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  • Rutledge in the late fall


Apartment living for honors students in one of campus' original buildings on the historic Horseshoe.

At a Glance

  • Honors Housing
  • Apartment-style living
  • Located on the Horseshoe (map)
  • One of the most historic buildings on campus



See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Two-bedroom and five-bedroom furnished apartments with a full kitchen and space for a washer and dryer.


  • Hardwood Floor
  • Bed
  • Dresser
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk with chair


  • Shower (no curtain provided)
  • Toilet and sink


  • Refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Stove
  • Microwave

Living Room Furniture

  • Couch
  • Lounging Chairs (2)
  • Coffee Table
  • Side Tables (2)
  • Dining Room Table
  • Dining Room Chairs (4)


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


Floors: 3
Keycard Access: No


Laundry: Washer and dryer in each apartment.


Living Room/Kitchen: 11'5" x 10'3"
Bedroom:  10'5" x 6'9"
Bathroom:  4'4" x 6'
Space under the sink: 22"
Window: 33" wide x 76" tall

Shower Curtain Size: 34" wide x 74" long
Shower Dimensions: 32" wide x 72" tall
Ceiling Height: 119"
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: No

Bedroom Furniture

Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 38" wide x 85" long x 60" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 57"
Lowest Bed Height: 22.5"
Desk: 24" deep x 32" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 22" deep x 20" wide x 25" tall
Dresser: 24" deep x 30" wide x 30" tall
Dresser Drawers: 5 1/2" deep (5 drawers)
Wardrobe: 24" deep x 35" wide x 71" tall

Loftable Bed: No, please reference the policy here.

Living Room Furniture

Couch: 30" deep x 76" wide x 33" tall
Lounging Chairs: 30" deep x 32" wide x 33" tall
Side Table: 28" deep x 22" wide x 17" tall
Coffee Table: 24" deep x 42" wide x 17" tall
Dining Room Table: 48" wide x 30" tall
Dining Room Chairs: 16" deep x 17" wide x 32" tall

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.

Residence Life Coordinator: Lives in Pinckney/Legare
Resident Mentor


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 Rutledge 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.

902 Sumter Street Access
Columbia, SC 29208

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