Graphic Communications


Welcome to Clemson Graphic Communications

Mission Statement

To develop dedicated, practical problem solving people for the printing, publishing, imaging, packaging and allied industries.


The numerous graphic communications industries encompass areas such as graphic design, distribution, technology, printing, packaging, marketing and web design/development. Think of each of the products you use every day, each of which were designed, marketed, printed, packaged, sold and delivered. 

The Department of Graphic Communications’ philosophy centers on a unique concept of hands-on learning. Students experience the equipment, theories, and necessary problem solving found throughout the diverse industries. 

Our graduates are very successful in a variety of professions within the realm of graphic communications. This is due to the department's outstanding faculty, curriculum, and the methods employed in our facilities. Each student is required to work two internships offering a wide range of experiences and the opportunity to build industry contacts for future employment. 

As a student in Graphic Communications you will develop both technical and creative abilities through a comprehensive and dynamic curriculum to become a successful professional in a technology driven and dynamic multi-billion-dollar industry.


Upcoming Events

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Litho machine

Godfrey gets and update

In late February, the Basic Lab’s printing capacity increased with the addition of a Ryobi 3302M, 2-color lithography press.

And....Action! Graphic Communications students are now ready to create professional grade videos in GC3400 with 4 new sets of CanonXA10ProfessionalHD camcorders, with lavaliere microphones for interviews and boommicrophones for capturing ambient or group audio.

In order to adapt to the diverse materials being printed and cured in the Godfrey labs, we needed a curing unit that could provide dependable, programmable, accurate curing conditions – enter the Brown Manufacturing DragonAir 2475...

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Anthony student spotlight 2014

#frontendconf: A Summer 2014 Adventure

By Erica Walker, faculty

This summer, I traveled with 4 @ClemsonGC students down to St. Petersburg, Florida for Front End Design Conference. #FrontEndConf is a unique and special event for front end web developers. Hosted by the amazing Denney family, this is one of my favorite conferences to attend with students each year.

One of the best parts of the event is that everyone is made to feel welcome from beginning coders and students up through the expert speakers, many of whom are the leaders pushing the web development industry forward day in and day out. There are plenty of opportunities to learn both in a large setting and one-on-one ...

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