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2017 Opening Day - Dates and TimesMagnolia House: Sunday, August 20th from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.Palmetto House: Sunday, August 20th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.The Villas: Tuesday, August 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.*Please note, freshman assigned to The Villas may move in Sunday, August 20th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.2017 Opening Day Guide and Other Helpful Links
2017 Opening Day Traffic Information:For Opening Day 2017 on August 20, the USC Upstate Police
Department will be handling all traffic and control of parking
lots. A section of Hodge Drive will be completely closed to traffic in
order to protect the heavy pedestrian traffic expected. If you are a faculty/staff volunteer, please park at the University Readiness Center and walk to
the residential area.If you are a student and/or family member, please enter campus using North
Campus Boulevard. Hodge Drive, the street that runs next to the
residential area and through campus, will be closed to two way traffic on the August 20.
The section of Hodge Drive directly in front of the Treehouses will be closed
Residents of the Palmetto House who are directed to park in the parking lot directly across
from the Palmetto House will be able to exit the residential area using Hodge Drive but will
have to re-enter the area via North
If you are an early move-in or summer resident, you will be able to leave
the residential area using Hodge Drive, on August 20. You
will not be able to use Hodge Drive to return to the area. Please note, the gates will be locked from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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