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Russell Underground

Looking for an event space that is edgy, modern, and has chill vibes? Russell Underground is your new home for your next trendy event on campus! Fully equipped high-quality audio and live streaming capabilities, Russell Underground is the perfect multipurpose venue that can take your student organization/departmental socials and events to the next level!

Technology to amplify your next gathering! 

Not sure if you want to make your event in-person or virtual? Russell Underground is equipped with livestream technology and software that will allow your participants to be engaged in your social or event whether they are present in the space or long distance!

Host your next event in Russell Underground 

Student organizations, university departments and other groups are able to reserve Russell Underground for events like socials, performance and trainings. By reserving the Russell Underground, you will have unlimited access to the lounge seating, billiards table, cable television, house sound system, as well as live streaming technology and support.
All guests must show a valid Carolina Card upon entry to Russell Underground to access equipment.

Reservation and booking information

  • Rental: 3 hours max; staffing fees may apply
  • Please submit your request at least two weeks prior to your event.
  • Maximum occupancy: 200 (including Russell House supporting staff for your event)
  • No outside guests (non-USC students)
  • Available equipment that can be included in rental:
    • 6’x8’ skirted riser
    • Stage lighting & curtain
    • Microphones – 2 wireless Handhelds
    • House Sound System - (Soundboard Monitored and Operated by trained Russell House Staff)
    • House Camera System with Live stream Ability- (Monitored and Operated by trained Russell House Staff) – for stage area only
    • Video Games Systems (PS4, Xbox, & Wii)
    • Use of Billiards Table
    • Cable TV
  • Food and beverage – Contact Russell House Event Services.
  • Decorations – Contact Russell House Event Services.
  • All events should be featured on Garnet Gate and include an RSVP and Event Pass scanning plan before and during the event for contact tracing

Interested in using the space?

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