A Campus of Distinction
From modern buildings with energy efficient sustainability features to centuries-old gardens that embody living history, the University of South Carolina campus is a place to be explored time and again.
Learn about the eras and styles of USC's more than 200 years of structural design and expression.
Dig into the history of monuments, sculpture and art that honor the past and inspire the future.
Relax, learn with classmates and experience a remarkable campus environment.
Get the Backstory
To explore the history of our flagship campus to greater depths, delve into “On the Horseshoe: A Guide to the Historic Campus of the University of South Carolina” or try Neoclassical to Midcentury Modern, (Episode 16) of the university's Remembering the Days podcast.
What all architects are really trying to achieve is a building that people will love for many, many decades. And it's this quality of timelessness that’s difficult to achieve.
Derek Gruner, University Architect and Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning, Design and Construction