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Optional housing will be offered to orientation-registered freshman students and their parents or guardians for the night before their orientation program for the June and July orientation sessions.

Make A Reservation

Housing for the night before orientation

Freshman students and their families may check in between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the Pacer Crossings lobby’s front desk. The Pacer Crossings Residence Hall, which is our First Year Experience residence hall, is located on the USC Aiken campus at 961 Leadership Drive, Aiken, SC 29801.


  • Single student: $20 per night
    • Each freshman student will be provided their own bedroom in a Pacer Crossings suite. There is a common room and a bathroom in the suite. All bed linens and towels will be provided. Housing for a single freshman is based upon gender.
  • Family of up to 4 people: $60 per night
    • Each freshman student and his/her family will be provided their own suite in Pacer Crossings. The suites consist of a common room, bedrooms, and a bathroom. All bed linens and towels will be provided.

Payments for the room may be made with cash, check, credit card, or debit card. The payment may be made at the time that you check into the room.

Items to Bring

Please bring all of your needed toiletries--shampoo/conditioner, soap, toothpaste--and anything else that will make your night on campus more comfortable. The lounges in Pacer Crossings have televisions that you will be able to use during your stay on campus.

How to Make a Reservation

Please complete the Housing Orientation Reservation Form to submit your request. Please submit the housing reservation form at least one week (seven days) prior to the orientation session that you will be attending in order to provide University Housing the time needed to set up your room.

Please contact University Housing at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 803-641-3790 if you have any questions.