Apply for Housing

(1) International applicants & mainland non-Gaokao applicants (2020 Admission via Direct Application Route) :

  1. Residential Period and Hall Lodging Fees
  2. Key Dates for Application
  3. Submission of Application
  4. Release of Application Results
  5. Acceptance of Hall Offers
  6. Room Allocation and Room Type


1. Residential Period and Hall Lodging Fees

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

Residential Year Tentative Residential Period
2020/21 24 August 2020 - 24 May 2021 (noon)
2020/21 (For Semester B intake students) 4 January 2021 - 24 May 2021 (noon)
Successful applicants can check-in one week before the commencement of the academic year.

 

Hall lodging fee of residential year 2020/21 is payable in two instalments to cover the whole residential period. In general, the due date of the 1st instalment is in late September and the 2nd instalment is in mid January. For semester B intake students, the due date of the instalment is in mid January.

The hall lodging fee for 2020/21 is listed below:

*Student Type *Cohort Rate for Double Room
(per person)
Rate for Single Room
(per person)
Non-local Students 2019 and thereafter $15,400 / year $30,800 / year
Non-local Students
(For Semester B intake students)
2019 and thereafter $7,700 / year $15,400 / year

*You can check your student type and cohort in AIMS.
Hall lodging fee is subject to annual review and revision.

2. Key Dates for Application

International applicants and mainland non-Gaokao students via Direct Application route
(admitted to 4-year Gov't funded Bachelor's degree programme, not inbound exchange students)
Events Date
Application period (Main round) 20 March – 31 May 2020
Application period (Second round) 1 June - 30 July 2020
Application period (Special round) 31 July - 29 August 2020
Application period (For Semester B intake students) 15 September - 4 December 2020

**Late application will not be entertained.

3. Submission of Application


Students interested in living in the Student Residence should read and agree to comply with Regulations Governing Student Residence before submitting their application.

Please fill and submit the application Deadline

International applicants and mainland non-Gaokao applicants via Direct Application route
- Admission Application System (Expired)

 

For semester B intake students, please email your academic offer letter to srouga@cityu.edu.hk for requesting SR application details.

31 May 2020 (Main round)

30 July 2020 (Second round)

29 August 2020 (Special round)

4 December 2020 (For Semester B intake students)


4. Release of Application Results

International applicants and mainland non-Gaokao students via Direct Application route
(admitted to 4-year Gov't funded Bachelor's degree programme, not inbound exchange students)
Events Date
Result Announcement (Main round) mid-July
Result Announcement (Second round) early-August

Result Announcement (*Special round)

late-August
Result Announcement (For Semester B intake students) early-December

*For applicants who submitted the application between 31 July 2020 and 29 August 2020, the earliest check-in date is starting from 1 October 2020


5. Acceptance of Hall Offers

Upon the announcement of application results, students have to pay a Confirmation Fee to indicate the acceptance of the offer by a specified deadline. The confirmation fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

No place will be reserved if you missed the payment deadline.


6. Room Allocation and Room Type

Student Residence offers shared double rooms and limited number of single rooms. Students will be normally assigned to double rooms. The small number of single rooms will be firstly assigned to those who have medical reasons or special needs with supporting documents enclosed in the completed application. The room assignment result will be announced 3 days before the residential period.

For the layout of the room, please go to Hall Facilities.