Hours, Directions, Parking

Regular Hours

Monday – Friday         8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Saturday – Sunday      CLOSED


Exceptions to the Regular Hours

Special Collections & Archives will be closed on the following days and times:

Tuesday, January 2, 2017 Closed
Monday, January 16, 2017 Closed
Friday, March 24, 2017 Closed
Monday, May 8 – Friday, May 12 Closed
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Closed
Monday, October 16, 2017 Closed
Thurs-Fri, November 23-24, 2017 Closed
Mon-Fri, December 25-29 Closed


Special Collections & Archives is located on the lower level of the Strom Thurmond Institute building on the Clemson University campus. The address is: 230 Kappa Street, Clemson, SC 29634.


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Summer 2017:   Special Collections and Archives will be closed the week of May 8th-12th as we move to our temporary space on the Third Level of R. M. Cooper Library for the summer.  During the summer we will need at least 24 hours notice to pull material from the collections. Please contact us well in advance of your visit to request materials and with any questions.



Pay by space metered visitor parking is available along the driveway to the Strom Thurmond Institute building.  Spaces are marked with white lines and numbers. The cost is $1 per hour.

If you have several days of research planned, you may get a multi-day visitor pass at Parking Services. For more information, contact Parking and Transportation Services at 864.656.2270 or by email: parking@clemson.edu.