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Why Choose Clemson

Number 1 in South Carolina

Clemson University has again been named the top national public university in South Carolina in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report annual rankings.

At Clemson, we believe in the value of hard work, and we pursue that work tirelessly. We believe that our collective calling as a University is to change lives, change perceptions and, through our work, change the world.

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Clemson's Commitment to Staff and Faculty

  • Professional Development

    Clemson is dedicated to helping employees develop both personally and professionally. Through Tiger Training, each employee is provided with specialized courses to promote growth in their position. In addition to University training courses, Clemson employees are encouraged to pursue their goals with access to special events and development programs.

    Employee Training and Development

  • Tuition Assistance

    The Clemson University Tuition Assistance Program empowers eligible faculty and staff members to earn as many as six college credits per semester at no cost or a reduced cost.

    Employee Tuition Assistance Program (ETAP)

  • Work-Life Balance

    Clemson is committed to providing various programs to ensure all employees are successful at work and in life. Clemson provides a variety of leave options, including Paid Parental Leave.

    Leave Summary

  • Spousal/Partner Job Search Assistance

    TalentSource is a collaborative partnership designed to assist spouses/partners with their job search and acclimation to the Upstate area.

    TalentSource Information

  • Childcare

    We understand you may need to find a childcare provider or facility that you can trust when you arrive at Clemson. The list below provides childcare options throughout the Upstate, grouped by city.

    Childcare Options (PDF)

  • Employee Health and Wellness

    Clemson is committed to helping employees maintain a healthy lifestyle by providing a robust benefits package and extensive wellness programming.

    Benefits Information Wellness at Clemson

  • Inclusive Excellence

    Clemson University aspires to create a diverse community that welcomes people of different races, cultures, ages, genders, sexual orientation, religions, socioeconomic levels, political perspectives, abilities, opinions, values and experiences. We are committed to fostering inclusive excellence and diversity in our workforce, enabling Clemson’s continued ascent as one of the nation’s top public institutions. Learn more about the Division of Community, Engagement, Belonging and Access and inclusive excellence efforts.

    Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Learn more about policies and procedures for equitable treatment and Title IX.

    What is Inclusive Excellence?

    • A focus on student intellectual and social development.
    • A purposeful development of and utilization of organizational resources to enhance student learning.
    • Attention to the cultural differences learners bring to the educational experience and that enhance the enterprise.
    • A welcoming community that engages all of its diversity in the service of student and organizational learning.
  • Supporting Our Military

    Our mission is to support, recognize, and advocate for military members and veterans in order to build a stronger workforce at Clemson University.

    Supporting Our Military

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A great place to work while living in one of the most beautiful places on earth

Clemson is conveniently located near popular lakes, the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, and one of America's best places to live, Greenville, SC.

Living in Upstate South Carolina
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