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  • McClintock's entrance from the quad area

McClintock at Women's Quad

Suite-style living and home to the Women in Leadership community in one of three buildings that make up the Women's Quad, one of the loveliest spots on campus.

At a Glance

  • Housing for female students
  • Suite-style rooms
  • Located next to the Russell House (map)
  • Recently renovated with updated rooms


See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Each four-person suite shares a bathroom, and each two-person bedroom shares a sink. Each bedroom also has two wardrobes with whiteboard doors and two lofted beds.  


  • Vinyl faux wood floors
  • Two lofted beds
  • Two three drawer dressers
  • Two desks w/chairs 
  • Two filing cabinets/locking storage
  • Two wardrobes with whiteboard doors
  • Sink and mirror


  • Shower (no curtain provided)
  • Toilet


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


Floors: 3
Keycard Access: Yes


Kitchen: First floor and basement
Laundry Room: Basement

Common Areas

Community Rooms: Yes
Entertainment Rooms: Yes
Residential Classrooms: 2


Space under Sink: 23" deep x 23" wide x 28" tall
Ceiling Height: 130"
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: Yes, click here for more information.


Bed: 38" deep x 85" wide x 60" tall
Width under bed: 80 1/2"
Highest Bed Height: 60"
Lowest Bed Height: 25.5"
Desk: 24" deep x 32" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 23" deep x 20" wide x 35" tall
File Cabinet:  24" deep x 24" wide x 28.5" tall
Dresser: 24" deep x 29" wide x 30" tall
Wardrobe: 16" deep x 33" wide x 68" tall
Interior Wardrobe (right side-top): 12" wide x 12" tall
Interior Wardrobe (right side-bottom): 12" wide x 56" tall
Interior Wardrobe (left side-top): 12" wide x 34" tall
Interior Wardrobe (left side-bottom): 12" wide x 34" tall
Mirror over sink: 24" x 36"
Window: 25" wide x 57" tall

Loftable Bed: No, please reference the policy.
How to raise your bed

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

Carolina Women's Community

Female students interested in exploring womanhood through the lens of their academic careers, leadership development and social justice issues.

Women in Leadership

Female students interested in developing their leadership skills to pursue leadership positions, both at the University of Carolina and in the larger community.

Live-In Residence Life Coordinator - Catherine Andrews
Live-In Assistant Residence Life Coordinator


Is this the place for you?

Housing applications are open now! Make sure to submit yours by the May 10 deadline.



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

720 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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