Students applying to the Halls, Houses
will be allocated an accommodation based on the prevailing Residence Admission Scheme (RAS)
admission criteria. Please refer to the links below for more information.
Residence Admission Scheme 2023
Participating Groups for RAS in AY2023/24
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for RAS in AY2023/2024
Below is the timeline for RAS:-
|22 February 2023||OSA (Student Leadership & Development) will send email invite to official and active Societies and Interest Groups registered with OSA to participate in RAS.|
|On-going||Societies and Interest Groups who are interested to participate in RAS, have to meet the criteria and submit the required documents, which are mentioned in the RAS Terms and Conditions.|
|12 March 2023||Application to participate in RAS closes. OSA (Student Leadership & Development) will send email to inform Societies and Interest Groups, who have submitted their required documents by 16 March 2023, on their outcome for their RAS application.|
|Deadline for submission of nomination list from participating RAS groups.|
|14 Mar 2023 to 26 Mar 2023||Period for students nominated by the participating RAS groups to submit their hostel application for Residences at the hostel application portal (https://uhms.nus.edu.sg/StudentPortal).|
|5 Apr 2023||OSA (Hostel Admission Services) will send email to inform the nominees (who have submitted their hostel application for Residences by the deadline) on their results for hostel application. Alternatively, students can also check their hostel application outcome at the hostel application portal (https://uhms.nus.edu.sg/StudentPortal).|
|10 Apr 2023||Deadline for acceptance of offer and payment of SGD200 acceptance fee for students who have been offered hostel stay in the Residences.|
Students who wish to apply for a room in the Residential Colleges will first need to apply and be accepted into the Ridge View Residential College Programme (RVRCP), University Town College Programme (UTCP) or NUS College (NUSC). For programme application windows and the application process, please refer to RC programmes (RVRC programme & UTCP) and NUSC websites respectively. Students wishing to stay in their desired accommodation are expected to meet the prevailing admission criteria.
Students on Leave of Absence during the first two years will no longer be guaranteed and are required to submit an appeal for accommodation. The appeal will be reviewed and subject to approval by Office of Student Affairs.
Overseas SEP/NOC students are not assured of accommodation upon their return to NUS. Allocation will be based on the prevailing admission criteria.
Singapore PR student will be processed as a Singaporean applicant.
2nd year – International Students (excluding Singapore PR)
International students who submit their application within the 1st and 2nd application rounds for Semester 1 will be assisted with campus accommodation in year 2 of their studies in NUS (inclusive of the LOA period where applicable).
Year 2 international students who applied during the 1st and 2nd rounds and are not selected by the hostel of their choice will be randomly allocated subject to availability.
International students (who are in their third year onwards) wishing to stay in the halls, houses or residences are expected to meet the prevailing admission criteria.
For information about student life as an international student, click here.