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  • South Tower under clear blue Carolina sky

South Tower

Traditional housing with a kitchen on each floor and a lush garden behind the building, close to the student union.

At a Glance

  • Housing for all students
  • Traditional-style rooms
  • Located near the student union (map)
  • Conveniently located in the center of campus

 

See Our Rooms

 

Where You'll Live

Each floor has a full kitchen and each room is fully furnished, including two lofted beds. 

Bedroom

  • Tile floor
  • Two beds
  • Two dressers
  • Two closets
  • Two desks with chairs

 Bathroom

  • One per floor

Connectivity

Wi-Fi: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (2 per room)
Cable is not available in the residence halls.

Access

Floors: 18
Elevator: 
Yes
Keycard Access: Yes

Facilities

Kitchen: One per floor
Laundry Room: 
In basement

Common Areas

Study Rooms: First floor

Room

Total Area: 16'5" x 12'7"
Window: 42" wide x 52" tall (windows do not open)
Shower Dimensions: 34" wide x 74" tall
Ceiling Height: 102"
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: Yes, click here for more information.

Furniture

Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 38" wide x 82" long x 36" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 30"
Lowest Bed Height: 4"
Desk: 24" deep x 42" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 19" deep x 19" wide x 32" tall
Dresser: 18" deep x 24" wide x 42" tall
Dresser Drawers: 

  • 5" deep (4 drawers)
  • 7" deep (1 drawer)

Wardrobe: 29" deep x 52" wide x 94" tall

Loftable Bed: Yes, please reference the policy.

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

Live-In Residence Life Coordinator
Resident Mentors:  17 Undergraduate Students

 

Is this the place for you?

The new incoming student housing application is now live via the Housing portal at my.sc.edu.  Deadline to apply is May 15.

 

 

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

614 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29208


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