University of Jambi (Unja) provides dormitory facilities for students receiving scholarships Bidikmisi especially men. The hostel is located within the campus area Unja Mendalo precisely in the rear area. To go to the hostel there are two paths, the first can be through a road located to the right of the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (Guidance and Counseling), both through the road that is in the Faculty of Law.
Student dormitory consists of 4 floors with 96 rooms, one room can be occupied by 2 to 3 students. Facilities are provided for the room includes bunks beds, complete with mattresses, pillows, bolsters, desks and chairs. Facilities outside the room such as the bathroom, clean water, a common kitchen, motorcycle parking area, and secured by security guards 24 hours. There is also a place of worship which is the largest mosque Jama Masjid Assalam on campus Unja Mendalo exactly next to the hostel. The hostel which began to function in September 2015 wass expected to be given this rusunawa facilities so that students who receive scholarships Bidikmisi can be creative and accomplished.
Accommodation outside campus
Students from outside the region Jambi who want to study at University of Jambi (Unja) do not need to worry about the boarding house they need. On the outside environment or the boarding area campus many local residents rent houses or dormitories with prices per room ranging from Rp. 3,000,000 per year while for the house rent prices ranging from Rp. 6,000,000 per year.