From the 2021/2022 cohort, new local students may apply to reside in preferred RC upon admission offer, a link to the online application form will be provided in the offer. Each RC will select among those applicants choosing it as a preference to take up no more than 20% of its freshmen quota, taking reference to the students’ potential contributions to the College life. Those not being selected or not submitting an application form by the deadline will be randomly assigned to RCs. Non-local students will be assigned to a RC randomly to serve the purpose of diversity distribution. The allotment result will usually be notified around 2-3 weeks before the move-in dates by the allotted RC via email.