GreekRoster system update has been made. When the Coordinator for Fraternity Sorority Housing verifies the […]
How do I access our Chapter’s storage cage?
Fraternity Sorority Housing works with the chapters living in the Quad to provide additional chapter storage in the basement of Wannamaker Hall. This storage is accessible to chapter members who live on the chapter hall through their card access privileges. In addition, each storage cage is locked with a combination pin or lock. The Chapter […]
Can I sublease my room to another chapter member?
The University Housing Contract is personal and may not be transferred or assigned to another person. The space may not be sublet. Once the contract term has begun, University Housing will only provide access to the contracted space to the assigned student. Parents, friends and other delegates may not obtain keys or access to the […]
Where can I use my meal plan?
Meal swipes can be used at any time at the two dining halls on campus – Schilletter and The Fresh Food Co. dining halls – which offer an all-you-care-to-eat dining experience. Guests with meal plans can also exchange a meal swipe for a full meal solution at the Community Hub at Douthit Hills (lunch and […]
Do I need to buy a meal plan?
First-year students who live in University Housing are required to select one of the unlimited meal plans for the first two semesters. Continuing Students and Commuters may select any of the meal plan choices. Bridge students who live in Clemson University housing are required to purchase a Block 175 meal plan for the fall and […]
Will my meal plan auto renew for next semester?
The meal plan that you chose for the fall semester will automatically be added to your spring university bill. You are able to go into iROAR and adjust your plan or opt out if eligible, prior to paying your bill.
Will unused meal swipes or Paw Points rollover?
All meals swipes will expire at the end of each semester. All guest meals will expire at the end of each semester. Paw Points roll over from semester to semester until you graduate, withdraw, or transfer from the University; however, any open account will be closed after 18 months of inactivity.
Will unused Paw Points rollover?
Yes. Paw Points roll over from semester to semester until you graduate, withdraw, or transfer from the University; however, any open account will be closed after 18 months of inactivity.
What are Paw Points and where can I use them?
Paw Points Policy Paw Points are a purchased value (1 Paw Point = $1.00) and are stored on the TigerOne Card and can be used on campus. Purchased Paw Point values rollover semester to semester, until: Balance is depleted Account inactivity after 18 months Disaffiliation with the University (i.e., graduation, transfer, termination, withdrawal) Purchased Paw […]
How am I notified of my housing assignment?
Students who complete Housing Contracts by the deadlines participate in Room Selection. Once a room is selected by the student or their roommate, they are immediately notified by email to their Clemson email account. If a student does not meet the deadline and does not participate in Room Selection, the student will be notified by […]
Are single rooms available?
There are very limited single rooms in Gressette Hall and Douthit East are the only buildings with singles for New Students. Single apartments and apartments with private bedrooms are available in Douthit West, Calhoun Courts and Thornhill Village for Continuing students.
How do I get my Clemson login info?
To activate your Clemson University Username: You will need your Clemson University CUID (for example, C12345678), which can be found in your Admitted Student Portal. You will need your Username Activation code, which can be found in your Admitted Student Portal on the “Next Steps” tab. Please note that it may take a couple days […]
Where Can I Get a Bed Rail?
Bed rails should be in your room or at the front desk of your community.
Can I keep the same room the following year?
A large percentage of spaces are designated for new students so you should expect to select a different space for the next academic year.
Do I need to pay the University’s admissions deposit before I sign up for Housing?
All incoming freshmen and transfer students must pay a nonrefundable $200 deposit prior to applying for housing. Please allow 24 hours to process. Deposits must be paid online* at iroar.clemson.edu The deposit will be paid and applied toward the tuition and fees for the semester in which you begin your Clemson studies. (If you enroll for […]
How do I find a roommate?
In step one of the housing sign up process, you may search for potential roommates as well as create a roommate group once you have identified your preferred roommates. Do not worry if you do not know any potential roommates! During this phase, you will be able to search for potential roommates as well as send or accept a roommate […]
When does roommate selection need to be completed?
All roommate groups must be set in the Housing Contract by the deadline.
I’m transferring, studying abroad, or joined a co-op but I already signed up for Housing for the next academic year. What should I do?
Students who will not be enrolled on campus due to December graduation, Study Abroad, Co-op, withdrawal, or transfer are eligible to cancel their housing by completing the School Related Cancellation Form . Fall : We will have the School Related Cancellations available in November. when you have secured December graduation, Study Abroad, Co-op, withdrawal, or […]
What is a Faculty-in-Residence (FIR)?
Clemson University Housing breathed new life into an old concept, faculty members living among students in residence halls on campus. The Faculty-in-Residence Program at Clemson University is a structured program that promotes interaction between students and faculty through out-of-classroom experiences. The Faculty-in-Residence lives in a specially designed apartment within or adjacent to a residence […]
Where are Faculty-In-Residence located?
We currently have active faculty-in-residence programs in the Holmes/McCabe Community, the Shoeboxes, Mickel/Gressette, Honors Residential College, Fraternity & Sorority Housing, Lightsey Bridge, and Calhoun Courts/Thornhill Village.
When are Faculty-In-Residences selected?
When we have openings, we invite faculty to apply for the FIR program during the spring semester. We send out notice of vacancies through campus-wide email and the Clemson Home web page.
What is a Faculty Friend?
We invite faculty to participate in the Faculty Friends initiative to engage with first-year residents through intentional interactions that invite self-exploration and understanding of what it means to live in a community. With the support of residential life staff (Resident Assistants, Graduate and Full-time Staff), faculty will be invited into the residence hall to engage […]
When are Faculty Friends selected?
We invite faculty to apply for the Faculty Friend program late in the spring semester via campus email and the Clemson Home web page.
What is a Resident Assistant (RA)?
RAs serve students in our residential communities in a variety of roles we have identified as leaders, role models, critical thinkers, peer educators, and community builders. RAs practice leadership through authentic and relational actions, recognizing that leadership is a process and the outcome is positive change for the greater community. For more detailed information about […]
What are the benefits of being a Resident Assistant (RA)?
We believe an intentional residential experience is transformative. RAs are a vital part of that experience. Through facilitating the Residential Experience Model (REM) , Resident Assistants will mentor residents to explore who they are, connect with others in the community, engage academically, and lead in meaningful ways. Here are some quotes from our RAs about […]
Do Resident Assistants (RAs) receive payment or other benefits?
RAs are paid on a stipend basis with stipend amount of $4,020.00 for the academic year 2019-20. A meal plan, valued at $2,100, is provided as a means to allow RAs to engage in the community that is created in dining halls and retail venues on-campus. Resident Assistants are provided with a private room. In […]
What is the expected weekly workload of a Resident Assistant (RA)?
RAs are paid for 13.5 hours of work each week, and every week looks a little bit different. Each community has a weekly two hour staff meeting. RAs also spend a few hours each week working their community desk; the exact number of hours varies based on community. If serving on call, an RA will […]
I’m thinking about applying to be a Resident Assistant (RA). Do I get to pick my community?
The decision of your placement offer is made by our placement team through intentional consideration of your application and interview process, seeking the best candidate for each open position within our communities. If you are passionate about working with a specific community, we would encourage you to share your passion in your application and interview.
I saw that Resident Assistants (RAs) have to take a 3-credit class. Is it required? What if I can’t take it in the spring with my course load?
Resident Assistants will take EDC 3900: Student Development, Leadership, and Counseling for the University Paraprofessional as a pre-service requirement of employment. EDC 3900 is a three-hour credit course, and an RA must earn a C or better in the course to continue into the RA role.
Can I be a Resident Assistant (RA) and hold another position?
A Resident Assistant is first committed to their RA role and responsibilities. Additional time commitments such as significant leadership opportunities, academic engagements, and additional employment, are secondary to the RA position. Additional opportunities with extensive time commitments will have significant impact on an RA’s wellbeing and ability to balance responsibilities within the RA role. Examples […]
How do I apply to be a Resident Assistant?
More general information and link to calendar The application opens each year during the fall semester and can be found here.
I have more questions about being a Resident Assistance (RA), who should I contact?
Please direct any questions to RASelection@clemson.edu.
What is a Living-Learning Community (LLC)?
Living-Learning Communities are a group of students living together in designated space on campus based on common interest, shared major or connected coursework. LLCs have dedicated resources and engaged partners that support the needs of each specific community. What are the benefits? LLCs provide a home within a home for our residents. You already have something […]
What is the Residential Experience Model (REM)?
REM, or the Residential Experience Model, is a curricular approach to the learning that students experience outside of the classroom. We believe that our residential halls and apartments are opportunities for students to learn valuable lessons that will promote student success. Aligned with the mission of Clemson University and rooted in theories about student learning […]
What is a CUID Number?
CUID refers to your Clemson University Identification Number. It’s a unique number that begins with a C and serves as your student ID number. Note: this number can be found in your Admitted Student Portal. First, you will use your CUID number to look-up your User ID. Afterwards, you will use it for almost everything. […]
Why does Clemson Home use the Residential Experience Model (REM)?
We believe an intentional residential experience is transformative. When we talk with our students, they often share the valuable lessons they learned from living on campus, whether it is interacting with their roommate, learning time management and studying skills, building self-sufficiency, or finding opportunities for leadership. We want to interact with our students at the […]
Is the Residential Experience Model (REM) specific to Clemson?
Since the University of Delaware instituted the first residential curriculum in 2007, hundreds of colleges and universities across the country have developed similar models. Each curricular model is designed to align with the mission and values of the institution and promote sequenced learning throughout the year to support student success. Our staff has attended the […]
What’s A User ID?
After your acceptance, you will receive instructions on how to create your Clemson University computer user identification. This is a permanent, unique-to-you identifier that you will use every time you access the Clemson computer network (which will be every day). You may see or hear it referred to as your username. It also designates your […]
Does the Residential Experience Model (REM) work?
Since adopting REM in 2013, we have found many benefits to our work, specifically around four areas. First, we have been better stewards of our resources by focusing more on the individual interactions our staff have with their residents. Secondly, we have taken able to take advantage of teachable moments by connecting students to resources […]
What’s my password and how can I change it?
If you are a new student, you will establish your initial password during the onboarding process. You can change your password at any time by using the Password Change Utility. Learn more at Clemson Computing & Information Technology. REMEMBER: Never give your password out to anyone!
Where can I find Graduate or Family Housing?
We do not offer housing for Graduate students or those with families, but we have partnered with https://www.clemsonoffcampus.com/ to provide assistance with finding off-campus housing options.
What is a Tiger Talk?
A Tiger Talk is a guided conversation your Resident Assistant will have with you at various points of the year. These conversations are intended to get to know you better and to check in on various topics that might be trending at certain times of the year, including how your classes are going, ways that […]
What is the purpose of the EDSA 3900 class?
The EDSA 3900 class is a 3-credit hour course that all Resident Assistants (RA) are required to take. This course focuses on student development theory, leadership, and counseling skills for student leaders. The course is not training on how to be an RA, but it does integrate many of the theories and activities that are […]
I am under 18, what’s a Parent Guarantor?
A Parent Guarantor allows a parent/guardian to electronically co-sign the University Housing Contract for a student who is under the age of 18 at the time they sign-up for on-campus housing. It’s currently the only way for a parent/guardian to electronically co-sign the housing contract with students who are still under 18 and minors by […]
Is there a textbook for the EDSA 3900 class?
The textbook for the course is Leadership for a Better World by Komives & Wagner (2nd Edition). It is available for free through the Clemson University online library. Additional readings in the course will be provided by the instructor.
What are the assignments and expectations in the EDSA 3900 class?
The EDSA 3900 course relies on student engagement, participation, and attendance. Each class will be highly interactive, with discussions and activities around course readings and concepts. Students will be graded on class participation, online group discussions, and four large assignments. Those assignments include a Sociogram assignment, which is to design and analyze a community through […]
The housing application website isn’t working, what should I do?
Fear not! Help is just a phone call away. Feel free to call us or email anytime during regular business hours. Our main phone line is 864-656-2295 and is staffed 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Can I take the EDSA 3900 class if I am not currently an RA?
We do not currently offer this course for students who have not gone through the RA application process.
How do I get instructor approval to take the EDSA 3900 class?
Once you are selected to register for the EDSA 3900, our office will contact you to share available times that you can take the class. We will then match all students into sections, with the intent of keeping each section under 20 students. We will assign you a section based on your availability and will […]
What grade am I required to get in the EDSA 3900 class to continue as an RA?
Students who receive a D or lower in the EDSA 3900 class will not be able to continue as an RA.
What is the Residence Hall Association?
The Residence Hall Association is an organization that advocates for on-campus residents to promote leadership, service, and opportunities. We strive to create a link between the residents and the University by facilitating education, fostering diversity, and serving as a voice for residential students.
What is Community Council?
The Community Council is group of student leaders who represent and advocate for their residential community, as well as promoting the Clemson Home experience through hosting events.
What is the National Residence Hall Honorary?
The National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) is an on-campus residence honorary that is comprised of the top 1% of student leaders in the residence hall. The organization seeks to promote the values of service and recognition across Clemson’s campus and community at-large.
How is RHA/NRHH/Community Council different from being a Resident Assistant (RA)?
RHA, NRHH, and Community Council are open to all on-campus residential students and focuses on planning whole-community events and advocacyinitiatives. The major difference from RA is the RHA and NRHH are student organizations. RHA serves as the voice of on-campus residents. The purpose is to better the on-campus living experience by building community, listening to […]
How can students get involved in Student Leadership?
In the fall, RHA holds elections for all community council positions. Keep post, positions may open throughout the school year! NRHH has a recruitment period at every semester; keep on the lookoutinformation about the application process.
Can first year students or bridge participate in these leadership opportunities?
Yes! We encourage all students who live on campus to participate within the community council and RHA, including leadership positions within community council. Students must have a GPA and one semester of on-campus living in order to apply for NRHH membership, therefore NRHH application is not open to first semester students.
Who can I contact for more information about Student Leadership opportunities?
For more information about RHA and Community Council, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org For more information regarding NRHH, please reach out to email@example.com
Where do I go to apply for full time staff jobs at Clemson University?
I have questions about applying for a position at Clemson, where can I learn more about that?
The Clemson University Office of Student Financial Aid and the Center for Career and Professional Development offer employment services to students. Both the Resident Assistant and Housing Summer Programs have their own employment application process that is housed on the Clemson Home Website. The process for our department’s Graduate Assistantships is handled through the Division […]
I have question about details of my employment, like pay schedules, direct deposit, job expectations, etc.. Where can I find that information?
Please contact Clemson University Human Resources.
I have questions about campus IT and IT security. Where can I find more information about that?
Please visit CCIT for the most up to date information.
I have questions about my HR pin or password, how do I find this information?
Recently you received a welcome email from Clemson’s Director of Onboarding. Refer to this email to obtain your HR Personal Identification Number (HR PIN). If you do not know your HR PIN number, click here to reset it. (This step requires Duo.) Your initial password is cu# and the last five digits of your SSN (i.e., cu#12345), […]
Can I cancel my room selection?
You may cancel with no penalty before you choose a space during Room Selection, by sending an email to Clemson Home at Clemsonhome@clemson.edu. First Year and Bridge: You may email ClemsonHome@clemson.edu to cancel your contract if you are not attending Clemson University. Continuing and Transfer students ONLY : Once you select a space during Room […]
I accidentally signed up for a housing assignment. What should I do?
You may email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a cancellation of your housing contract prior to you receiving a time slot. You will receive a confirmation email once your contract is cancelled.
Can I cancel my housing contract after receiving a time slot?
You may email email@example.com to cancel your contract after receiving a time slot, but prior to choosing a living space. Please include your name, CUID and statement on why you are cancelling.
Can I appeal my housing contract?
The housing contract is a legally binding contract. You may submit an Appeal Request. The committee meets every two weeks and will notify you with their decision at the email you have provided.
Can I get the housing contract fee waived?
Please be aware the waiver for the housing contract fee may be waived if the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) is equal to zero after the FASFA has processed. If the EFC is zero, you will need to complete, submit and receive notification from FAFSA that your information has been processed. Please send a screenshot of […]
I’m on the waitlist, how likely am I to get a housing assignment?
In previous years, we have always been able to house every current student who was willing to wait an option to live on campus. If you are only interested in a certain location or certain type of room, it may be more difficult and take longer to find an option. At this time we have […]
Can I change my room after move in?
You may reach out to your community staff beginning in September for fall semester and mid-January for spring semester to discuss your options for a change in your living space.
When are housing applications for next semester available?
The application for Spring Housing will be available at the beginning of November. Fall 2020: The deadline has passed.
Why can’t I find my roommate during the contract phase?
There are several possible reasons for not being able to find your roommate. 1)You both must choose the same LLC option on the Community Choice page. If you have chosen different LLC’s, then you will not be able to see each other. 2)You need to only enter the user name without the @clemson.edu portion and […]
I accidentally signed up for an LLC, what should I do?
You may return to your housing portal and deselect the LLC prior to the housing deadline.
Can I live with someone who is in a different LLC than me?
Many Living Learning Communities (LLCs) do not allow students who are not a part of an LLC to live in the designated space. Students who choose an LLC that they are not eligible to live in will be contacted directly by University Housing to provide details on their living options.
The roommate request deadline has passed, can I still request a roommate?
Unfortunately, The opportunity to select and accept roommates closed at the housing deadline.
I forgot or can’t find my time slot for room selection, what should I do?
Please check your Clemson email for your time slot notification and residential community links. Please notify us immediately if you have not received a time slot notification.
What if I don’t pick a room during my time slot?
If you do not select your living space during your Living Learning time slot, then you will be assigned a new time slot to choose during traditional student times slots. If you do not choose during your traditional time slot, then you will be assigned housing after Room Selection is completed by the Assignments Coordinator
What if I have class during my room selection time?
Your time slot starts on the day and time as designated in your time slot notification email. You may log in to the housing portal to choose your space starting on the date and time as designated and any time after that until the room selection closes.
Can I choose a living space if I don’t have a roommate chosen ahead of time?
If you do not have a Roommate Group set up prior to the contract deadline, you will log in during your time slot to select a housing space for yourself. You will either select an empty room during your time slot or you will select a room that has other students who are already occupying […]
What happens if there’s not a space that can fit all of my chosen roommates?
The first scenario is that all four roommates find a place to live together. The second scenario, which you are unable to find a room together so you will need to split up. If this case occurs you may choose a two person living unit or single space if need be. That being the case, […]
How does Room Swap work? Can my roommate swap with my friend?
Room Swap is a process that allows students to swap their current room for an empty space that is still available. Unfortunately, there may be so few empty spaces at the end of Room Selection tonight that we may not be able to offer this option. Room Swap is definitely not asking other roommates to […]
The waitlist portal is closed, but I don’t have a room assignment, what should I do?
The wait list in the portal is closed at this time. Because of the high volume of interest to live on campus there are currently no vacancies. Should you desire to cancel your contract with University Housing, please email Clemson Home with you name, CUID and a statement that you would like to cancel your […]
Can first year students live off campus?
In order to live off campus as a first-year student, your primary residence needs to be in Oconee, Pickens or Anderson Counties. If you meet this requirement, please fill out the Appeals form to secure a waiver. Also, they will require additional documentation. This refers to a letter written by the parents/legal guardian consisting of […]
When does room selection happen?
You will receive a time slot notification for the date and time you may return to the housing portal to select your living space for your classification, First Year, Bridge, Continuing, or Transfer. We suggest that you have several living options in mind. If you have a chosen roommate, please make sure you are in […]
How do we pick a group leader for room selection?
The Group Leader is self-determined based upon all roommates who are mutually confirmed. Most groups choose whichever roommate gets the earliest time slot as the group leader. We suggest that you and your roommates have agreed upon several living options and agree financially on the rates of those spaces.
How many roommates can a first year student have?
The majority of housing accommodations available to first-year students are designated as two-person rooms. In certain suite-style communities, such as Holmes Hall, McCabe Hall and the Honors Residential College, a suite may accommodate up to four residents. In this setup, each room houses two roommates and is connected to another room which accommodates an additional […]
How do I choose my living space?
During your time slot, you may enter the housing portal and select a room. If the room is identified as a 2/2, meaning there are two of the two beds available, you may choose to put yourself in that space. The room status will change to a 1/2, meaning there is one of the two […]
I’m a new student, can I request a roommate change after the deadline?
We understand how important your freshman year is and how it will shape the next few years. Living with someone we don’t know can be frightening and difficult. College is a time of learning and growing. This is a time to learn to live and work with many people who may be different from us […]
Can Bridge students have a roommate that is not another Bridge student?
Bridge and First Year Clemson students are not able to live together. However, there will many opportunities for them to engage, such as in the dining halls.
Can I sign up for a meal plan before I’ve signed my housing contract?
Selecting a meal plan is part of the housing contract. You will have the opportunity to choose from one of our meal plans that meets your requirement or needs. Please remember First Year students are required to purchase an unlimited plan and Bridge a Block 175.
Can I change my meal plan?
Students may add or change their meal plan selection through iROAR. Under the Student Financial Services tab, locate Optional Fees prior to Clemson University bill deadline. Your bill will recalculate based on your saved changes. Once classes begin, please visit our dining page to see the add, drop, change process and procedures. Students with required meal […]
Can I arrive early for move in?
The Fall 2020 Early Arrival Request Form opens June 1 on the Clemson Home website and will remain open until August. You will be notified of approval or denial by email after your request has been considered.
How do I prepare my room for move out?
You can find all the information you need about moving out of your residence hall on our Move Out page
What happens if my key is lost or stolen?
This would cause a lock change charge from University Housing. Most often, this is due to a lost key or a temporary key that is not returned by the deadline. The housing contract states: “If a key is lost or not returned when occupancy is terminated, or if a temporary key is not returned within […]