2023 Tigers on Tour


From New York City to California and places in-between, we are taking the #TigersOnTour this year to tell you about what is going on at Clemson and how YOU can make an impact. Supporting Clemson is important and your participation matters!

Clemson University will be taking the ‘Tigers on Tour’ across Florida from January 23rd through the 26th, 2023. We invite you to come out and see us at one of our stops along the way!

Join your Clemson Family to enjoy Clemson fellowship while hearing updates from campus and learning how you can stay engaged with the University, Clemson athletics and your local Clemson Club. Come on out and hear how alumni and Clemson friends like you can make a difference.

We're coming back to Florida!
Florida Trek – January 23-26

6:00-8:00pm EST  @ Intuition Ale Works, 929 E. Bay St. Jacksonville, FL 32202 | RSVP HERE

12:00-1:30pm EST @ Houligan’s at Destination Daytona – 1643 US-1 Highway North, Ormond Beach, FL 32174 | RSVP HERE
6:00-8:00pm EST @ Ace Cafe – 100 W. Livingston St, Orlando. FL 32801 | RSVP HERE

Lunch with the Clemson University President, Jim Clements
12:00-1:30pm EST @ Morton’s The Steakhouse – 500 E. Broward Blvd Suite 127, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
$10 per person | PURCHASE TICKET
*Meal is included with your ticket. Ticket is required for attendance.



6:00-8:00pm EST @ Riveters Tampa – 2301 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33607 | RSVP HERE


Send your well wishes to the team

Grad Pic Day Photos

Clemson Grad Pic Day!

Due to inclement weather, Grad Pic Day has moved indoors
to the Clemson Alumni Center
109 Daniel Drive, Clemson, SC 29631
2:00 – 5:00 pm

Graduation is quickly approaching and the Alumni Association, Clemson Forever Annual Giving Office, IPTAY and Clemson University want you to join us for Grad Pic Day – Thursday, December 8, 2022!

Grad Pic Day is an opportunity to have your photo made in your cap and gown. On Thursday, December 8th, we will have photographers located at the Clemson Alumni Center during the hours of 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. You will receive a card at the event with a website link where you can download your pictures for FREE within 48 hours of the event.

  • Location: Clemson Alumni Center – 109 Daniel Dr., Clemson
  • Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022
  • Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Multiple Photo Options will be available in the Alumni Center Lobby

Photos will be taken first come, first served so please be sure to arrive early. Students can pick-up a FREE graduation gift from our offices at the photo opportunity while supplies last.

During this event, you can also SIGN UP for your FREE Tiger Paw Stamped $2 bill and IPTAY membership, a gift from our offices for your graduation.

We look forward to seeing you on #ClemsonGradPic day. Be sure to tag @ClemsonAlumni and @IPTAY in all your pictures and find us on all of our social media pages.

Be sure to keep Clemson updated on where you are headed. Update your contact information and not only stay connected to Clemson but also find out what Clemson events are happening in your local area!


Clemson Family Tailgate – Notre Dame 2022

Clemson Family Tailgate – Florida State 2022

Clemson Family Tailgate Heads To Florida State!

LOCATION: Donald L. Tucker Civic Center

TIME: 3:30 – 6:30 PM


  • 4 drink tickets to include beer & wine; additional drinks can be purchased with cash bar
  • Southern BBQ Buffet including BBQ pulled pork & BBQ bone-in chicken with mild & spicy BBQ sauces, au gratin potatoes, southern style potato salad, cole slaw and baked beans, cornbread muffins and dinner rolls and desert. *Menu subject to change for a noon kickoff.


  • Live DJ and College Gameday and/or available football games being aired at the time of the tailgate


  • TAILGATE ONLY – $75 adult; $50 kids 12 and under
  • TAILGATE + SHUTTLE – $100 adult; $75 kids 12 and under
    • shuttle from Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to Doak S. Campbell Stadium (~8 blocks/1 mile) and return trip

ADDRESS: 505 W Pensacola St, Tallahassee, FL 32301

PARKING: Civic Center parking for the tailgate AND game can be purchased separately HERE.

DIRECTIONS TO DOAK S. CAMPBELL STADIUM: The Donald L. Tucker Civic Center is an easy straight-shot 1 mile walk to Doak S. Campbell Stadium. Clemson Family Tailgate guests can choose to walk and experience the gameday atmosphere in Tallahassee OR can opt to add-on a shuttle transfer for $25.

  • $25 Gameday Shuttle Add-On: The shuttle will pickup at Donald L. Tucker Civic Center and will drop off at the roundabout at Varsity Dr. and W. Jefferson Street. From there it’s a 3-4 minute walk into Doak S. Campbell Stadium. The shuttle will transfer you back to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center following the conclusion of the game.

Follow our social media for tailgate updates. Tickets are non-refundable and will be available to purchase until sold out.

Facebook: Clemson Alumni Association

Instagram: ClemsonAlumni

Twitter: ClemsonAlumni

Questions? Contact cualumni@clemson.edu.

Welcome Back Festival Returns with Record Donations to Scholarships

After cancelations due to COVID-19 in 2020 and a torrential rainstorm in 2021, the Welcome Back Festival returned to College Avenue in downtown Clemson on August 22nd kicking of the Fall semester and raising a record $23,000 toward student scholarships.

For 32 years in August, the Clemson Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Council (SAC) have sponsored the Welcome Back Festival, the premier kick-off event of the academic year at Clemson University. Each year, the festival features local vendors offering a variety of merchandise and food in exchange for purchased festival tickets. The money raised during the festival supports the Student Alumni Council Scholarship Endowment Fund supporting student scholarships.

Jim Clements, president of Clemson University, and Mayor of Clemson, Robert Halfacre opened the festival which is held in partnership with the City of Clemson and the Clemson City Police Department. Following the welcome the Clemson University Pep Band, Cheerleaders and Rally Cats performed for the festival crowd. Closing out the evening was local band, Risky Business, featuring current Clemson students Austin Allen, Sam Buchanan, Robert Farmer, Thomas Love, Egan Purnell and Whit Long.

SAC President, Lane Josey was thrilled about the record funds raised stating, “the impact that we can have on current and future Clemson students with the proceeds from the Welcome Back Festival will be life changing. Thank you to all the students, alumni and community members who helped make this possible.”

Alumni Association Executive Director, Wil Brasington, echoed Josey’s sentiments and commended the SAC, the City of Clemson and the Clemson City Police Department on their role in the festival. “We could not ask for better partners,” said Brasington. “The Welcome Back Festival would not have been this successful after a three-year hiatus without the planning and implementation by SAC as well as the support of the City of Clemson and its police department.

If you are interested in supporting the Student Alumni Council Scholarship Endowment Fund, visit https://iamatiger.clemson.edu/giving and use the “Search for a Fund” feature typing “Student Alumni Council (S.A.C.) Scholarship Endowment” as the search criteria. A gift of any amount can help make a difference in the lives of Clemson students.

For details about future Welcome Back Festivals and other Clemson Alumni Association events, visit alumni.clemson.edu.

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