University of the Free State UFS Residence and Accommodation Fees
University of the Free State UFS Residence Fees – Check below:
RESIDENCE AND ACCOMMODATION FEES
You or your parent/guardian or both are responsible for the full accommodation fee for the accommodation period. Tariffs for accommodation in the different residences and living units are available on request.
Contact Housing and Residence Affairs on +27 51 401 3455/3562 or visit www.ufs.ac.za and follow the links Students – Residences.
NB: Residential students must familiarise themselves with all policies regarding accommodation.
Breakage deposit (first placement in residence)
When you accept the accommodation offer, you must pay the breakage deposit.
Rules regarding deposits
You will forfeit the deposit you paid if accommodation has been allocated to you and a place has thus been reserved for you, when you:
•do not show up, or
•cancel your place after 31 December.
The breakage deposit may be used at the sole discretion of the university to recover any contingencies resulting in costs, losses, damages, penalties, etc.
The breakage deposit will ONLY be refunded if you:
•do not comply with admission requirements;
•are not selected for a specific course;
submit a satisfactory medical certificate as motivation for cancellation;
leave at the end of the accommodation term. The breakage deposit will be transferred to your tuition-fees account, and if this results
in a credit on the account, the credit may be paid out on request.
Accommodation costs in case of cancellation of studies
First-year students: If you stay in a residence and cancel your accommodation during the first term of the academic year, you will be responsible for accommodation fees up to the date of cancellation. If you cancel your accommodation during the second, third or fourth terms, you will be responsible for the full accommodation fee for the term in which the cancellation is submitted.
Meal fees and system
Paid meals are offered in the dining halls of Soetdoring and Roosmaryn as well as Vishuis Café on a cafeteria basis; you do not need to reserve meals in advance. You can deposit money for meals, which will be credited to your student card within 48 hours. There is no fixed amount payable; it depends on your budget.
At the end of each academic year, the credit available on your student card will automatically be transferred to your tuition-fees account.
Enquiries: Student Card Offices: +27 51 401 2799/3337 | firstname.lastname@example.org
FAMILY DISCOUNT ON TUITION AND/OR Accommodation FEES
If three or more students who are dependents from the same family (children, stepchildren, adopted children, but excluding children-in-law or married children) study at the university and/or stay in university residences at the same time, the following discount will be granted on the amount payable for residing in a UFS residence, and on modules the students are registered for:
•Three students: 10%
•Four or more students: 15%
Discounts will be granted on the following conditions:
•A discount may only be claimed for full-time undergraduate SA students.
•All dependents must be under the age of 26.
Students receiving any form of financial
aid for tuition and/or accommodation fees do not qualify for this discount.
The discount will be recalculated if one
or more of the students discontinue their studies or leave the residence.
•Family discounts are not given automatically. You must apply for family discount in writing and must present evidence of relationships.
The full particulars of the students concerned must be submitted.
•A discount may only be claimed for the current academic year.
•Family discount will only be given on module and accommodation fees.