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Satisfy your taste buds with scrumptious food at the 25 Carolina Dining spots across the USC campus using your designated meal plan and Carolina Cash available on the debit-based CarolinaCard.

Russell House University Union

In the Russell House first-floor Grand Market Place — heart of campus dining — your options range from the Classics Line with traditional cafeteria-style hot dishes to sushi, the Ball Park grill, Garden Toss salad bar, Plan-iT Healthy selections and much more for take-out or eating in. Central Market choices include the Horseshoe Deli, Pandini's Italian with brick-oven pizza, pasta and sandwiches and Freshens yogurt bar. Just upstairs, Gamecock Park offers fast food from favorites such as Burger King, Chick-fil-A, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Marble Slab Creamery, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and Santorini's Mediterranean fare.

Residence Halls

Several campus residences also offer excellent food. Try the Bates Carolina Diner, Café Verde in the West (Green) Quad, The Buzz snack bar or the Honeycomb Café in the South Carolina Honors College or Gibbes Court Bistro in Capstone House.

More Campus Locations

When you need a break between classes or a place to recharge or wind down after a special event or workout, stop at campus locations nearby, including Café à la Cart in the Law Center, Cooper's Corner in the Library, Fast Break in the Carolina Coliseum, Hampton Street Café, Carolina Fast Track in the Swearingen Engineering Center, The Colloquium Café in the Welsh Humanities Building or Jazzman's in the Close/Hipp Business Building.

25 Dining locations on campus

No matter where you find yourself on the USC campus, you're always near delicious meals and tasty snacks delivered with responsible and sustainable sourcing and serving practices, as well as comfortable spaces and lots of friendly faces.



Choose to live in one of 25 campus residence halls with facilities that range from suite-style, apartment-style and female-only to coed and traditional-style Freshman Centers.

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Clubs and Organizations

Life and learning at USC go beyond the classroom — with hundreds of clubs and organizations that give you a chance to develop yourself and pursue your passions.

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Swimming pools, workout facilities, intramurals, outdoor activities, sport clubs, challenge course, exercise classes, court sports, green playing fields — you'll find it all at USC!

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