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First-Time Visitor Fan Guide: #NDvsCLEM

First-Time Visitor Fan Guide: #NDvsCLEM


We want to welcome each of our first-time visitors to Clemson this weekend, including Notre Dame fans and Tiger fans visiting for IPTAY Day. We’re excited to welcome you to Memorial Stadium.

Our athletic department and the entire Clemson Family prides itself on our hospitality and the unique experience that is gameday at Death Valley.

To assist you, we’ve compiled information that should be helpful as you find your way around Clemson.

While we hope this guide is comprehensive, you can always visit our gameday page for more information about gameday operations and events.

We hope you enjoy your visit, and we hope you return to Clemson often.

Go Tigers,


  • All parking lots open at 8 a.m.
  • Click HERE to access 2015 Football Parking Information, which includes details on IPTAY donor parking as well as general public parking. 
  • Click HERE to access the My.Clemson interactive campus map that shows locations of all gameday parking lots.


Bowman Field is the place to be Saturday morning, as ESPN’s SportsCenter, College Gameday and Gameday Radio each will broadcast live from Clemson’s campus. SportsCenter is on air from 7-9, Gameday from 9-12 and Gameday Radio from 12-3.

While no overnight camping is allowed, Bowman Field opens at 6 a.m. and we encourage fans to make it an exciting atmostphere! 

After ESPN’s broadcasts, make your way to the Tiger Tailgate Show behind the Chapman Grandstands at Doug Kingsmore Stadium for your chance to get a picture with the CFB Playoff National Championship Trophy! The Trophy will be available for photos from 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


7 a.m. – SportsCenter Airs Live from Bowman Field8 a.m. – Parking lots open9 a.m. – College Gameday Live from Bowman Field12 noon – Gameday Radio Live from Bowman Field4 p.m. – IPTAY/Ticket Office opens4 p.m. – CFB Playoff National Championship Trophy on display at Tiger Tailgate Show (behind Chapman Grandstands at Doug Kingsmore Stadium)5 p.m. – ADA Shuttles begin5 p.m. – The Greenville Health System Tiger Tailgate Show & Clemson Fan Fest Area5:50 p.m. – Tiger Walk6 p.m. – Gates & suites open8 p.m. – Kickoff


Back again for 2015, Clemson offers a unique, interactive GPS map that can show you the nearest portable or permanent restroom to your location! To enable the GPS function, click HERE then click on the nearest restroom and directions will pull open to show you how to get there!

To see the map of restroom locations, click HERE.


  • Tickets for the game are sold out.
  • On gameday, the IPTAY/Ticket Office opens four hours prior to kickoff.
  • Anyone selling tickets must be 200 feet from any gate and the IPTAY/ticket office. The ticket office is not responsible for counterfeit tickets purchased outside of the stadium and does not guarantee the legitimacy of such tickets. Buyer beware!
  • Anyone with ticket issues on gameday may visit the athletic ticket office, located in the IPTAY Center beside Gate 9 of Memorial Stadium. An additional ticket resolution center is located at the ticket booth at Gate 1 for patrons with ticket issues on gameday.
  • Will call tickets can be picked up at the IPTAY Center/Ticket Office, located at the Northwest corner of Memorial Stadium. Visiting team will call is at Gate 9. Clemson team will call is at Gate 13.

STADIUM MAP (click to enlarge)



Customer Service – Event staff and law enforcement officers are located at gates, portals and throughout Memorial Stadium and are available to answer questions and help resolve issues.  Clemson is committed to providing guests with a friendly, service-oriented approach that will help promote a positive Clemson experience for all fans.

First Aid & Medical – First Aid stations are located on the South side (Section J), North side (Section T), North Top Deck (Section K) and South Top Deck (Section E).  Trained nurses and doctors are on hand. For emergencies, call 911.

Lost & Found – Report any item to the Gate 11 information booth.  All items will be transported to the CUPD office after the game.

Prohibited Items – Alcoholic Beverages, Artificial Noisemakers, Backpacks, Bags larger than 12’’x12’’x12’’,  Banners, Chairbacks with Arms, Flags, Laser Pointers, Outside Food or Beverage, Umbrellas, Video Cameras, Weapons of any kind, and anything else deemed inappropriate by Clemson Athletics. 

No Smoking – Memorial Stadium is a smoke-free facility.  Smoking is prohibited in Memorial Stadium or within 25 feet of the stadium.

No Solicitation – Solicitation for any purpose is prohibited in Memorial Stadium as well as the surrounding campus.

Sportsmanship – Clemson encourages all fans to demonstrate good sportsmanship and conduct themselves in a manner that represents Clemson University, the Atlantic Coast Conference, and the NCAA with integrity, dignity, and respect.

Tiger Tracker – 

  • Tiger Tracker is Clemson’s gameday child identification system to quickly reunite lost or separated children with their family or guardians.
  • Youth-sized wristbands are available at all stadium guest services, The Greenville Health System Tiger Tailgate Show and IPTAY/ticket office. Wristbands can be filled out to contain seat location and contact information.
  • In the event that a child becomes separated from his or her family or guardians, uniformed officers will use information on the wristband to quickly reunite the child with his or her chaperone.

STADIUM ISSUES TEXTING SERVICE – Fans needing assistance in the stadium can text “Clemson” followed by the issue and their location to 69050.


If you need assistance in getting to the stadium, look for the pickup locations designated by the tall white poles with the blue stripe.