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Lowry Hall is the home of the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering. It houses faculty and staff offices, classrooms, undergraduate laboratories and graduate research labs. Additional specialized research laboratories are located off campus within a 5-minute driving distance from Lowry Hall. These are: The Asphalt Rubber Technology Service (ARTS), the Wind and Structural Engineering Research (Wiser) facilities,the Built Environment Lab (BEL) and the Clemson Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL)

Clemson University is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the shores of Lake Hartwell. It's a beautiful area with a pleasant climate that offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. See below for more information.


The College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences invites prospective undergraduate students to visit our campus to learn more about the programs and facilities that are available. Departmental tours are offered on Fridays at 12:15 p.m. during October, November, February, March and April when classes are in session. The tours begin at the Visitor's Center and last approximately 90 minutes. All tours are led by students enrolled in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. The Civil Engineering Department tour, tour #2, also includes the departments of Biosystems Engineering and Geological Sciences. To register for a tour, contact the Visitor's Center.

If you would like to visit us during one of the months when a tour is not available or if you do not wish to take a tour, please contact us directly to schedule a visit. You can reach us by phone at 864-656-3001.

Graduate Students

Prospective graduate students are also encouraged to visit the department and meet with faculty. To schedule a visit, please contact us at or 864-656-3001.

Clemson Attractions

Among Clemson's many attractions are the South Carolina Botanical Gardens, the Walker Golf Course and much more.


Clemson University is located within Upstate, South Carolina, near the Blueridge Mountains. For driving directions, we recommend Google Maps.