Welcome Week

Clemson's Welcome Week is the exciting time when new students are arriving on campus for the start of their first semester. The programs and events in Welcome Week are an integral part of your transition to Clemson life. These activities and programs occur during your first week on campus to help you make academic and social connections, which will contribute to your success. At the heart of this program are Clemson’s core values: integrity, honesty and respect.


A detailed version of this schedule can be found via the “Clemson University Events” App. After downloading and opening the app, search “Welcome Week 2022


2022 Welcome Week Schedule

Events marked * are mandatory


Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022
Event Time Location
WWL Move-In All Day Various
WWL Social 7-9 p.m. Hendrix Ballrooms

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022
Event Time Location
WWL Training 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Hendrix Student Center

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022
Event Time Location
WWL Training 9 a.m.–noon Hendrix Student Center
Union Underground 6–10 p.m. Student Union
Clemson Women's Soccer vs. Texas A&M 7 p.m. Soccer Complex
U-NITES Event - Paint Night 8-10 p.m. Barnes Center
TLE - Laser Tag 6:30-10:30 p.m. Hendrix Ballrooms
Movie Night 8:30-11 p.m. McKissick Theatre

Friday, Aug. 19, 2022

Friday, Aug. 19, 2022
Event Time Location
Snow Hangout 5-7 p.m. Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Complex
Union Underground 6-10 p.m. Student Union
Treasure Hunt 7-9 p.m. Various - Starting Under Library Bridge
U-NITES Event - Tie-Dye 8-10 p.m. Barnes Center

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022
Event Time Location
Campus Tours with WWL's 3-5 p.m. Various
Welcome to the Palmetto State 5-6 p.m. Hendrix Ballrooms
Union Underground 6-10 p.m. Student Union
TLE - Aux Wars 8-10 p.m. Memorial Auditorium
Outdoor Movie Night 8-11 p.m. Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022
Event Time Location
Clemson Leader Day* 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Various Academic Spaces
Military & Veteran Welcome BBQ 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Outdoor Lab Pavilion/Amphitheater
Welcome Rally & Central Spirit Traditions 6–10 p.m. Various/Outdoor Theater & North Greene/Lower Intramural Fields
Union Underground 6–10 p.m. Student Union

Monday, Aug. 22, 2022

Monday, Aug. 22, 2022
Event Time Location
Convocation* 9–9:45 a.m. Littlejohn Coliseum
Clemson Athletics Showcase 9:45–10:15 a.m. Littlejohn Coliseum
Class Photo 10:30–11 a.m. Memorial Stadium
President Cookout 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Littlejohn Coliseum (East Lawn)
School Certifying Official (SCO) Hours in M&VE 2–4 p.m. 108 Vickery Hall
Arcade at the Library 3–5 p.m. Cooper Library
CONNECTIONS - Welcome Social 4:30–6 p.m. Union Underground
Meet the IFC (Interfraternity Council) 5–8 p.m. Fraternity & Sorority Quad (near Norris Hall)
Military Meet & Greet noon–1 p.m. Schilletter Dining Hall
2022 Welcome Back Festival Afternoon Downtown Clemson
Glow Night - Silent Disco 8–10 p.m. Hendrix Ballrooms
Glow Night - Golf 8–10 p.m. C1 Parking Lot
Glow Night - Skating Rink 8–10 p.m. C1 Parking Lot
Glow Night - Bowling 8–10 p.m. Student Union Underground

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022
Event Time Location
ASC Jumpstart Workshops 8:15–11:30 a.m. Various/Multiple Spaces
Military Onboarding 10 a.m.–noon Vickery Hall Auditorium
6th Annual Summer CI + UR Showcase 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Watt Family Innovation Center Atrium
Military Lunch noon–1 p.m. McAlister Dining Hall
Tiger Prowl 5–8 p.m. Memorial Stadium
Union Underground 6–10 p.m. Student Union
Chill Out - 55 Exchange/DJ & Photos/Video Game Truck/Board Game Room 8:30–10:30 p.m. HSC - 55 Exchange/Hendrix Lawn/Meeting Rooms A&B
Late Night Breakfast 10–11 p.m. Hendrix Ballrooms

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022
Event Time Location
Ask Me Tables 7:30–11 a.m. Various Locations - Core Campus, Bryan Mall, Library Bridge
Union Underground 6–10 p.m. Student Union
GLOWGA! 7–10 p.m. Lower Intramural Fields

Welcome Week Student Leaders


Welcome Week Exec

Welcome Week is planned and executed by a student Executive Board throughout the previous Spring Semester. Executive Board is made of Vice Presidents and Chairs each tasked with coordinating a functional area of Welcome Week. Welcome Week Exec has served as Welcome Week Leaders prior to their leadership role. If you have served as a Welcome Week Leader and would like to serve on Exec, please see the Welcome Week TigerQuest page.


Welcome Week Leaders

Welcome Week Leaders are student volunteers who work directly with incoming students welcoming them to the campus and Clemson community. Welcome Week Leaders will help facilitate Welcome Week events and create connections with our incoming Clemson students. If you are a current Clemson student and have an interest in serving as a Welcome Week Leader, please see the Welcome Week TigerQuest page.

Welcome Week Staff 2021

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact our Orientation team in the Center for Student Leadership & Engagement by email at orientation@clemson.edu or by phone at 864-656-0515.