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All full-time UGC-funded UG students are eligible for on-campus housing in accordance with the Housing Policy.
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 Returning Hall applicants for the Second Semester of 2020/21 are to be offered Hall places for the period below:
Residential Period: 7 January 2021 to 20 May 2021, both nights inclusive
*The actual check-in date may be adjusted subject to the latest development of the COVID-19. Should there be any changes in the check-in date, we will notify the successful applicants as soon as possible.
Current residents who are confirmed to go on exchange study in the Second Semester OR do not pay the Hall fees for the Second Semester will be adjusted their residential period to First Semester only and are required to check out by 12 noon on 28 Dec 2020.
Requests for early check-in or late check-out will NOT be considered.
Hall Offer will be recovered for students who fail to pay the Hall fees on time or check in within 7 days from the first day of the Hall offer period, and they will be deemed to have already stayed in the Halls during the offer period in their future Hall applications.
Application Period : 4 Nov 2020 noon to 13 Nov 2020 23:59 (HK Time)
Late application will NOT be accepted!
Eligible students should submit Hall applications via the University Cyber Port System (BUniPort). 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.
You may also view the Hall application procedures at the Hall Application Flow Chart.
You may refer to the General Information HERE
Hall Marks for returning students are awarded as shown in the table below:
Types of Hall Marks
0 – 40
Year of Residence 2
0 mark for students resided for at least 1 year
5 marks for students resided for 1 semester
30 marks for students who never resided before
(for local students only)
0 – 20
0 – 40
Semester GPA 5 0 – 3
*For Local students who are first-time residents in 2019/20, additional 5 marks will be added to the total Hall Admission Score throughout all hall applications in 2020/21.
^For Non-local students who are hall residents in 2019/20, priority will be given in application for NTT and other off-campus housing options in 2020/21.
  1. Based on the travelling time between the dwelling place of parents and the Halls, as provided by the eTranpsort system of the Transport Department. Provision of false/inaccurate home address information may lead to disqualification of Hall application and recovery of Hall places offered.
  2. Successful Hall applicants will be deemed to have resided in the Hall during the hall offer period.
  3. Information to be provided by the Office of Student Affairs and PE Department.
  4. The Resident Master and Resident Community Officer will be responsible for marking for applicants residing in the Halls in the preceding year based on their attributes.
  5. Applicants whose GPA of the previous Semester is 3.00  or above will be awarded 3 points. 
Hall application result will be announced via email notification as scheduled below:
All Applicants: 1 Dec 2020
Successful hall applicants should view their hall allocation and room type assignment in the BUniPort. Room assignment are made by individual Hall and will be announced in the BUniPort in early January. 
Room allocation will be done by individual halls. Room Assignment Results will posted on the BUniPort in early January 2021.
Hall Fees for students with Second Semester 2020/21 hall offer are NOT transferrable or refundable.
Lodging Fees for Second Semester of 2020/21 are listed below:
Lodging Fees of Second Semester 2020/21

Local Students 

Non-local Students admitted before 2018/19 Non-local Students admitted in 2018/19 and after
2-person room in a 4-person unit
$6,780.4 $7,463.8
2-person room in a 5-person unit
$6,432 $7,075.2
3-person room in a 5-person unit
$4,891 $5,373.4
* In addition to lodging fees, all residents need to pay Caution Money ($1,000) and Program Fee ($50) . For details, click here.
Payment Period:
1-8 Dec 2020
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.
Appeal is not availalbe for application of hall residence in the Second Semester.
All personal data kept and collected will only be used for processing applications, statistical analysis, contact information of Hall residents and their parents/guardian in case of emergency and such other purposes permissible under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. 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).