Eligibility for Summer 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 is now accepting applications for Summer Session II 2020. You may apply by completing the link below:

Summer II Housing Application

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 or 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

(Pending approval of Board of Trustees)

2020 Summer Term Individual Sessions:

Maymester Only Summer I & Summer II Only All Summer
Double Room $265 Double Room $913 Double Room $1,178
Single Room $321 Single Room $1,038 Single Room $1,359

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 2020-2021 school year must vacate University Housing by Friday, August 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm.

Maymester Check-In

Due to COVID-19, University Housing is not accepting Summer School Applications for Maymester 2020.

Summer I Check-In

Check-in for Summer I residents will be on Sunday, May 31, 2020 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 3, 2020 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 5, 2020 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Please report to Pacer Commons Suite 200 office to check in.

Summer II Check-Out

Check-out for Summer II residents will be on Friday, August 7, 2020 by 1:00 pm.

Please report to the Pacer Commons Suite 200 to check out.