At a Glance
- Housing for all students
- Suite-style rooms
- Located across from the student union (map)
- Recently renovated with all new furnishings
2018 Move-In Guide(s)
- Galen Health Fellows Community Move-In Guide
- Visual & Performing Arts Community Move-In Guide
- General Community Move-In Guide
See Our Rooms
See how students are making their space their own.
Get a feel for how your space will be laid out.
Take a virtual tour of the Patterson building.
Where You'll Live
Each four-person suite shares a bathroom, and each two-person bedroom shares a sink.
- Tile floor
- Two lofted beds
- Two dressers
- Two wardrobes
- Two desks with chairs
- Shower (curtain provided) and toilet
- Sink is located in room
Cable Connection: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (2 per room)
Keycard Access: Yes
Kitchen: One per floor
Laundry Room: First floor
Meeting Rooms: 2 (smart-equipped)
Lounge Spaces: One per floor
Cyber Lounge: First floor
Room and Furniture Dimensions
Bed/Desk Area: 15'10" x 12'1"
Sink Area: 4'6" x 5'9"
Space under Sink: 29" tall x 24" deep x 48" wide
Bathroom: 8'8" x 4'6"
Windows (3): 38" wide x 96" tall
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: Yes, click here for more information.
Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 60" tall x 85" long x 30" wide
Maximum Bed Height: 60"
Lowest Bed Height: 25.5"
Desk: 24.5" deep x 32" wide x 30" tall
Side Table (connects to the desk): 24.5" deep x 17" wide x 30" tall
Dresser: 24.5" deep x 30" wide x 30" tall
Dresser Drawers: 5 1/4" deep
Wardrobe: 24" deep x 35.5" wide x 71" 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
Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.
Living Learning Communities
Students who are pursuing careers in allied health professions, and are interested in hands-on learning opportunities.
Students interested in exploring their artistic skills and creative options beyond the classroom.
Live-In Residence Life Coordinator
Live-In Assistant Residence Life Coordinator: 1 Graduate Student
Resident Mentors: 16 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 Patterson 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.
1520 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29208