What to bring?

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.