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  • DeSaussure in the early winter from the middle of the horseshoe


Two-bedroom and four-bedroom apartments for honors students, located on the Horseshoe.

At a Glance

  • Honors Housing
  • Apartment-style rooms
  • Located on the Horseshoe (map)
  • Recently renovated with all-new furniture and appliances

See Our Rooms

Where You'll Live

Each two-bedroom or four-bedroom apartment comes furnished with a full kitchen and a washer and dryer.


  • Vinyl faux wood floors
  • Bed
  • Dresser
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk with chair


  • Shower (no curtain provided)
  • Toilet and sink


  • Refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Stove
  • Microwave

Living Room

  • Couch
  • Side Table
  • Lounging Chairs (2)
  • Dining Room Table
  • Dining Room Chairs (2 for two-bedroom) (4 for four-bedroom)


Wi-Fi: Yes
Cable Connection: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (1 per room)


Floors: 3
Keycard Access: No


Laundry Room: Washer and dryer in each apartment


Living Room/Kitchen: 11'5" x 10'3"
Bedroom:  10'5" x 6'9"
Bathroom:  4'4" x 6'
Window: 33" wide x 68" tall
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: No

Bedroom Furniture

Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Bed Frame: 38" wide x 85" long x 60" tall
Maximum Bed Height: 57"
Lowest Bed Height: 22.5"
Desk: 24" deep x 32" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 22" deep x 20" wide x 25" tall
Dresser: 24" deep x 30" wide x 30" tall
Dresser Drawers: 5 1/2" deep (5 drawers)
Wardrobe: 24" deep x 35" wide x 71" tall

Loftable Bed: No, please reference the policy.

Living Room Furniture

Couch: 30" deep x 74" wide x 32" tall
Lounging Chairs: 30" deep x 32" wide x 33" tall
Side Table: 24" deep x 24" tall x 22" tall
Kitchen Table: 42" wide x 30" tall
Dining Room Chairs: 16" deep x 17" wide x 32" tall

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

Honors Community

Students in the Honors College belong to a close-knit community where members support each other intectually and academically.

Residence Life Coordinator: Lives in Pinckney/Legare
Resident Mentor:  1 Undergraduate Student

Is this the place for you?

Housing applications are currently not available. Returning student sign up begins October 1 and new incoming student sign up begins in January or February of each year.



Some insurance providers will request the physical address of your student’s residence hall. The address for Desaussure 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.

902 Sumter Street Access
Columbia, SC 29208

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