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According to the prevailing University Housing Policy, Full-time exchange undergraduate students will be accommodated in on-campus accommodation during their exchange studies.
Students must possess a student status of “Normal Study” as defined by the Academic Registry during the stay in the Student Halls. You may check your student status in BUniPort > Profile > Personal Particulars & Study Record. Students who cease to be classified as “Normal Study” (e.g. taking an internship) will no longer be eligible for student accommodation and will be required to check out of the hall.
Successful hall applicants are to be offered hall places.
Exchange Period
Residential Periods
(both nights inclusive)
Spring Semester 2022
6 January to 19 May 2022
(check out by 12 noon on 20 May 2022)
Exchange students who consider applying for exchange study in the Hong Kong Baptist University should take into account the residential period when planning their flight schedule. If you plan to arrive to Hong Kong earlier than the first residence day or continue to stay in Hong Kong after the check-out day, you should plan for your own accommodation in advance. Requests for early check-in or late check-out will NOT be considered.
Starting from 2018/19, self-paid air conditioning in rooms and laundry machines in 1/F are to be charged up by Octopus Card. Exchange students are strongly recommended to obtain an Octopus Card upon arrival on Hong Kong. Details of Octopus Card could be found HERE
Exchange Period

Spring Semester Exchange
Application Period

22-29 November 2021 (HKT)

Late application will NOT be accepted!

Eligible students should submit hall applications HERE. Change of hall application information is allowed before the application deadline.

An acknowledgement email will be sent to you shortly after you have successfully submitted or edited the hall application. If you do not receive the acknowledgment email, please contact the Undergraduate Halls as soon as possible. 
Students should read through the General Information before submitting the hall application.
Hall application result including Hall allocation and room type assignment will be announced via email notification in
mid of December 2021 for Spring Semester exchange students
Room assignment results will be announced upon check-in.

Hall Fees for students with 2021/22 Second Semester hall offer are NOT transferrable or refundable.

Lodging Fees for Residential Year 2021/22 Second Semester* are listed below for reference:

*Subject to review for Residential Year 2021/22


Lodging Fees of 2021/22

Second Semester

Exchange Students

2-person room in a 4-person unit


2-person room in a 5-person unit^


* In addition to lodging fees, all residents need to pay Caution Money ($1,000). For details, click here.

^In Residential Year 2021/22, all 3-person room in a 5-person unit (3-5 room) will be used to host 2 residents only. As such, the lodging fee for 2-person room in a 5-person unit (2-5 room) will be charged at the same rate as 2-person room in a 4-person unit (2-4 room).

Payment Period:

6-28 January 2022

Deferred payment of Hall Fees is not acceptable. Subject to special prior approval, a penalty of $300 will be levied on students who pay the Hall Fees after deadline.

Payment Method

A Hall Fee debit note will be posted in the BUniPort. Please make sure you have input:

1. Bill type, and
2. Debit note number

during your payment process. Direct transfer of money to University bank account is NOT considered as successful payment. Please click HERE for detailed payment methods. You should keep good custody of the payment record and be able to present it upon request.

All personal data collected and retained will be used for processing applications, statistical analysis, management of hall residence including the enforcement of all its related rules, promotion of activities and notifications, contacting Hall residents and their parents/guardian in case of emergency and such other purposes permissible under the Privacy Policy Statement and Personal Information Collection Statement of the University. Please click HERE for details. You have the right to access to or correct your personal data kept by the University by logging into the University Cyber Port System (BUniPort) and contacting the relevant Departmental Personal Data Privacy Manager.