Clarkson University was founded in 1896 as a memorial to Thomas S. Clarkson, a successful entrepreneur and Northern New York businessman who was also distinguished by a deep and abiding concern for humanity.
Clarkson University's academic programs and the educational experience span boundaries and vary widely in content. At the heart of the institution's educational and operational processes are fundamental goals and values that define a common experience that shapes the growth of every Clarkson student.
The mission of the Division of Research is to provide expert services, support, and training that enable Clarkson University to grow research. Research Centers
The Clarkson Career Center is dedicated to helping you reach your career goals. Our full-time staff offers customized services to all Clarkson students and alumni who want to:
The Clarkson University Tutoring Program, for which there is no fee, is for on-going, long-term assistance. The tutoring staff consists of qualified undergraduates within the University. Small group sessions are conducted on a weekly basis which are organized around your schedule. Students are asked to be as flexible as possible when requesting tutoring assistance. There is coverage for the majority of 1st and 2nd year courses particularly those that are scientific or technical in nature.
The Student Health Center, located on campus, is open Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM for free health care. The Health Center provides out-patient care, reproductive health care and limited on-site laboratory procedures. There is also a self-care center for routine colds and flu, vision and blood pressure screening and allergy injections.
Clarkson's enterprising community is at the center of a dynamic environment where the lines between learning and recreation blur. Our students are multidimensional, merging academics and extracurricular activities to maximize both personal and professional growth.
On campus, you can meet up with friends at the 56,000-square -foot Student Center located at the center of campus. Enjoy a coffee drink at the Java City cafe or relax in the meditation room. Listen to a lecture by day or enjoy live performances by night in the three-story atrium theater.
Clarkson strives to maximize the potential of all of its students and challenge them to both personal and professional growth. It doesn’t matter if you are looking to pursue the pastime you are most passionate about, or taking up a new hobby, with more than 100 student-operated groups on campus, there is an opportunity for you to put your skills to work.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.