The Incheon Global Campus (IGC) Housing offers affordable on-campus housing options for students enrolled in IGC universities including Mason Korea. IGC has two residence hall buildings divided by room type which are shared by all students in the universities situated at the IGC campus.
IGC Housing is gender-segregated, male and female. Each floor/wing is designated for either male or female and entering the opposite gender area is strictly prohibited by the IGC regulation.
IGC Housing offers single and double room options. The residency period is usually 15 - 17 weeks and the rate is about KRW 1,900,000 for a single room and KRW 1,200,000 for a double room.
Residency application for IGC Housing usually opens up 6 - 8 weeks before the semester starts.
IGC accepts residency applications from continuing students and new students separately. This means there are separate application windows for each group. Fairfax-based visiting students are considered continuing students.
Detailed guidelines will be posted on the notice board of the IGC Housing website.
In principle, students are required to pay the housing fee before checking in. Your bed will be considered reserved for you only after making the payment.
IGC Housing usually set aside a separate period for payment 1 - 2 weeks after the residency application.
Exception for International Students
Since IGC Housing only accepts domestic wire transfers, international students are allowed to make the payment AFTER checking in.
Due to various banking limitations for international students in Korea, we recommend students pay for housing with cash. You can make remittances at almost any bank branch in Korea without having to open an account with the bank. You should bring:
We recommend considering using Western Union services to send/receive cash safely in Korea.
The check-in is usually available 5 - 7 days before the semester starts. The exact date and time will be shared about 2 months before the semester starts. IGC will inform your room number during your check-in.
Required Documents for Check-In
First-time international students are allowed to submit the TB test result after checking in. University Life, in collaboration with the National TB Association, may offer free-of-charge on-campus testing for international students around the check-in period. Students can also bring the test result from their home countries but the result sheet must be written either in English or Korean.
Contact University Life at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about TB testing on campus.
It is very important that you check in during the designated period. IGC Housing has a strict check-in requirement. If you cannot check in during the designated period and time without prior notice, you must submit the late check-in application in advance. Otherwise, your residency application will be canceled.
This late check-in process is for arriving after the last day of IGC Housing check-in, not the late-hour check-in. Students cannot check in to the IGC Housing after 5:00 PM.
The university will be creating a list of students who filed late check-in requests and share it with the IGC. You must be on this list in order to be able to check in to the IGC Housing after the regular check-in period.