The past year has demonstrated clearly how a pandemic can continually influence people and communities in profound and dramatic ways. With this in mind, Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) has pulled all of its departments together to present a course for students that examines how COVID-19 affects multiple aspects of everyday life from the standpoint […]
A new Clemson University lab that researchers are calling “a cutting-edge solution to help fight COVID-19” could be stocked with 13 sample-handling robots and have a staff of about 50 students fully trained as early as November. The COVID-19 Clinical Diagnostics Lab started off by testing the saliva of athletes and Tiger Band members and […]
After careful consideration and significant consultation with the University’s COVID-19 public health strategy team and external health consultants, University leadership has made the decision to revert to online-only instruction following the Thanksgiving holiday for the final two weeks of the Fall semester.
Clemson University’s robust testing strategy has been supplemented this week by additional capacity through saliva-based testing. In the three days of expanded saliva testing, the University has processed 1,599 tests, with 95% of results being returned the same day of the test.
On Friday, Oct. 2, students enrolled at CU-ICAR or Greenville One and employees working at either location can get tested for free through the University. Time and location details follow below. This is part of the University’s testing strategy to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Registration for testing is required, click here to sign up. […]
All Clemson University main-campus employees must obtain a negative test result before returning to regular on-campus work. Testing is available daily at Littlejohn Coliseum, and employees can use the online testing registry to register for a free test. The result is uploaded automatically, removing the need to use the Upload Tool. Those employees tested anywhere […]
Beginning Monday, October 5, Clemson will enact keycard access restrictions to facilities including classrooms, recreation centers and libraries. Access will be limited to students, faculty, staff and affiliates with a “cleared” status in the University’s COVID-19 system. These access control procedures will be implemented to restrict individuals who have not been cleared from entering campus […]
Consistent with the University’s ongoing commitment to transparency, updates to the COVID-19 dashboard will now be posted twice each week, rather than weekly. The dashboard will now be updated with the latest data related to COVID-19 testing and student quarantine and isolation space usage each Tuesday and Friday. Faculty and staff can monitor the COVID-19 […]
Ambassador Dr. Deborah Birx, world-renowned global health official and Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the whole of government response to COVID-19 for the Office of the Vice President, praised Clemson’s efforts to combat the spread of the virus and keep students, faculty, staff and the community healthy. “We’ve been to 17 college campuses in the past […]
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.
As part of Clemson’s plan to promote a safe return to in-person instruction and on-campus activities beginning Sept. 21, the University will require all students on its main campus to receive a negative COVID-19 test result prior to returning to the classroom and campus.
“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 […]
Clemson University has launched its COVID-19 Test Result Upload Tool for students, faculty and staff to submit COVID-19 test results prior to return to Clemson facilities. All University employees and all students living in campus housing must provide a COVID-19 test result before returning to Clemson facilities. Details on employee and student testing requirements were announced previously. The COVID-19 Test Result […]
With the guidance and expertise of internal and external public health experts, Clemson officials have established procedures and guidelines for testing students prior to their return for the Fall semester. The overarching priority of the University’s reopening plan remains the health and safety of the Clemson community. The accepted method of testing for students is a negative polymerase chain […]
In the first two days of testing this week, a total of 1,300 COVID-19 tests were performed. We wanted to make you aware of two additional testing dates for our initial round of main-campus testing scheduled for next week. The team from MUSC collected 599 tests on Monday and 709 tests on Tuesday. In an […]