Important Dates

Dates of Semesters 2020-2021

1st Semester

First Day of Teaching

1 Sep 2020 (Tue)

Reading / Field Trip Week

12 Oct 2020 (Mon) - 17 Oct 2020 (Sat)

Last Day of Teaching

30 Nov 2020 (Mon)

Revision Period

1 Dec 2020 (Tue) - 7 Dec 2020 (Mon)

Assessment Period

8 Dec 2020 (Tue) - 23 Dec 2020 (Wed)

2nd Semester

First Day of Teaching

18 Jan 2021 (Mon)

Class Suspension Period for the Lunar New Year

12 Feb 2021 (Fri) - 18 Feb 2021 (Thu)

Reading / Field Trip Week

8 Mar 2021 (Mon) - 13 Mar 2021 (Sat)

Last Day of Teaching

30 Apr 2021 (Fri) 

Revision Period

3 May 2021 (Mon) - 8 May 2021 (Sat)

Assessment Period

10 May 2021 (Mon) - 29 May 2021 (Sat)

Registration and Induction Programmes for New Students

18 – 26 Aug 2020

Learn more: cedars.hku.hk/registration-and-induction

Online Application of Residential Halls and Residential Colleges

14 Aug (10am) - 19 Aug 2020 (5:59pm) (HKT)

HKU Home: Housing Enquiry Sessions

24 – 31 Aug 2020

(Mon to Fri : 10am – 1pm; 2 – 5pm) (HKT)
Venue :  MW325

Online Sessions will be provided. 

Detail to be announced.

First Semester or Full-year Course Selection (UG Year 1)

Suspension Period (changes to course selection will not be allowed)

21 Aug (10am) – 27 Aug 2020 (4pm) (HKT)

22 Aug (12nn)  – 24 Aug 2020 (2:29pm) (HKT)

First and Second Semester Add/Drop Period (UG Year 1)

Suspension Period (changes to course selection will not be allowed)

1 Sep (10am) – 15 Sep 2020 (4pm) (HKT)

2 Sep 2020 (12nn – 5pm) (HKT)

Student Card Collection

Students will be informed of the date(s) of collection via email once the card is ready.

Learn more: www.ase.hku.hk

MTR “Student Travel Scheme” Application

Application form will be available at the beginning of the new semester at CEDARS, Faculty Offices, HKUSU and halls.

University Financial Assistance (UFA): Main Exercise Online Application 2020-21

1 – 23 Sep 2020
HKU Portal > SIS > Online Applications > UFA Main Exercise

Government Tertiary Student Finance Scheme 2020-21

Deadline: 18 Sep 2020 
Learn more: cedars.hku.hk/finance/govt.html

HKUFresh$3000: a means-tested bursary scheme for new local students

Deadline: 23 Sep 2020

Learn more: cedars.hku.hk/finance/3000.php

Second Semester and Summer Course Selection

Second Semester Suspension Period (changes to course selection will not be allowed)

18 Jan (10am) – 1 Feb 2021 (4pm) (HKT)

19 Jan 2021 (12nn – 5pm) (HKT)

Summer Semester Courses Selection

Suspension Period (changes to course selection will not be allowed)

15 Jun (10am) – 22 Jun 2021 (4pm) (HKT)

16 Jun 2021 (12nn – 5pm) (HKT)

Questionnaires on Profile of New Full Time Undergraduate Students 

Psychosocial Well-being Survey 

Within 2 weeks following registration 

 

Survey link: 

https://w2.cedars.hku.hk/form/psychosocial/index.php

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