Located in the heart of South Carolina’s capital city, the Darla Moore School of Business is an integral part of the region. With a metropolitan-area population of approximately 750,000, Columbia offers a wide variety of cultural and outdoor activities. Attractions in the area include the Columbia Museum of Art, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, the State Museum, Lake Murray, Congaree National Park, Riverwalk Park and Three Rivers Greenway.
The USC campus borders the state capitol building and government offices along with Columbia’s central business district. While its cosmopolitan downtown offers many of the amenities of larger cities, Columbia is also known for its livability. Traffic is light, housing is affordable and people are friendly and welcoming.
Parking is limited on and around campus. Several large open parking lots are available at the edge of campus off Park Street and Greene Street. See the University's website for locations of those lots. USC maps are available online.
Discovery Parking Garage is located near the Darla Moore School of Business at the corner of Park Street and College Street and is available to faculty, staff and students by permit only. Metered parking is also available around campus.
Parking on campus is available to faculty, staff and students by permit and is mostly on a first-come, first-served basis.
Campus visitors may obtain a temporary visitor permit from the Department of Parking and Vehicle Registration Services. The visitor permit is valid in various lots throughout campus. Metered parking is also available on campus for visitors who may want to purchase parking meter cards for all-day parking.
Contact the Department of Parking and Vehicle Registration Services at the Pendleton Street Garage or by calling 803-777-5160.
The Moore School Office of Career Management is located on the second floor of the Darla Moore School of Business, which is on the corner of Greene and Assembly streets. Parking spaces for recruiters visiting the school for interviews are reserved through the University of South Carolina Career Center at 803-777-7280.
Parking spaces for company representatives here for information sessions are scheduled through the Moore School's Office of Career Management.