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2016 Spring Family Reunion

Spring Family Reunion is April 5-7, 2019

The annual Spring Family Reunion is a tradition at Clemson and offers great opportunities for families to spend quality time with their students. Clemson is beautiful in the spring and we want to show it off to you! This weekend combines a variety of social opportunities throughout campus. Some of the things you can experience at Spring Family Reunion are cheering on the Clemson Tigers as they face the Louisville Cardinals in baseball, celebrating our national football championship team at the Spring Game, enjoying outdoor and lake activities, and much more. This weekend has something for everyone!

Registration Information

Spring Family Reunion has two separate registration processes, the baseball games and general registration for events. Important dates to remember when registering:

  • Wednesday, March 27 at noon ET - deadline to request a refund of any Spring Family Reunion purchases, including merchandise
  • Monday, April 1 at noon ET - last day to register for Spring Family Reunion general events

Baseball Games - Clemson Tigers vs. Louisville Cardinals
Friday, April 5, at 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 6, at 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 7, at Noon
Doug Kingsmore Stadium
Ticket prices for all games:  $15.00

Purchase tickets to the games online through Clemson Athletics, using the special Spring Family Reunion direct link: http://bit.ly/FAMILYWEEKEND

Baseball game times often change due to weather, which can be unpredictable in the spring. If you purchase baseball tickets, any changes for the games will be emailed to you directly from the Clemson Athletics ticketing office.

Weekend Events
There are also many events that are taking place throughout the weekend. The general schedule is listed below. We encourage all families to register for the weekend, even if you do not plan to attend any of the scheduled events. This registration will give you access to special weekend information.

NOTE: All events are subject to change at the discretion of the department hosting the event.

Highlighted Spring Family Reunion Schedule of Events

  • South Carolina Botanical Garden - Plant Sale & Friends Night
    South Carolina Botanical Garden, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Open to Friends of the Garden; memberships may be purchased onsite
    More information can be found on their website

  • Underground Recreation Center Family Bowling
    Underground Recreation Center, University Union, 4:00 p.m. - midnight

  • Evening Paddle
    Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Clemson Tigers vs. Louisville Cardinals baseball
    Doug Kingsmore Stadium, 6:00 p.m.

  • Morning Paddle
    Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • South Carolina Botanical Garden Open Hours & Plant Sale
    South Carolina Botanical Garden Nursery, sale begins at 9:00 a.m. Open to the public.

  • Walk for Veterans
    President's House, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • Spring Game - Clemson Tigers Football
    Memorial Stadium, time TBD
  • Underground Recreation Center Family Bowling
    Underground Recreation Center, University Union, 4:00 p.m. - midnight

  • Clemson Tigers vs. Louisville Cardinals baseball
    Doug Kingsmore Stadium, 5:00 p.m.

  • TIGEROAR and Take Note Spring Performance
    Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.
  • Camp U-NITES: Appreciate the great outdoors with s'more fun!
    Barnes Center, 10:00 p.m. - midnight

  • Morning Hike in the Experimental Forest
    Snow Family Fitness and Wellness Center, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • Jazz Brunch! at Woodburn Plantation
    Woodburn Plantation in Pendleton, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    This event is a fundraiser for the Woodburn Plantation. There will be a chef-prepared meal and live music. Ticket prices are $40 and include one drink coupon. You may purchase tickets in advance by calling (864) 646-7249 or visiting the website.

  • 26th Annual International Festival
    Bowman Field, Noon - 4:00 p.m.
  • Clemson Tigers vs. Louisville Cardinals baseball
    Doug Kingsmore Stadium, Noon

Spring Family Reunion Lodging

There are multiple accommodations available for you in Clemson and the surrounding area. More information can be found on the Class of 1944 Visitors Center website. Don't forget the other options which may be open to you, such as home share or a rental property on the lake - very popular with our visitors!

There is a special Spring Family Reunion rate at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Clemson. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Click on the hotel name below to reserve a room.

Hampton Inn and Suites

851 Tiger Boulevard, Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 653-7744
Rate:  $229 per night, includes breakfast

  • If making a reservation online, add the special rate code of "CSF"
  • If making a reservation by phone, request the code using the group name, "Spring Family Reunion"

Parking Info

Parking will be provided in a designated area for registered guests. The parking pass will be emailed to all registered guests the week of Spring Family Reunion with additional helpful information upon your arrival.

All visitors must have a pass to park on campus, unless you are parking and paying at a meter. Learn more about the university's general parking policies at the Parking & Transportation Services website.

Things to Know

Students will receive free admission to the games by showing their Clemson TigerOne card. Seating for the free student admission will be in a designated area. If it is important for you to sit with your student throughout the game, you may consider buying an additional ticket.

The football Spring Game is free admission for all attendees. Stadium seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Yes, if your student plans to come to a paid event, you will need to purchase them a ticket to that event. For info about the baseball games, refer to the question above.

Spring Family Reunion events will take place at the discretion of each department that is hosting that specific event. If we are aware of any weather-related changes prior to your arrival, those changes will be communicated to you via the email address in your registration. Be advised that a thunderstorm could impact the scheduled dates/times of the baseball games. Should there be any changes to the baseball game schedule, you would receive those updates directly from Clemson Athletics.

The university recognizes a state-issued disability placard that is awarded to a person with mobility issues. Throughout campus, you will find ADA accessible parking spots, oftentimes in close proximity to each event.

Questions or Concerns

We look forward to seeing you at Spring Family Reunion. Any questions or concerns about Spring Family Reunion, please contact Student Transitions and Family Programs at 864-656-0515 or by email at cufamilies@clemson.edu.