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New Student Orientation

Calling Carolina Home, starts with your over night stay in Patterson Hall for New Student Orientation. Suite-style rooms allow you to meet other new Gamecocks while experiencing University Housing's most recently renovated building.

Book Your Orientation Accommodations Today

Reservations for your Carolina Orientation experience are now available.


Orientation Housing

Incoming students and parents can enjoy the Gamecock life in Patterson Hall, a residence hall that features suite style rooms and is centrally located on campus. Your stay includes the following:

  • Breakfast buffet each day of your stay in Patterson Hall
  • Complete linen service
  • Wireless internet access
  • Kitchen and shared common spaces

Please note that COVID-19  mitigation policies apply, to include wearing masks while in common areas of the building throughout your stay.


Anytime after 2 p.m. 


Anytime before 10 a.m. 

For special check-in arrangements, contact The Conference Center. 

Package Prices

One guest for one night $65
One guest for two nights $115
Two guests for one night $120
Two guets for two nights $200

All prices include taxes and is an inclusive price.  Additional pricing for up to four guests or one suite available upon request.

Special Accommodations

If you require special accommodation or an ADA accessible room, contact The Conference Center for additional information.

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