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Preston Residential College

Suite-style living for students who are passionate about advancing their leadership and service skills through unique academic, community building and travel opportunities, and one of the best locations on campus.

At a Glance

  • Housing for any students wanting to live in the Preston Residential Leadership College for Leadership
  • Suite-style rooms
  • Located across from the student union (map)


Visit the Preston Residential College for Leadership website

Get full details about the building and what it's like to live at Preston.


See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

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


  • Vinyl faux wood floors
  • Two beds
  • Two dressers
  • Two closets
  • Two desks w/chairs
  • Two built-in bookshelves


  • 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: 3
Keycard Access: Yes


Kitchen: First floor
Laundry Room: First floor

Common Areas

Seminar Classroom: First Floor
Junior Common Room: First floor
Study Rooms: Second & Third Floors
Back Gardens
Front Porch


Total Area: 18' x 12'
Bathroom:  4'7" x 5'
Window: 46 1/2" wide x 72 1/4" tall

Shower Curtain Size: 34" wide x 76" long
Shower Dimensions: 33 1/2" wide x 74 1/2" tall
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: Yes, click here for more information.


Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 37' deep x 87" wide x 28" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 28"
Lowest Bed Height: 12"
Desk: 24" deep x 42" wide x 48" tall
Dresser: 20" deep x 30" wide x 45" tall
Dresser Drawers: 5 1/2" deep
Closet: 24" deep x 48" wide x 96" tall
Built-in Bookshelves (5 adjustable shelves): 76 1/2" tall x 12" wide x 9 1/2" deep

Loftable Bed: Yes, please reference the policy.
Bunkable Bed: Yes

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

Preston Residential College For Leadership

Students focused on advancing their service and leadership skills through unique academic, networking and travel opportunities.

Live-In Faculty Principal
Residence Life Coordinator
Graduate Assistants
Resident Mentors


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 Preston Residential College 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.

1323 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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