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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 Hall applicants for 2019/20 are to be offered Hall places for full Residential Year below:
North Tower residents : 26 August 2019 to 21 May 2020, both nights inclusive
South Tower residents : 30 August 2019 to 21 May 2020, both nights inclusive *
* Due to washroom refurbishment in the South Tower in Summer 2019, which is planned to be completed by end of August 2019, the check-in date of returning students in the South Tower will be moved to 30 August 2019. While effort will be made to ensure the refurbishment to be completed on time so that residents  can check in before the semester begins, in any cases that the work is delayed, residents concerned will be notified at once for any updated arrangement or a postponed check-in date. 
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 27 Dec 2019.
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 : 18– 29 Mar 2019 (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.
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 non-local students only)
  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. Non-local applicants whose GPA of the previous First Semester is 3.00 or above will be awarded 3 points. 
Hall application result will be announced via email notification as scheduled below:
Non-local students:
2 May 2019
Local students:
16 May 2019
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 August. 
Hall Fees for students with Full Year hall offer are to be paid by two approximately equal installments and are NOT transferrable or refundable.
Lodging Fees for 2019/20 are listed below:
Full Residential Year Lodging Fees
(for North Tower)

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
2-person room in a 5-person unit
3-person room in a 5-person unit
Full Residential Year Lodging Fees
(for SouthTower)

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
2-person room in a 5-person unit
3-person room in a 5-person unit
* In addition to lodging fees, all residents need to pay Caution Money ($1,000), Orientation Fee ($300 for first-time residents) and Program Fee ($100)  in the 1st installment. For details, click here.
Payment Period of 1st installment:
8 – 18 May 2019 (for non-local students)
16 – 27 May 2019 (for local students)
Payment Period of 2nd installment:
Early to mid of November
Deferred payment of Hall Fees is not acceptable. Subject to special 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.
Hall applicants who are not successful in the Hall Application but have any special circumstances that wish to be considered for a Hall place are required to submit a Hall Appeal Application with supporting documents to the G4 service counter(located on G/F of South Tower, Undergraduate Halls) on or before 5pm on 31 May 2019. Any submission after 5pm on 31 May 2019 will NOT be considered.
The Hall Appeal Application Form is available in the Hall Application result notification email. 
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).