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  • Only full-time students registered with the National University of Singapore are eligible.
  • Only new students who have formally accepted their offer to study full-time in NUS are eligible for an NUS student accommodation. 
  • 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 hostel.
  • Students are required to be insured under the NUS student insurance scheme or its equivalent throughout their stay in an NUS hostel.

  • 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.
  • Students with outstanding arrears in their accommodation accounts will not be eligible for an NUS accommodation.
  • Students who are barred due to disciplinary or breach of housing agreement will not be eligible for an NUS accommodation for the duration of the barring period.

Selection Criteria for Graduate Students


  • Campus housing is not guaranteed. Due to limited capacity, we are unable to accommodate all graduate students who apply for campus housing. Students are advised to concurrently budget and source for off-campus accommodation. More information on off-campus housing can be found here.
  • Unless otherwise stated, the default selection criteria are based on random selection and availability.
  • Subject to availability, special consideration for campus housing may be given as follows:
    • PhD students who matriculated before AY2022 Semester 1: during Year 1 (1st and 2nd semesters) and Year 4 (7th and 8th semesters) 
    • PhD students matriculating from AY2022 Semester 1: during Year 1 and Year 2 (first four semesters). Students will be considered for their first four consecutive semesters only, notwithstanding any Leave of Absence applied during the period.


Married Apartment

Married PhD students with accompanying spouse and/ or children who are eligible for special consideration for campus housing as outlined above may consider for the married graduate accommodation: 

  • For UTown Residence Married Apartment and Prince George's Park Residence Married Apartment Type 2, the maximum occupancy is two adults (student and spouse).
  • Only Type 1 apartment of the Prince George's Park Residences Married Apartment is able to accommodate children. There can be a maximum of two accompanying children. The children’s age should not exceed 12 years old during the period of stay. Students with accompanying children are responsible for the behaviour and safety of their children in the apartments.
  • You must submit the documents listed below via the online portal, UHMS, during your application for married graduate accommodation.  Applications with missing documents will not be considered.

Spouse documents

  • Passport
  • Marriage certificate (Official translation into English if it is in another (language)
  • Social Visit Pass / Student’s Pass /other valid Singapore passes (Employment Pass/Dependant’s Pass/Work Permit)
  • NUS Student card if your spouse is an NUS student and/or

Children documents

  • Passport (if accompanying students)
  • Birth certificate (Official translation into English if it is in another language)
  • Social Visit Pass / Dependant’s pass/ Student’s Pass