a shepherd employee shaking hands with a man in a suite
the shepherd hotel employees holding shovels
a delish sister employee smiling at work

Membership Shepherd Circle

The Shepherd Hotel is offering a membership to a select but limited group of individuals or entities who want to support our Purpose to train and gainfully employ individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the hospitality field while receiving exclusive benefits when visiting Clemson.

Privileges include:

  • Advance booking privileges of a hotel room with opportunity to request additional room(s) during high occupancy periods such as home football games, graduation, or special event periods.
  • Advance booking privileges to use the private entertaining areas of the hotel (rooftop terrace, Thomas Bar terrace).
  • Exclusive member events such as food tastings and wine / spirit tastings.
  • Tickets to Dabo Swinney's annual All In Foundation Gala.
  • Concierge services.
  • Shepherd Circle Benefits Program that provides access to private golf courses such as The Cliffs communities' lake courses and boat rentals when staying in the hotel.

Members will be afforded these privileges while knowing their initiation fee and annual dues are assisting with the training and gainful employment of ClemsonLIFE students and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community.

For information on these limited memberships, contact: Rick Hayduk at rick.hayduk@shepherdhotels.com or call: 864.635.0100