• South Crest
  • DMT IN Staged 12x1
Room information
Spaces Room Type Room Code Occupancy 2024-2025 Rate / Person
188 Double DBLE Two person $5,897/Semester
Spaces188Room TypeDoubleRoom CodeDBLEOccupancyTwo personRate / Person$5,897/Semester
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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.
Community Bathroom
Living Learning Community
Required Meal Plan
Residential College


Marks Tower has all the features of a traditional residence hall and, at eight stories tall, many of the building's rooms have amazing views. The population of first-year freshmen live, eat and study together while participating in the campus and residential activities that are such an important part of a student’s first year at college.

This coed facility has seven single-gender residential floors, each with 14 double rooms. The large, first-floor common area consists of a lounge with study tables, a spacious television area with  comfortable living room style furniture and an air hockey table, as well as a separately-enclosed room ideal for study groups.

Features & Amenities

Marks Tower is close to libraries and dining venues as well as other freshman housing buildings. Full meal service is available at the nearby "Everybody's Kitchen" dining hall t in North complex. Students assigned to Marks Tower have a required full meal plan that is accepted at many USC dining locations.

Housing Programs

Marks Tower is a part of the South Residential College, a freshman community focused on the transition to college and exploring USC’s First Year Experience programs.