With the marching band, cheerleaders, and the WDG project team (Bob, Susan, Matt, and Felipe) in attendance at the Grand Opening event, The University of South Carolina cut the ribbon on Campus Village, the four-building, 1,800-bed student living project and largest development in the University’s 222-year history.
“I’m delighted today to cut the ribbon of a much-needed housing facility for our undergraduate students. The impressive Campus Village complex reflects the growth and future potential of USC, addresses the needs of our students and further strengthens their overall college experience.”
President, University of South Carolina
The massive project—a partnership between the University and Greystar—involved many members in the project team, including Boudreaux, Cox & Dinkins, Juneau Construction Company, Contract Construction, C.M. Kling & Associates, Tadjer-Cohen-Edelson Associates, Wood + Partners, and AHA Consulting Engineers.
Each of the four buildings features study and classroom spaces, community kitchens, and suite or pod-style room options.
Additional features of Campus Village include:
- Dining & Retail: The Pavilion, a 14,000-sf (+10,000-sf back-of-house) dining hall seating 650 students—the largest dining hall on campus—featuring a wide range of all-you-can-eat dining options; The Gamecock General Store; a Jimmy John’s sandwich shop; and a Starbucks coffee.
- Living Learning Communities: LLCs are on-campus residential student communities designed to enrich the educational and residential environment for students, focusing on collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction, and engagement in academic opportunities. The Campus Village LLCs are: Information, Design, & Computing; Engineering & Computing; and Entrepreneurship & Innovation.
- Transportation Hub: a 200-space parking garage, easily accessible by pedestrians and cyclists, provides a transportation hub encouraging sustainable navigation to and from central campus, servicing seven of the twelve campus shuttle routes.
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