Student Housing

Online Application

With the gradual and calibrated re-opening of the campus for the new Academic Year 2020/2021 (AY2020/21), the freshmen housing application exercise will open. 

Please note that successful applicants will be informed by 24 July 2020, however the check-ins for successful applicants will be conducted in phases and will be announced at a later date in accordance with guidelines from the Ministry of Education on the prevailing COVID-19 situation.

You have to accept the offer of admission electronically before you are able to proceed to apply online for student housing.

Application for Semester 1 AY20/21 will be done via HAS's website ( from 17 June 2020 to 29 June 2020 (both dates inclusive). The application period and timings are as follows:-

Application starts   :  17 June 2020, 0900 hrs SGT

Application closes  :  29 June 2020, 1700 hrs SGT 

For reference:

  1. The course information is available on the undergraduate course registration system and the undergraduate course registration for Semester 1 AY2020/21 is from 15 June to 3 July 2020.  NIE students will be informed separately.
  2. For Semester 1 of AY2020/21 commencing in August 2020, all lectures will be delivered online, and students are expected to be present on campus in smaller groups for in-person tutorials and lab work.

All students interested to apply for on-campus housing for AY2020/21 must submit their housing applications online by the stipulated closing date and time. Housing applications are not processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Late applications will not be accepted.

Hall and Room Allocation

Allocations are done through a computer balloting exercise, assigning successful applicants to any one of the Halls of Residence. New students in the Premier Scholars Programme (except for Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP)) and LKCMedicine, MBBS shall reside in either Crescent Hall or Pioneer Hall while new REP students shall reside in either Binjai Hall, Tanjong Hall or Banyan Hall. New REP students can only apply for a twin-sharing room and will be staying with a non-REP student as their roommate.

New students may indicate their preference for either a single or twin-sharing room, air-conditioned or non-air-conditioned room. Assignments to preferred room types are subject to availability from the rooms set aside for new students. 

Application with Roommate

For application to twin-sharing room, NTU or NIE new students can indicate each other as roommates. Applicants will be assigned to another room type if the preferred room type is not available.  

For application to twin-sharing room with a senior roommate (must be siblings of the same gender), applicant will be allocated to the choice of Hall and room indicated by the senior. The senior would have already submitted an application and if successful, will be informed of the Hall and room allocated. The freshman or Direct Entry Student (DES) will make an online application indicating the Hall his/her sibling is offered.

Choosing to stay with a freshman or Direct Entry Student (DES) who is already staying in a Hall of Residence because of the Special Term is not possible due to the different application periods.

In view of the current phased admission to Hall and room, please note that there is no guarantee that the preferred roommate pairing will be maintained.

Application Fee

An application fee of $16.05 (inclusive of prevailing GST) is payable and is non-refundable. An email notification will be sent to student in early July on modes of payment for this application fee. The submitted application is valid only when payment of the application fee is made.  

Current Hall Rental Rates

The Hall rental rates on per-person-per-month basis for a single room or a twin-sharing room ranges from S$265 – S$605 and the rental rates are subject to revision.  Each Hall's rental rates, click here.

Students are advised to check their NTU student email account for billing of accommodation fees and are encouraged to pay the accommodation fees through GIRO, a system of direct debiting and crediting of bank accounts. It provides the added convenience of not having to make a trip to One Stop@SAC as well as avoiding late charges as deduction of fees will be done automatically.

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