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North Country Outdoor Adventures

Hello and welcome all incoming first-year students, transfers and any passing traveler to the North Country. One of our largest and oldest clubs on Clarkson University’s’ campus is the Clarkson University Outing Club (CUOC). We wish to share some of the favorite outdoor adventure spots for both beginners and the more experienced adventurer. Members of …

Undergrad

What to Expect: Orientation and Convocation for First-Year Students

Orientation for students who are new to the Clarkson Family is a new and exciting experience. There are a lot of opportunities to meet new people, explore a new campus and local community, and so much to learn about Clarkson as well as your area of study. Orientation for new students is designed to be …

Undergrad

A Golden Knight’s Guide to Your First Hockey Game

It is no surprise that the Clarkson Golden Knight Hockey team has a very large presence on campus. For the majority of the year, every weekend is spent packed inside the Cheel arena cheering on the teams. Before coming to Clarkson, many students have never been to a hockey game or not one on the …

Undergrad

10 Pieces of Advice for a First-Year Student

Going into your first year of college is a big step, and may seem daunting, but everyone who is here had to take that first step into their first year just like you! My name is Cassidy Marshall and I am a Communication, and Media Design major with a New Product Development and Marketing minor. …

Undergrad

Tips For Move-In Day

Move-In Day can be full of chaos, stress, and emotions. Planning for this day with the appropriate tips can reduce the stress and amp up the excitement! Here is a list of what to do before and during Move-In Day! Before Move-In Day: Write a list of things you need to bring. Make sure to …

Undergrad

Clarkson University Libraries

As you all are getting ready to land into your residence halls, find your way around campus and start making friends and meeting fellow classmates- you’ll eventually begin your academic year. One of the most important and helpful resources for your learning needs is the Clarkson University Libraries! We’re going to dive into what services …

Grad

How Letters of Recommendation can Create A Holistic Image of Your Strengths

Most graduate programs require two or three letters of recommendation. You see that in the instructions and freeze. Questions may overwhelm you. Who do I ask? How should I ask? How early should I get started? To answer these questions, here are six tips for securing strong recommendation letters for graduate school. Get the right …

Undergrad

All About Undergraduate Advising at Clarkson

In college, every student benefits from having a support team. Whether it’s a student feeling overwhelmed or confused about their college and career path, or a student simply looking for the encouragement to carry forward on the path they’re comfortable on, having supportive people around to give input, advice, and guidance is important. At Clarkson, …

Grad, Undergrad

Notable Alumna Women: Kristen Larsen

Clarkson is made up of notable and impactful women who defy convention and challenge the status quo. We are grateful for this unique community of alumnae, staff, faculty, and students who leave their mark on our campus and our world. Check out our series of blog posts highlighting just a few remarkable alumni women! Meet …