Important Dates

Please refer to the website of the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid (OAFA) for more details on dates related to:
  • applying to CUHK
  • any interviews by academic departments/ programmes, and
  • prioritizing college choices
The dates shown may differ depending on whether you are a local student applying through JUPAS, a local non-JUPAS applicant, a student from the Mainland applying via the system set up through the Ministry of Education, or a student from other parts of the world.  Only some of these dates are given below, referring especially for JUPAS applicants.

Please also refer the website of the Office of Student Affairs (OSAfor information on orientation activities based on departments/ programmes, and special orientations for Mainland and international students.  

This page only gives the important dates up to the first week of term.  For events later in the academic year, please refer to the page for Events Calendar.
Mon 16–Thu 19 Aug
Online student registration (1st batch)
Wed 18–Thu 19 Aug
College interviews (JUPAS – HKDSE)
Tue 24–Wed 25 Aug
Online student registration (2nd batch)
Tue 31 Aug
Course selection for Year 1 students
Wed 1 Sep Early hostel check-in for international/ mainland and exchange students
Wed 1Thu 2 Sep College O'Camp
Sat 4 Sep Hostel move-in for Year 2 or above non-local and exchange students
Sun 5 Sep Hostel move-in for local students
Mon 6 Sep
1st Term commencement 
Tue 7– Thu 9 Sep
1st week of communal dining
Fri 10 Sep Extended Orientation (1st and 2nd sessions)