A - The housing application closes on May 15 on my.sc.edu via the Housing Portal.
A - These assignments are being made on a rolling basis and Faculty Lead communities are currently being reviewed by each Faculty team. We anticipate response updates each week until May 15.
A - While we don't grantee housing locations, we can say that we have always been able to accommodate Capstone Scholars within the Capstone Village (Capstone and Columbia Halls).
A - Yes, you can update your housing application as many times as you like before May 15. After May 15 your application is locked in.
A - No, you can only select or roommate match with one other person. The second half of a suite or apartment is dictated by the room selection process.
A - Currently, all quads are tied to a Faculty Lead LIving and Learning community. Carolina General is the only housing not tied to a community. Carolina General is defined as any room or building not assigned to a community. So there is always a chance, but they are very slim.
A - You will not be allowed to roommate match with that individual. Both roommates must be in the same community to live together for Fall 2021.
A - Room selection will take place in the housing portal in Self-Service Carolina starting the first part of June.
A - We will have further guidance about Move-In requirements as we get closer to New Student Orientation this summer.
A - Individuals wishing to take part in the sorority recruitment process will be notified by Greek and Sorority life of their early move-in day. Typically, this occurs in the middle of August.
A - Priority for housing is based on the date of application to University Housing. So don't delay, submit your housing application as soon as possible.
A - Supplemental applications are required of students who want to live in faculty-led communities within the residence halls. When completing the housing application you must complete the supplemental application as well to be considered for these communities.
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Please call us if you have any questions or wish to make a reservation over the phone at 803-777-4283.
The University Housing office is located on the Garden Level of Patterson Hall. Our hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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