COVID-19 Updates and Resources

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  • A dapper gentleman in nice suit gestures and speaks in front of a screen that says "Men of Color National Summit"

    Fifth annual Men of Color National Summit moved to November 4-5, 2021

    January 11, 2021

    Clemson University has moved the dates of its  Men of Color National Summit to November 4-5, 2021 from its previously scheduled date in April due to the continued effects COVID-19 has placed on holding in-person events. Presented by the University’s Division of Inclusion and Equity, the two-day summit hosts dynamic keynote speakers and engaging breakout sessions, […]

  • Spring 2021 dining options for employees

    January 8, 2021

    As the Spring semester begins, students and faculty are being welcomed back to the main campus in various capacities. As was the case with the Fall semester, Clemson Dining will continue operating with a widespread, yet physically distanced service routine. One of the major changes for the Spring is takeout boxes are available upon request […]

  • Kenedey Ward, a senior communication student, is interning virtually at the Student Veterans of America Headquarters.

    Helping students find study spaces made easy

    January 8, 2021

    As Clemson University transitions back to more in-person instruction, a number of changes were put in place to adhere to Clemson’s physical distancing policies across campus. Below you can find information for where you can direct students to study areas on campus, as well as links letting students know how to make reservations for the […]

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    Employee timekeeping and leave during hazardous weather

    January 8, 2021

    The Office of Human Resources provides the following guidance: For faculty, staff and student workers, your supervisor is your first point of contact regarding expectations for work during a hazardous weather event. Employees designated as essential for the purposes of maintaining essential and/or critical services during hazardous weather are to report to work, which may […]

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    COVID-19 employee leave options following FFCRA expiration

    January 8, 2021

    Signed into law on March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) included two paid leave provisions related to COVID-19, which eligible Clemson University employees were able to utilize. With the expiration of the FFCRA and its associated leave provisions on December 31, 2020, employees may be wondering what leave options related to […]

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    2021 open enrollment for state ORP participants

    January 7, 2021

    The annual open enrollment period for the State Optional Retirement Program (State ORP) is January 1 to March 1 of each year. Participants in the State ORP  can use this opportunity to change their State ORP service provider or, if eligible, irrevocably elect to participate in the South Carolina Retirement System (SCRS). State retirement plans […]

  • Author Angela Davis headlines Clemson’s Annual MLK celebration

    January 5, 2021

    On January 19 at 6 p.m., the 39th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service honors the life and legacy of Dr. King. Headlining this year’s event is keynote speaker Angela Davis. Davis will share her perspective on Dr. King’s Legacy and how it applies to today’s society. 2021 MLK Service Award recipients will […]

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    Clemson’s Karanfil elected to prestigious scientific academy

    January 5, 2021

    Clemson University Vice President for Research Tanju Karanfil was elected to the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA), a society of the top academicians of his native country Turkey. Nominated by his TUBA peers, Karanfil joins 150 scientists elected as principal members of TUBA.

  • East Park-N-Ride permit-holders should park in the orange spaces in aisles 10-11 in the C-1 Parking Lot.

    Parking reminders and changes as you return for Spring semester

    December 30, 2020

    Faculty and staff returning to campus for the Spring semester should be aware of several parking changes and are reminded to obtain a valid parking permit from Parking and Transportation Services. Purchase permits online at under the Manage My Account tab. Available permits include repositionable windshield permits for 2021, employee Park-N-Ride permits, employee motorcycle/moped permits and […]

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    Planning ahead in case of inclement weather

    December 25, 2020

    In preparation for weather events, Clemson University has several ways to communicate with you should weather conditions ever affect classes and operations: Campus warning sirens alert you to dangerous weather or lightning. CU Safe Alert text messages and Alertus desktop messages. Clemson Safety (@ClemsonSafety) on Twitter and Facebook. Inside Clemson email and @OURClemson Twitter and […]

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    January return to campus testing details

    December 16, 2020

    As Clemson prepares to welcome back students, faculty, and staff for the Spring Semester with plans for more than 50 percent of all classes having an in-person component, the University announced specifics for COVID-19 testing both prior to the start of classes on Jan. 6 and throughout the semester. Below are detailed expectations of students, […]

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    Resources for dealing with stress and sadness during the holidays

    December 15, 2020

    The holiday season and winter months are a challenging time for many. Through Clemson University’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Clemson employees and their household members/dependents have access to a variety of helpful resources. Deer Oaks, which administers Clemson’s EAP, provides free and confidential 24/7 assistance. Just call 866-327-2400. More information, including web access instructions for […]

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    7 end-of-year tips for maximizing employee benefits

    December 14, 2020

    As 2020 comes to a close, the Office of Human Resources is offering tips for getting the most out of your employee benefits before the year ends. Donate unused annual leave and sick leave Employees may carry over a maximum of 45 days of annual leave and 180 days of sick leave from one calendar […]

  • Veterans Preference for state employment takes effect January 1, 2021

    December 11, 2020

    Honorably discharged veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces will be given employment preference at South Carolina government agencies and higher education institutions starting in 2021. The South Carolina Department of Administration’s Division of State Human Resources (DSHR) announced the Veterans Preference in a November 2020 memorandum, stating: At least one qualified Veteran must be interviewed […]

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    How to donate your excess paid leave

    December 8, 2020

    Clemson University faculty and staff may carry over a maximum of 45 days of annual leave and 180 days of sick leave from one calendar year to the next. Those with accrued annual leave and/or sick leave beyond the maximum are encouraged to donate excess leave to the Leave Transfer (Pool) Program by December 31. […]