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Am I eligible to apply the Residential College?

1. All students are eligible to apply the Residential College, except Students in the following categories are not eligible for residential colleges application: (1) Termination of study or (2) Programme completion or (3) Leave of study or (4) Outbound exchange/ Full-time internship/placement programmes.

How can I apply the Residential College?

For all new local students, you can submit an application on eCampus from 15-17 August 2018.

What is the application deadline?

The application deadline for all new local students is 23:59:59, 23 August 2018.

Is late application accepted?

4. Normally, late application is not accepted. However, if you have strong reasons for the late application, discretion maybe made based on the evidences you provided. Your application will be handled as a late application. However, priority will be given to students who submit necessary documents before the deadline.

How much is the Residential College Fee “RC Fee”?

5. The RC Fee are as below, a. 2-bed Room: HKD17,170 (Include HKD700 Residential Colleges Life activities; HKD1,830 per month) b. 3-bed Room: HKD15,640 (Include HKD700 Residential Colleges Life activities; HKD1,660 per month) c. 4-bed Room: HKD14,200 (Include HKD700 Residential Colleges Life activities; HKD1,500 per month)

Can I stay for 1 semester only?

The residential period is on an academic year basis. If you wish to stay in semester 1 only, you are required to submit withdrawal before commencement of semester 2.

What are the allocation criteria?

The allocation is based on the scoring system, from high to low. It includes maximum of 50 points for home distance and 15 points for outstanding performance in the past 3 years.

Can I have a single room?

No single room are provided.

Can I choose my roommate(s)?

8. The roommate matching exercise is on a random basis. However, request for any offer/room amendment should be applied via room swapping application procedures under the mutual agreement of involved students and the endorsement of RC Masters after move in (i.e. 1 September 2018). The application period will be opened after the third week in September. All new students are only allowed to apply ONCE during their entire study period.

How will I be being informed the application result?

We will send you the result on 23 August 2018 via HSMC email account. And you can check the details of the result on the eCampus.

Do you accept late payment for the RC Fee?

Late payment is not allowed due to fairness to other applicants.

How long is the residential period?

The residential period for academic year 2018/19 is 1 September 2018 to 31 May 2019, noon. The collection of RC fee payment will be done on semester basis.