welcome to the early success program at clemson university
the early success program (esp) is a conditional academic program designed to assist selected participants in making a successful transition to clemson. because of its challenging and highly structured nature, participation in esp requires both academic engagement and educational commitment. the esp community is comprised of students who demonstrate both a sincere personal interest in excelling academically at clemson and a desire to receive support and guidance from faculty and staff in order to transition successfully from high school to college and clemson university. participants must meet specific program requirements before becoming fully admitted to clemson university (see eligibility and requirements tab).