Healthy Living Environment
Transitioning to living at Carolina can be stressful. University Housing asks you
to take some important steps to ensure a healthy experience for your stay with us.
Diet, sleeping habits, and level of stress may change while at Carolina, impacting
your overall health.
We encourage you to take advantage of resources offered by the University Health Services to ensure a healthy experience on campus.
South Carolina is a humid climate and is rated in the top twenty five allergy capitals
in the United States.
There are proactive steps you can take to improve your air quality, stay healthy,
and cope with allergies.
Mold & Mildew Prevention
University of South Carolina is located in Columbia, SC and year round we experience
a very humid climate. Mold and fungal spores exist outdoors and are part of the natural
It is impossible to completely eliminate mold spores, but students can take proactive
measures to maintain a healthy living environment on campus.
A portion of this section on Healthy Living Environment was adapted from The University
of Tennessee Knoxville Housing Website.