How to use this site

You can search for expenses by month or by vendor.

Spending by Month

  • Select the year (the Clemson University fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30)
  • Select the month
  • Choose the Fund Type (see definitions below)
  • Choose the Fund Group (see definitions below)

You can narrow the search results by selecting

  • Fund Category (see definitions below)
  • Cost Category (see definitions below)
  • The Account Category
  • The Account from which the expense was paid

You may hover over the Fund and Program name in the retrieved data to view a description of the category.

Spending by Vendor

  • Type the Vendor name in the search box
  • Narrow the search by selecting a Fiscal year and month
  • Or select the year and month to see all vendors for that period

You may hover over the Fund and Program name in the retrieved data to view a description of the category.

Financial Reporting

The following report links provide financial reporting and planning at an institutional level

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ended June 30, 2013

This report provides financial information about the University's operations during the year and describes its financial position at the end of the year.

Approved Budget for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014

This document presents Clemson University's FY 2014 Operating Budget and the Student Tuition and Fee Schedules approved by the Board of Trustees. The budget is an estimate of the anticipated sources and uses of funds in FY 2014. It reflects the University's paln and serves as a management tool to drive accountability by providing a reference point for measuring actual financial performance.


Spending information is provided by the following search selection criteria:

  • Unrestricted Funds: Current funds budgeted for University operations **
    • Educational and General (E G) Funds: Traditional higher education expenses
      • Non-State Appropriated - University Generated Funds: Funds generated by tuition and other student fees.
      • Non-State Appropriated - Departmentally Generated E G Funds: Funds generated by departmental activities and services
      • Non-State Appropriated - Student Activities and Organizations: Funds generated by student activities
      • State Approriated - Funds appropriated by the State legislature
    • Public Service Activities Funds: Public Service and Land Grant activities
      • State Appropriations and Generated Funds: State appropriations and local government contributions (for county Extension programs)
      • Federal Agricultural Extension Funds: Federal matching funds for local county extension programs.
      • Federal Agricultural Research (and State Matching) Funds: Federal and matching funds for the research and education centers
      • Departmentally Generated PSA Funds: Funds generated by departmental fees, such as clubs and local programs.
    • Auxiliary Funds: Funds generated by self-supporting activities, such as Athletics, Housing, Dining Services, the Bookstore and Parking Services
  • Restricted Funds: Gift or grant funds received for specific purposes and legally restricted by donors, sponsors or other outside parties.
    • Sponsored Program Funds: Grants or contracts to perform specific research or tasks.
    • Scholarship Funds: Financial aid provided by donors.
    • Other Restricted Funds: Gifts donors designate for specific purposes or programs.
  • Other: Fiduciary and capital project activity disbursements not meeting the above criteria.
    • Loan Funds: Fiduciary costs for administering loan activities.
    • Endowment Funds: Fiduciary costs for administrating endowment activities.
    • Plant Funds: Monies used for capital projects, repairs and renovations and debt activities.

**Education and General State appropriations are used to partially fund salaries and are therefore not included as a fund source on this website. Information about salaries can be found at consistent with the S.C. Freedom of Information Act. Education and General State appropriations are used exclusively to help fund Education and General salaries of the University's faculty and staff in academic and support units. Education and General state appropriations fund approximately 25 percent of Education and General salary costs currently.

Cost Categories

Clemson University expenses are aggregated in the following Cost Categories:

  • Instruction/Research and Related Support: Includes mission-related costs for the University's five academic colleges, the Provost's Office, the Vice President for Research's Office and the Library.
  • Institutional Operations and Support: Includes costs for Facilities and Operations, Financial Affairs, Computing and Information Technology, Fundraising and Development and the President's Office.
  • Auxiliary Operations: Includes costs for Athletics, Housing, Dining Services, the Bookstore and Parking Services.
  • Public Service Activities (Land Grant) Support: Includes mission-related costs for the county Extension offices; Livestock, Poultry and Health; state Regulatory Services (i.e. fertilizer and pesticides) and Agricultural Research.