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impact is a four-day experience where incoming freshmen and transfer students are met with the opportunity to explore leadership and community engagement.  participants will spend time learning through community service, team initiatives, small group conversations, and reflection and interaction with campus leaders. the vision of impact is that incoming students engage with each other and the community to create a positive, sustainable change… making an impact on others.

impact holds two sessions a year, one in the summer and one during the week before the fall semester begins.

students who participate in impact:

  • recognize clemson campus resources that will facilitate an effective transition to college life

  • explore their personal leadership style and how the leadership process is used to create change

  • explore ways to make a community impact through civic engagement

  • develop friendships with peers and upper-class mentors

2019 program dates:

program dates for 2019:

  • summer explore your impact program: june 19, 5 p.m. – june 23, 2:30 p.m.

    • students will be provided housing in an on-campus residence hall for the duration of the summer session of impact.

  • august explore your impact program: aug. 14, 1 p.m. – aug. 17, 1 p.m.

    • august session early move-in: aug. 14, 8 a.m.

*impact participants are required to attend all scheduled sessions each day.

impact application information:

register today – students can register online now to participate in the program; there is no fee. registration is first-come, first-served, so don't delay.

for more information, contact kate radford, associate director for student leadership & community engagement, at radford@clemson.edu.