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Green Quad

Sustainable living in an apartment community with LEED Silver Certification, a status recognized nationally for excellence in sustainable building practices. 

At a Glance

  • Housing for all students
  • Apartment-style rooms
  • Located near the Blatt P.E. Center (map)
  • One of the largest sustainable residence halls in the country


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Get full details about living at Green Quad.

See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Each apartment has four private bedrooms, two bathrooms and a full kitchen. 


  • Carpet
  • Bed
  • Dresser
  • Closet
  • Desk with chair


  • Shower (no curtain provided) and toilet
  • Sink is located in hallway

Living Room

  • Couch
  • Lounging Chair (2)
  • Dining Room Table
  • Dining Room Chairs (2)


  • Refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Stove

*Microwave not included. Microwave slot will fit a regular sized unit.


Wi-Fi: Yes
Cable Connection: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (1 per room)


Floors: 4
Keycard Access: Yes


Laundry Rooms: First floor of A and C buildings 


Living/Dining Room: 13' x 10'
Kitchen: 13' x 5'3"
Bedroom:  9' x 10'
Bathroom:  5'4" x 3'
Living Room Window: 62 1/2" wide x 69 1/2" tall
Bedroom Window: 38 1/2" wide x 69 1/2" tall
Shower Dimensions: 37" wide x 76 1/2" tall 
Space Under Sink: 28" tall x 27" deep x 40" wide
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: No

Bedroom Furniture

Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 85.5" long x 39" wide x 36" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 36"
Desk: 24" deep x 42" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 19" deep x 17" wide x 32.5" tall
Dresser: 24" deep x 30" wide x 30" tall
Dresser Drawers: 5" deep (3 drawers)
Closet: 26" deep x 32" wide x 120" tall

Loftable Bed: Yes, please reference the policy.

Living Room Furniture

Couch: 33" deep x 60" wide x 32" tall
Chair: 19" deep x 17" wide x 32" tall
Dining Room Table: 36" wide x 30" tall
Dining Room Chairs: 18" deep x 19" wide x 34" tall
Side Table: 22" deep x 26" wide x 22" tall

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

Green Quad Community

Sustainability-minded students wanting to connect both their daily routines and academic careers to green practices.

Engineering and Computing Community 

A living and learning community for students who are studying engineering or computer sciences and are interested in expanding their skills outside the classroom.

Faculty Principal
Residence Life Coordinator

Live-In Assistant Residence Life Coordinator: 1 Graduate Student
Resident Mentors:  17 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 Green Quad 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.

Green Quad A:
1216 A Wheat Street
Columbia, SC 29208

Green Quad B:
1216 B Wheat Street
Columbia, SC 29208

Green Quad C:
1216 C Wheat Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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