Hostel and Transportation
SUC offers self-sufficient hostel rooms on a twin sharing basis where each room is equipped with study tables, chairs, single beds, cupboards, table lamps, curtains and other necessary equipment. Skyline has authorised staff member to manage the students. The apartments are fully furnished with provision for self-cooking. Maintenance and housekeeping are managed by the Management. The policies of the hostel contribute to the healthy environment, commitment and discipline among the students. Students on Skyline visa whose parents are not in UAE should stay in the accommodation provided by the SUC. The students are encouraged to develop community life and inculcate the spirit of tolerance, thus taking care of their psychological and emotional problems and shape themselves to be better citizens. It is in this spirit that the rules and regulations are framed for the orderly and peaceful living.
Facilities and Services
i. Internal Hostel (Boys/Male employees)
ii. External Hostel (Girls/Female employees)
iv. Recreation facilities
v. Transport during weekends
i. Internet (For the Internal Hostel only)
ii. Grocery items are available (For the Internal Hostel only)
iii. Picnics, Get together, Birth Day Parties etc.
iv. Chef’s service is available
v. Health/Medical support for students in emergencies
Admission to Hostel
i. Students seeking admission in hostel must fill the hostel application form at the time of admission in the SUC.
ii. Application for admission to the furnished apartment must be submitted to the Finance Department. HRD must be given request in case of employees.
iii. Admission to the hostel is strictly based on first come first serve basis.
iv. First preference is given to the international students who are on SUC visa.
v. In case accommodation is still available local students will be considered.
vi. Each student residing in the hostel must pay a caution deposit of AED.1000/- which is refundable at the time of check out after adjusting any charges due against.
vii. Local guardians, if any, should be authorized by the parent.
viii. Application for admission to the hostel must be submitted to the Finance Department.
ix. The right of admission to the hostel is reserved. Admission to the University Hostel will not be made as a matter of routine and it will be at the discretion of the Management.
x. Students with chronic medical problems will not be admitted to the Hostel. By chance, if any student with chronic medical problem gets admitted to the hostel, he/she will be asked to vacate the room immediately, when it is brought to the notice of the Hostel Management to enable the student to have proper medical care by the parent/guardian.
xi. Weekend students can avail the hostel facility with the permission of the hostel in-charge, after remitting the fee in the finance department
xii. Bachelor staff/faculty also can avail the hostel rooms on a monthly basis as per availability and approval by the SUC Management.
i. Strict silence should be observed between 10:30 pm & 6:00 am.
ii. Perfect silence is to be maintained in the hostel premises including rooms, bathrooms, dining halls, corridors, common areas etc. Every student of the hostel should have the civic responsibility that he or she should not be a cause of nuisance, annoyance or disturbance to others.
iii. All hostellers have to be present in their respective rooms and keep open the rooms between 10:30 pm & 11:00 pm every day (except Saturdays) to enable the wardens to take the attendance.
iv. Authorized University staff will do surprise visits in the rooms without prior notice.
v. The hostellers are not to enter into any unnecessary conversation, discussions, quarrel or altercation with the hostel staff. If anyone has any complaint against any employee of the hostel, a written complaint against the person is to be lodged with the Warden. Use of abusive, vulgar and unparliamentarily language against the hostel staff is strictly forbidden.
vi. The hostellers shall not waste electricity & water. Wastage of any such resource is national loss. If anyone is found indulging in such wastage, he/she will be asked to vacate the hostel, since wastage causes unnecessary and unavoidable expenditure to others.
vii. Smoking is prohibited in the hostel buildings.
viii. Gambling in any form such as playing cards (even without money at stake), consumption of alcohol, use of drugs and narcotics and even possession of such things are prohibited. Anyone found indulging in the use of such things will be asked to vacate the hostel and the matter will be referred to the Disciplinary Action Committee.
ix. Possession of any lethal weapons or any instrument / contrivance, which is likely to cause physical harm to others, is strictly prohibited.
x. If any hosteller is found indulging in any form of instigation / intimidation / threat to any other hostellers he / she will be asked to vacate the hostel forthwith. In this regard, the decision of the Warden is final and binding on the individual's concerned.
xi. Day scholars are not allowed in the hostel.
xii. Celebrating birthday parties inside the hostel is strictly prohibited.
xiii. Collection of donation for any purpose (Religious / otherwise) is also strictly prohibited.
xiv. Students are not allowed to play skating rollers and other outdoor games inside the hostel to prevent breakages and accidents. Sliding along the hand rails/rest of stairs and fast running/ climbing down should be totally avoided to prevent accidents.
xv. When leaving the rooms for attending classes or for vacation, etc., fans, electrical gadgets, lights etc., should be switched off. Glass windows are to be closed securely.
xvi. Walking along staircases should be silent, gentle without creating nuisance / noise to fellow hostellers.
xvii. Students are not allowed to stay in the hostel during the class hours unless the stay is unavoidable due to illness or any other valid reason. In such cases they should take the permission of the Warden and communicate the information to the academic advisor in writing.
xviii. Hostellers coming to the hostel after the gate closing hours without prior permission or without valid reason would be fined. Regular late comers will not be allowed to stay in the hostel. The hostel timings should be strictly followed by all the hostellers. Students who are violating the timings will be given 2 warnings and on the third incident will lead to expulsion from the hostel and University.
xix. Clock alarms should be switched off, when not in use. There have been instances when students have set the alarm and gone on long leave, and some of them ringing for hours and spoiling the peace of fellow hostellers.
xx. Water should be carefully used and not wasted.
xxi. Wrong entry, improper / lack of entry in exit register, signing on behalf of another person, tampering with the entries, proxy attendance and misguidance of any nature are punishable. In case of any quarrel between or among roommates it should be reported to the Warden for appropriate action.
xxii. Unauthorized absence / late coming (without prior permission from the warden) will be suitably fined and expelled from the hostel. Such students shall not be readmitted under any circumstances.
xxiii. Violation of any of these rules would result in punitive action and serious violations would be referred to the Disciplinary Action Committee. The decision of the Committee will be informed to the student in written. If the student is unhappy, he / she may appeal to the Dean through the SUC grievance redressal procedure with help of SSD. After the Dean reviews the appeal the decision of the Dean will be final and intimated to the student and the department and the necessary punishment will be implemented.
xxiv. Students themselves are responsible for their valuables like laptops, mobile phones, money etc. Whenever leaving the room students are expected to lock the cupboards/lockers/room etc.
Fee and Payment
i. The payment schedules for new and existing students will be announced by the Finance Department every year. Hostel fee for the financial year
2022-2023 will be AED 21,000/-. The hostel fee shall not include mess charges.
ii. Hostel fee should be remitted to the Finance Department in two installments. (AED 10,500/- x 2 = 21,000/-) It is mandatory that a student who avails the hostel facility should continue to stay in the hostel for minimum one year and till the end of the academic year.
iii. Weekend students can stay during the examination week with the following fee;
- AED 100/- per day (Twin sharing)
- AED 200/- per day (Single occupancy)
- AED 500/- (Refundable deposit)
What are the facilities available in the students’ hostel?
Recreation, internet, kitchen, laundry and transportation facilities
What are the services available for the hostel students?
Wi-Fi enabled, Grocery, Picnics, Birthday Parties, Get Together, and Medical Support Services in case of emergencies and Chef Service.
What is the hostel fee and payment procedure?
Hostel fee should be remitted to the Finance Department on a yearly basis.
Can I join the hostel before registering for any academic program?
No. You have to be a registered student of SUC to avail the hostel facilities.
What is the Caution Deposit and Refund?
A caution deposit of AED-1000/- has to be remitted in the finance department at the time of admission. This amount will be refunded to the students from the finance department at the time of checkout with the approval of the warden.
Can a student use the hostel facility during vacation?
If an existing hostel student wants to reserve a room during vacation, he/she should pay AED-500/- per month as Holiday Room Fee in the Finance Department.
What are the security systems in place?
There is an automated biometric system to keep track of students in out log at the entrance. There is 24/7 security staff in the hostel.
Can a hostel student stay with the local guardian?
The student is required to pay hostel room fee for the Academic year in which the student has joined the hostel. In case if the student wants to stay with the local guardian he/ she has to provide an undertaking by the parent, ID copies and tenancy contract of the local guardian along with the request to the administration.
Is it mandatory for the student to attend the hostel meetings?
Hostel meetings will be scheduled periodically by the Hostel Manager/Supervisor. It is mandatory that all the students attend the meetings. Any issues of the students can be discussed and necessary solution may be sought by the concerned person/department.
Can the hostel students entertain their guests for overnight stay?
No. Guests are not permitted to stay in the hostel. If the parents wish to stay, then the student/parent may approach the hostel staff, for getting accommodation in the guest house, subject to availability. The guest house will be provided on a nominal rent.
SUC provides transport facilities to the students living in Sharjah, Dubai and Ajman. The transportation facilities are arranged with the Swift line Transport Company. The timings, bus stops and route plan are pre-determined by the finance department. All students who avail transportation are required to approach the finance department and fill up the transportation registration form providing the exact details of place of stay (if, possible landmarks near your location for easy identification), contact numbers. Students are allotted the time and designated placed for the pick-up and drop. A monthly fee is charged from the students and in case of students discontinues the transport services, the same should be intimated to the finance department before the start of the next month. Transportation fees should be remitted to the Accounts Department on or before the 10th of each month, where a student is issued with a bus pass and has to be shown on demand. Transport fees are charged for the calendar month irrespective of how many days they avail the facility in the month. All students using the transport facility must abide by the rules and regulations as mentioned in the transport policy below.