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The Cheezem Education Center is located in Patrick Square Town Center, just south of the Highway 123/Issaqueena Trail intersection. While the Center is home to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute certain spaces within the building are available for other group use.

The Cheezem Education Center has ample parking around the Town Square, and several neighborhood restaurants are available to cater. Or you may choose the caterer you most prefer. The building is accessible and houses an AED on the first floor. An OLLI representative will be present in the Center during all rentals, for assistance and emergencies. As a Clemson University facility, the Cheezem Education Center follows all University facility policies and procedures. Clemson University is tobacco free.

Interested in booking a space? Click here to complete the Reservation Request Form Contact Julie Vidotto, the Cheezem Education Center facility manager at 864-633-5244 or

The Center currently has the following spaces available for rent by University groups, non-profit entities, community organizations, businesses and individuals: 


The Auditorium

University/ Non-profit: $209, For Profit: $235

Seats 70 adults lecture style or 50 adults seated at tables. Rental fee includes access to the demonstration kitchen and lounge area, as well as a/v set up (ceiling mounted projector, laptop, remote and laser pointer). Limited tables available.

The Lawn

University/ Non-profit: $127, For Profit: $155

Accessed through two auditorium doors, this area may be tented and will seat 100 adults at tables. Rental fee includes use only; tent, table, chairs, etc. must be provided by the renter.


Classroom 202

University/ Non-profit: $65, For Profit: $85

Art studio or science lab arrangement with 12 individual work stations and chairs as well as a wall-mounted white board.  Room is not equipped with window shades. 


Classroom 203

University/ Non-profit: $65, For Profit: $85

Holds 20 seated at provided classroom tables; 52” monitor with laptop provided.


Classroom 204

University/ Non-profit: $95, For Profit: $125

Holds 28 adults seated at provided classroom tables; large wall-mounted screen and a/v cart with projector and laptop provided.


Classroom 205

University/ Non-profit: $65, For Profit: $85

Holds 18 seated at provided classroom tables; 52” monitor with laptop provided.



University/ Non-profit: $39, For Profit: $49

Rental required if using food service in Rooms 202/203/204/205

* Rental fee is per four-hour period.

* If rental period extends before or after normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or occurs on the weekend, an after-hours surcharge of $45 per four-hour period will be included in the final invoice.

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