We would like to welcome the new Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students to the University of Malaya and a delightful thanks to all of you for making our beloved varsity as your first choice of higher learning. We know that finding the right place to live during your time studying at University of Malaya is extremely important. Our accommodation will allow you to enjoy your time with us in safe, welcoming and sociable surroundings. University of Malaya will quickly turn to be your new home from your own home. But, we also would like to inform you that we only serve a fully furnished room at Residential Colleges on the campus for Undergraduate Students. While for Postgraduate Students, you need to find an alternative way to get your cosy room within off the campus although you can still apply and get a chance to stay on campus if there is any availability and vacancy offered for you.
For Undergraduate Students, we would like to inform you that on your first year of education term, you will be eligible automatically to accommodate our Residential Colleges as soon as you become one of our family members at the University of Malaya. As a guaranteed tenants, you need to grab this opportunity to be an active student at college, university, national or even international level in order to gain the merit points.
For your information, all merit points which had been collected by your participated activities will definitely support your application to secure your place at any On Campus Accommodation for the next semester. You may check the application on your official student account at MyUM and proceed to apply your accommodation for the next session. As for second year and above, you need to compete with other students so as to get your place secured for the next term by raising up your merit points before proceed to apply your next placement at any Residential College.
What happened if you get to know that you not meet our eligibility applicants to occupy at our On Campus Accommodation? Don’t get worry because we also provide you a list of Off-Campus Accommodation below to check the vacancies at any places with the given contact numbers or just simply click at their official website to deal with.
Last but not least, for applicants who had diagnosed with disabilities, we will give all possible support to help disabled students so as to secure their future accommodation for the next session which best suits their needs. Plus, you may also directly contact Za’ba Residential College at 03 – 7967 3420 if you need further information about disabled students’ accommodation and facilities offered for them. For your additional information, local Undergraduate students are charged with a nominal amount of RM 6.50 to RM 20.00 per day.
For Postgraduate Students, if you are interested to apply for our On Campus Accommodation, we would like to suggest you our homelike Residential Colleges. You may apply for them directly at the official office of Residential College the one you interested the most. To ease your matters, please proceed to the On Campus Accommodation list to take a look at the available Residential Colleges to accommodate.
You also may call the Residential College Official Office through the contact number given below in order to check the vacancies before making a direct application to secured your place. Besides, if there weren’t any vacancies at On Campus Accommodation, please don't worry because we also give you a multiple choices at Off Campus Accommodation so as to seek your private rented place to live nearby the campus.
In addition, you also may apply at our International House and it’s good to know that priority will be given to International Students who single or being accompanied by a partner or family. But, it is important to note that your approval application only depend on vacancies and NOT guaranteed to be approved if the accommodation has been fully occupied. For your additional information, residential fees for Postgraduate and international students are slightly higher depending on the room chosen and may be charged between RM 15.00 to RM 70.00 per day.