International students at Universitas Sebelas Maret have the following housing options to choose from.
1. University Dormitory
Both local and international students can live in the dormitory at Universitas Sebelas Maret. Before arriving at UNS, international students should notify International Office (IO) of UNS of their preferred accommodation. If students wish to stay in the university dormitory, IO UNS will assist them in making the necessary reservations.
Facilities & Fee
The university dormitory offers shared rooms with two beds and one bathroom. The room has additional furniture such as a table, chairs, and a small wardrobe. Every floor of the dormitory has a shared kitchen. The dormitory building does not have a laundry room, but laundry services are available in the surrounding area. Male students pay IDR 850,000 in dormitory fees, while female students pay IDR 900,000 (water and electricity included). If students misplace their dormitory key, they may be charged for a replacement key.
During their stay, students are expected to follow dormitory rules and to be considerate and respectful. Students are not permitted to bring guests, especially those of a different gender, to stay in the dormitory. Any damage to the dormitory facilities may allow the dormitory management to levy a fee on the students.
Repair and Maintenance
Students can contact the dormitory officer during office hours (8.30 AM – 4 PM) if something in their room needs to be repaired.
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2. Other housing options
If students prefer to live in other housings, they can rent a boarding house near the university.
House for Rent (Rumah Kontrak)
Several students rent and share a single unfurnished house (though only a few have simple beds and desks/chairs). This type of house typically has 2-5 bedrooms, a shared garage, a living room, a bathroom, a kitchen, and other house amenities. The rate typically begins at IDR 15,000,000 per year.
Room for Rent (Kamar Kos)
Many landlords will rent a house with ten or more furnished or unfurnished bedrooms. Students live together, usually sharing bathrooms (though many rooms now have private bathrooms) and the kitchen. Typically, the lease is for 6 or 12 months. The rate starts at around IDR 3,000,000 for six months and varies depending on the facilities.