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Preston Residential College future residents

Interested in living in Preston Residential College while at UofSC?

Application information can be found here!


We are so excited that you are interested in joining the Preston Residential College community! Preston Residential College is a creative and vibrant community open to all undergraduates and to all academic majors on the USC-Columbia campus. With longstanding traditions, innovative programming, student initiatives, faculty mentoring, and a unique dining facility, Preston Residential College Residential College fosters a dynamic living and learning environment that promotes intellectual exchange, leadership development, social interaction, and creative expression beyond the traditional confines of the classroom.

Fast facts:

  • 225 residents
  • academic scholars, artists, athletes, leaders and those interested in service all call Preston home!
  • all class levels are represented
  • Preston residents come from every undergraduate college
  • our residents are involved in many areas of study
  • lots of organizations to join based on your interests
  • there is always something going on in Preston!