Parking Services

Special Event Parking

Parking is prohibited in reserved parking areas except when an appropriate reserved parking permit is displayed. Vehicles parked in reserved parking areas without the appropriate reserved area parking permit are subject to being towed and impounded until all parking and towing penalties and fees have been paid.

Reserved for Home Varsity Football Games

Applicable Times

Reserved Parking Areas

12 hours prior to the start of all home varsity football games, all vehicles (including State vehicles) must be moved from all reserved parking areas.

Many, but not all of the reserved parking spaces have a 4-digit number painted on the pavement or adjacent curb. Reserved areas are:

  • C-3, C-4, C-5, C-6, C-7, C-9, C-10, C-12
  • E-1, E-3, E-4, E-5, E-7, E-14, E-16 Exceptions are employees parked in 24-hour employee spaces. A portion of E-6 Sikes/Long Hall parking lot will be reserved for west campus employees who must report to work on home football game days.
  • P-3, P-4
  • R-1, R-2, R-3
  • Ravenel Road, Champions Avenue, Centennial Boulevard, Williamson Road, Heisman Street, Klugh Avenue (except authorized vehicles parked in service vehicle spaces), and South Palmetto Boulevard including the Lee Hall cul-de-sac. Calhoun Drive, from Sikes Hall to Tillman Hall and Sirrine Hall, including the circle. Fernow Street, from Calhoun Drive to South Palmetto Boulevard. Fort Hill Street, from Calhoun Drive to Williamson Road, including lot E-32 at the Trustee House and on-street parking in front of the Calhoun House. Hillside at University Ridge adjacent to the Alumni Center and bordered by S.C. 93, Sherman Street and Oak Terrace.

No Parking Allowed

No vehicles are to be driven through or parked in these areas. Vehicles parked illegally will be towed at the owner's expense.

  • The lawn bordered by R.M. Cooper Library, Strom Thurmond Institute and Barre Hall.
  • The park-like area bordered by Fort Hill Street and Calhoun Drive near the Trustee House.


After 4:30PM on Friday, students moving from Residence Hall lots will have total access to Lot P-1 ( across from the Fire & EMS Department) and C-1. Kite Hill will be used as over flow lots after P-1 is filled.

Clemson Area Transit will provide transportation between the Hendrix Student Center and the Dillard Building. Buses will operate on Friday evening from 6p.m. until midnight; Saturday from 2 hours after the game until midnight and Sunday from 9 a.m. until noon. The Auxiliary Student Patrol Escort Service will be available between midnight and 7 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

All vehicles must be moved from Kite Hill by noon on Sunday.

Reserved for Home Varsity Basketball Games

Applicable Times

Reserved Parking Areas

6 hours prior to the start of the earliest men's or women's home varsity basketball game, all vehicles must be moved from numbered parking spaces in the vicinity of the Coliseum.

Reserved areas include C-7, C-9, E-7, P-3, Ravenel Road, Champions Avenue and Centennial Boulevard, from SC 93 to Press Road.

Reserved for Performing Arts Events

Applicable Times

Reserved Parking Areas

See Performing Arts Event Calendar.

The numbered, white parking spaces in parking lot C-11 are reserved for Performing Arts events when posted by sign at the entrance to the parking lot. Although not required to reserve the spaces, the south end of the reserved parking bays are usually closed on the lot entrance drive end on days when the spaces are reserved. The orange spaces in the parking lot are not reserved for the event and are available for commuting student parking except between 2 a.m.–4 a.m.