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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions: Bridge Programs

During this time, Tri-County Technical College and Clemson University officials are closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are actively engaged in daily planning in an effort to inform and reduce the risk to faculty, staff, students and visitors from the virus. We appreciate your flexibility and patience as we continue planning for a safe and successful start of the fall term.

Any updates will be posted on each institution’s website:

As a Bridge to Clemson student, you are unique in that you have access to the resources and support of two institutions: Tri-County and Clemson. While this provides incredible opportunities, being a member of two communities can also be confusing at times.

To aid you in understanding the variety of communications released by both institutions and their applicability to you as a Bridge to Clemson student, please note:

  • Tri-County will provide guidance and directives regarding any changes to the academic calendar and your classes.
  • Clemson will provide guidance and directives regarding your housing, dining and transit.
  • As appropriate, the Bridge to Clemson program offices at Tri-County and Clemson will provide synthesized, summarized joint communications.

Please continue checking your official Tri-County and Clemson e-mail accounts daily. You will receive important messages via your official e-mail account with each institution ( or

If you do not feel well or believe/know you have been exposed to COVID-19, please review the following questions before reporting to campus. If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, do not come to campus. Instead, stay home and complete: 

  1. The COVID-19 Students Issues and Help Form for Tri-County; and
  2. Call the Clemson University Redfern Health Center COVID-19 Phone Line: 864-656-3571

Note: Tri-County’s Student Support and Engagement Division (Tri-County COVID Response Team) will provide guidance on COVID-19 related reports and Clemson’s Redfern Health Center will provide guidance on COVID-19 related reports. This means that you may receive communication from both institutions. Additionally, Clemson Home will respond regarding housing and dining accommodations and/or adjustments, as necessary.