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New Student Orientation

Calling Carolina Home, starts with your over night stay in Patterson Hall for New Student Orientation. Suite-style rooms allow you to meet other new Gamecocks while experiencing University Housing's most recently renovated building.

Summer Orientation 2023

Reservations for parents and guests for the Carolina Orientation experience is available now. All new incoming students have already paid for summer orientation overnight stays through the Office of New Student Orientation.



Orientation Housing

Incoming students and parents can enjoy the Gamecock life in Women's Quad, a residence hall that features suite style rooms and is centrally located on campus. Your stay includes the following:

  • Complete linen service
  • Wireless internet access
  • Kitchen and shared common spaces


Anytime after 5 p.m. 


Anytime before 8:30 a.m. 

For special check-in arrangements, contact The Conference Center. 

2023 Package Prices

Suite Room, 2 Twin Beds For One Night - $125

Any addtional nights - $75

Any addtional linen need - $35

All prices include taxes and is an inclusive price.   Please note that reservations can be transferred to other orientation dates, confirmed reservations are non-refundable.

Special Accommodations

If you require special accommodation or an ADA accessible room, contact The Conference Center for additional information.

Book Your Orientation Accommodations Today

The portal is now open.  Register Now!

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