Important Note: These FAQs apply for students seeking to live on-campus during the Summer and has been contextualized to the current COVID-19 situation in Singapore.
Each summer, the College offers housing for students staying in Singapore for work or research purposes. On-campus summer housing is a privilege and is not guaranteed to students. The Code of Student Conduct is fully enforceable during the summer period. Failure to adhere to it may result in the immediate termination of a student’s summer housing, among other things.
Summer Housing will start from 11th May 2020 till 6th August 2020.
The Dean of Students Office coordinates summer housing details. Please refer to the information below for details regarding summer housing:
Important Forms and Links
Summer Housing Application (by 27 Apr 2359hrs)
Financial Assistance Application for Summer Housing (by 27 Apr 2359hrs)
Summer Housing will be charged at $200 per week.
All previous applications since applications opened on 20th March are valid and will be reviewed accordingly. If you have submitted multiple applications due to changing specific circumstances, please note that we will only consider your latest application submitted before 27th April 2359hrs.
Yes, in these extraordinary times, we are allowing graduating students to apply for summer housing.
You might have to move to a different suite if you are the only person in your current suite, or if we need to turnover your suite for incoming students near the start of the semester.
You may only apply for Summer Housing with a minimum 2 week stay.
No. You will only be allowed to check-in and out once throughout the duration of the summer break.
Yes. You will need to reprogram your card at Infra on your semester room move-in day.
Unfortunately, NUS halls/residences may not be able to house students over the summer in light of COVID-19. Please consider off-campus housing in addition to Yale-NUS summer housing (check out the resource compiled by StuGov as linked below).
If you require financial assistance for housing fees, please apply by 27 April 2359hrs. This is a separate form from the summer housing form, (link above), and all previous submissions (even before Circuit Breaker) are still valid.
Please speak to Ms. Carol from Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org for discussions on financial assistance options.
A limited number of rooms will be offered for December Housing on-campus at Yale-NUS College for AY19/20. December housing is not-guaranteed and subject to approval on a case-to-case basis. Students are expected to substantiate their applications with documents to validate their need for Housing on campus over the winter break. Students requiring financial assistance may approach our Student Services team at Yale-NUS College for more information.
Students will apply for December housing through an application form released in late September. Applications will close on 13th October at 2359 (11.59pm)
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications in late October.
Students requiring financial aid will also be interviewed in mid-October to assess their need.
Final room allocations will be released to successful applicants in November.
Cancellations upon approval of your application will incur a $200 penalty fee.
Yes. All students applying to December Housing will be required to provide a valid reason for their stay with attached substantiating documents.
Typical justifications for December housing include:
Your application form will be rejected if you do not substantiate your need for housing over the winter break.
December Housing will be charged at $200 per week.
Yes. You will be required to stay for the entire duration of the winter break, from the 9 of December 2019 to the 9 of January 2020.
Yes. You will be required to gather your personal belongings from your current room and move to a winter suite where you will be housed with other winter housing residents.
This is to ensure better management of residents’ needs and for the safety and security of everyone living on campus during the break.
No. Card access to your room will be deactivated on your move-out day – 9 December 2019
December Housing will only include accommodation as the dining halls will not be open for students during the winter break.
No. Students must adhere to the strict deadline set out by the Dean of Students Office.
Yes. Once your application has been approved, no changes or cancellations will be allowed.
Cancellations will incur a $200 penalty fee.
Unfortunately, with limited available rooms for December Housing, we will not be able to accommodate all applicants. Decisions on your applications are made after careful consideration of your need and overall situation.
We will not be accepting any appeals.
You may apply to NUS Housing options if needed. Do note that there may be black-out dates at NUS Housing between 9 December 2019 to 9 January 2020. It would be best to approach the respective halls of residence to find out more.
You are encouraged to also explore various short term off-campus options .
Check in to your winter room can only be done on the last day of move-out, on the 9 December from 9am onwards. Check-in to your December Housing room can be done at the Residential College Office between 9am to 12pm or 2pm to 5pm.
You will NOT be allowed to check-in after office hours, or on weekends or public holidays.
No. You will be allocated a room based on operational and administrative requirements. We are only able to cater to medical requirements and gender preferences (single or mixed-gender suites)
Yes. You will be required to get your card reprogrammed at Infra on the 9 December between 9am to 12pm or 2pm to 5pm.
Yes. You will be required to get your card re-programmed at Infra on the 9 December between 9am to 12pm or 2pm to 5pm.
Any items left in the rooms and suites after checkout will immediately be disposed of by housekeeping staff as per the Code of Student Conduct. Students will also be charged labour and administrative costs in addition to a fine.
Your room and suite must be left in the exact move-in condition. Students who have received fines previously may be subject to a higher fine and potentially a conduct hearing.
It is the collective responsibility for all residents in the suite to ensure that the suite is left in move-in condition prior to check-out. If it is impossible to ascertain the individual(s) responsible for any violation of the housing guidelines, all suite mates will receive a minimum fine of $30 per person.
This amount is strictly non-negotiable.
No. Guests are strictly not allowed to live in your suite over the winter break.
You may be subject to a conduct hearing should you be found in breach of this policy.