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  • Bates West social room view from the podium

Bates West Social Room

The Bates West Social room is a spacious meeting room in the south area of campus that offers convenient parking options for your event.

At a Glance

  • Convenient parking options
  • Located next to Bates Diner
  • Spacious meeting room


Cost to Rent

Group Type Half Day (up to 7 hours) Whole Day (7+ hours)
Student Groups $100 $200
University Office or Department $100 $250
Sponsored by a University Department $150 $300

Fee Details
Your rental fee includes cleaning and setup.

Features & Amenities

Type Number of Guests
Banquet Seating 48 Guests
Conference Room 30 Guests
Classroom Seating 25 Guests
Lecture Seating 60 Guests

House Sound: No

Screen: Yes (1)

Projector: Yes (1)

Computer: Yes (1)

Equipment Type Student Groups University Departments Sponsored by a University Department
Polycom Teleconferencing (each, per day)  $50  $50  $50
Laser Pointer (each, per day)  $15  $15  $15
Power Cords and Strips  $5  $5  $5

Request Information

To speak with one of our event specialist and begin planning your next meeting or event, contact The Conference Center at the University of South Carolina at 803-777-6636.

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