The hall charges for the Residential Year 2021-22 will be available soon. The table below lists the hall charges for Residential Year 2020-21 for reference. Applicants should expect an approximately 5% increase on hall fees in 2021-22.

 

Accommodation Charges (for Continuing UGs)

The hall charges for the entire Residential Year 2020/21 for Local and non-local UG students are listed below for reference.

Room Type Available In Charge (HK$)
    Local Students Non-Local Students
Double Room UG Halls I, II, III, IV, VI 15,290 19,120
UG Halls VII, VIII, IX 18,970 23,720
Jockey Club Hall 20,290 25,370
Triple Room UG Halls II, III, IV, VI 11,490 14,370
Bunk Bed Room UG Hall V 12,730 15,920
Single Room UG Hall VII 25,530 31,920
UG Halls VIII, IX 28,100 35,130

 

Accommodation Charges (for New Local UGs)

The hall charges for the entire Residential Year 2020/21 for New Local UG students are listed below for reference.

Room Type Available In Charge (HK$)
Double Room UG Halls I, II, III, IV, VI 15,290
UG Halls VII, VIII, IX 18,970
Triple Room UG Halls II, III, IV, VI 11,490
Bunk Bed Room UG Hall V 12,730

 

Accommodation Charges (for New Non-Local UGs)

The hall charges for the entire Residential Year 2020/21 for New Non-Local UG students are listed below for reference.

Room Type Available In Charge (HK$)
Double Room UG Halls I, II, III, IV, VI 19,901
UG Halls VII, VIII, IX 24,677
Triple Room UG Halls II, III, IV, VI 14,953
Bunk Bed Room UG Hall V 16,569

 

Remarks:

1. Failure to settle the hall charges IN FULL by the payment due date will result in cancellation of hall offer without prior notification. Hall Charges paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.

2. If there is any change in your registration status such as extension of length of study, exchange-out or leave of study, you will NOT be eligible for student housing. You are required to inform the Student Housing and Residential Life Office immediately and you do not need to pay the hall charges for the hall residence. In case it is confirmed that you are not eligible for student housing but are already a hall resident, you are still required to vacate from your hall residence by a specified time. Detailed information on the eligibility of student housing is available HERE.

3. If you decide not to stay in the hall in 2020/21, please email us immediately to confirm your hall withdrawal so that your bed space can be offered to other students.

 

Payment Schedule

Hall charges are collected in 2 installments (Fall Term and Spring Term). The amount will be posted to the Student Information System (SIS) and student can view their charge statement via myPortal at http://my.ust.hk.

 

Payment Method

1. Payment methods accepted by the University are available HERE.

2. After payment at bank or through internet, keep the payment record as proof in case verification is needed.

3. If you encounter any financial difficulties that you wish to defer the payment, you may apply to the Scholarship and Financial Aid Office (SFAO) for deferment of the payment of hall charges. Information is available HERE.

 

Accommodation Charges (PG)

The accommodation charges for the Residential Year 2020-21 for RPg students are listed below for reference. Accommodation charges for the Residential Year 2021-22 is expected to increase, and is currently under review and pending for approval from the University. In addition, couple room in 5-person apartment in University Apartments will be converted to single room in 4-person apartment in the Residential Year 2021-22. Successful applicants opting for couple room will be allocated to couple room in GGT. 

 

Room Type Available In Charge (HK$) per month
Single Room in 4-person Apartment University Apartments
Towers A & B
4,230
Single Room in 5-person Apartment 3,990
Double Room in 5-person Apartment 2,590
Single Room SKCC Hall

3,840

Single Room GGT 4,230
Double Room 2,590
Room for Married Couple 5,190

 

Remark:

  1. Accommodation charge of the University Apartments includes utility charge. GGT residents are required to pay the electricity charges by using a newly built system which is scheduled to be in operation starting 2021-22 according to consumption and SKCC Hall residents are required to pay for air-conditioning charges according to consumption. Laundry charges are NOT included in the charges listed above. Allocation of building/room type and room is subject to demand and supply.
  2. Accommodation charges must be paid in FULL and are non-refundable and non-transferable. Students who accept the hosuing offers are committed to pay the accommodation charges of the ENTIRE period they have accepted irrespective of their actual days of stay.
  3. Students are required to complete check-in procedure 14 days from the commencement date of the hall offer period. If they are unable to check in to the hall by the period aforementioned, they should email Student Housing and Residential Life Office (SHRLO) at pghousing@ust.hk immediately to provide the exact date of late check-in. If they fail to check-in and do NOT inform SHRLO of the late check-in before the check-in period, SHRLO will reserve the right to recover the hall place offered, and assess a fee incurred for the residential period they have accepted even if the hall offer is being cancelled after the deadline. 

 

Payment Schedule

Accommodation charges are to be paid by monthly installments. Monthly charges are posted to SIS in the middle of each month, and are to be settled by end of each month.

 

Example - for accommodation charges for October 2021,

  • Charge will be posted to SIS in mid-October 2021 (around 15 October 2021)
  • Charge will be due on 30 October 2021

 

Payment Method

For postgraduate studentship (PGS) recipients

Residents concerned will receive system notification upon charge posting. If residents concerned has PGS, the accommodation charge will be settled by the PGS within a few days after posting, and the PGS disbursed would be the remaining amount after deducting necessary fees.

Note: above arrangements only apply to accommodation-related charges; please consult relevant offices for more information on the payment, deferral and PGS deduction for tuition and other fees posted to SIS.

 

For non-PGS recipients

The accommodation charges are to be paid by monthly installments. Students may login to SIS via myPortal at http://my.ust.hk (under Student Centre) to view the charge statement and settle the charges by the payment due date upon receipt of the charge posting notification. Please also be advised to keep a copy of the payment record in case there are any problems with the payment. Details of the payment methods accepted by the University are available hereFailure to settle the accommodation charges before the deadline may result in cancellation of offer without prior notification.

Students who accepted the offer are committed to pay the hall charges for the residential period they have accepted irrespective of their actual days they stay. Early withdrawal would be considered case by case and on a term-basis. All charges paid are NON-refundable and NON-transferable.

 

Early Withdrawal

If you intend to check out earlier than the last day of your residential period stated previously, you are required to submit written notification to SHRLO at least ONE MONTH before your desired move out date.

For check-out before the last day of offered stated previously, the last month hall fee will be calculated as follows:

  • Residents have to pay half of the monthly hall fee if they check out at any time on or before 12 noon on the 16th of the month; otherwise,
  • Residents shall pay a full month's hall fee if they check out at any time after 12 noon on the 16th of the month.