Office of the Provost; Student Affairs

December 2021 commencement and hooding ceremonies scheduled


Clemson University officials announced the dates and times for December graduation and doctoral hooding ceremonies. Commencement for bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates will take place on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. In addition, doctoral hooding will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.

Thursday’s ceremonies will be held in Littlejohn Coliseum. Magnetometers will be in place at all entrances and the facility’s clear bag policy will be in effect. The north entrance (off Ravenel Road) will have wheelchairs available for those with accessibility needs. Guest services and check-in for strollers and walkers are located in Burton Gallery on the south entrance of the facility. Doors open at 7:30 a.m.

Graduates are limited to no more than six guests, who are requested to sit together. Attendees are encouraged to wear face coverings inside Littlejohn Coliseum. If you are experiencing symptoms of any kind, please stay home. All ceremonies will be live streamed on Clemson TV.

Thursday Schedule – by Graduates
9 a.m. – College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences; College of Education
1 p.m. – College of Architecture, Arts & Humanities; College of Business; College of Science
5 p.m. – Colleague of Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences; College of Engineering, Computing & Applied Sciences