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Q Sphere

This community is devoted to strengthening the UofSC experience for LGBTQ+ students through academic, social, and programmatic resources.

At a Glance

  • Participate in a community that creates a brave space for students to explore their identities.
  • Students live in 820 Henderson
  • Students interested must also be enrolled in Gender Inclusive Housing
  • Instill a sense of pride in self, residential community, and USC community.
  • Engage and promote opportunities to assist with LGBTQ+ educational programs
  • Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs


What Makes This Community Different

The Q Sphere Community seeks to provide students a space to build an inclusive and safe residential learning program in which students can openly express their identities. The Community is devoted to elevating the on-campus experiences of people through a shared interest in the historical, civic, and social traditions of students, along with engagement in the City of Columbia.

Applying to Join This Community

Is this the living learning community for you?

Incoming Students: You'll apply as part of your housing application, available February 15, 2022 via

Returning Students: Applications available until January 4, 2022

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.