SUTD Graduate Housing Fees (AY2016/17) 

(Correct as of 2 November 2016)
Stay Period Room Type Housing Fees (incl. of GST)  Payment Schedule (12 Monthly payments)
1st payment in Sep 2016 & final payment in Aug 2017

Sep Intake - Sep 16 to Sep 17


Single, Non ensuite 


Single, Ensuite 


One bedroom, Ensuite 


Stay Period Room Type Housing Fees (incl. of GST)  Payment Schedule (7 Monthly payments)
1st payment in Feb 2017 & final payment in Aug 2017

Jan Intake - Jan 17 to Sep 17


Single, Non ensuite 


Single, Ensuite 


One bedroom, Ensuite 


  • From September 2016, the student housing fees for graduate students will be invoiced on a monthly basis.
  • Additional housing fees are payable if the check in date of the student is before the stay period start date.
  • The above housing fees will not be pro-rated if a student chooses to check in after the stay period start date except in situations where he/she was offered housing after the stay period start date.
  • The housing fees per month are calculated using the following: (Housing fees for Stay Period / No of months), rounded up to the nearest whole figure.
  • The housing fees are payable by month as indicated the above payment schedule. Payment is due one week from the invoice date (except for GIRO payments).
  • Students are liable for the entire housing fees as indicated above unless otherwise informed.
  • S$20 fee would be imposed for late payments.
  • A separate charge is payable for the usage of the room’s air conditioning which is on a “Pay as you use” scheme. The air con charges (domestic electrical tariff + 7% GST + 10% admin charge) are reviewed every 6 months.
  • For billing or payment related queries, please email

Payment Modes

  • Students are encouraged to pay their housing fees through:

Housing Related Fees and Charges (as of 27 July 17


Fees (incl. of GST) 

Housing Application Fees 

  • S$10.70 per application

  • Not applicable to Freshmores 

Damaged or lost property 

Cost of replacement + S$10.70 admin charge 

Damaged/lost room access card 

Cost of replacement* + S$10.70 admin charge *Waived till further notice 


S$10.70 admin charge 

Retrieval of items being confiscated for being placed at the corridor/common areas, causing obstruction 

S$10.70 admin charge 

Removal of unauthorised items from accommodation or common areas 

Removal cost + S$10.70 admin charge 

Cleaning of accommodation or common areas due to lack of proper care or maintenance 

Minimum cleaning cost of $26.75 to $53.50 or actual cost, whichever is higher

Usage of bar fridge (fridge needs to comply with requirements) in accommodation. 

  • $26.75 per term for fridge up to 50 litres (net capacity)

Air con charges 

  • Domestic electrical tariff + 10% admin charge.

  • Reviewed every 6 months. 

Acceptance fee 

  • An acceptance fee of S$200.00 for undergraduate housing and S$200 for post graduate housing is payable in order to confirm a student’s room reservation.

  • The acceptance fee will be offset against the housing fees.

  • Residents will be invoiced the balance of their housing fees after check in.

  • Not applicable to Freshmores. 

After Office Hours Check In 

S$16.05 admin charge is applicable

Welcome Pack

  • Consisting 2 sets of pillows, bed sheets (single size) and pillow cases.

  • Request is to be made in advance prior to checking in and subject to availability. 


Laundry/Dryer charges 

S$1.00 per cycle 

Cancelling or Shortening of stay. 

  • After check in:

    • If resident had stayed for more than 14 calendar days: Liable for entire length of stay housing fees.

    • If resident has stayed less or equal to 14 calendar days: liable for actual cost of stay till check out. In addition, the acceptance fee will be forfeited.

  • Before check in date:

    • Acceptance fee will be forfeited. 

Withdrawal from or Termination by the University 

  • After check in:
    • To pay for stay till check out date or official last date at SUTD, whichever is later.
    • Acceptance fee will be forfeited.
  • Before check in date:
    • Acceptance fee will be forfeited. 

Housing Fees 

Late fee 

S$20.00 per reminder. 

This list of charges is not exhaustive and may be reviewed and revised from time to time by SUTD. The University also reserves the right to impose other fees/charges as and when deemed necessary. Applicants and residents are advised to keep themselves updated on the latest list of charges by checking this webpage regularly.