"Clemson University is dedicated to supporting military members and veterans, who have given so much to serve our country. I am grateful to those who choose to work at Clemson during or after their military service, and I believe that they deserve the best that we have to offer. At Clemson, we are committed to doing everything we can to support our military and veteran employees."

~ President James P. Clements, Ph.D.

For more information on how Clemson works with our Active Military and Veterans:

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As of January 2021, Clemson University is excited to offer Veteran Preference for qualifying veterans who submit a new application to full-time, regular positions. For questions about this policy, please contact us.

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Military & Veteran specific benefits are for employees that self-identify. You do not have to self- ID for general employee benefits.

*Possibility for the Employee and Dependents to stay on Medical Coverage while on Military Duty
*Preferred employment for veteran spouses
*Up to 15 days of full pay while on Military Duty
Athletic Ticket Discounts
*Six credit hours of free classes per semester ETAP Program (All University employees eligible after a year of employment)
*Discounted meal plan option for campus dining
*10% off employee membership to the Swann Fitness Center (with payroll deduction)
*10% off employee parking decals (with pre-tax payroll deduction)

*Some positions, including contingent workers, may not be eligible.

To self-identify as a veteran (PDF), please do so in your HR Self Service account. To self-identify as active military, please email hrjob@clemson.edu.

**Under 18 U.S. Code 912, anyone who falsely claims to represent the U.S. military could be fined and face up to three years in prison.

Hear it from one of your own

Lori Brierre

PO1 | Navy

My favorite thing about working here is the comradery that I have with other veterans in my department.
- Lori Brierre
Procurement Director, Procurement and Business Services
Sandy Edge

Colonel | USAF

My Clemson family continues to “Keep the Traditions Alive” so that our military history is known and recognized.
- Sandy Edge
Director, College Advising Center & Business Sr. Lecturer
Kenneth Scar

Staff Sergeant | Army

Clemson University was a natural fit for me. I’m proud I’ve been able to use my skills learned as an Army journalist to bring a lot of deserved recognition to Clemson’s military heritage.
- Kenneth Scar
Media Relations Specialist
Sarah Custer

Staff Sergeant | USAF

I love getting to be a part of a diverse team, learning about the amazing work that my colleagues do and what they need, and bringing people together to solve problems and coordinate plans that all work together for the greater good.
- Sarah Custer
Emergency Management Director

Military Skills Translator

Applicants – Are you having trouble translating your military experience to your civilian resume?
Hiring Managers – Are you struggling to understand how an applicant’s military experience fits your role?

O*NET has a guide to help translate military experience into easy-to-understand job responsibilities and competencies for the civilian workforce. We encourage you to use the O*NET Military Crosswalk to make a connection between the two!

O*NET Military Crosswalk