An outside view of the Palmetto House

Housing and Residential Life

USC Upstate’s residential communities give students a warm, vibrant place to call home during their academic journey. Housing and Residential Life at Upstate is committed to creating inclusive, caring, and welcoming communities where students from diverse backgrounds can learn and grow together. We are proud to provide you with the gift of a welcoming community and look forward to you joining us on campus.

Apply for Housing

Apply for campus housing online through your Self Service Carolina Account. The Housing Application can be accessed by selecting “My Housing Portal” under the Personal Section.

Questions? Contact Housing and Residential Life at or 864-503-5422.

Housing Options

USC Upstate students have three affordable housing options for on-campus living: The Magnolia House (for freshmen only), the Palmetto House (for freshmen and upperclassmen), and the Villas (for upperclassmen only).

Housing Resources

  • Application Procedures and Roommate Assignments
  • Renters Insurance
  • Consolidation

Move UP Day

Move in and move Up! Move Up Day welcomes first-year students as they move in to the Spartan Community!

Special Requests

Requests for special on-campus housing modifications or accommodations at USC Upstate.