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Student Affairs and Academic Support

Our Facilities

While the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support delivers programs and services to students in locations throughout USC's 480-acre campus as well as online, these are the facilities we manage.

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820 Henderson St. 820 Henderson St. is a coed residence located next to Gambrell Hall in the north area of campus. Map  
Bates House This complex of three, 10-story towers houses undergraduate students. Map  
Bates West  Located behind Solomon Blatt Physical Education Center, Bates West was USC’s first coed residence hall. Map  
Campus Village Opened in fall 2023, Campus Village is USC's newest residential housing development and the largest construction project in the university’s 222-year history. The village's four state-of-the-art buildings house 1,800 student residents and a number of amenities, including dining and student success services. Map  
Capstone The Capstone Scholars’ residence hall is topped with a revolving restaurant that uses a platform and mechanism from an exhibit at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. Map  
Center for Health and Well-Being Opened in summer 2017, the 68,000-square foot Center for Health and Well-Being offers comprehensive services including women’s care, casts for broken bones, stitches, and treatment for asthma, colds and flu and similar ailments. The center also has the advantage of an in-house X-ray lab and pharmacy. Student counseling and psychiatry services and the Office of Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention and Prevention are housed in the adjacent Thomson Student Health building. Map  
Columbia Hall The 10-story residence hall houses Capstone Scholars, as does Capstone Hall next door. Map  
Career Center Students can access comprehensive career preparation and management services in the Career Center, located in the Thomas Cooper Library. Map  
DeSaussure This residence hall is the second oldest building on campus and was designed as a mirror of the first, Rutledge. Map  
East Quad East Quad is an apartment-style residence hall built in 2000. Map  
Greek Village  More than 700 students live in 20 houses in USC’s Greek Village, one of the country’s premier residential complexes for fraternity and sorority members. Map  
Green Quad Home to the sustainability living and learning community, Green Quad was the largest “green” residence hall in the country when it was built in 2004. Map  
Harper/Elliott Harper/Elliott was part of a mid-19th-century building program to make room for increased enrollment. Now it’s primarily a residence hall. Map  
Honors Residence Hall Designed with sustainability in mind, Honors Residence opened in fall 2009 and earned Gold LEED certification. Map  
Maxcy Built in the 1930s, Maxcy is now a residence hall with spacious common areas including a demonstration kitchen. Map  
McBryde Located in central campus, McBryde is an all-male, traditional-style residence hall. Map  
Patterson Hall  Patterson Hall is a residence hall centrally located across from the Russell House University Union. Map  
Pinckney/Legare The mirror of Harper/Elliott, Pinckney/Legare also is a residence hall. Map  
Preston Residential College Located across from Thomas Cooper Library, Preston Residential College residence hall is home to residents and a live-in faculty principal. Map  
Russell House University Union The Russell House is the center of student activity at USC and home to the Leadership and Service Center, meeting space for student organizations, dining outlets, the campus bookstore and other services for students. Map  
Rutledge The first building on campus and once home to the entire South Carolina College, Rutledge now houses a residence hall and non-denominational chapel. Map  
Physical Education Center USC’s first recreation center, the P.E. Center houses a fitness studio, weight room and indoor Olympic-sized swimming pool. Map  
South Tower This 18-story residence hall overlooks the A.C. Moore Garden, which is dedicated to the preservation of and education about native plant species. Map  
South Quad Built in 1996, South Quad is an apartment-style residence hall located across from P.E. Center. Map  
Wellness and Fitness Center A world-class recreation facility, the Wellness and Fitness Center features a 52-foot climbing wall; indoor and outdoor pools; basketball, racquetball and squash courts; fitness studios; cardiovascular and weight-training equipment; and much more. Map  
Student Success Center The Student Success Center, located in Thomas Cooper Library, is the central site of academic support programs and resources. Map  
Thomson Building The Thomson Building is home to student counseling services as well as peer educators and the Office of Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention and Prevention. Other health and wellness services are available at the adjacent Center for Health and Well-Being. Map  
Thornwell Thornwell was the first residence hall to be built in 65 years when it opened in 1913 near the Horseshoe. Map  
Woodrow Woodrow residence hall has a prime location on campus — halfway between the Horseshoe and Russell House. Map  
Women’s Quad Women’s Quad is composed of three residence hall buildings, which were built in the first half of the 20th century and completely renovated and reopened in 2014. Map  


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