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University Housing

To be eligible for summer housing, you must be an accepted student or a continuing USC Aiken housing student. However, you do not need be enrolled in summer school to live in summer housing, however, you do need to be enrolled as a student at USC Aiken for the fall semester to live in housing during the summer! 

Summer Housing Reservations

University Housing will begin accepting applications on April 3, 2023. Only returning students are eligible to apply for Summer housing. Please be sure to read the terms of the contract prior to submitting your application.

Please choose which Summer session/sessions you are applying for:

If you would like to stay on campus the entire summer (includes Maymester and both Summer 1 & 2), please choose All Summer.

If you would like to stay on campus for Summer 1 and Summer 2, please make sure to choose both of those sessions.

If you would like to stay on campus for Maymester and Summer 1, please be sure to choose both sessions.

Apply Here

If you have any questions, please contact University Housing at 803-641-3790.

Changes/Cancellation of Contract

All changes and/or cancellations to the contract must be made in writing to the Central Housing office via fax, 803-641-3785, or email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., no later than 3 days prior to student's reservation check-in date. Failure to cancel Summer Housing requests will result in the student remaining responsible for the associated housing fees (full session prices). 


All summer students will be housed in Pacer Commons.

Assignments will be made by University Housing and requests for specific roommates will be considered, but are not guaranteed.

All students should anticipate having to move at least once during the summer months.  Students will be given at least 2 days advanced notice of when their new assignment is available.

Summer Housing Sessions and Proposed Rates

2023 Summer Term Individual Sessions:

Maymester Only Summer I & Summer II Only All Summer
Double Room $272 Double Room $936 Double Room $1,207
Single Room $329 Single Room $1,064 Single Room $1,393

All summer charges will be placed on the student's financial account through the University.  Charges will need to be paid directly to Business Services by the deadlines. Late fees may be assessed after the due date at the rate of $5 per day up to a maximum of $350. Failure to pay may result in eviction from summer housing. Prorated fees will be charged for each term when necessary.

USC Aiken and USC Housing Policies

All USC Aiken and University Housing policies contained within the Community Guide, Housing contract, and USC Aiken Student Handbook will remain in effect throughout the summer.  Failure to comply may result in immediate removal from Housing. It is the resident's responsibility to be familiar with our policies. 

Check-out Process

All students, except those who are staying for Maymester, are required to checkout at the end of the Spring semester. Summer II session students who are not staying for the 2023-2024 school year must vacate University Housing date TBA

Maymester Check-In

Check-in for Maymester residents will be on Sunday, May 7, 2023 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. TBA

Maymester Check-Out

Check-out for Maymester residents is on Friday, May 27, 2023 by 5:00 pm. Please sign up for a checkout time with the housing staff.

Summer I Check-In

Check-in for Summer I residents will be on Sunday, May 28, 2023 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Please report to Pacer Commons Suite 200 office to check in.

Summer I Check-Out

Check-out for Summer I residents is on Friday, July 30, 2023 by 5:00 pm. Please sign up for a checkout time with the housing staff.

Summer II Check-In

Check-in for Summer II residents will be on Sunday, July 2, 2023 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Please report to Pacer Commons Suite 200 office to check in.

Summer II Check-Out