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East Quad

An apartment community near the student union, with a landscaped courtyard for enjoying the warm South Carolina weather.

At a Glance

  • Apartment-style rooms
  • Located across from the Bull Street Garage (map)
  • Fully furnished kitchen and living room

See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Most East Quad apartments come furnished with four private bedrooms, two bathrooms and a full kitchen.


  • Vinyl faux wood floors
  • Bed
  • Dresser
  • Closet
  • Desk w/ Chair


  • Tub with shower (no curtain provided) and toilet
  • Sink is located in hallway

Living Room (4 bedroom only)

  • Couch
  • TV Stand
  • Dining Room Table
  • Dining Room Chairs (2)
  • Lounging Chairs (2)
  • Coffee Table


  • Refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Stove (only in 4 bedroom apartments)
  • Microwave (only in 2 bedroom apartments)

*Microwave not included in four bedroom apartments. Microwave slot will fit a regular sized unit.


Wi-Fi: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (1 per room)
Cable is not available in the residence halls.


Floors: 5
Keycard Access: Yes


Laundry Room: First floor


Living/Dining Room: 13' x 10'
Kitchen:  13' x 5'3"
Bedroom: 9' x 10'
Bathroom:  5'5" x 5'7"
Living Room Window: 44" wide x 68" tall
Bedroom Window:  44" wide x 68" tall

Shower Curtain Size: 60" wide x 78" long
Shower Dimensions: 58" wide x 75 1/2" tall
Space Under Sink: 28" tall x 27" deep x 40" wide
Ceiling Height: 115"
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: No

Bedroom Furniture

Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 41" wide x 88" long x 36" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 34"
Desk: 25" deep x 43" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 24" deep x 19" wide x 36 " tall
Dresser: 21" deep x 31" wide x 45" tall
Dresser Drawers: 5 1/2" deep (5 drawers)
Closet: 23" deep x 32" wide x 108" tall

Loftable Bed: Yes, please reference the policy.

Living Room Furniture

Couch: 33" deep x 53" wide x 33" tall
Lounging Chairs: 31" deep x 28" wide x 32" tall
Side Table: 18" deep x 22" wide x 17" tall
Coffee Table: 24" deep x 42" wide x 17" tall
Dining Room Table: 35 wide x 30" tall
Dining Room Chairs: 19' deep x 18" wide x 31" tall

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

No Living & Learning Community

Live-In Residence Life Coordinator
Resident Mentors:  16 Undergraduate Students


Is this the place for you?

The new incoming student housing application is now live via the Housing portal at  The deadline to apply is May 3.



Some insurance providers will request the physical address of your student’s residence hall. The address for East Quad is listed below.  Please remember that USPS, UPS and FedEx will not deliver to our residence halls. Packages and mail should be sent to your student’s USC PO Box.

1500 Wheat Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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