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  • Balcony view of Thornwell with the white blooming trees


Apartment-style living right behind the historic Horseshoe, within easy walking distance to the student union.

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Where You'll Live

Furnished two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments with full kitchens.


  • Carpet
  • Bed
  • Dresser
  • Closet
  • Desk with chair


  • Tub with shower (no curtain provided)
  • Toilet and sink

Living Room

  • Lounging Chairs (2 for two bedroom & 3 for three bedroom)
  • Dining Room Table
  • Dining Room Chairs (2 for two bedroom & 3 for three bedroom)
  • Side Table


  • Refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Stove

*Microwave not included.


Wi-Fi: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (1 per room)
Cable is not available in the residence halls.


Floors: 3
Keycard Access: No


Laundry Room: In Pinckney/Legare


Living Room/Kitchen: 11'5" x 13'2"
Bedroom: 11'9" x 8'10"
Sink Area:  3'4" x 3'6"
Bathroom:  5' x 3'
Window: 39" wide x 73" tall

Shower Curtain Size: 60" wide x 74" long
Shower Dimensions: 59" wide x 74" tall
Ceiling Height: 114"
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: No


Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 38" wide x 85" long x 36" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 34"
Desk: 24" deep x 42" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 20" deep x 18" wide x 33" tall
Dresser: 24" deep x 30" wide x 30" tall
Dresser Drawers: 7" deep
Closet: 24" deep x 64" wide x 94" tall

Loftable Bed: Yes, please reference the policy.

Living Room Furniture

Lounging Chairs: 36" deep x 39" wide x 32" tall
Side Table: 22" deep x 26" wide x 22" tall
Dining Room Table: 36" wide x 30" tall
Dining Room Chairs: 17" deep x 18" wide x 34" tall

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

International House at Maxcy - Annex

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.

Residence Life Coordinator
Resident Mentors:  2 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 Thornwell 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.

1420 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29208

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