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Discretionary Hall Places

Discretionary Hall Places


From 19 June 2023, 09:00 am to 8 September 2023, 12:00 noon, application for discretionary hall places 2023/24 will be open to all full-time EdUHK students who have special reason(s) for on-campus accommodation.  Applicants can only apply for discretionary hall place to Dean of Students [Dean(S)] or a Warden. 


Consideration for discretionary hall places would be made on a case-by-case basis depending on urgent needs with reference, but not limit to:


  • Dean of Students’ Discretion:
    Health/family issue, contribution to the University, or other special reasons which cannot be reflected from Point System.
  • Wardens’ Discretion:
    Hall contribution and/or hall related roles.


Application should be made by duly completing the online application form and submitting related supporting documents. 


Important Notes:


  1. Applicants must read through the “Guidelines for Application on Student Accommodations 2023/24” on the Hall Management Section website carefully.
  2. Once an applicant is OFFERED a hall place in any round of hall application in 2023/24, his/her application for discretionary hall place 2023/24 will be terminated automatically without further notice. In the event that he/she applied for a whole year hall place through iHostel and being OFFERED a semester hall place, his/her application for discretionary hall place 2022/23 may be considered for the alternate semester.
  3. Applicants are required to provide ALL proofs in relation to the reason(s) mentioned in his/her application (which are issued within the period of last 6 -12 months before the application, which would be considered on a case-by-case basis on reasonable terms). SAO shall not request any documents/proofs from any organization/person on behalf of the applicant. Applications which are incomplete, and/or without relevant supporting document, will NOT be considered.
  4. Applicants are liable for all documents submitted during the application process. Applicants, who submitted fake documents/documents with incorrect contents, will be disqualified immediately without further notice.
  5. Late submission or application submitted through other means will NOT be accepted.
  6. The application, once submitted, cannot be changed or modified. In the event of repeated submission, only the latest submission will be processed.
  7. Due to limited quotas, applications will be determined on a case-by-case basis, those with greater/urgent on-campus accommodation needs will be accorded priority.
  8. If one’s application is successful, the successful applicant will only be guaranteed an on-campus hall place without any right to choose hall (except for Wardens’ discretionary hall place) or room type.
  9. All data collected will be used for application for discretionary hall place 2023/24, statistics and office record only.


The application result will be announced from late September to mid-October 2023. Only successful applicants will be notified by email separately.


For enquiries, please contact Hall Management Section at 2948 6868 or hall-sao@eduhk.hk