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  • Patterson hall in the early morning of a summer day

Patterson Hall

Suite-style living across from the student union with a cyber lounge and a kitchen on each floor.

At a Glance

  • Housing for new first-year students
  • Suite-style rooms
  • Located across from the student union (map)


See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Each four-person suite shares a bathroom, and each two-person bedroom shares a sink.


  • Tile floor
  • Two lofted beds
  • Two dressers
  • Two wardrobes
  • Two desks with chairs


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


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


Floors: 9
Keycard Access: Yes


Kitchen: One per floor
Laundry Room: First floor

Common Areas

Meeting Rooms: 2 (smart-equipped)
Lounge Spaces: One per floor


Bed/Desk Area: 15'10" x 12'1"
Sink Area:  4'6" x 5'9"
Space under Sink: 29" tall x 24" deep x 48" wide

Shower Curtain Size: 35" wide x 74" long
Bathroom:  8'8" x 4'6"
Windows (3): 38" wide x 96" tall
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: Yes, click here for more information.


Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 60" tall x 85" long x 38" wide
Maximum Bed Height: 60"
Lowest Bed Height: 25.5"
Desk: 24.5" deep x 32" wide x 30" tall
Side Table (connects to the desk): 24.5" deep x 17" wide x 30" tall
Dresser: 24.5" deep x 30" wide x 30" tall
Dresser Drawers: 5 1/4" deep
Wardrobe: 24" deep x 35.5" wide x 71" 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.

Galen Health Fellows

Students who are pursuing careers in allied health professions, and are interested in hands-on learning opportunities.

Live-In Area Coordinator 
Live-In Assistant Residence Life Coordinator: 1 Graduate Student
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 Patterson Hall 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.

1520 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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