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Accommodation - A Home Away from Home

"More than just a roof @ APU!"

There are many options on housing while you study in Kuala Lumpur. Our Student Services provides accommodation services to help you make the right choice and find the accommodation you want. The university-managed accommodation is only for APU students and students coming with their family members need to opt for private accommodation, our staff would assist you to give you contact numbers of property agents.

Students from other states and countries may stay in the university-managed accommodation or arrange a private rental accommodation in apartments near campus.

You can find more detailed information on the accommodation options below.

APU Student Accommodation

APU provides fully-managed accommodation at a number of apartment buildings close to the campus, including Academia, Vista Komanwel, Fortune Park, Endah Promenade and Covillea Condominiums. You will have access to condominium facilities such as cafeteria, swimming pool, laundrette, convenience stores and a 24-hour security coverage. Students stay in the apartments where they occupy rooms on single, twin or triple sharing basis and have access to kitchen facilities and common area. Each apartment has 3 to 6 bedrooms with a living room.

How much will it cost?

Rental for each student ranges between RM250 to RM1840 per month, depending on the room size and facilities provided. The rooms are lent to students on single or twin sharing basis. Upon check-in to the accommodation students are advised to pay 2-month deposit and 1-month rental with respective cover charges. Note that rental rates may change from time to time. APU covers utility bills up to RM250 (USD 78) per month per apartment only for all Deluxe, Premium, Super Premium and Superior Apartments (excluding Standard Apartment).Students in Standard Apartments will pay for utilities on 'Pay as you use' basis.

For more detailed information on the prices please refer to the Accommodation Form.

What are the types of APU Accommodation?

How do I apply for this accommodation?

Speak to our Student Services at (+603) 8996 1000 or email students@apu.edu.my for information on available types of accommodation, facilities and price. We will guide you until you are settled with the appropriate accommodation unit.

You can also download and fill in the Accommodation Form and then send it to us via email.

Please note that room sizes are available on a first come, first served basis.

How do I get to campus?

APU provides a free shuttle bus service from the accommodation which leaves on half-hourly basis. Please be sure to show your transport card to the bus driver to use the service.

Private accommodation

Besides our managed accommodation, you can arrange your accommodation in privately owned houses and apartments. Unless you have your friends or relatives who have already prepared for your accommodation, you must come to KL at least 2 or 3 weeks before your course starts, because looking for a suitable place to stay could be tedious and time-consuming.

You have the options to share a room with someone, rent a single room to yourself, or rent a house or an apartment and share it with your friends.

Rules and Regulations

  • Students staying in the university managed accommodation are responsible for all items within the apartments and would pay for any damages during their stay.
  • Students should respect the other occupant’s privacy and do not make excessive noise or hold gathering in the units and facilities in the apartments without prior approval from the University.
  • No visitors should be in the accommodation after 10 PM and smoking and alcohol are prohibited at all times.