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  • View of the top of Capstone between tree branches


Home to Capstone Scholars students, this hall near the library is a campus landmark with great views, a first-floor classroom, community kitchens and Gibbes Court dining hall.

At a Glance

  • Housing for Capstone Scholars students
  • Suite-style rooms
  • Located near Gambrell Hall (map)
  • Home to the Top of Carolina restaurant



Visit the Capstone website

Get full details about living at Capstone, and about the Capstone Scholars Program.


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 beds
  • Two dressers
  • Two wardrobes
  • Two desks w/chairs


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


Wi-Fi: Yes
Cable Connection: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (2 per room)


Floors: 18
Keycard Access: Yes


Kitchens: Floors 3, 4, 7, 9 and 16
Laundry Room: Basement

Common Areas

Dining Hall: Gibbes Court
Classroom: First Floor


Bed: 13'6" x 11'6"
Sink Area:  11'2" x 8'11"
Bathroom:  2'11" x 5'2"
Window: 40" wide x 57" tall
Shower Dimensions: 56" wide x 75" tall
Ceiling Height: 110"
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: Yes, click here for more information.


Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 38" deep x 85" wide x 34" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 34"
Desk: 24" deep x 42" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 20" deep x 18" wide x 32.5" tall
Dresser: 24" deep x 30" wide
Dresser Drawers: 3 3/4" deep (1 drawer), 7 3/4" deep (2 drawers)
Wardrobe: 22.5" deep x 44" wide x 81" tall
Wardrobe Top: 21" tall
Wardrobe Bottom: 60"

Loftable Bed: No, please reference the policy here.

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

Capstone Scholars

An invitation-only community for top academic students looking to focus on their leadership skills.

Area Coordinator 
Live-In Assistant Residence Life Coordinator 

Resident Mentors:  14 Undergraduate Students


Apply for Housing

Capstone is reserved for students in the university's invitation-only Capstone Scholars program. 
More About Capstone Scholars »


Some insurance providers will request the physical address of your student’s residence hall. The address for Capstone 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 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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