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  • Top of Carolina in Capstone

Top of Carolina

Top of Carolina is the only revolving restaurant located on a college campus. It offers stunning 360-degree views of Columbia and is sure to make your next rehearsal dinner, cocktail party or anniversary an event to remember.

At a Glance

  • Cozy, cafe environment
  • Rent the whole venue after hours
  • Located within our newest restaurant on campus


For individual lunch + brunch reservations see here

Venue Gallery

Cost to Rent

Group Type Entire Venue (half day, 7 hours or less) Entire Venue (whole day, 7+ hours)
Student Groups $250 $500
University Office or Department $300 $500
Sponsored by a University Department $500 $750
Off-Campus (not sponsored by a University group) $600 $750

Fee Details
Your rental fee includes cleaning and setup. AV equipment available for an extra $50.

Features & Amenities

Type Number of Guests
Restaurant Seating 137 Guests
Reception (extra charge for more tables) 174 Guests

*Rehearsal Dinner/Reception seating can be customized per wedding party. Please contact

House Sound: No

Screen: Portable

Projector: Portable

Computer: Laptop

Item University Affiliated Groups (Student, Department, Sponsored by a Department) Non-University Groups
Polycom Teleconferencing $50  $50
Laser Pointer/Presenter $15  $15
AV Cart $20  $20
Portable LCD Projector (each, per day) $75 $75
Portable Screen (each, per day) $30 $30
Laptop Computer (each, per day) $50 $50
Power Cords/Strips $5  $5
Rental Type Student Groups University Departments Sponsored by a University Department
Tables (skirted) (each, per day)  $15 $15 $15 
Table Linens (each, per day) $7   $7  $7


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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