we hope you are planning to join us for 2019 fall family weekend on september 20-22. this weekend combines a variety of social and educational opportunities throughout campus. some of the things you will see at family weekend are tailgating before the clemson tigers vs. unc charlotte 49ers football game, open houses, drop-ins, educational sessions, full family photo ops and much, much more. this weekend has something for everyone!
fall family weekend has two separate registration processes.
to access more information about the fall family weekend schedule, please download the clemson events app. visit the app store for your smartphones or find it here. then search clemson families guide 2019 and download the guide. click here to view-only a web version of the clemson families guide.
we recommend that families arrive on campus by 1:00 p.m. on friday, september 20, in order to participate in as many of the weekend events as possible.
join fellow fans on saturday, september 21 (time tba) in memorial stadium to cheer the clemson tigers against unc charlotte 49ers.
you can reach the ticket office online at www.clemsontigers.com.
you can also call the ticket office at 800-clemson.
you may want to consider authorized third-party vendors for purchasing tickets, such as stub hub. click here to access the stub hub page with clemson football ticket info.
q&a: should you buy a football game ticket for your student? students will receive information in their clemson email regarding how to obtain their tickets to football games. reminder - student tickets are for seats in a designated student section; they will not be able to sit with you. if you want your student to sit with you during the game, you will need to buy them a ticket. some families choose to buy an extra ticket for their student; other families learn that their student would prefer to sit with their friends in the student section.
online registration for family weekend events is open now.
no refunds will be processed after september 12, 2019.
general check-in is friday, september 20 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the david peebles room (second floor) in hendrix student center.
you do not need to print any tickets to the family weekend events. we will provide all tickets and items you have purchased to you at the check-in locationss during family weekend.
there will be check-in stations at each of the main events:
a pre-arrival email will be sent to you prior to the weekend confirming check-in details and locationss.
additional hotel information may be found on the clemson university website, visitor center's info-area accommodations.
we encourage you to take a look at the nearby towns and cities to clemson for lodging. also, you may want to consider home-share options or a house/rental on lake hartwell; both options are popular among our visitors.
we secured special family weekend rates at select hotels in greenville, south carolina. these rates will be available through august 21 or until sold out. if you are planning to bring a vehicle, please check with the individual hotel for their parking policies and fees. click on each hotel link to access the reservation form.
we know parking and traffic can be a challenge on game day at clemson university. we have a solution to erase that potential stress! when you register for family weekend events, you will have the option to purchase a seat on a shuttle bus from greenville to campus on game-day saturday.
the shuttle bus makes one trip only to and from campus on saturday.
the bus will depart/return from each of the family weekend hotels - the hyatt regency of greenville and the hilton greenville.
you do not need to be a guest of the hotel to purchase a seat on the shuttle bus. parking for a fee will be available in the area and directly at the hyatt regency. note - there is no parking for non-guests at the hilton hotel.
the shuttle buses will depart from each hotel five hours prior to kick-off on saturday.
the shuttle buses will leave campus approximately 60 minutes after the game.
the fee is $30, per person, for this shuttle bus.
does my student need a ticket? yes. each person attending a family weekend ticketed event, including your clemson student, will need a ticket.
what if i have specific dietary needs? when you register for family weekend events, there will be a section where you can indicate any dietary needs. the menus will be posted for each event featuring food so you may review them before you purchase a ticket.
what is the plan for parking during family weekend? there will be parking provided for our family weekend participants for the friday and sunday of the weekend, although we cannot guarantee proximity to the events. if you are parking in the lots assigned to family weekend, you do not need a parking pass. take a look at campus maps to learn more about the locationss of the parking lots.
what are the options for someone with mobility restrictions? the university recognizes a state-issued disability placard that is awarded to a person with mobility issues. on friday and sunday of the weekend, you should be able to find a disability parking space; these spaces are found in multiple locationss around campus. on game day, there are special accommodations for patrons with a valid disability parking pass that also include a shuttle to and from the memorial stadium area.
what if there is inclement weather? family weekend events will take place, except in the most severe weather conditions. in the event of rain, all activities will proceed as scheduled; we will advise if there is an alternate locations. in the event of severe weather (such as lightning), the office of student transitions and family programs together with clemson university and the athletic department may elect to delay or cancel any part of family weekend at any time. due to the nature of event planning we will not offer any refunds, in full or in part, to any participant for cancellations due to weather. should there be changes in the schedule, the 2019 clemson families guide will be updated for you.
questions or concerns? please contact student transitions and family programs at firstname.lastname@example.org or talk with rusty guill, 864-656-9549.