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How to Apply For UNICAL Hostel Accommodation 2023/2024

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Do you want to know how to apply for University Of Calabar (UNICAL) hostel accommodation in 2023/2024?

UNICAL hostel accommodation portal for 2023 is now open and the online application is currently ongoing.

UNICAL hostel accommodation fee is Twenty-One Thousand Five Hundred Naira (N21,500) and it’s not refundable.

Before you can apply for UNICAL hostel you must have paid your school fees for this current academic year.

No doubt, one of the challenges faced by students of UNICAL is finding affordable and convenient accommodation.

This is where UNICAL Hostel comes in.

UNICAL Hostel is a student accommodation facility provided by the university to cater to the housing needs of its students.

The hostel is located on the university campus and offers several benefits to students.

These include proximity to lecture halls, libraries, and other academic facilities, safety and security, and access to basic amenities like water and electricity.

If you’re a student of UNICAL and you’re looking for accommodation, applying for UNICAL Hostel may be a great option for you.

In this article, we’ll outline the process of how to apply for UNICAL Hostel this year.

Including obtaining an application form, filling out the form, submitting the form, and waiting for the allocation list.

By following these steps, you can increase your chances of securing a room in the hostel and enjoying the benefits of living on campus.

How to Apply For UNICAL Hostel Accommodation 2023/2024

How to Apply For UNICAL Hostel Accommodation 2023/2024

Here’s how to apply for UNICAL Hostel this year:

  1. Go to UNICAL Hostel application Portal via
  2. Once there, input the PIN or CONFIRMATION ORDER NUMBER indicated on your school fees receipt.
  3. Next, choose the academic session you desire from the drop-down list (for example, 2021/2022). 
  4. Then select ‘Validate‘ to verify your application.
  5. Proceed by selecting your Preferred Hostel on the application form and completing it.
  6. Once done, click on the “Submit” button and await the list of shortlisted students.

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The Portal will open tomorrow and close on the 31st of March.

After submitting your application, you will need to wait for the allocation list to be released.

The allocation list contains the names of students who have been allocated rooms in the hostel.

If your name is on the list, you will be required to pay the necessary fees and complete the necessary documentation before you can move in.


UNICAL Hostel provides a great accommodation option for students of the University of Calabar.

By following the steps outlined above, you can apply for a room in the hostel and enjoy the benefits of living on campus.

It’s important to note that the hostel application process is usually competitive, so it’s advisable to apply early and ensure that you meet all the necessary requirements.

In addition, the following is a compilation of hostels available at UNICAL:

Hall 2, Hall 2 Annex, Hall 4, Hall 5, Hall 5 Annex, Hall 6, Hall 7, Hall 8, Hall 9, Hall 10, Windswoth Hostel, and UNICAL Female Special Hostel.

Please take note that UNICAL Female Special Hostel has a different accommodation charge of ₦60,000 for a bed space.

This hostel comprises self-contained rooms with two occupants per room.


The management of the University Of Calabar (UNICAL) has fixed 5th April 2023 as the latest closing date for the 2023 hostel applications.

We hope that you found our article on how to apply for UNICAL hostel accommodation 2023/2024 without stress.

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  1. The portal is demanding for a password which was not there last year for the application of hostel space

    Now alot of us are finding it difficult to apply.
    Any opinion on what possible password it might be
    As the student undergraduate portal too is inaccessible to find out

  2. What’s really happening.
    Year 1B can’t access the site. 2021/2022 session..
    And I have paid my school fees already since last year October before resumption.

  3. Hello, good day please this is my first time applying for hostel space. I did the verification but I don’t know how to login and choose my desire hostel. Pls what is the next step. Thank you

  4. After filing a form of Name, matric No,Department,faculty,email etc I was told I have successfully registered. There was no option to pick my preferred hostel.

  5. Hello
    Till now I’ve still not been able to apply for the hostel accommodation
    The session board isn’t responding
    I tried insecting my pin using my the number indicated on my school fees receipt the are saying it’s wrong
    And the deadline is today
    I don’t know what to do
    Please help out.thanks


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