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Cliff Apartments showcasing one of the many pink crepe myrtle trees

Cliff Apartments

Fully furnished apartments with the option for one or two bedrooms, near Blatt P.E. Center and next door to the all-you-can-eat Bates diner.

At a Glance

  • Housing for all students
  • Apartment-style rooms
  • Located behind the Blatt P.E. Center (map)
  • Fully furnished apartments


See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Each one or two-bedroom apartment is fully furnished and includes a full kitchen, bathroom and living space.


  • Vinyl faux wood floors
  • Bed
  • Dresser
  • Closet
  • Desk with chair


  • Shower (no curtain provided)
  • Toilet and sink

Living Room 

  • Couch
  • Lounging Chairs (2)
  • Coffee Table
  • Side Table (2)


  • Refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Stove

*Microwave not included. 


Wi-Fi: Yes
Cable Connection: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes


Floors: 9
Keycard Access: Yes


Laundry Room: First Floor


Living/Dining Room: 11'7" x 24'
Kitchen:  5'1" x 3'9"
Bathroom: 5'1" x 4'11"
Space Under Sink: 16"
Shower Dimensions: 58" wide x 72" tall
Living Room Window: 68" wide x 65" tall
Bedroom Window:

  • Single: 39.5" wide x 65" tall
  • Double: 69" wide x 63" tall

Ceiling Height: 113"
Wall Type: Concrete/Drywall (drywall is only in the living area)
Microfridge Rental: No

Bedroom Furniture

Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 38" wide x 81" long x 36" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 31"
Desk: 24" deep x 42" wide x 30.5" tall
Desk Chair: 17" deep x 17.5" wide x 36" tall
Dresser: 20" deep x 30" wide x 46" tall
Dresser Drawers: 6" deep (5 drawers)
Closet Top Cabinets (4): 25" deep x 24" wide x 20" tall
Closet Bottom Cabinets (4): 25" deep x 24" wide x 63" tall

Loftable Bed: Yes, please reference the policy.

Living Room Furniture

Couch: 31" deep x 74" wide x 33" tall
Lounging Chair: 30" deep x 32" wide x 33" tall
Coffee Table: 24" deep x 42" wide x 22" tall
Side Table: 24" deep x 24" wide x 20" tall
Dining Room Table: 36" wide x 31" tall
Dining Room Chairs: 17" deep x 16.5" wide x 36" tall

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

Area Coordinator - Nigel Word
Live-In Assistant Residence Life Coordinator - Casey Brandt
Resident Mentors:  8 Undergraduate Students


Is this the place for you?

Housing applications are open now! Make sure to submit yours by the May 1 deadline.



Some insurance providers will request the physical address of your student’s residence hall. The address for Cliff Apartments 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.

1321 Whaley Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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