Girl's University Dormitory
The girls’ dormitory is located on the university campus. It consists of 135 furnished rooms which are equipped with all necessary supplies. The rooms are divided as follows:
  • Single rooms
  • Double  rooms (2 beds)
An on-campus dormitory is available for female students, which contains single and double bedrooms, study halls, reading rooms, TV rooms, and recreation halls, in addition to public service laundry rooms and kitchens.
  • Single room fees (per student): 600 Jordanian Dinars (regular semester).
  • Double room fees (per student): 450 Jordanian Dinars (regular semester).
  • Additional 16% sales tax.
  • Transportation fees: 50% (regular semester).
  • These fees do not include living expenses and food.
  • Summer semester boarding fees: 50% of regular semester fees.
  • Student dormitory fees and insurance deposit for the semester are collected in advance at the beginning of the semester.
  • Summer semester dormitory fees and insurance deposit are calculated as half those of a regular semester.
  • Dormitory fees are non-refundable if the student leaves the dormitory during the semester for any reason, unless that student suffers an illness that prevents her from residing on campus per a certified medical report from a doctor, in which case the period of residence is deducted from the total fees and the rest refunded.
  • The Deanship of Student Affairs receives boarding students at Queen Alia International Airport and secures their access to the university (students should inform the Deanship of Student Affairs of their arrival date at least two days in advance). The Deanship also secures their travel back at the end of each semester.                                                                 
Virtual Tour
Browse through the dormitory photo album and learn more about the rooms, halls, kitchens and other facilities.
Dormitory Rules and Conditions of Acceptance
There are several prerequisites for being accepted into the university dormitory and you should check that the students applying meet these terms and know the rules and regulations that must be adhered to within the dormitory.
Conditions of Acceptance
  • The student should be registered in one course or more in the semester.
  • The student should apply to join the dormitory at the Deanship of Student Affairs.
  • The student should be in full health and free of communicable diseases per a medical report from a doctor.
  • The Dormitory Committee, which is formed by and is under the chairmanship of the Dean of Student Affairs to look into the submitted applications, should approve the student’s stay at the dormitory.
  • The student’s guardian should sign a guarantee that the student will comply with the dormitory internal system and rules and regulations, in a form provided by the Dormitory Director.
  • The student should pay the fees and insurance deposit as established by the university on time, as a sign of good faith.
Dormitory Rules and Regulations
  • The dormitory opens its doors to students throughout the year (12 months a year).
  • Students should vacate their rooms within three days after the end of the semester and final exams.
  • Students are allowed to remain in the dormitory during official and short holidays (not exceeding two weeks) without incurring extra charges.
  • Graduating students can stay in the dormitory free of charge for an additional four days after graduation, in order to complete any paperwork or formalities within and outside of the university, per the approval of the Dormitory Director.
  • The dormitory is the students’ temporary family home during the interim of their stay at university, and was founded to provide the utmost safety and moral and material comfort for students.
  • When students choose to board at the dormitory, they are renting a furnished single or double room and have the right to use a range of facilities and equipment owned and provided by the university. Therefore, students are responsible for maintaining these, conserving water and energy, and maintaining the cleanliness of the place and all within it, in accordance with clearly-defined rules.
  • The dormitory is a group residence where you will live with a large number of female colleagues who -like yourself- require peace and quiet, whether as an appropriate studying atmosphere or for comfort, so you need to adjust various sources of noise accordingly.
  • Your stay in the dormitory provides you, your family, and the university administration with peace of mind; therefore, you must adhere to the dormitory curfews as specified by the rules.
  • Living in a group residence requires students to be organized and to maintain order; your compliance with the rules that enforce this order will allow you to exercise your individual rights without affecting the rights of others.
  • Living in a university dormitory requires your effective contribution towards establishing positive human relations with the dormitory supervisors and workers, and your colleagues, within the framework of ethical values and exceptional behavioral practices.
  • The university dormitory was founded to serve you and provide you with the utmost safety and comfort. Therefore, your cooperation with the dormitory administration will improve the quality of service, provide you with a favorable atmosphere, enhance your academic performance, and make your social life at university comfortable and fun.
  • In the event that you violate these rules and regulations which become a binding contract once you and your guardian sign your dormitory lease, you will be penalized according to the procedures of the dormitory disciplinary and sanctions system.
First: Maintaining the Dormitory
  • Each student is responsible for the proper use of the equipment in the building, based on the specific guidelines attached to each.
  • The bedroom furniture is in the safekeeping of the student and therefore it is her responsibility to maintain it and not move it out of the room.
  • Students are not allowed to hammer nails in the bedroom or hallway walls to hang pictures and paintings or for any other purpose. Instead, students should use special adhesives that do not mark the walls.
  • Students are not allowed to change the locks on the bedroom doors without the consent of the Dormitory Director.
  • In the case of any malfunction or damage to a student’s room or any dormitory facilities, the student should immediately inform the Dormitory Director via a written entry in the log provided.
  • Each student is responsible for the cleanliness and order of her room, in addition to the general cleanliness of the dormitory building. Please note that there is a cleaning staff that maintains the hallways and facilities on a daily basis.
  • Each student is responsible for her own laundry; washing machines and driers are available in the dormitory for a fee determined by the university administration and in accordance with the dormitory’s internal administration. Please note that the dormitory administration is responsible for washing and ironing the students’ bed linen and sheets once a week.
  • Food is kept in the dormitory kitchen cabinets or the refrigerator, and is not allowed to be stored in the bedroom closets.
  • Each student is responsible for leaving the kitchen and laundry room clean after use.
  • Students should conserve water and electricity.
Second: Student Health, Safety and Personal Property
  • Students are prohibited from bringing alcohol, drugs, or any other harmful controlled substances onto the premises.
  • Students are prohibited from acquiring heaters or any flammable materials. Further, the use of electric space heaters or kerosene, diesel and gas heaters inside the rooms, hallways or dormitory halls is also prohibited, as the dormitory has central heating and fully-equipped kitchens on each floor.
  • Students suffering from illnesses should see a doctor and, in the case of a medical emergency, should inform the dormitory supervisor to take action. In all matters, students should take into consideration public health.
  • Students are prohibited from keeping pets inside the building.
  • Each student is responsible for their personal property and any loss is not the responsibility of the university or dormitory administration, as the latter provides students with lockers in which they can keep their personal belongings.
  • When the students leave the dormitory at the end of each semester, students should take all of their belongings with them, as the dormitory administration is not responsible for any loss.
  • When students vacate the dormitory, they should take all of their belongings with them, as the dormitory administration is not responsible for any loss. Each student is thus obliged to sign a clearance form from the university’s financial department to this effect.
  • Smoking is prohibited in the TV halls, reading rooms, computer rooms, and public areas in the dormitory.
  • The dormitory administration keeps a spare key for each room, for security and safety purposes.


Third: Maintaining Peace, Quiet and Order
  • Students should refrain from causing any form of noise that might disturb their colleagues, such as a loud voice, recorder, radio or TV.
  • Students should keep quiet from 10 pm until 8 am.
  • A critical quiet period is enforced during the final exams from 8 pm until 8 am.
  • Each student should dress appropriately inside the dormitory, and it is strictly prohibited to wear pajamas outside of the designated sleeping areas.
  • Students are allowed to use the dormitory phones to make external calls only, using official vouchers obtained from the university’s financial department. Students are not allowed to make internal phone calls unless absolutely necessary.
  • Students should sleep in the rooms assigned to them and to be in their rooms when the dormitory supervisor makes her nightly inspection rounds.
  • Students are not allowed to change or switch the rooms allocated to them without the approval of the dormitory administration.
  • Students are not allowed to move from one dormitory building to another without a written request and the approval of the dormitory administration, depending on availability of rooms.
  • If a student wants to celebrate a personal occasion or the like inside the dormitory, she needs the permission of the Dormitory Director. In any case, it is recommended that these celebrations take place on holidays and in accordance with the rules and regulations.
Fourth: Leaving and Returning to the Dormitory
  • Students should abide by the curfews set by the Deanship of Student Affairs each semester.
  • Students are allowed to stay out overnight on weekends and public holidays with the people named and approved by the student’s guardian, after filling out the requisite overnight stay form with the dormitory supervisor.
  • Students are not allowed to travel outside of Amman without obtaining prior permission from their guardian and the approval of the Dean of Student Affairs, on the condition that both permission and approval are requested one day in advance.
  • Students are allowed to participate in university trips according to the university system. Evenings out and tours of Amman, on the other hand, are under the supervision of the Deanship of Student Affairs.
Fifth: Humanistic Relations and Public Order
  • Students should contribute to building positive humanistic relationships, based on friendship and respect, with colleagues and dormitory supervisors and staff.
  • Students should use refined language and proper conduct towards dormitory supervisors and staff.
  • Students should refrain from any acts that violate the fundamental values of society, or harm their reputations and/or those of their colleagues and the university and its staff.
  • Students are not allowed to distribute leaflets, or collect signatures for petitions, or collect donations without obtaining prior authorization.
Sixth: Receiving Guests
  • Students should receive parents and visitors in the dormitory reception area. If parents desire access to the bedrooms, they are allowed so with the consent of the dormitory supervisor and only at the beginning of the semester and in the absence of other students.
  • A student’s mother or sister is allowed to sleep over for three days (free of charge) with the approval of the dormitory administration.
  • A student’s female friends or relatives are allowed to sleep over for one day (free of charge) with the approval of the dormitory administration.
  • Visitors are allowed to visit students in the dormitory after campus security checks their identity. Visitors from outside of the dormitory are not allowed to stay after visiting hours. 
Seventh: The Disciplinary System

  1. If a student violates the rules and regulations, she will be penalized according to the sanctions stipulated in the university dormitory disciplinary system.
  2. The Dean of Student Affairs forms a committee which, under his chairmanship, addresses any violations of the rules and regulations. The Committee also includes a specialized guidance counselor from the Deanship of Student Affairs and the Dormitory Director.
  3. Students who violate the rules and regulations will face different disciplinary measures based on the magnitude and nature of the violation, at the discretion of the Committee. These measures include:
    1. Verbal warning
    2. Written warning
    3. Three official warnings (First, Second and Final warnings)
    4. Loss of privileges for a limited period of time, such as not being able to participate in the students’ dormitory activities.
    5. Being fined no less than double the value of the thing or things damaged by the student.
Eighth: Dormitory Services:
  1. Seven air-conditioned reading halls.
  2. Three air-conditioned and sound-proofed TV rooms.
  3. Computer hall.
  4. High speed wifi.
  5. Ability to make phone calls.
  6. On-campus parking for any students in the dormitory who require it.
  7. Central heating and hot water (available 24/7).
  8. University bus transportation during working hours and holidays.
  9. Daily cleaning service for the facilities and halls.
  10. Fully-equipped kitchens with gas cookers, cabinets and microwaves.
  11. Health clinic from 8 am until 8 pm.
  12. Ambulance service for students in case of medical emergencies (at night).
  13. Washing machines and electric driers for doing laundry, and vacuum cleaners.
  14. Use of the gym during university work hours, and from 4 pm until 6 pm after university hours.
  15. Around the clock university security.
  16. A group of fully-qualified educational supervisors available day and night.
  17. Daily and periodic maintenance.
  18. Periodic cleaning of carpets, and bed linen and sheets.
  19. Non-class-related leisure activities are organized for the dormitory students during holidays, based on the recommendations of the Dormitory Director to the Deanship of Student Affairs.
  20. Lady’s beauty salon.
  21. Billiard hall.
  22. Gym.
Required registration documents:
  • University Dormitory Registration Card (pdf)
  • University Dormitory Financial Commitment Document (doc)
Dr. Ghazi Abuzeitoon

Dr. Ghazi Abuzeitoon
Dr. Ghazi Abuzeitoon
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