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Magnolia House

Magnolia House is a housing facility exclusively for freshmen students. This 105,000 square foot, suite-style complex can house up to 352 students in its 87 suites, which include single or double rooms and handicap-accessible units.

Housing Class
USC Upstate freshmen, co-educational

MagnoliaHouse InteriorStyle
Suite-style complex
limited single and double rooms available

Handicap-Accessible Units
Available

    Meal Plan
    Magnolia House residents are required to purchase the ultimate meal plan. Check with Dining Services for meal plan information and dining services restaurants.

    Suite Amenities
    Each suite in the Magnolia House is equipped with the following:

    • Each resident is also provided with a bed, a desk, two chests of drawers and an armoire
    • Extra long twin mattresses
    • Bathroom, shower area (shower and toilet are in separate rooms) 
    • Double vanities 
    • Common living area with furniture
    • Microfridge (microwave and refrigerator combination)
    • Basic electricity
    • small floor planWater service
    • On-site garbage containers, including recycling bins
    • Cable, WiFi and laundry provided by HRL
    • Stain and scratch-resistant furniture
    • Key card access to rooms, halls, and building

    Special Features

    • Study rooms for in-house tutoring and individual studying
    • Free laundry facilities, including Laundry View, which allows a resident to determine the status of his/her laundry from his/her computer and Laundry Text, which allows residents to receive a text message when his/her laundry is done
    • Well-illuminated parking lots
    • Parking lot security cameras
    • Emergency phones
    • Green space

    Safety Measures
    Magnolia House offers the latest housing safety features available, including:

    • 24-hour desk staff
    • Controlled access
    • Full sprinkler system
    • Four levels of electronic locks to access bedrooms
    • 32 monitored digital cameras inside and outside
    • Emergency phones
    • Well-illuminated parking lots

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     Palmetto House

    This 105,000 square foot suite-style complex can house up to 346 students in its 87 suites, including single or double rooms and handicap-accessible units.

    Housing Class
    USC Upstate upperclassmen, co-educational

    PalmettoHouse InteriorStyle
    Suite-style complex
    Limited single and double rooms available

    Handicap-Accessible Units
    Available

      Meal Plan
      Palmetto House residents are required to purchase the ultimate meal plan. Check with Dining Services for meal plan information and dining services restaurants.

      Suite Amenities
      Each suite in the Palmetto House is equipped with the following:

      • Each resident is provided with a bed, a desk, two chests of drawers and an armoire
      • Extra long twin mattresses
      • Bathroom, shower area (shower and toilet are in separate rooms)
      • Double vanities  
      • Common living area with furniture
      • Micro fridge (microwave and refrigerator combination)
      • Basic electricity
      • small floor planWater service
      • On-site garbage container, including recycling bins
      • Cable, WiFi and Laundry provided by HRL
      • Stain and scratch-resistant furniture
      • Key card access to rooms, halls and building

      Special Features

      • Computer lab with 20 computers and a printer/copier
      • Study rooms for in-house tutoring and individual studying
      • Flat screen televisions in lobbies and Sparty's Game Room
      • Free laundry facilities, including Laundry View, which allows a resident to determine the status of his/her laundry from his/her computer and Laundry Text, which allows residents to receive a text message when his/her laundry is done
      • On-site postal facility
      • Well-illuminated parking lots
      • Parking lot security cameras
      • Emergency phones
      • Green space

      Safety Measures
      Palmetto House offers the latest housing safety features available, including:

      • 24-hour staffed front desks
      • Controlled access
      • Full sprinkler system
      • Four levels of electronic locks to access bedrooms
      • Sixteen monitored digital cameras inside and outside
      • Well-illuminated parking lots
      • Emergency phones

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      The Villas

      The Villas offer more traditional-style apartments for upperclassmen. Each apartment has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, expanded cable outlets in each bedroom and living room, a full kitchen (full-size refrigerator, stove and microwave), sofa, loveseat, wi-fi and all utilities. They also serve as living space for summer housing. 

      The Villas - ExteriorHousing Class
      The Villas are for USC Upstate upperclassmen only, co-educational.

      Style
      The Villas are offer apartment-style housing with a kitchen. Limited single and double rooms are available.

      Handicap-Accessible Units
      Available

      Meal Plan
      Residents of the Villas are required to purchase a meal plan. Villas Residents may choose between the Freedom Plan and the Villa Plan. Please visit the campus dining website for more information.

      Amenities
      Each apartment in The Villas is equipped with the following:

      • Major kitchen appliances including a full-size refrigerator, microwave and oven
      • Two bedrooms with two full bathrooms
      • Extra long twin mattresses
      • Sofa and chair for the living room
      • small floor plan Basic electricity
      • Water service
      • On-site garbage containers 
      • Laundry facilities in the landing and ability to check status of laundry online
      • Expanded cable
      • Access to the University's Wi-Fi
      • Shared recreational facilities, including sand volleyball and basketball courts

      Safety Measures

      • Each apartment is equipped with smoke detectors and fire extinguishers.
      • University Police provides security on a 24-hour basis.
      • A full-time housing professional lives on site.
      • Each unit also has live-in resident advisors, usually upperclassmen, to assist residents with all facets of college life.

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