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.
If you have any questions, please contact University Housing at 803-641-3790.
Changes/Cancellation of Contract
All summer students will be housed in Pacer Downs.
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
At this time, Housing is only offering Double rooms for Student Summer housing, unless an accommodation is provided by the Office of Disability Services.
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.
All students, except those who are staying for Maymester, are required to checkout 24 hours after their last exam or by May 4, 2023 at 10AM, whichever comes first. Summer II session students who are not staying for the 2023-2024 school year must vacate University Housing by August 3, 2023 at 10AM.
Check-in for Maymester residents will be on Sunday, May 7, 2023 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Please report to the Pacer Downs office (located by the University Police office) to check in.
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 the Pacer Downs office (located by the University Police 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 the Pacer Downs office (located by the University Police office) to check in.
Summer II Check-Out
Check-out for Summer II residents is on Thursday, August 3, 2023 by 10 AM. Please sign up for a checkout time with the housing staff.