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On-campus housing

Gwanak Residence Halls

Gwanak Residence Halls accommodates a large number of over 5,000 residents in the Undergraduate Dormitory, the Graduate Dormitory, and the Family Dormitory. It provides diverse, cultural, educational, and sports programs for a happy dormitory life within this large community. Furthermore, this multicultural living environment with students from around 80 different countries will provide an opportunity to learn and practice how to respect others and live happily together



Moving-in application

1. Moving-in application period

  • From the end of November to early December

  • However, undergraduate freshmen, transfer students, and re-admitted students apply in the beginning of February

  • Wait-list application for Fall semester will be accepted in early July (Number of selected students will depend on the number of empty rooms that become available from the Spring semester)

  • Details regarding the application process and schedules will be posted around November on the Gwanak Residence Halls homepage.

2. How to apply

  • Click the ‘Online Moving-In Application’ button in the Gwanak Residence Halls homepage or access SNU portal MySNU > Log-in> Academic affairs > Dormitory > Gwanaksa > Apply to move in

  • Details can be modified during the noticed application period (Details of final notice will be applied)

3. Application procedure

4. Selection

  • For international students, approximately 20~25% of applicants are randomly selected by computer. 
    The waiting list varies from semester to semester, and you can move in the order of waiting. 

Room Rates (KRW)

Classification Undergraduate (semester) Graduate (monthly)
Double Suites Single Double
Bldg 921~926 906 919 918 900~906 900~905
Dormitory Fee 456,000 762,000 528,000 190,000 293,000 208,000
Deposit 100,000 100,000 100,000 190,000 293,000 208,000
Total 556,000 862,000 628,000 380,000 586,000 416,000

Family housing (Gwanak Residence Halls)

Married international graduate students and full-time research students enrolled in SNU can apply for family housing (33 rooms) at Gwanak Residence Halls.


Security Deposit and Dormitory Fee (KRW)

Classification Deposit Dormitory Fee Utilities
A 4,000,000 180,000 Varies by
B 450,000 200,000

Although using a real estate agent can be convenient, you may expect to pay 0.3~0.5% of the “key money”.

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BK International House

Foreign employees, researchers, graduate students are eligible to apply for 316 studios, and 74 apartment (with two rooms) of BK International House. Each residence is furnished with a closet, a bed, a bookcase, a study desk and chair, a kitchen table and chairs, a kitchen sink, a gas stove, a refrigerator, an air conditioner, and a washing machine.


1. Eligible candidates: 

  • Foreign professors, researchers (under appointment of the president), graduate students and research students

2. How to Apply

  • For professors and researchers: Apply to Gwanaksa through affiliated institutions
  • For graduate and research students: Apply online at MySNU

3. Required documents
For professors and researchers:

  • Application form
  • Official appointment form and appointment confirmation form
  • Copy of passport and alien registration form
  • Marriage certificate, family relations certificate,  and copies of passports of family members (only when you plan to come with your family)
  • Documents listed above are also required for graduate and research students.  Submit your documents to the staff in charge at your respective college for approval. 

4. Miscellaneous

  • Building A will accommodate a resident’s spouse and children, while Building B will only be able to accommodate up to a resident’s spouse
  • Regulations are currently undergoing revisions. 


JeungUk Han (Bldg. 900, Gwanak Residence Halls)
Tel        02-881-9038
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