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Open enrollment for employee benefits ends Thursday, Oct. 31; in-person support available

The annual open enrollment period for Clemson University employee benefits ends Thursday, Oct. 31. Staff and faculty have until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday to make new elections or change their current health coverage and benefits. Changes made during open enrollment will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. In-person open enrollment support The Office of Human Resources is offering […]

Trustees’ quarterly meeting emphasizes quality; focus on academic programming and facilities

Dr. Ronnie Lee elected vice chairman Clemson University’s board of trustees met Thursday and Friday for their quarterly meetings with an emphasis on quality, as the university administration presented plans for academic programming focusing on new pathways to master’s degrees in teaching and initial concepts for multiple capital projects. Trustees also heard updates from several students, […]

Faculty and staff percentage completion rates; COI and ISA required training

During last year’s inaugural required Conflict of Interest (COI) and Information Security Awareness (ISA) training, the University reached 100 percent participation of its faculty and staff. The results from an Oct. 10 review indicate the University is on course to meet its 2019 goal of 100 percent participation. As of Oct. 10, 35 percent of […]

Fall break schedules, closings and outages

In preparation for Fall break, the University is providing up-to-date information regarding schedules, road closures and outages. Library R.M. Cooper Library is open during Fall break with limited hours. Visit here for details. Dining Visit here for Fall break dining options and hours of operation. Road Closures Facilities will take advantage of reduced traffic during […]

ESPN’s ‘First Take’ coming to Clemson University on Friday, Oct. 11

Bowman Field has been a popular destination in recent years for ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports television programming. On Friday, Clemson University’s iconic space alongside Highway 93 will again play the role of host — this time to one of the network’s most popular daytime shows, “First Take.” The broadcast is scheduled to emanate live […]

Clemson professors trying free open-source online homework platform

Photo of Michael Burr, Matt Macauley and Matt Saltzman, professors in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, are using open source WeBWork in their courses.

By Carolina Kredensor Class of 2019 The Clemson Libraries recently secured a grant from Clemson’s Information Technology Student Advisory Board (ITSAB) to support an open-source online homework system called WeBWork. Many instructors in lower-division math, science, engineering and business classes that are heavy in mathematical calculations, use online homework platforms that collect and grade student […]

Friday, Oct. 4 Walk & Roll to School details

Annual event encourages active forms of morning commutes  On Friday, October 4, two elementary schools and Clemson University will host a “Walk & Roll to School Day” to encourage students, teachers and parents to get out of the car and get active in their morning commutes. Clemson Elementary School, Clemson Montessori School and Clemson University […]

Clemson named a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award Winner

logo of award

Clemson has been named a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award winner and will soon be featured in INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Due to the overwhelming success of the Men of Color National Summit and a combination of all the University’s diversity initiatives, Clemson previously earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award in 2017 […]

Annual insurance Open Enrollment 2019: Four things you should know

Check out four things to get you ready for October’s Open Enrollment!  1. The annual Open Enrollment period is Oct. 1 – 31. Open Enrollment is an annual opportunity for you to assess your state insurance options and Clemson employee benefits package offerings, review dependent enrollment and plan ahead for anticipated needs. You can make […]