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  • Patterson hall in the early morning of a summer day

Patterson Hall

Suite-style living across from the student union with a cyber lounge and a kitchen on each floor.

At a Glance

  • Housing for all students
  • Suite-style rooms
  • Located across from the student union (map)
  • Recently renovated with all new furnishings

See Our Rooms

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


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


Floors: 9
Keycard Access: Yes


Kitchen: One per floor
Laundry Room: First floor

Common Areas

Meeting Rooms: 2 (smart-equipped)
Lounge Spaces: One per floor
Cyber Lounge: First floor


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 38" 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

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

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

Galen Health Fellows

Students who are pursuing careers in allied health professions, and are interested in hands-on learning opportunities.

Visual & Performing Arts Community

Students interested in exploring their artistic skills and creative options beyond the classroom.

Live-In Area Coordinator 
Live-In Assistant Residence Life Coordinator: 1 Graduate Student
Resident Mentors:  16 Undergraduate Students

Is this the place for you?

Housing applications are currently not available. Returning student sign up begins October 1 and new incoming student sign up begins in January or February of each year.



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

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