Established in 1889, Clemson University is situated on a 1,400 acres in Upstate South Carolina, with one edge of campus resting on the waters of Lake Hartwell and the other deep in the Experimental Forest. Midway between Atlanta, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina, Clemson offers students the convenience of a small town with easy access to the attractions found in major cities.
Clemson University is the second-largest university in student population in South Carolina. Clemson students, faculty and staff are instantly plugged into a network of leaders and mentors in a variety of industries, all of whom are willing and interested in lending a hand to their fellow Tigers.
Place to Visit
Tillman Hall is the most famous building on the Clemson University campus. The 3-story brick building with a clock tower is located on a hill overlooking Bowman Field. Tillman Hall is currently the home of the College of Education.
The green expanse stretching from Tillman Hall to downtown Clemson is a favorite spot for leisure activities and events.
Clemson Memorial Stadium
Better known as Death Valley, Clemson’s football stadium is where students, alumni and community members cheer on the Tigers together!
Nestled between Sikes and Tillman halls, the Carillon Garden provides students with a breath of fresh air as they walk between classes.
Riggs Field is named for Walter Merritt Riggs, one of Clemson’s presidents and the University’s first football coach. The field has been used for various athletic events since 1915 and is the soccer stadium today
Fort Hill, a registered National Historic Landmark, can be found in the middle of campus. Take a tour and learn more about Clemson and its founder.