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  • Columbia Hall view from the street looking up through the large oak trees

Columbia Hall

Suite-style living near many academic buildings with an in-hall wellness center and Student Success office, as well as a 24-hour computer lab and a kitchen on each floor.

At a Glance

  • Housing for all students
  • Suite-style rooms
  • Located near Gambrell Hall (map)


See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Each four-person suite shares a bathroom, and each two-person bedroom shares a sink. Residents have access to their own gym in the building and kitchens on every floor to help them practice good eating habits.


  • Tile floor
  • Two beds
  • 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: 11
Keycard Access: Yes


Kitchen: One Per Floor
Laundry Room: In Basement

Common Areas

24-hour Computer Lab: Yes
Student Success Center Satellite Office: Yes


Bed/Desk Area: 11'10" x 10'7"
Sink Area:  11' x 7'8"
Bathroom:  8'10" x 9'1"
Window: 26" wide x 50" tall
Shower Dimensions: 58" wide x 78" tall
Ceiling Height: 107"
Wall Type: Drywall (side walls)/Cement (where there window is)
Microfridge Rental: Yes, click here for more information.


Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 38" deep x 82" wide x 36" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 36"
Desk: 24" deep x 36" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 19" deep x 17" wide x 33" tall
Wardrobe: 24" deep x 48" wide x 72" tall

Loftable Bed: Yes, please reference the policy.

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.

Sport and Entertainment Management Community

A living and learning community for students studying sports and entertainment management and are interested in opportunities to network and learn outside the classroom.

ROTC Community

The goal of the Reserve Officer Training Corps is to commission world-class military officers educated at a premier university. The Living Learning Community provides cadets and midshipmen with the opportunity to support and learn from each other through an integrated residential atmosphere.

Live-In Residence Life Coordinator 
Live-In Assistant Residence Life Coordinator 
Resident Mentors:  20 Undergraduate Students


Is this the place for you?

Housing applications for Spring will be available October 15, 2020. Returning student sign up begins early January 11, 2021 and new incoming student sign up begins February 15, 2021.



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

918 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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