Have You Completed These Steps Prior To Accessing The Housing Portal
- Have you been accepted to USC?
- Have you paid your enrollment deposit?
- Have you waited 48-72 hours after you paid your enrollment deposit before logging into the Housing Portal?
- Have you set-up your USC username and password and set up multi-factor authentication?
FALL 2024 APPLICATION PROCESS
In order to apply for housing you must have been accepted into USC and have paid your Enrollment Deposit (non-refundable).
Housing Application Opens For New First-Year Students
Deadline To Roommate Match
Apply for Housing
Make sure you have completed all the steps above before you apply for housing or you will not be able to access the housing portal.
Walkthrough of Housing Application
00:08 - Intro
00:10 - Housing Application
03:31 - Roommate Matching Questions
05:21 - Housing Contact Information
05:45 - Outro
Housing Application Checklist
$100 Non-Refundable Housing Application Fee
Before submitting your housing application, you are required to pay a $100 nonrefundable application fee.
Explore Your Options
USC has several community experiences for students who live on campus. Living and Learning Communities (LLCs) and First-year Carolina Community (FYCC) are two options for first-year students. While LLCs are interest based, FYCC is an option for students who wish to live with students, regardless of similar interest.
Explore Your Options
Gender Inclusive Housing (GIH) For residents of differing gender identities and sexual orientations to live in a supportive and understanding environment regardless of sex assigned at birth.
Submit Your Application
You may now submit your completed housing application.
If you complete your housing app by May 3, you will be able to participate in roommate matching. You will return to the housing app to begin roommate matching according to your housing app complete date.
If you complete your housing app by May 3, you will be able to choose your own room. You will return to the housing portal in late May/early June to choose your room. Your room selection timeslot is based on when you complete your housing application.
Housing Fee Deferral Form
First-year students who are experiencing a financial hardship may fill out the deferral request form.
Housing Exemption Form
First-year students who live within Richland or Lexington County are eligible to request a Housing Exemption.
Students must email us to gain access to the exemption process in the Housing Portal.
CHECK OUT YOUR RESIDENCE HALL OPTIONS
Take a look inside each residence halls.
Types of Residence Halls
We offer traditional, pod, suite, and apartment style style residence halls.
Rates & Fees
Compare rates for different residence halls.