Important information regarding Presidential Executive Order suspending admission to U.S. for some non-U.S. citizens

January 28, 2017

Dear Clemson Community:

A recent Presidential Executive Order has suspended entry into the United States for non-US citizens from a number of countries.  More information on this Executive Order as it relates to higher education, including the named countries, can be found here:

For those faculty, staff, and students who could potentially be affected by this Executive Order, we would advise that you defer any travel outside of the U.S. for the time being if at all possible.

If you have been affected by this Executive Order or if you have any concerns about travel plans for yourself, your family, students or employees, please reach out to either Tina Rousselot de St Ceran, director of international services (, or Sharon Nagy, vice provost for global engagement ( or call the Office of Global Engagement at (864) 656-3614.

Our international students, faculty and staff are important members of our university community. We will continue to monitor this rapidly evolving situation and keep the university community updated as more information becomes available.


James P Clements, Ph.D.
Clemson University


Clemson University's 15th president, James P. Clements