Front Entrance of UofSC Aiken

About Living on Campus

University Housing

Why Live on Campus?


  • Within walking distance of: Classes, Faculty / Staff offices, Library, Campus events, Athletic sporting events, and Dining Services
  • Since USC Aiken is a small campus, it is easy to get to class on time! Save time and money; no commuting time, no gasoline expenses.
  • Easy access to the SAC and meals (The Station, Pacer Market, and Starbucks)
  • Easy to access professors during their office hours
  • Opportunities to meet with tutors and study groups
  • Immediate access to campus offices when needed – Registrar, Financial Aid, Writing Room, Center for Student Academic Achievement, etc.


  • Volleyball and basketball courts
  • On-site wellness center, swimming pool, and workout facility
  • Study spaces in lounges, computer labs and classrooms
  • 24-hour access to laundry facilities
  • 24-hour access to computer lab and printer
  • 24-hour assistance with problems
  • 24-hour onsite police coverage

The video below, featuring Kevin Kerr, Director of Housing and Residence Life, and Sandy Talbott, Coordinator of Parent and Family Relations, provides an in-depth look at the inside of the housing facilities and also answers parents' frequently asked questions.

Submit a USC Aiken Housing Application

Directions on how to apply for Housing

USC Aiken Freshman Housing Requirement

All newly admitted Freshman are required to live on campus for two semesters. 

Learn more about the Freshman Housing Requirement and Exemptions


Check out the University Housing Move-In Information page for all the details you need to have a smooth move-in.