Residence Halls

Find your home away from home.

Location, location, location. We know that living on campus is convenient. But it can also help college students succeed academically and emotionally! Learn more about the housing-application process for first-year students, transfer students or returning students

Your options include suite-style and apartment-style residence halls as well as historic houses. 

All College of Charleston halls and houses have:

  • air conditioning
  • free washers and dryers
  • free high-speed Wi-Fi
  • either a MicroFridge, kitchenette or full kitchen

Using the building links below, you can read about a residence hall or historic house, see sample floor plans and learn about amenities.

Housing Definitions and Types

The College offers a variety of living options, from traditional rooms and apartments to charming historic homes. Some options are for returners only. See our Hall Availability section for more information.
  • Housing Definitions

    Private room: Student has their own bedroom but shares common spaces, including bathrooms

    Double room: Student shares a bedroom with one other person

    Triple room: Student shares a bedroom with two other people

    Quadruple room: Student shares a bedroom with three other people


    MicroFridge: Microwave and small refrigerator combination. Refrigerator may have small freezer

    Kitchenette: Full size refrigerator, microwave, sink and storage area

    Kitchenette with induction cooktop: Full-size refrigerator, microwave, sink, induction cooktop and storage area

    Full kitchen: Full-size refrigerator, microwave, sink, range with stove, dishwasher (unless noted) and storage area

  • Suites

    Suites have a common space and bathroom(s) that students share with their roommate(s) and suitemates. Some suites have kitchenettes. Click on the building name to learn more about each one.

    Berry Hall 

    Craig Hall

    McAlister Hall

    McConnell Hall

    Rutledge Rivers

  • Jack and Jill Suites

    Jack and Jill suites have an entrance to a bedroom from a common hallway and an internal shared bathroom that students share with their roommate(s) and suitemates. 

    Liberty Hall

  • Apartments

    Apartments have a full kitchen with a dishwasher, common space and bathrooms that students share with their roommate(s) and suitemates. Some have a washer/dryer in the apartment and others have shared laundry rooms in the building.

    61 Vandy

    99 St. Philip Street

    George Street Apartments

    Kelly House

    Warren Place

  • Historic Houses

    Get the full Charleston experience in one of our charming historic homes. Each house has a unique layout, but all bedrooms are furnished and every house has access to free washer(s) and dryer(s). Review the variety of houses available and learn more on the Historic Houses page

    Language and Theme Houses

    2 Bull Street: Women's and Gender Studies House
    6 Bull Street: La Maison Francaise
    8 Bull Street: La Casa Hispana

    Historic Houses

    4 Bull Street female
    24 Bull Street: male
    24 Bull Annex: male
    70 Coming Street: female
    72 Coming Street: female
    12 Glebe Street: co-ed by room
    16 1/2 Glebe Street: female
    20 Glebe Street: co-ed by room
    298 Meeting Street: co-ed by suite
    300 Meeting Street: male
    15 St. Philip Street: female
    90 Wentworth Street: male
    92 Wentworth Street: female
    101 Wentworth Street: male
    103 Wentworth Street: female


  • Greek Houses

    To live in a Greek house, students must be a member in good standing of the Greek organization. First-semester, first-year students are not allowed to live in any Greek houses. Learn more on the Historic Houses page

    28 Coming Street: Kappa Alpha Theta
    32 Coming Street: Kappa Delta
    34 Coming Street: Zeta Tau Alpha
    36 Coming Street: Alpha Delta Pi
    38 Coming Street: Chi Omega
    17 St. Philip Street: Delta Gamma
    99 Wentworth Street: Sigma Nu
    105 Wentworth Street: Sigma Kappa

Hall Availability

Take a look at what's currently available for the 2024-2025 Academic Year. You'll see that some halls and the historic houses are for returning students and some halls are for first-year students. Some halls house both. Hall/house availability is subject to change.

Housing Rates

The following pricing is for the 2024-2025 academic year. Hall/house availability is subject to change.

The Housing Contract is a binding contract for the entire academic year (two semesters) from August to May. Housing rates are approved by the Board of Trustees.

All rates are per person, per semester

61 Vandy Private: $6,800
99 St. Philip Street Double: $5,127
Berry Hall  Double: $3,874; Triple: $3,532; Quadruple: $3,165
Craig Hall Double: $3,874
George Street Apartments Private: $6,800
Historic Houses Private: $4,899; Double: $4,330; Triple: $3,931; Quadruple: $3,564
Liberty Hall Double: $5,127; Triple: $4,431
Kelly House Private: $5,868; Double: $5,127    
McAlister Hall Double: $5,127
McConnell Hall Double: $4,410
Rutledge Rivers Private: $5,868; Double: $5,127
Warren Place (1, 10 and 20 Warren) Private: $5,868; Double: $5,127