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How To Apply to The KNUST GUSS Hostel for Accommodation 2024

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) offers accommodation to students through the GUSSS hostels. The process to apply for a room in these hostels is straightforward and can be done online.

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Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to apply for accommodation at the KNUST GUSS hostels:


How To Apply to The KNUST GUSSS Hostel

Steps to book a room in a GUSSS hostel:

  1. Visit the GUSSS Hostel room allocator portal at [link].
  2. Log in with your username and password.
  3. Choose your preferred hostel and room type.
  4. Click on the “Book” button to generate a booking form.
  5. Save and print out the form.
  6. Make payment to the bank indicated on the form.
  7. Submit the payment receipt to the GUSSS secretariat (at New Brunei).
  8. You will be given a room number on the day before reopening.
  9. This room number will be sent to you via text message on the number you used in the registration process.

Note: You cannot choose your room number. Room numbers are assigned on the day before reopening.


  1. Keep one receipt for your records.
  2. Submit the other receipt (at New Brunei) to the GUSSS secretariat.

This receipt will grant you entry to your room.

Read Also: All you need to know about KNUST Accommodation Portal

What makes GUSSS hostels so special?

GUSSS hostels are some of the most popular and sought-after hostels on and around the KNUST campus. Getting a room can be difficult and stressful, but there are a few reasons why GUSSS hostels are so popular.

  • Constant 24/7 access to KNUST Wi-Fi: All GUSSS residents have constant access to the KNUST Wi-Fi network, so they can stay connected to their studies and social life even when they’re not in their rooms.
  • No need to worry about water and electricity bills: GUSSS hostels provide all residents with free water and electricity, so students don’t have to worry about budgeting for these essential utilities.
  • CCTV cameras for security: All GUSSS hostels have CCTV cameras installed to deter crime and keep residents safe.
  • Close proximity to lecture halls: GUSSS hostels are located on or near the KNUST campus, so students don’t have to travel far to get to their classes.
  • In-built working lockers and mattresses changed regularly: All GUSSS hostels have in-built working lockers for students to store their belongings, and the mattresses are changed regularly to ensure that students have a comfortable place to sleep.
  • Conducive environment: GUSSS hostels are known for their conducive environment, with clean and well-maintained facilities.
  • Easy reporting of faults: Students can easily report faults in their rooms to the GUSSS staff, and these faults are usually attended to promptly.

Students are advised to avoid fraudsters who attempt to secure a room for them. GUSSS hostels do not have any agents or middlemen, so students should be wary of anyone who promises to secure them a room for a fee. Students should only book rooms directly through the GUSSS website.


What is KNUST GUSSS Hostel Accommodation Features?

Accommodation features at GUSSS hostels (Brunei) at KNUST:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free water and electricity
  • CCTV cameras for security
  • Close proximity to lecture halls
  • New mattresses


Overall, GUSSS hostels offer a number of advantages over other hostels on and around the KNUST campus. They are popular with students for their convenient location, affordable prices, and safe and secure environment.

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