Application Process


Application for student housing is administered by the NUS Office of Student Affairs.


  • Only full-time students registered with the National University of Singapore (NUS) are eligible.
  • Students who are no longer of full-time status (e.g. on Leave of Absence, withdrew or graduated) and on overseas Student Exchange Programme (SEP) are not eligible to stay in NUS student accommodation and will be given 7 days’ notice to vacate their rooms except under exceptional circumstances.
  • International students (non-Singaporean/Singapore PR) are required to have the appropriate and valid passes as issued by the Immigration & Custom Authority (ICA) or Ministry of Manpower (MOM) during the course of their stay in an NUS accommodation.
  • Students are required to be insured under the NUS student insurance scheme or its equivalent throughout their stay in an NUS accommodation.
For Freshmen
New students who wish to apply for a place in RH during Freshman Accommodation Exercise will be selected based on their pre-University Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) and availability. 
For Current Residents
Current Rafflesians who wish to return in the subsequent academic year will be allocated based on the prevailing RAS (Residence Admission Scheme) admission criteria, through either hall points or the Master's List.
Hall Points
An internal hall points system is used to assess the contribution of each residents to hall vibrancy.
Master's List
Undergraduates able to contribute to the vibrancy of the hall may be offered a place in the hall under this scheme.
For Non-RH Seniors
Non-RH senior undergraduates may apply through the Master's List. 


For more information on application for NUS accommodations, please refer to

Please apply at

  • Students without NUS Student Card
    Log in under Login For Students Without NUSNET ID. You will need your NUS application number and password or PIN.
  • Students with NUS Student Card
    Log in under Login For Students With NUSNET ID. Log in using your NUSNET ID and NUS password.