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Fees & Charges of Undergraduate Hall

The hall lodging fee for 2017/18 is listed below.

Full residential year hall places are to be offered to successful applicants.

Residential Year Residential Period
2017/18 28 Aug 2017 - 28 May 2018 (noon)

Hall lodging fees of residential year 2017/2018 are payable in two instalments to cover the whole residential period. In general, the due date of the 1st instalment is in mid Oct and the 2nd instalment is in mid Jan.

CityU Students Rate for Double Room
(per person)
Rate for Single Room
(per person)
Rate for 3-person Room
(in 1-bedroom Unit)
(per person)
Regular Rate HK$ 12,000 / year HK$ 24,000 / year HK$ 16,100 / year

Hall lodging fee are subject to annual review and revision.

Residents who wish to withdraw from Student Residence in Semester B should submit application for withdrawal by a said deadline (7 Nov 2017); otherwise, late application will lead to a payment of full hall lodging fee of 2nd instalment. Please visit Withdrawal for Student Residence for more details.

Note : 「Students with financial difficulty can apply for Community Care Fund by Government. Click Here for details. (Local students only) 」


Policies on Fees


Payment Procedures

Upon the announcement of allocation results, students have to pay a Confirmation Fee at a time to be specified in the offer letter to indicate the acceptance of the offer. Failure to pay the Confirmation Fee within the specified time period will imply forfeiture of the offer.

Confirmation fee

The Confirmation Fee is set at the level approximate to 25% of a double room rental per semester (i.e. HK$1,500). The exact fee level will be determined by the Student Residence Office.

An additional, non-refundable HK$300 is charged as administrative fee for those appeals subsequently approved by Student Residence Office

Hall lodging fee and associated charges will be collected and processed in a similar fashion as other student fees and charges, by:

  • incorporating into the regular fee statements (4 billing cycles per year) issued by the Finance Office;
  • using internet Heng Seng payment gateway.

Damage to Hostel and Properties

Compensation to the University for damage caused to the student residence and properties will be based on assessment by the Director of Student Residence Office in consultation with the Directors of Facilities Management and Finance Office, having regards to the cost of properties repaired and replaced as appropriate.


Penalty Charges for Late Check-Out and Improper Check-out

Penalty charges will be levied to anyone of the following residents
(i) Residents fail to check out their rooms upon the completion of the assigned period.
(ii) Residents who fail to properly clean up their rooms.
(iii) Residents who fail to restore the furniture upon check-out. The exact penalty charges will be determined by the Student Residence Office in consultation with Finance Office.

Penalty Charges

Late Check-out: HK$200/day/person + daily rate
Improper check-out: A minimum of HK$200/room

Loss of / Damage to Resident Card / Key Card

Resident Card (Cornwall Street) HK$100 per card
Key Card (Jockey Club House) HK$50 per card
Metal Key for the 1-Bedroom / 2-Bedroom Units
in Jockey Club Harmony Hall
HK$150 per key
* The metal key of 1-Bedroom/2-Bedroom Units (Jockey Club Harmony Hall) is a very special key made in U.K. Replacement for the key costs @HK$150 and takes 2 weeks time.

 

Late Payment

The Student Handbook contains provisions which empower the University to terminate a student's study and/or to withhold his/her testimonials and academic transcripts and the conferment of awards on account of non-settlement of outstanding fees and charges which include hostel and associated charges.

In line with the principle recently adopted by the Sub-Committee on Tuition Fees, penalties for over-due hostel and associated charges may be levied at about 2% of the amounts outstanding per billing cycle, to be billed together with other outstanding student fees and charges, if any.

Refund

  • Confirmation Fee: Non-refundable and non-transferable on all conditions.
  • Early withdrawal from student residence initiated by the University, e.g. due to violation of regulations, or expulsion from University on account of disciplinary and/or academic grounds: Refund on a pro-rata daily rate basis for all the hall fees paid (except the confirmation fee which is non-refundable and non-transferable).
  • Early withdrawal from hostel residence initiated by the student: No refund.