Spaces Room Type Room Code Occupancy 2017-2018 Rate / Person
4 Single SGLE One person $6,520/semester
216 Double DBLE Two person $4,493/semester
39 Triple TRPL Three person $4,610/semester
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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Special Interest Community


This eight story campus landmark is a stylish and popular residential college. Birnkrant has seven floors of student housing, each divided into men’s and women’s sections.  Each floor has approximately 20 rooms, two large bathrooms (one for each gender) and a laundry room. Birnkrant's ground floor features a music practice lounge, study area, and a television lounge.

Features & Amenities

Birnkrant is conveniently located next to Leavey Library and is home to the popular Trojan Grounds coffeehouse. The "Everybody's Kitchen" dining facility is just steps away.  All residents are required to have a full meal plan.

Housing Programs

The University’s smallest residential college, Birnkrant is known for its tight-knit community, commonly referred to as “8 Floors of Open Doors”.

Birnkrant is the only building offering a gender-neutral option for freshmen.

Special interest program: APIDA (Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American) Leadership Community.[APIDA]