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What to bring?

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1st Day of Registration in USM 

  • Smart casual with collar t-shirt, long pants and covered shoes
  • IC and all necessary documents
  • Please be punctual
  • Please register (daftar diri) at correct venue
  • After done registration, proceed to your room and clean up your room
  • Prepare for activities at night

General Attire for Orientation Week

  • Strictly only formal attire OR baju kurung allowed for whole week events.
  • White long sleeve formal shirt OR baju kurung (white color) required for Majlis Sambutan Siswa (Male & Female)
  • Prepare sport attire (track bottom, t-shirt and sport shoes) for walkrobik which involve activities walking around the campus (Male & Female)


Things that you need to prepare before entering USM


  • Male are recommended to wear long or short sleeve formal shirt with necktie (prepare 4 to 5 sets)
  • Female are recommended to wear formal attire with long formal pants or baju kurung, not encourage to wear formal skirt (especially formal skirt above knee)
  • Sweater
  • Sport attire (track bottom & t-shirts)


  • Formal shoes
  • Sport shoes
  • ‘Wa Wa shoes’ or closed toe shoes
  • Strightly NO high heel allowed for female

Documents (For PTPTN, JPA or Scholarships)

  • Photocopy of IC (Students, Parents & ‘Penjaga’)
  • Photocopy of offer letter
  • Pay Slips
  • Certificates (Original & Certified Photocopy Certificates)
  • Other necessary documents

Personal Amenities

  • Bathroom Amenities
  • Slipper
  • Pail (Please buy it at Penang or around/inside USM)
  • Light Food (Bread & Biscuit) & Energy Drink (for the use of orientation week)
  • Pillow / Pillow Case
  • Blanket & Bed Sheet
  • Towels
  • Umbrella
  • Drinking Bottle
  • Cleaning Tools (To clean the room in your first check in)

Electric Appliances

Each hostel will have their very own pantry which provided facilities as below:

  • Drinking Water Dipenser
  • Iron
  • Self Operated Washing Machines

However, you may bring your own electronic appliances at your own risk

  • Kettle
  • Hair dryer
  • Extension

**All electric appliances are not allowed in USM.