Visitors who bring cars to the Clemson University Campus must park their vehicles in accordance with the campus parking rules and regulations. At no time are faculty, staff or students considered Visitors. Parking and Transportation Services provides multiple parking options for Visitors. Visitors are encouraged to park at metered areas on campus for $1.00 per hour with NO permit. In addition, Visitors may purchase Weekday Visitor permits online for designated parking lots for $5.00 per day. Weekend Visitor permits are also available online for $6.00 per weekend and they will be valid from 4:30 pm on Friday through 7:00 am on Monday (Excluding Home Football Game Weekends). Departments may also purchase permits for their guests for $7.00 per day.
Visitor parking options now include the following options:
Visitors are encouraged to park at over 400 conveniently located metered Visitor parking spaces on campus without the need to obtain a permit. Metered Visitor spaces can be located by downloading the Parker app to find space availability in real-time or by checking our meter map. Parking on your visit to Clemson is a breeze with the Parker app. Parker is an app that will provide turn by turn directions to open visitor parking spaces on campus. The app will also tell you how many spaces are available so you don’t waste your time driving around looking for open spaces. Parker is available for iPhone in the App Store and for Android phones in the Google Play Store. Download it today!
Metered parking is $1.00 per hour and multiple payment options include quarter, $1.00 bills, and credit and debit cards. Information about metered parking can be found under Metered Parking on our website.
Visitors can purchase Daily Weekday permits online for $5.00 per day. This new service has been implemented to aid in managing customers’ time and travel needs and allows Clemson University Visitors a convenient option to purchase discounted daily permits instantly and print them from their home or office computers. In order to purchase an online Weekday Visitor permit, you must have a valid email address and the make, model year, color and license plate of their vehicle to create a Guest Account. If after creating a guest account and you are a returning Visitor, go to www.clemson.edu/parking and click on Manage My account. Individuals are able to purchase permits up to 14 days in advance for designated lots. The designated lots are located directly on CAT bus routes which serve the east and west sides of campus so you can decide which lot to park in. Transportation service will be provided to and from these lots from 7:30 am until 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. For the locations of the designated lots please CLICK HERE.
Visitors who visit the campus on weekends (Excluding Home Football Game Weekends) can purchase an online Weekend Visitor permit for $6.00. The Weekend permit allows you to park in unrestricted employee and student parking spaces for the entire weekend from 4:30 pm on Friday through 7:00 am on Monday. In order to purchase an online Weekend Visitor permit, you must have a valid email address and provide the make, model year, color and license plate of your vehicle to create a Guest Account. If after creating a guest account and you are a returning Visitor, go to www.clemson.edu/parking and click on Manage My account. Individuals are able to purchase Weekend Visitor permits up to four (4) weekends in advance.
Departments may purchase daily Departmental Guest Permits for $7.00 per day for guests. Departmental Guest permits are valid at metered spaces and unrestricted employee and student spaces. To purchase permits, departments must complete the online departmental guest permit request form and be ready to provide a chartfield string.
If a department would like to provide a reserved parking space for their guests, arrangements can be made with Parking and Transportation Services for $5 per space per day using the online Departmental Space Reservation Form. A guest must display a Departmental Guest Permit (purchased seperately) provided by the department once parked.
A member of Parking and Transportation Services will reserve a space at the requested location using our "Event Parking" barricades in preparation for the guests arrival. A representative from the requesting department should be present when the guest arrives to move the barricade.
Visitor permits are also available for purchase at the Parking and Transportation Services Office located at the Edgar Brown Union, Monday – Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm and after hours at the Clemson University Police Department located next to Memorial Stadium on Centennial Blvd. Payment for permits can be made using a debit or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express). All Visitor permits are non-refundable.
Please contact Parking and Transportation Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 656-2270. You can also visit us at the Edgar Brown Union Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm if you have any questions or need any additional information.