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  • Maxcy on a summers day


An international housing option in the heart of campus, providing opportunities to learn about the world and to promote understanding across cultures.

At a Glance

  • Housing for all students
  • Suite-style rooms
  • Located near the Horseshoe (map)
  • One of the most diverse communities on campus



Visit the International House at Maxcy website

Get full details about living at Maxcy.


See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Suite-style rooms located behind the Horseshoe in the center of campus, with in-building classrooms and a demonstration kitchen.


  • Tile floor
  • Two beds
  • Two dressers
  • Two closets
  • Two desks w/chairs


  • Shower (no curtain provided) and toilet
  • Sink is located in room


Wi-Fi: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (2 per room)
Cable is not available in the residence halls.


Floors: 4
Keycard Access: Yes


Kitchen: First floor
Laundry Room: In basement

Common Areas

Meeting Rooms: Yes
Lounge Space: First floor


Total Area: 16'3" x 10'10"

Shower Curtain Size: 45" wide x 78" long
Bathroom:  3'5" x 4'6"
Window: 65" wide x 64" tall
Space under sink: 13"
Ceiling Height: 107"
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: Yes, click here for more information.


Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 38" wide x 86" long x 36" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 31"
Desk: 25" deep x 43" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 18" deep x 18" wide x 33" tall
Dresser: 20" deep x 30" wide x 45" tall
Dresser Drawers: 5 1/2" deep
Closet: 20" deep x 51" wide x 107" tall

Loftable Bed: Yes, please reference the policy.
Bunkable Bed: Yes

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

International House at Maxcy

Students who want to live in a diverse community to learn about the world, its cultures and its languages, and want to promote better international understanding.

Faculty Principal
Live-In Residence Hall Director: 1 Graduate Student
Resident Mentors:  6 Undergraduate Students


Is this the place for you?

The new incoming student housing application is now live via the Housing portal at  The deadline to apply is May 3.



Some insurance providers will request the physical address of your student’s residence hall. The address for Maxcy is listed below.  Please remember that USPS, UPS and FedEx will not deliver to our residence halls. Packages and mail should be sent to your student’s USC PO Box.

1332 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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