Application Procedure

The College of Alice & Peter Tan embraces diversity and strives to achieve that. We encourage all students who are interested in the living and learning experience that residential colleges offer to submit their application.

For admissions in AY2019/2020:

Incoming Freshman:  The application window for incoming students int oUTown College Programme (UTCP) will open from 11 March 2019 (09:00am) to 22 April 2019 (23:59pm).

As there will only be one application window, you are strongly encouraged to apply even if you have not received an offer to join an undergraduate degree programme in NUS yet. Click here to find out more about the UTCP.

Candidates interested to gain admission to the UTCP at the College of Alice & Peter Tan may apply here.

All candidates will be asked to submit essays as part of the application process. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

Interview period (tentative) for candidates who are shortlisted for an interview: 30 Apr – 27 May 2019 (weekdays only, further details will be provided via emails to the shortlisted candidates)

Before accessing the UTCP application system, please note the following:

  • For incoming freshmen, admission into the UTCP at the College of Alice & Peter Tan is contingent upon your acceptance of an offer to study in NUS.
  • All candidates should familiarize yourselves with the curriculum requirements here.
  • You may indicate your preference for the College of Alice & Peter Tan in your application, but your eventual College placement (if selected) may be different.
  • Meals are considered part of community life, and it is compulsory for all students to purchase a meal plan if admitted to the College. Please refer to our FAQ for more information.

After successful admission to the UTCP

The candidates are required to complete a room registration process at the Office of Student Affairs’ University Hostel Management System (UHMS) portal.

The UHMS portal is only available to candidates who have been offered admission to the College of Alice & Peter Tan and an NUS undergraduate programme.