Residential Fees and Charges (Undergraduate Students 2023/24)

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

The residential period is 1 September 2023 – 24 May 2024 (noon) (tentative).

The residential fees of Residential Colleges (RCs) of 2023/24 are listed as below. As approved in the Senior Management Committee (SMC) Meeting held on 28 April 2023, an upward adjustment of 9.5% of the RC fees will be made in 2023/24.

Room TypeMonthly RateWhole Residential Year + HK$1000 for residential life activitiesSemester 1 + HK$500 for residential life activitiesSemester 2 + HK$500 for residential life activities
2-bed roomHK$2,249HK$20,763HK$9,403HK$11,360
3-bed roomHK$2,044HK$18,962HK$8,592HK$10,370
4-bed roomHK$1,845HK$17,255HK$7,855HK$9,400

Applicants will be informed of details of the payment method via email after release of application results.

Residential fees and residential life education fee is subject to annual review and revision.

Student GroupDeadline for settling the residential colleges fees
Current UG StudentsDeposit: 8 June 2023
Remaining Fee: 28 July 2023
New Local UG Students30 August 2023 (tentative)
New Non-
local UG Students
13 July 2023 (tentative)

Students can access MyHSUHK to view the charge statement.

If the applicants fail to pay the acceptance fee by the designated deadline, the residential offer will be forfeited and residential place will be assigned to the students on the waiting list.

Caution MoneyRCsNil
Air-conditioning chargeRCs(the charge is on self-paid basis)
$2.1 per hour
Laundry charge
RCsOnline RC Laundry System
Laundry room is located at the LG floor in each RC.
New Laundry Fee effective Oct 2023:
Wash: $7/cycle (max 8kg; each cycle takes around 35 minutes)
Dry: $1 every 3 minutes
Placing Own Refrigerator in Room$100 per semester (for applications submitted after 31 Oct 2023)

Application: HERE
Loss / Damage of key cardRCs$100 per key
Door opening feeRCs$100
Damage of RC propertiesRCsThe resident(s) concerned will be requested to bear the cost of repair / replacement, subject to the assessment of SAO in consultation with CDMO
Late move-out penaltyRCs$190 per day on top of the normal daily rate
Improper move-outRCsA minimum of $600 per person in addition to the late check-out charges
(e.g. rooms left messy & unclean)
Refund policyRCsAll fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable except extenuating circumstances and approval from Senior Management is required.
Municipal Solid Waste ChargingRCs$38 per month once the charging is imposed by the government.

# Remarks: “RCs” is Residential Colleges