Undergraduate Students
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Spaces Room Type Room Code Occupancy 2023-2024 Rate / Person
27 One-bedroom 1B2P Two person $6,175/Semester
Spaces27Room TypeOne-bedroomRoom Code1B2POccupancyTwo personRate / Person$6,175
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Floor Plan
USC offers a wide-variety of floor plans. This floor plan is typical, though the actual layout and dimensions will vary among buildings that share this plan. Where the exact plan for a room type was not available, the closest approximation was used. Some items shown are for decorative purposes and not included in the room or apartment.
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Living Learning Community
Required Apartment Meal Plan


By choosing Cardinal 'N Gold, students can become part of a USC Housing's green community, where residents' efforts to live sustainably are support by programming and educational events.

All apartments in this two-story building are the one-bedroom for two residents floor plan that is so popular with upperclassmen. The building's location is close to both campus as well as the shops and restaurants at the USC Village and along Figueroa Street.

Features & Amenities

The commitment to sustainability is demonstrated throughout the building. Each apartment will be equipped with water and energy saving technologies as well as furniture crafted from recycled steel and reclaimed wood. Cardinal 'N Gold's air-conditioned living rooms and bedrooms and household electricity are partially powered by the solar array on the building's roof.  Each apartment has a three-bin recycle/compost/landfill system and water- and energy-saving technologies.

Residents can enjoy the sunny Southern California weather in the deck area that features patio furniture, chaise lounges and a barbecue.

Undergraduate residents will have a mandatory partial meal plan that can be used at all USC Hospitality residential dining halls and other outlets.


Parking is available in a small carport behind the building with permits assigned by USC Transportation.

Housing Programs

Living Learning Community: Sustainable Living [SUST]

USC Housing is proud to offer accommodations for students committed to a sustainable lifestyle. Residents will be encouraged to take steps to live lightly through recycling, composting and conserving water and energy. There are numerous programming and informational events designed to educate the residents and support their efforts to live sustainably.