Residential Life

The Office of Student Affairs supports and complements the mission of the university and its academic programs by creating a comfortable and safe environment that contributes to the success of resident students’ educational progress and personal growth.

The hostel offers a learning environment that fosters self-dependence, respect for social and communal norms, and tolerance of cultural diversity and provides opportunities for residents to improve their leadership, communication and social skills, which support their academic development.

Location and Type of Rooms

  • GMU Women’s Hostel Jurf, Ajman Studio / Single / Sharing rooms
  • GMU Men’s Hostel Jurf, Ajman Single / Sharing rooms

The GMU hostel offers a learning environment, a clean, safe living condition in Ajman, allowing Students to live together and foster self-dependence, respect for social and communal norms, and tolerance of cultural diversity. The hostels provide opportunities for its residents to improve their leadership, communication and social skills, which support their academic and personal growth.

The Hostels are located in Al Jurf area (behind the campus – approximately few minutes by bus from the campus) and house undergraduate and graduate male and female students, supervised by a hostel warden.

The Hostel for Females

Single Bed Studio: (single student): Furnished with a cot, mattress with pillow and quilt; wardrobe; study table with chair; dining table with two chairs; fridge; microwave and washing machine and one single seat sofa.

Single Bed Room:

  • Option a: One student in a single room but two sharing the flat.
  • Option b: one student in the single room but three sharing the flat. The flat Furnished with a Cot; Mattress with pillow and quilt; wardrobe; fridge; study table with chair.

Twin Bedroom Sharing Large: (Two students sharing a flat): Furnished with a Cot; Mattress with pillow and quilt; wardrobe; two single-seat sofas; study table with chair; dining table with two chairs; fridge and microwave…

Twin Bed Room Sharing Small: (two students sharing the room but three in a flat) Furnished with a Cot; Mattress with pillow and quilt; wardrobes; fridge; two study tables with chairs; microwave and two single seat sofas.

Common Facilities: A computer room and the washing area.

The Hostel for Males

Single Bed Studio: (single student): Furnished with Cot; Mattress with pillow and quilt; wardrobe; study table with chair; fridge; microwave and washing machine

Single Bed Room:

  • Option a: One student in a single room but two sharing the flat.
  • one student in a single room but three sharing the flat. The flat Furnished with a Furnished with a Cot; Mattress with pillow and quilt; wardrobe; study table with chair; fridge; microwave and washing machine

Twin Bedroom Sharing Large: (Two students sharing a flat): Furnished with a Cot; Mattress with pillow and quilt; wardrobe; study table with chair; fridge; microwave and washing machine

Twin Bed Room Sharing Small: (two students sharing the room but three in a flat) Furnished with a Cot; Mattress with pillow and quilt; wardrobe; study table with chair; fridge; microwave and washing machine.

Common Facilities: A common room and the washing area.

Highlights

  • Hostels placed near to the University and open throughout the year except for summer vacation
  • Full-time warden and security with specific rules and regulations to increase safe and pleasant environment.
  • Centralized air-conditioning
  • Laundering, maintenance and housekeeping facilities
  • Water-coolers provided on all floors
  • Wi-Fi with internet facilities
  • Medical support facilities at Thumbay Hospitals
  • Transportation to & from the University during University hours.
  • Weekend visits to Dubai & Sharjah malls arranged on request.
  • Recreation facility: Special packages for hostel students at BODY & SOUL Health Club*
  • Mess Facility available from TERRACE with special packages including a buffet in the hostel premises on request for 50 or more residents.

Nearby Facilities

The Carrefour Ajman, Safeer Mall (including a hypermarket, cinemas and amusement arcades, money exchanges, banking services, restaurants, cafes and food courts) is within a short distance from the GMU Hostels.

Admission

  • Admission to the hostel is strictly based on a first come first served basis.
  • Students seeking admission to a hostel must fill the hostel application form at the time of admission/enrolment.
  • 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.
  • Local guardians, if any, should be first authorized by the parent for visiting rights.
  • Application for admission to the hostel must be submitted to the Finance Department.

Hostel Fees

* subject to change each academic year Security deposit of AED1000/- is required to be paid by all GMU hostel students (male & female). Security deposit is refundable on submission of the clearance of the hostel facility.

GMU Women’s Hostel Jurf, Ajman

  • Single Bed Studio: AED 28,000/- + AED 1100/- utility charge per year
  • Single Bedroom: AED 25,000/- + AED 1100/- utility charge per year
  • Twin Bedroom sharing large: AED 23,000/- + AED 1100/- utility charge per year
  • Twin Bedroom sharing small: AED 19,000/- + AED 1100/- utility charge per year

GMU Men’s Hostel Jurf, Ajman

  • Single Bed Studio: AED 28,000/- + AED 1100/- utility charge per year
  • Single Bedroom: AED 25,000/- + AED 1100/- utility charge per year
  • Twin Bedroom sharing large: AED 23,000/- + AED 1100/- utility charge per year
  • Twin Bedroom sharing small: AED 19,000/- + AED 1100/- utility charge per year

Contact:
Please contact  Ms. Sowbhi | Phone: +971 50 1650254 | Email: sowbhi@gmu.ac.ae  for any inquiries.