Undergrad

Studying Abroad With Clarkson University

You may be thinking that once you go to college, your summers will be all fun and play — and they will be! Clarkson students are given amazing opportunities for their summers. These opportunities are some that you’ll want to capitalize on for your future. At Clarkson, most majors require completing an internship or co-op. …

Grad

Graduate Admissions: At Your Service

Graduate School Capital Region Campus

As an upperclassman, you may be looking beyond your undergraduate degree and thinking about what’s next. Will you be applying for jobs, to grad school or both? If you’re at all interested in graduate school—either part time or full time—our Graduate Admissions team stands ready to provide one-on-one advice and support. We welcome your questions …

Undergrad

A Visitor’s Guide to Canada

Canada — our neighbor here in the North Country! Canada has a lot to offer, and I highly recommend you visit. Clarkson may be in a rural location, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have quick access to some amazing cities. Clarkson requires business students to bring either a passport or an enhanced license. This …

Undergrad

Dorm Hacks

Hello Clarkson students! Welcome to your first year as a Golden Knight! I am your Assistant Director of Residence Life, Emma Blaiklock.  I am excited to share with you some tips, tricks and hacks that I have learned from Clarkson students to make your on-campus living experience more personal. Living on campus has many benefits, …

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The Great Indoors

There is a wide range of diverse people here at Clarkson. There are those who love the outdoors, some who love video games or anime and people interested in the theater! There are many clubs and activities at Clarkson that make it unique and loved by many. It may seem hard to find your place …

Undergrad

10 Things You [Probably] Didn’t Know About Clarkson

Hey everyone! My name is Joe Bushey and I’m a student here at Clarkson. Through my time here at the University, I’ve seen a lot of neat things. Whether it’s a creepy ghost story, an interesting fact about a former professor or student or some history about Clarkson, each of the things I have listed …

Undergrad

How to See the Great Outdoors at Clarkson

College outing clubs are often a new and amazing way to experience the outdoors; you are surrounded by other young, adventurous students who all share a love of nature. There are so many new experiences that lend themselves to college outing clubs, such as night hikes, weekend backpacking and skiing trips, group volunteering and trail …

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The Three Biggest Adjustments Faced by First-Year Students in College

I can tell you firsthand that the change between high school and college is a big adjustment that affects every student, regardless of how prepared you are, how mature you are and how open to change you are. Moving away, meeting new people and being more of an individual than ever before can be difficult. …

Undergrad

Top 10 Things to Do as a First-Year Clarkson Student

One of the biggest questions we get from students interested in coming to Clarkson is, “What is there to do there?” We’re not in a big city (although we’ve got some really cool Canadian ones nearby — get your passport ready!), but there’s still LOTS to do here. So we’re counting down the top 10 …

Undergrad

Top 10 Questions Asked on Clarkson Campus Tours

Hello everyone! My name is Libby and I am in my final semester at Clarkson (time really does fly). In my four years at Clarkson, I have had the opportunity to get involved in many different parts of student life. I am a captain of the Varsity Alpine Ski Team, a student manager in the …