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Parent Graduation Information

Q. Will PhD students have a special hooding ceremony?
PhD students will have a Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the Brooks Center at Clemson University. You may access additional information at the following link: Doctoral Hooding Information.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Brooks Center, Clemson University @ 3:00 p.m.

Q. What time will my son or daughter be graduating?
The University will hold two graduation ceremonies, each lasting approximately two hours in Littlejohn Coliseum. On Thursday, December 21, 2017 the ceremonies are scheduled as follows.
Thursday, December 21, 2018
 9:30 a.m. Ceremony
 Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
 Education
 Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences
 Library
  • Students participating in the graduation ceremony must attend the ceremony designated for their major college. No exceptions will be made.

  • Students should enter Littlejohn Coliseum at the VIP Club Level Entrance off of Avenue of Champions to pick up their line-of-march card between 7:30 a.m. — 8:15 a.m. Staff will be available beginning at 8:30 a.m. to assist you in lining up for the processional.

  • Please plan to remain in the graduate staging area once you have picked up your Line-of-March card.

 1:30 p.m. Ceremony
 Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences
 Architecture, Arts and Humanities
 Business
 Science
 Staff
  • Students participating in the graduation ceremony must attend the ceremony designated for their major college. No exceptions will be made.

  • Students should enter Littlejohn Coliseum at the VIP Club Level Entrance off of Avenue of Champions to pick up their line-of-march card between 11:30 a.m. — 12:15 p.m. Staff will be available beginning at 12:30 p.m. to assist you in lining up for the processional.

  • Please plan to remain in the graduate staging area once you have picked up your Line-of-March card.
Q. How many tickets may I get for the ceremony?
There are no tickets issued for the ceremony; seating is available on a first come/first served basis.
Q. Where may guests enter Littlejohn Coliseum?
Guests may enter through any regular entrance to the venue.
Q. Is there designated seating for visitors with disabilities?
Yes. Seating for individuals in wheelchairs as well as those with limited mobility will be available around the concourse on a first come/first serve basis. Please note that in order to accommodate as many guests as possible, only one individual may accompany guests seated in these designated areas.
Q. Will handicapped parking be available for guests?
Yes, handicapped parking will be available in the lot immediately adjacent to the north side of the venue.
Q. Where can I find a list of hotels & restaurants in the area?
You may access a list of hotels and restaurants in the Clemson area at: www.visitclemson.com.
Q. Where is the local airport in Upstate South Carolina?
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is located in Upstate South Carolina, midway between the cities of Greenville and Spartanburg on I-85 (Exit 57). You may access their web site at www.gspairport.com/about.html.
 
 
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