College of Charleston

Are you staying in the Dorms? That’s so exciting! The following are frequently asked questions about your stay the College of Charleston. If you have any other questions please let Patricia or Donna know.

  • Where do I check in/out?

Check-in on Friday May 25 12noon-11pm at the College of Charleston Res Life Office at Berry Hall(80-A St. Phillip St.). Your reservation is under your name and Seed & Feed Marching Abominable. See Getting There for directions. The band has paid for the rooms as a lump sum. Any charges damage to your room you will be responsible for paying the band back. Check out is on May 28th by 12 pm. We will be staying in the George Street Dorms. You will also get all these details on upon check in. You’ll receive your key and parking pass on check in.

  • Where do I park?

Your parking pass is only valid in the WP Lot (a surface lot located at Warren Place; Warren St. between St. Phillip and King). The lot next to the George Street dorms is an hourly parking and your permit is NOT valid there. If you have not turned in your parking form to Patricia you will not have a parking permit. Charleston is a pedestrian friendly city and all gigs are walkable. You will receive your parking pass at check in. You are welcome to use the lot next to the George Street dorm temporarily to unload and load your car. It is $1 an hour to park there.

  • What is my suite like?

Your suite is fancy pants! Each suite is 3 , 4 or 5 rooms connected by a common space and kitchen. The kitchen has a stove, dishwasher, microwave and some suite have washing machines. The 3 bedrooms suites have one shared bath-room and the 4 bedroom suites have 2 bathrooms.

  • What is my room like?

Your room contains a double bed, a free-standing wardrobe, a dresser, and a desk. Lines are not provided. See the packing list below for details on things to remember.

  • I’m sharing a room with someone else. Will we have multiple keys?

Sorry no. For each room you will be issued one key to access the building, suite and room. Do NOT misplace this key. It will cost you $75 to replace. Ask yourself at night. Do I know where my roommate is?

  • Is there a maid or house keeping?

There is! You are our house keeping! Thank you in advance for helping keep things clean, taking out your own trash and helping keep the common areas clean. There is a trash drop area on the first and second floors.

  • How do I check out?

There is key drop slot as you exit the dorms. Through out the weekend we will point it out to you. You can drop your key and key fob in the slot to check out. If you do not return your key it is a $65 fee and if you do not return your key fob it is a $15 fee. Be sure to return it as you check out.

Don’t Forget to Pack

There’s an old adage “ain’t nothing in life that’s free?” Those cheap accommodations at the college come with a bit of extra planning. Here’s your packing list for the dorm.

□ Bedding/linens – Bring Full-sized Sheets for dorm mattresses.

□ Pillows

□ Blankets

□ Toilet Paper

□ Garbage Bags

□ Towels, washcloths, hand towels, matt or rug for shower

□ Hangers

□ Beach chairs and/or chair for hanging out

□ Optional Kitchen Comforts (coffee maker, can/bottle opener, pots and pans)

□ Microwavable plates, bowls, cups, utensils, paper towels

□ Laundry and Dish Detergent

□ Alarm Clock

□ Room decor if you would like to make it homey – no permanent decorations, drilling or residue tape etc

□ Mattress pad to make your mattress softer

Rules of the Dorms

  • No smoking in the rooms.
  • Be aware that there are cameras in the common areas. We are guests of the College so please be conscious of this.
  • You may hang lights and decorations in and outside of your rooms. You are not allowed to use duct tape, glue guns, electrical tape or any other destructive adhesives, nails or tacks. You may use sensitive tape such as painters tape or zip ties.
  • You may put your names and photos on your door and windows as long as you remove the tape and leave no damage. USE SENSITIVE TAPE.
  • Please leave confetti at home as our Spoleto organizers have asked us to not bring it to any gigs.