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The Chinese University of Hong Kong
S.H. Ho College

Full Residence and Communal Dining Policies

(Last updated in March 2018)

1.Full residence policy

All students of S.H. Ho College are required to live in a hostel of the College during their Normative Period for Full Residence and Communal Dining (“normative period” in short). The duration of normative period is summarized in the Appendix “Normative Period for Full Residence and Communal Dining”.

Students within their normative period may apply for “Opt-out” to be exempted from Full Residence for valid reasons such as overseas exchange programmes or internship programme for one term or one academic year. S.H. Ho College will consider each application according to the reason(s) of application, and reserves the right to approve and reject any opt-out application.

Students beyond their normative period may apply for “Opt-in” to be arranged hostel accommodation. The results of “Opt-in” applications are not guaranteed. S.H. Ho College will consider each application according to the reason(s) stated and the availability of hostel places——the priority of hostel places are given to newly admitted students and to students within their normative period.

2. Communal dining policy

All students of S.H. Ho College are required to take part in communal dinners and high table dinners during their Normative Period for Full Residence and Communal Dining. The duration of normative period is summarized in the Appendix “Normative Period for Full Residence and Communal Dining”.

Students within their normative period may apply for “Opt-out” to be exempted from Communal Dining for valid reasons such as overseas exchange programmes or internship programme for one term or one academic year. S.H. Ho College will consider each application according to the reason(s) of application, and reserves the right to approve and reject any opt-out application.

Students beyond their normative study period may apply for “Opt-in” to participate in communal dinners. The results of “Opt-in” applications are not guaranteed. S.H. Ho College will consider each application according to the reason(s) stated.

Appendix: Normative_Period_for_Full_Residence_and_Communal_Dining_March_2018_English

For details, please click to see “S.H. Ho College Communal Dining Registration and Attendance

 

Enquiries

For current students

 Mr. Emery Chan
 Phone: 3943 1442
 Email:  emerychan@cuhk.edu.hk

For prospective students

 Ms. Carrie Chan
 Phone: 3943 1447
 Email:  carriechan@cuhk.edu.hk