Advisory and Updates on COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019):

Check-in/out dates for graduate* students (AY2021)

July 2021 housing application exercise


Early check-in period
(optional & subject to availability and additional charges) 
Check-in date/time^
(Contract start date) 
Check-out date/time^
(Contract end date) 
New students (Sep 2021 intake) &
Current students (non-residents)
6 to 11 Sep 2021 12 Sep 2021
(9.00am to 1.00pm)
3 Sep 2022
(9.00am to 11.00am)
Current students (current residents) N.A. 4 Sep 2021
(continues from end of current housing contract)
3 Sep 2022
(9.00am to 11.00am)

* Applicable to PhD / EngD / MEng / MIbD and MNEED students. The check-out date for MNEED students will be adjusted according to the course end date; this will be communicated separately to the relevant students. For other graduate students, please refer to the corresponding webpages for more information.

^ Timing is subject to change due to implementation of safe management measures

  • Residents are expected to stay for the full duration of the housing contract. Those who shorten or cancel their stay may be imposed cancellation charges.

  • ​Students who are due to be conferred before the end of the above housing periods will have their housing end dates adjusted accordingly.
  • Students are to check-in and check-out during the dates/timing indicated above unless otherwise informed. Administrative fees may be applicable for check-in/check-out outside of the designated dates/times or outside of office hours.

  • Those who wish to check-in during the early check-in period are to email at least two weeks before the intended check-in date. Requests are subject to availability and are not guaranteed.

  • Students moving in before the contract start date will be charged accordingly for additional nights. Those checking in later than the contract start date are liable for the full student housing fees based on the housing contract unless otherwise informed.

  • Residents who wish to apply for a short extension of stay beyond the official check-out date are to email at least two weeks before the official check-out date (contract end date). All requests are subject to availability.

  • Residents who fail to vacate their accommodation by the check-out date and time may be subject to disciplinary action by the University and are liable for late check-out charges/additional nightly charges at rates determined by the University. The Office of Housing will take appropriate measures to recover the room and/or apartment.

  • For more details, refer to the list of housing-related charges (login required) or refer to the housing offer email.

Contact Us

For queries, please email

The above information is correct as of 25 Jun 2021 and is subject to change.