Admission Policy for New Non-local Students (2022/23)


1) The accommodation for new year 1 non-local undergraduate students will be guaranteed but they have to submit online applications via e-campus from 6-10 July 2022 (tentative).  Otherwise, they are regarded as forfeit to live at the University’s arranged accommodation.

2) Senior-year admittees are eligible for applying for on-campus residence and the application is subject to bed places availability.  The application period is from 4-10 August 2022. Details of the scoring system please refer to our website.

Students interested in living in the Residential Colleges should read and agree to comply with Regulations of Residential Colleges before submitting their application.

 Deadline of Online applicationDeadline of Payment
International students and mainland students
(Year 1- admittees)
10 July 2022
14 July 2022
(together with tuition fee)
Senior Year Admittees10 August 202222 August 2022

Residential Period and Residential Fees for 2022/23

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

Residential Year Tentative Residential Period
2022/23New 1st year Non-local Students2 September 2022 – 31 May 2023
2022/23Senior Year Entrants (Local and non-local)1 September 2022 – 31 May 2023

Upon the announcement of application results, students have to pay the residential fee (RC Fee) as confirmation fee to indicate the acceptance of the offer.  The confirmation fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

The residential offer will be forfeited if you missed the payment deadline and residential place will be assigned to the students on the waiting list.

Fees and Related Charges​

Full residential year of residential places are offered to successful applicants. The tentative residential period of 2022/23 for new non-local students is 2 September 2022 to 31 May 2022.

The residential colleges fee of Residential (RCs) are listed as below. 

New Year 1 (Mainland and International) StudentRoom TypeFee per monthSemester 1 + HK$350 for residential life activitiesSemester 2 + HK$350 for residential life activities
Residential Colleges (RC)2-bed roomHK$2,054HK$8,752HK$10,410
3-bed roomHK$1,867HK$7,990HK$9,493
4-bed roomHK$1,685HK$7,293HK$8,598
Senior Year AdmitteesRoom TypeFee per monthSemester 1 + HK$350 for residential life activitiesSemester 2 + HK$350 for residential life activities
Residential Colleges (RC)2-bed roomHK$2,054HK$8,776HK$10,410
3-bed roomHK$1,867HK$8,010HK$9,493
4-bed roomHK$1,685HK$7,267HK$8,598

Residential fees is subject to annual review and revision.

Applicants will be informed the details of the payment method via email after release of application results. Students can access MyHSUHK to view the charge statement.

Caution MoneyRCsNil
Air-conditioning chargeRCs(the charge is on self-paid basis)
$1.7 per hour
Laundry charge
RCsFee level for commercial type of laundry machine:
Washing machine: $5 per wash (approximately 35 mins)
Drying machine: $1 per 5 mins
Discount rate is proposed for the existing domestic type laundry machines:
Washing machine: $2 per 60 mins
Drying machine: $4 per 60 mins
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-outRCs$100 per night
Improper move-outRCsA minimum of $200 per room
(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.

# Remarks: “RCs” is Residential Colleges

Important Dates

EventsNew Year 1 International and Mainland StudentsSenior Year Non-Local Students
Online Application Period6-10 July 20224-10 August 2022
Release of Application Results12 July 202217 August 2022
Confirmation Fee Deadline14 July 202222 August 2022
Release of Room assignment17 August 202225 August 2022

Move-in / -out

Move-inNew Mainland and International Year 1 StudentsSenior Year Non-Local Students
Date2 September 20221 September 2022
Time 9:00 am – 5:30 pm9:00 am – 5:30 pm
VenueCommunal HallCommunal Hall
  1. Residents are required to come to the move-in counter with the student ID card in person at the designated time to complete the move-in procedures.
  2. A Move-in Kit including a move-in record form, an air-conditioner remote control(optional), and a Resident Handbook will be given to each resident.
  3. Residents are required to check the room’s inventory and report to Residential Colleges Unit (RCU) within a week of move-in if there is any missing, malfunctioning or damaged item.
  4. Any missing, malfunctioning or damaged items inside the room upon check-in should be reported to Residential Colleges Unit (RCU) immediately. If no notification has been received within a week of move-in, damaged or missing items found during your period of stay and move-out will incur you a cost for repair/replacement. Further disciplinary action will be also taken, if appropriate.

Date: on or before 31 May 2023 (noon)
Venue: Residential Colleges Unit

Residents are required to complete the move out procedure IN PERSON AND ON or BEFORE the captioned move-out date.
In order to have speedy move-out, residents are strongly advised to move out before the deadline if possible. Please allow at least 30 minutes to complete the move-out procedures.

  1. Clear up all your belongings inside your room and restore the furniture setting of your room before reporting to us. Your bed space should be completely vacant. Any stuff left behind will be disposed otherwise a minimum charge of $200 per room will be levied if you do not clean up your room.
  2. Bring along your Student ID, and report to the lobby of your Residential College or RCU to collect the form “Inventory Check List for Move-out”. After checking your room’s inventory items by yourself, please go to the lobby of your Residential College again to complete the sign-out process.
  • Air-conditioner of the room
    Any remaining balance in the Student ID Card will NOT be refunded or transferred; you are reminded not to add too much value near to your move-out date.
  • Vacate your belongings from refrigerator
    Please clear up your food and drinks inside the refrigerators at the Common Room. This practice can help minimize overdue and unknown items in the refrigerators.
  • Vacant your mailbox
    Please remember to check and clear your mailbox. All uncollected mails will be returned to the Post Office.
  1. Late Move-out: Penalty charges ($100 per person per day) after the captioned move-out date and time will be levied for late move-out cases.
  2. Improper Move-out Penalty Charges: Please do not leave any stuff inside your room. A minimum of $200 per room will be levied if you fail to properly clean up your room, restore the furnishings upon move-out. Besides, penalty will be charged for any item damaged in the room. Please find the details of the penalty charges here.
  3. If you fail to check out by the deadline and required RCU to help in vacating the bed space by clearing, packing and moving the student’s belongings, penalty charge at $600 per person, on top of the late check-out penalty charges will be imposed.