How much does it cost to stay in CAPT?
Here are the *current room and meal plan rates.
Rates for different room types in CAPT
Non A/C : Non air-conditioned
A/C : Air-conditioned
6 bdrm apt : 6-bedroom apartment (single rooms with a shared living room)
Meal Plan Rates
Students staying in the Residential Colleges are required to subscribe to meal plans.
No meal plan during vacation periods.
In the event that the meal rates are pro-rated, a daily rate will be used.
*This information in the above tables is correct as of January 2017. Do refer to the this website for the most updated information.
Is the meal plan compulsory?
Yes, it is compulsory for all students to purchase a meal plan if admitted to the College as meals are considered part of community life.
What are the meals provided at the dining hall?
Meals are served six days per week. On weekdays, breakfast and dinner will be provided. On weekends, only breakfast on Saturdays and dinner on Sundays will be provided. For more details, please refer to here
What kind of food choices are available?
Various type of meals (Western, Asian, Vegetarian, Indian, Halal) are available. You will use a meal credit for each meal. Items from the Salad & Fruit, and Drinks sections are free-flow.
How many sets of meal can I take per meal-time?
You can tap your card up to three times per meal-time.
Do unused meal credits rollover?
There is a 2-week rollover period for unused meal credits. Meal credits for breakfast are not transferable to dinner.
How many meal credits do I get for each semester?
You will receive 12 meals per week throughout the semester, from dinner on the first evening of the semester up till the last day of the exam week. Bear in mind that credits for each meal expire after 2 weeks.
How do I check the number of credits that I have?
When is the first and last meal of the meal plan for every semester?
The meals arrangement for every semester starts with Dinner on the eve of the first day on every semester and ends with Breakfast on the last day on every semester.
Can I continue to stay at the College during the vacation period?
Vacation stay is possible at an additional charge. However, please note that meal plans are not provided during the vacation period. If you would like to stay at the college during this period, there is a separate application. Please approach the College Office at Level B1 for more details.
Can I choose my room and with whom I will share the suite?
You may indicate your preference to live in a single room along a common corridor or in a suite (aircon/non-aircon). All the rooms are equipped with ceiling fans. You may refer to http://nus.edu.sg/ohs/current-residents/students/rooms.php
As we would like to provide you with opportunities to meet new people and embrace diversity, students are randomly allocated to their rooms based on floor preferences and room types (subjected to room availability during the application period) indicated by you via the University Hostel Management System (UHMS).
How can I go about requesting for room change?
You can email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Room change requests are subject to very limited availability and it is generally possible only to grant them in extenuating circumstances such as certified medical conditions. Where there are medical grounds for the request, the resident should provide supporting documents from an NUS UHWC doctor to certify their condition.