Students applying to the Halls
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 (RAS)
Participating Groups for RAS in AY2021/22
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for RAS in AY2021/22
Below is the timeline for RAS:-
|22 Dec 2020
||OSA (Student Organisations) will send email invite to official and active Societies and Interest Groups registered with OSA to participate in RAS.
|By 15 Jan 2021
||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.
|By end of Jan 2021
||OSA (Student Organisations) will send email to inform Societies and Interest Groups, who have submitted their required documents by 15 Jan 2021, on their outcome for their RAS application.
|15 Feb 2021
||OSA (Hostel Admission Services) will send email to inform participating RAS groups to submit their nomination list.
|Deadline for submission of nomination list from participating RAS groups.
|22 Mar 2021
||Deadline 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).
|1 Apr 2021
||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).
|5 Apr 2021
||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 University Scholars Programme (USP). For programme application windows and the application process, please refer to RC programmes (RVRC programme & UTCP) and USP 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 2 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)
Students are assured of an accommodation in year 2 of their studies in NUS subject to the submission of a valid hostel application. This is only valid for semester 1 applications submitted within the stipulated exercise periods. Students who are unable to secure an accommodation via the prevailing admission criteria will be processed last and randomly allocated based on availability.
International students (who are in their third year onwards) wishing to stay in the halls or residences are expected to meet the prevailing admission criteria.
For information about student life as an international student, click here.