The application of Postgraduate House (PGH) accommodation for the 2nd semester of Academic Year 2023/2024 (hereinafter referred to as “AY2023/2024”) is now opened for NEW and Returning Postgraduate Students* from 14 November 2023 to 20 November 2023. Details of the application are as follows:
A. Eligible Applicants: NEW PG students, resuming PG students and returning active PG students* who need an accommodation at the Postgraduate House for the 2nd semester of AY2023/2024, but the following courses are excluded:
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
Doctor of Education (EdD/DED)
Doctor of Public Administration (DPA)
Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma Programmes
*If you are currently staying in our Postgraduate House dormitory, you DO NOT need to submit this application. Eligible residents will have their accommodation automatically renewed.
#For new move-in students, students are required to complete the PGH move-in procedure within the first month of the relative stay period in person. Otherwise, the bedspace will be cancelled automatically. A 1-month residence fee will be charged for this kind of case.
Payment period of the PGH residence fee for the 2nd semester of AY2023/2024
A debit note will be issued to the student’s ISW account around 1 month after the move-in procedure is completed. The payment period shall be subject to the e-debit note.
C. Notes for applicants:
I. Please note that the number of bedspaces in PGH is limited, applicants should submit the application within the application period.
II. Late applications will NOT be accepted. Even if students are willing to accept the penalties, SRS will not entertain. Any decision made by SRS shall be final.
III. After renewal for existing PGH residents, the remaining bedspaces will be allocated to eligible applicants according to the approval criteria stipulated in the “Guidelines for Assessing the Applications for UM PGH Accommodation”.
IV. Students who are not offered bedspaces will be placed on a waiting list in a sequence decided according to the above-mentioned guidelines. If there are bedspaces released from students who fail to settle the payment or from students who cancel their applications, the bedspaces will be allocated according to the order of the waiting list, except for the situation mentioned in article 4 of the above-mentioned guidelines. Students will be informed of the offers by emails. Besides, those students might need to arrange off-campus accommodation themselves. For off-campus accommodation information, please refer to Student Resources Section (Student Housing) website (https://srs.sao.um.edu.mo/).
V. Arrangement of various room types for applicants who have been approved for accommodation of the 2nd semester of AY2023/2024:
a) Married couples are eligible for suites, only if both individuals are registered UM postgraduate students.
b) In case of the situation listed below, the other party of the marriage who gets approval for the application for PGH accommodation will be allocated to the bedspace in PGH buildings according to the gender.
– Either party of the marriage who have reached the maximum study period / received an eviction order / whose status have been changed to non-active, such as “graduated”, “withdrawal”, “deferred” and “inactive”, etc,
– Either party of the marriage did not submit the application for PGH accommodation;
– Either party of the marriage did not get the approval for the application for PGH accommodation;
– Either party of the marriage completes the move-out procedure.
c) SRS will assign the suite(s) randomly to successful applicants and no further adjustment would be allowed for room allocation.
V.2 Single room:
a) In case there are vacant single rooms, priority of single room allocation will be given to PhD applicants first. When the number of available rooms is insufficient, it will be decided by a draw.
b) SRS will assign the single room(s) randomly to successful applicants and no further adjustment would be allowed for room allocation.
V.3 S2-S4 shared room / W32 shared room:
a) Applicants who have already matched with a student who is currently living alone in a shared room will be arranged first. In case of any inconsistent information, both students cannot stay together and will be allocated randomly by SRS.
b) For other shared room applicants, the SRS will assign a roommate according to student’s sleeping time. Students might be assigned a roommate who has a different sleeping schedule due to room availability on-site.
c) When the number of available rooms is insufficient, it will be decided by a draw.
d) Location arrangement of shared room(s): When the number of available bedspaces in the same location is insufficient, it will be decided by a draw. For applicants who are not successfully allocated to their preferred location, the SRS will assist to adjust their location according to actual conditions.
e) SRS will assign the shared room(s) randomly to successful applicants and no further adjustment would be allowed for room allocation.
f) Since W32 dormitory is equipped with a central cooking area, SRS strongly urges applicants who have cooking needs should choose W32 as your preferred location.
VI. For applicants who have be allocated to a single room OR a suite, the residence period will end on 31 May 2024. No matter which month students move-in / change to a single room or a suite, all single rooms and suites (including medical reasons) will be allocated all over again in June every year. If student would like to continue to stay in the same room type onward, they have to apply for single room and suite again in the application which will open at the end of February to mid-March of 2024 (the specific application period is subject to the actual announcement). The arrangement of single room / suite allocation will be subjected to the announcement in due course. Rooms are not guaranteed and are subject to the final approval.
VII. According to Article 39 of the Personnel Statue of UM and Article 18 of Chapter 7 of Regulations of the Personnel Affairs of the UM about the attribution of housing subsidy, UM staff is not eligible to receive the housing subsidy when he/she successfully applied for the housing provided by UM or any public entities, including the Student Dormitory (i.e. Postgraduate House).
VIII. Room assignment is arranged by SRS. For any room with vacant bedspaces, SRS reserves all rights to assign other students to them at any moment.
IX. For more information about Postgraduate House, Postgraduate House Resident Rules and Accommodation Fee and Charges, you may refer to the following link: https://srs.sao.um.edu.mo/accommodation-news-and-updates/ X. SRS has the right to make the final decision.
D. Application Procedure:
For NEW PG students and resuming PG students who will be admitted in the 2nd semester of AY2023/2024, please note that the application form has been sent by email. Students who need on-campus accommodation should follow the instructions stated in the email and submit the application within the specified period.
I. Log-in at: https://go.um.edu.mo/z1774fil; input your student ID no. and password.
(To ensure that you can read the full terms and conditions of application, it is recommended to use a computer to browse)
II. Fill in the on-line application form;
III. Ensure the application information is filled-in correctly before submission as changes are not permitted once the submission is made;
IV. Upon completion, click “YES” and you will see this “GREEN TICK” for a successful submission;
V. Students will receive a confirmation email in their UM student email accounts after the application form is successfully submitted.
VI. If NO confirmation is received, which means the delivery of application is unsuccessful, students should contact SRS to review the application and re-submit again. Otherwise, the accommodation request will not be considered after the application period.
VII. Applicants with Macao Resident Identity Card who do not have a residence in Macao must also fill out the “Declaration of No Residence in Macao” and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application will not be considered due to late submission or declaration. Declaration of No Residence in Macao 在澳無住所聲明書(003).pdf
VIII. Notes for Application Procedure:
a) Each applicant can only fill in one (1) application form. If more than one (1) applications were received, only the earliest submission will be taken into account.
b) Students should read and complete the form carefully.
c) Please ensure the application information is filled-in correctly before submission, as changes are not permitted after submission.
d) The alert will pop-up at the top-left corner if there is any missing field.
e) This form serves as application only; the final arrangement is subjected to availability and the draw result.
f) SRS has the rights to make the final decision.
E. PGH Residence Fee:
Residence Fee for the 2nd semester of Academic Year 2023/2024 (MOP)
(1 couple in a room)
South Zone – S1
(1 student in a room)
South Zone – S1 to S4
S2-S4 Shared Room
(2 students in a room)
South Zone – S2 to S4
W32 Shared Room
(2 students in a room)
West Zone – W32
(4 residents in two adjacent room will share one bathroom)
(mainly for students with physical disabilities; 1 student in a room)
South Zone – S2 (G/F)
West Zone – W32 (1/F)
Notes for PGH Residence Fee:
a) Students whose application of PGH accommodation in the 2nd semester of AY2023/2024 is accepted will be required to pay their residence fee within the payment period stated in the schedule under Point B.
b) If NO residence fee is received by the payment deadline, the application will be cancelled automatically and NO bed space will be reserved.
c) Students, who have paid the PGH residence fee and decided to move-out from PGH within the first 3 months of the residence period of the 2nd semester of AY2023/2024 (i.e. 1 January 2024 to 31 March 2024), PGH residence fee will be refunded in proportion to students ONLY with reasons of graduation, exchange (with supporting documents), medical issues (with medical certificates from hospitals in Macao). For the amount of refundable residence fee, please refer to “PGH Refund Terms and Conditions”. No refund will be given to the students who moved-out without aforesaid reasons or moved-out on or after 1 April 2024.
d) For details of the PGH residence fee, refund terms and conditions and other fees, please refer to this link (https://srs.sao.um.edu.mo/pgh-mangement/).
For enquiries, please contact Student Housing office at 8822 2660 during office hours or email to email@example.com. Thank you for your kind attention.
I. 由於研究生宿舍床位有限, 請務必於申請日期內進行申請。
IV. 不獲安排宿位的學生將被列入候補名單，名單按上述《指引》規定的審批順序排列。若已獲批宿位的申請人逾期繳費或取消申請，其宿位將按候補名單依序遞補 (上述《指引》第四條所指的情況不在此限)，學生資源處將以電郵通知候補名單上獲批宿位的申請人。此外，不獲安排宿位的學生有可能需自行安排校外住宿。有關校外住宿的基本資訊，請參閱學生資源處 (學生住宿) 網頁 (https://srs.sao.um.edu.mo/)。
V.3 S2-S4雙人房 / W32雙人房:
f) 由於西三十二 (W32) 宿舍設有中央煮食區，學生資源處強烈呼籲有煮食需求的申請人，應選擇申請W32宿舍。
VI. 申請人若被安排入住單人房或套房，住宿期限到2024年5月31日為止。無論學生於任何月份入住單人間或套房，單人間和套房 (包括健康等個人原因) 將於每年6月重新分配。學生如需繼續留於同一房型，需在2024年2月下旬至3月中旬期間開放之申請中再次選擇該房型 (具體申請期以實際公佈為準)，房間分配安排按當時公佈為準。 房型不保證能成功分配，以最終批准為準。
IX. 有關研究生宿舍、宿舍規則及規條以及宿舍費用，請參閱以下網頁: https://srs.sao.um.edu.mo/accommodation-news-and-updates/
a) 每個名申請人只能填寫一份申請表。 如果收到超過一份申請，則以第一份申請為準。
e) 此表格僅作申請用途，申請結果視乎房間空缺情況而定及抽籤結果 (當申請人數超出床位數量) 而定。
無障礙房 (主要供肢體障礙宿生; 供一名宿生)
c) 若學生已繳納住宿費後決定在2023/2024學年第二學期住宿期首三個月內遷離宿舍(即2024年1月4日至2024年3月31日)，住宿費用僅退還予因下列原因遷離宿舍的同學：畢業﹑外出交流(需附相關證明文件)﹑醫療原因(需附上由澳門醫院發出的健康狀況證明書）。其它原因遷離宿舍的學生 或 於2023年4月1日或之後遷離宿舍的學生，住宿費將不獲退還。