COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Student Affairs


  • A golden retriever puppy lunges toward the camera with Sikes Hall visible behind him

    Clemson animal and veterinary sciences students foster service dogs for veterans

    October 28, 2020

    Three handsome brothers reunited for a photo shoot on the Clemson campus on October 23, but had a hard time sitting still for the cameras. The three energetic siblings were seven-month-old golden retrievers named Cooper, Riggs and Bowman. They were escorted by Clemson animal and veterinary sciences majors Marena Fleming, Grace White and Dana Galvin, who have committed to fostering the dogs for a year for Battle Buddies, a Simpsonville-based nonprofit that trains service dogs and then gifts them to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD).

  • Moore de Peralta, Grant, Outley, Croom

    “Sister Scholars Speak” with grad students on scholarship and more, Monday October 26

    October 22, 2020

    Four noted women scholars of color will share their experiences as faculty scholars to further conversation and inspire action among graduate students and others in support of social justice and equity in academia at an online panel discussion on Monday, October 26 at noon. Themes will include mentorship, scholarship, networking, and mental health/wellness. Visit bit.ly/CUSisterScholars1 to […]

  • A Clemson student helps prepare a Homecoming float in 2019

    Student leaders rally to preserve traditional elements of Homecoming

    October 21, 2020

    Just over a month has passed since President Jim Clements made the difficult, yet understandable decision to publicly announce the University’s cancellation of Homecoming activities. “Homecoming is an exciting time for our students and alumni and it represents many of the best aspects of the Clemson experience,” Clements wrote in a weekly message on September […]

  • A group of four women hold a sign

    Clemson students raise over $43,000 for Anderson Walk to End Alzheimer’s

    October 14, 2020

    The world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, looked different this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Locally, instead of gathering for a large in-person event in Anderson, individuals and small groups walked on sidewalks, tracks and trails wherever they chose on Saturday, October 10.

  • Students meet over a meal outside of McAlister Dining Hall.

    Campus dining returns to full-service operations

    October 2, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every facet of the Clemson experience for students. In fact, you would be hard-pressed to find an area of campus life that has not undertaken significant changes as a result of this unprecedented situation. Clemson Dining is a perfect example. Following a gradual reintegration of services during Move-In Week […]

  • A graphic with details for the Virtual Career Fair from Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2020.

    Fall Career Fair goes virtual Sept. 29 through Oct. 1

    September 23, 2020

    The Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) has shifted the Fall Career Fair to a virtual format. The fair will take place Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Students are encouraged to prepare updated résumés and upload them through ClemsonJobLink prior to the fair. The first two days have been designated […]

  • Profile photo of man in a suit with blue tie.

    Clemson senior Riley Garvey receives prestigious Udall Foundation Scholarship

    September 23, 2020

    Rising senior Riley Garvey is the recipient of a 2020 Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation scholarship.

  • Ongoing Student COVID-19 Testing Begins Wednesday

    September 22, 2020

    Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 23, Clemson students enrolled at the University’s main campus may be selected for mandatory COVID-19 surveillance testing. Ongoing surveillance testing is a key part of the University’s strategy to mitigate the spread of the virus on campus and in the community. 

  • Haley Cox of Campus Recreation checks in to Swann Fitness Center at Fike

    Campus Recreation outlines Fall 2020 opportunities for students, employees

    September 21, 2020

    Citing a desire to offer “as many recreational opportunities as possible,” Campus Recreation is in the process of implementing a Fall semester plan throughout its two primary facilities — Swann Fitness Center at Fike and Douthit Hills Fitness Center. Access will be limited to students and employees to appropriately reduce the number of individuals coming to […]

  • First-year students who moved in over the past week wear University-issued face coverings in the Core Campus area.

    Face covering distribution points established in conjunction with the resumption of campus operations

    September 18, 2020

    Clemson students will be provided two free face coverings as part of the University’s commitment to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Face covering distribution has taken place the past several weeks at the Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Complex and will move to several on-campus options in conjunction with the start of in-person learning […]

  • Virtual urgent care through MUSC provides a boost to student health options at Clemson

    September 16, 2020

    For the first time in more than six months, Clemson University is starting to feel like “normal” again. First-year students have moved into campus residences the past few days and by the end of the week more than 6,000 students altogether will have populated main campus — all eager to enjoy a taste of the Clemson […]

  • A Clemson student types on a laptop inside a classroom

    Fall 2020 Study Space Locations and Capacities

    September 16, 2020

    The resumption of in-person instruction is set for Monday, Sept. 21. As students adjust to new routines and physical distancing measures that have been put in place throughout campus, the availability of study space is naturally one of the most pressing topics. Study space capacities have been altered because of the need to reduce density […]

  • A member of the Clemson community takes part in COVID-19 testing at the NewSpring site near main campus.

    Update on COVID-19 Student Testing Requirements

    August 27, 2020

    As the University continues preparation for residential move-in beginning Sept. 11 and in anticipation of in-person classes resuming Sept. 21, the below guidelines for testing requirements have been established. OFF-CAMPUS STUDENTS IN CLEMSON AREA Off-campus students living in the Clemson area at this time are highly encouraged to have COVID testing completed as soon as possible to provide the University […]

  • Jonathan Gundana, CUSG Student Body President

    Student leaders introduce community pledge in face of unique year

    August 20, 2020

    Behind the efforts of leaders within student government, Clemson University established a community pledge for the 2020-21 academic year. The voluntary pledge represents a commitment to uphold the University’s core values, build an inclusive community for all and adhere to health and safety directives to successfully navigate what will be a unique year. Ashlea Willis, […]

  • The Tiger Cub statue outside the stadium wears a mask in front of Healthy Campus signs promoting healthy behavior.

    Mandated face coverings help limit the spread of COVID-19

    August 17, 2020

    “We’re all in this together.” It’s a common phrase that has been echoed far and wide by institutions of higher education over the past several months. Clemson University is no exception. As students, faculty and staff prepare to kick off the Fall semester in an online environment this week, preparations to properly mitigate the spread […]