How to Get School Hostel in Unilorin – Step-by-step Guide –
How can I get school hostel in Unilorin?
The best hostels for students in Unilorin, especially for people who live close by is the official school hostels. This is majorly due to their low cost, but for many other reasons which include proximity to lecture halls and stress-free schooling, school hostels owned by the school are the best.
Private hostels in the school are very accommodating and are known to give more privacy to students. However, the costs of staying in one is much more than what would be affordable for many.
The average cost of private hostels in Unilorin is about 100,000 for a person. There are three or four people in a room and a toilet and kitchen for each room. If these conditions are perfect for you, there is no reason to not get a private hostel.
However, this article is a short guide for students who want to get the official school hostels and save cost.
Here is a list of instructions that you need to follow to get a slot in Unilorin school hostel:
- Payment of School Fees
- Successful room booking
- Payment of Hostel Fees
It is fairly easy to get a slot in the school hostel. There are few slots allocated to each department so it is usually a game of the fastest.
The hostel application portal is usually opened when a good part of the students have paid their school fees. The application date will be made known to everyone so as to ensure equal chances and fairness.
Note that the application will only be open to students who have paid their school fees.
Here is a step-by-step guide to follow on the day of the application:
- Login to your student portal through this link
- On the left-hand side, click on main menu
- The dropdown will display a list of clickable elements. Click on hostel application.
- You will see a few slots available. Click on the rooms in the middle or the ones below as the first ones would have been booked.
You will see a message indicating that you successfully booked a room and should pay the fees in a few days’ time or forfeit your slot.
#Funfact: All hostel rooms on the school portal are usually booked within three minutes.
The traffic on the school website is going to be high on the day of hostel application. If your phone does not have a good network and you are slow, it is likely you will not get any room.
If you have access to a private connection or Wi-Fi, it will be better to use that to guarantee success. If you are in school on that day, some spots have great Wi-Fi connection, offering as high as 20MBps.
The key is speed, in this case. Although some students used ‘crooked’ methods to get hostel rooms, this is the fastest way to get a hostel room and begin school activities with ease.
Frequently Asked Questions And Answers
How much is hostel fee in Unilorin?
The boys hostel in Unilorin costs 28,000 naira at the time of this publication. Female hostel prices may vary depending on the building, but the cost is between 28,000 and 45,000 naira.
What are private hostels in Unilorin?
Here are some private hostels in unilorin:
- Sanusi Hostel
- Kikelomo Hostel
- Zamfara Hostel
- Trunil Hostel etc…
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