Hours, Directions, Parking

Regular Hours

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

Saturday – Sunday      CLOSED

Check the Special Collections & Archives home page for any exceptions to the regular hours.

Note: Special Collections & Archives will be closed from 4:30 pm on Friday, December 18, 2015 until 8:30 am on Monday, January 4, 2016. Please contact us at 864-656-3031 with any questions.


Special Collections & Archives is closed on all University holidays.

2016 Clemson University Holiday Schedule

Holiday Date
New Year’s Day Friday, Jan 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, Jan 18
Spring Break Friday, Mar 18
Independence Day Mon, Jul 4
Fall Break/Election Day Tuesday, Nov 8
Thanksgiving Thursday, Nov 24 through Friday, Nov 25
Winter Break Monday, Dec 26 through Friday, Dec 30



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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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.