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  • Honors residence featuring the rocking chair covered area

Honors Residence

Honor student suite housing in a sustainable, LEED Gold certified building near the library, with in-building classrooms, a coffee bar and a dining hall.

At a Glance

  • Housing for honors students
  • Suite-style rooms
  • Located near Thomas Cooper Library (map)
  • In-hall dining facility and coffee bar



See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Suite-style living with both shared and individual rooms.


  • Tile floor
  • One to two lofted beds
  • One to two dressers
  • One to two wardrobes
  • One to two desks w/chairs


  • Shower (no curtain provided) and toilet
  • Sink is located in room or bathroom


Wi-Fi: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (2 per room)
Cable is not available in the residence halls.


Floors: 6
Keycard Access: Yes


Kitchen: First floor
Laundry Room: First floor

Common Areas

Meeting Rooms: 3
Coffee Bar: First floor



  • Private Room: 9' x 16'
  • Shared Room: 12' x 16'

Bathroom:  7' x 3'8"
Window: 36" wide x 78" tall

Shower Curtain Size: 36" wide 78" long
Shower Dimensions: 35" wide x 78" tall
Ceiling Height: 120"
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: Yes, click here for more information.


Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 38" deep x 86" wide x 60"
Maximum Bed Height: 60"
Lowest Bed Height: 27"
Desk: 24" deep x 32" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 22" deep x 19" wide x 30" tall
Dresser: 24" deep x 30" wide x 30" tall
Dresser Drawers: 5" deep (3 drawers)
File Cabinet: 24" deep x 17" wide
Wardrobe: 16" deep x 33" wide x 68" tall
Interior Wardrobe (right side-top): 12" wide x 12" tall
Interior Wardrobe (right side-bottom): 12" wide x 56" tall
Interior Wardrobe (left side-top): 12" wide x 34" tall
Interior Wardrobe (left side-bottom): 12" wide x 34" tall

Loftable Bed: No, please reference the policy.

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

Honors Community

Students in the Honors College belong to a close-knit community where members support each other intellectually and academically.

Live-In Residence Life Coordinator
Resident Mentors:  14 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 Honors Residence 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.

1215 Blossom Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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