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Summer Residence for Students


Student Residence Halls

Hall places are available for Undergraduate students during Summer from June to July every year. Eligible students who are going to take Summer courses, Summer internship or Summer research projects are welcome to apply for Summer Hall accommodation.

For enquiries, please contact the Undergraduate Halls at 3411 2600 or


Full-time UGC-funded UG students, except the following students, are eligible to apply:

  • Exchange students,
  • Final year local students,
  • Final year non-local students who are not current residents


    NOTE: Students must possess a student status of “Normal Study” as defined by the Academic Registry during the stay in Summer Hall. 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.

    Admission Priorities

    Priorities will be given to:

  1. Current residents,
  2. Summer Program participants,
  3. Other commuting students

    Supporting documents MUST be submitted to the G4 Service Counter of Undergraduate Halls on or before the deadline of 5pm, 11 Apr 2019. Application without relevant supporting document will not be considered.

Please read thoroughly all information of this page and select your Summer Hall Plans before submitting application in BUniPort (U-Life > Hall Residence Application).

Online Summer Hall Application
4 to 11 April 2019
Supporting Documents Submission 4 to 11 April 2019 5pm
Application Result announcement
24 Apr 2019
Room Assignment announcement
10 May 2019

Your preferred roommate should be of the same gender and applying for the same Summer Hall period.
For better utilization of rooms, your preference will be met as far as practicable. Unit-mates will be assigned by the Hall Management.
Room change/single room request will NOT be accepted.

Debit notes for Summer Hall Fees will be issued to successful applicants in BUniPort during 24 Apr to 2 May 2019. Please settle Summer Hall Fees according to the instruction in the email sent by the Finance Office. You must enter the Debit Note Number and choose Bill Type during payment.

for summer hall fees

1 Summer Hall Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.

2 Failure to pay the Summer Hall Fees on time will result in recovery of Summer Hall Offer automatically.

3 Late payment is not acceptable in most cases subject to special approval and a Penalty for late payment of $300.

4 Late application is not acceptable in most cases subject to special approval and an Administrative Fee of $100.

5 Change of offered lodging period is not acceptable in most cases subject to special approval and an Administrative Fee of $100 per change.

Caution Money of the immediate past semester will be carried forward to Summer Hall for current residents while $1,000 Caution Money will be collected from non-current residents.

Note for Caution Money

1 Caution Money will be refunded, less any restitution charges for damage or loss of properties and keys, to your bank account within 3 months.

2 Please update your bank account information in BUniPort BEFORE 10 May 2019.

Room assignment result (and relocation period for current residents) will be announced on 10 May 2019 in BUniPort.

Summer Residence starts on 20 May 2019

(Only current residents may apply for Summer Hall for the period starting from 20 May 2019)

  1. Assigned to Original Room

    Please bring your Student Card and Door Card to the G4 Service Counter during 10am – 6pm, 22 May 2019 for card data update.

  2. Assigned to Another Room

    The following Room Relocation period will be assigned to you subject to room availability and is NOT changeable.

Summer Residence starts on
Room Relocation Period
20 May 2019
27 May 2pm – 28 May 12noon
28 May 2pm – 29 May 12noon
29 May 2pm – 29 May 6pm
23 May 2019
(Resident Assistants)
1 Jun 2pm – 3 Jun 12 noon
To complete Room Relocation procedures, you MUST complete the following steps within your assigned room relocation period:
  1. Remove all your personal belongings from your original room
  2. Return Door Card, Washroom Key and Mailbox Key of your original room
  3. Collect your Summer Hall door card, washroom key and mailbox key
  4. Bring your Student Card to the G4 Service Counter for card data update


    Late Room Relocation Surcharge

  1. All Summer Hall residents MUST complete the room relocation within the assigned relocation period. Request for change of relocation period will NOT be accepted.
  2. Residents who are not available to complete the room relocation before the assigned time should authorize a friend/Hall Tutor to relocate for you (Please leave them your room keys and submit an authorization letter to G4 service counter), OR, store your luggage before you leave. Your original room should be cleared by the end of the relocation period.
  3. Residents who fail to complete either step 1) or 2) above will be charged of a $500 Late Room Relocation Surcharge and it will be deducted from the Caution Money. Anything left behind in the room will also be disposed of and neither the University nor the Hall Management will be responsible for any loss or damage of personal belongings arising from such action.


    Summer Residence starts AFTER 20 May 2019

    Please bring your Student Card and check in at the G4 Service Counter after 2pm on your check-in date during our office hours. Your Student Cards will be activated and you should collect a Summer Hall door card, washroom key and mailbox key.

    Office Hours of G4 Service Counter

Monday – Friday
9am – 9pm (1 – 2pm Meal Break)
9am – 6pm (1 – 2pm Meal Break)
Sunday and Public Holiday
  1. You must check out at or before 12 noon on your latest check-out date. Late check-out penalty ($200 per day) will be levied on you and deducted from your Caution Money if you fail to do so.
  2. You may check out before your latest check-out date without any refund of hall fees. You are required to arrange your room inspection at the G4 Service Counter at least 3 working days before you check out.


1. Major washroom refurbishment work will be carried out in the South Tower till late August. The South Tower will not be accessible during the refurbishment work and there will be dust and noise arising from the work.

2. The BU Fiesta (‘Hall Canteen’) will be closed for improvement work in air-conditioning system from late May to July 2019. On the other hand, the service hour of the Main Canteen located at 5/F of the Academic and Administration Building (AAB) will not be shortened during that period. Further confirmed arrangement will be announced in due course.

3. There will be enhancement work on the Wi-Fi facilities inside EACH room during summer. Successful summer hall applicants will be notified of the work schedule later in due course.

4. The main building of the former campus of Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee) will be demolished for the construction of the new hostel and academic building complex starting from mid-February 2019 and it is expected that the demolition works will be completed by the end of August 2019. Although appropriate measures will be taken by EO to minimize the adverse effects caused by the demolition works to the areas in vicinity, construction noise, dust, smell or/and traffic diversion will inevitably be caused over the period of works. For details of the works, please refer to the announcement issued by EO:

5. Other minor refurbishment works may take place in summer. There may be occasional noise during daytime. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.


Students shall not use the Gym System in Fitness Room without having first undergone appropriate fitness training.

Your application implies your agreement to abide by the University Standards of Conduct of students, Terms and Conditions of Hall Residence, Residents' Code and Hall Rules as posted on the Undergraduate Halls website. All residents should not infringe copyright works using University network. In case of any breach of hall rules and regulations, depending on the seriousness of the matter, sanctions including suspension and expulsion from the Halls may be given to both local and non-local students alike. By checking in, it implies that you agree the hall management to inform your parents/ guardian/home institution of any such sanctions and details of the related disciplinary matter.

All personal data kept and collected will only be used for processing applications, statistical analysis 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 BUniPort. Please visit the University Privacy Policy for details.