Office of the Provost; OUR Clemson; Student Affairs

August graduation details finalized


More than 900 students are set to earn bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Clemson University this week. Doctoral hooding will take place at 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 11 in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. Commencement for bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Friday, August 12 in Littlejohn Coliseum. Tickets will not be issued, but graduates are asked to limit to a maximum of six guests. Doors open at 7:30 a.m.

Magnetometers will be in place at all entrances in Littlejohn Coliseum and the facility’s clear bag policy will be in effect for faculty, staff, graduates and guests. The north entrance (off of Ravenel Road) features ADA parking and will have wheelchairs available for individuals with accessibility needs. Guest services is located in Burton Gallery, on the south end of the coliseum. Additionally, stroller/walker check-in is available in the east corner next to Burton Gallery and separate areas for first aid and lactation are also located near the same area.

Graduates are asked to check-in with Registrar’s Office staff by entering Littlejohn from the loading dock area on the Avenue of Champions to receive a name card and be directed to the floor for seating. Attending faculty interested in taking part in the processional are asked to enter the facility at the VIP entrance from the southeast corner of the Avenue of Champions.

Both doctoral hooding and commencement will be live streamed by Clemson TV.