At present, there are 10 residential colleges on UTM Johor Bahru main campus, which can accommodate more than 14,774 students. There are two types of room available in each college: single and double . Some colleges provide single accommodation for students with each room having a network port and its own attached bathroom. There are about 301 units of 2 bed-room and 3-bedroom family apartments available in 3 colleges, usually reserved for international students. Most of the units are well equipped, fully furnished with ports for telephone and access to campus IT facilities and the Internet.
Among the facilities provided at each residential college are cafeterias, multipurpose hall, muslim prayer room, tennis courts, internet, convenient store and common room besides other facilities in the students’ rooms.
For the new students, the residential college was given by the university according to their course. For instance, students who studies mechanical engineering normally will stay at Kolej 9&10. Students who stay in residential college that far from their faculty will go to class by bus. The bus schedule already posted at the bus stop.