The administration was very skeptical when Mui Ho proposed the buillding of student apartments instead of dormitories and the adding of elevators to these eight story buildings in the college town. There were no student apartments in any universities in China. Mui pointed out it was a learning experience for these single child to live with other people, The administration was afraid it might encourage loose morals.

When the first student apartment was finished, it was overwhelmingly popular among students. Students enjoyed the home like space and feeling of freedom. Since then, the college had built more student apartments than dormitories.