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Orientation for Freshmen

UNIVERSITY AND FACULTY REGISTRATION FOR 2019-20 NEW STUDENTS

All freshmen of the Faculty of Business and Economics have to come in person to register as full-time undergraduates in August 2019. Freshmen whose fulfilments of condition(s) stated in the Offer of Admissions are confirmed should complete the University and Faculty Registration as soon as possible (for freshmen who do not require visa to study in Hong Kong) / in late-August (for freshmen who require visa to study in Hong Kong). Faculty Registration should be completed by August 30, 2019 (Friday).

Please refer to the below for the detailed registration procedures:

For enquiries, please contact Miss Aeris Lee at (852) 3917-5300.

 

FACULTY ORIENTATION cum TEA GATHERING (For Late-comers)

To welcome all new students, you are invited to join the Faculty Orientation cum Tea Gathering:

                                   Date: August 28, 2019 (Wednesday)*
                                   Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
                                   Venue: Rayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong

This will be an invaluable opportunity for you to get acquainted with the teachers as well as your fellow classmates.

* This session is identical to the one held on August 8, 2019 (Thursday).  If you did not attend the August 8 session, you are strongly advised to join us on August 28, 2019 (Wednesday).
 

ACADEMIC INDUCTION

 

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

1st Semester

[1st day of teaching: September 2, 2019 (Monday)]

Online Course Selection Period:
August 21, 2019 (Wednesday) (10:00 a.m. for 1st semester/full-year courses / 10:10 a.m. for 2nd semester courses)– August 27, 2019 (Tuesday) (4 p.m.)
[Suspension Period*: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., August 22, 2019]

Add/Drop Period (for 1st/2nd semester/full-year courses):
September 2 , 2019 (Monday) (10:00 a.m.) – September 16, 2019 (Monday) (4:00 p.m.)
[Suspension Period*: 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m., September 3, 2019]

2nd Semester

[1st day of teaching:  January 20, 2020 (Monday)]

Add/Drop Period (for 2nd/summer semester courses):
January 20, 2020 (Monday) (10:00 a.m.) – February 10, 2020 (Monday) (4:00 p.m.)
[Suspension Period*: 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m., January 21, 2020]

Summer Semester

[1st day of teaching: June 29, 2020 (Monday)]

Add/Drop Period:
June 15, 2020 (Monday) (10:00 a.m.) – June 22, 2020 (Monday) (4:00 p.m.)
[Suspension Period*: 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m., June 16, 2019]

*Students are not allowed to make any changes to their course selection during the suspension period.

  • UG ACADEMIC ADVISING
    Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their respective Faculty Academic Advisers (FAA) once every semester in their first year of study to discuss different academic issues.

    After the sign-up period, you can check who your FAA(s) is/are via SIS by the following procedures:
    1.   Login to HKU Portal
    2.   On the left-hand side menu, click “Student Information System”, and a new window for SIS will pop up
    3.   In the new SIS window, click “Self-service” on the left-hand menu
    4.   Click “Student Center” on the menu
    5.   The name of the assigned Faculty Academic Adviser appears on the right-hand side under the heading “Adviser”
  • COURSE COUNSELLING SELECTION SESSIONS
    Student Academic Advisers will serve on-site and provide valuable advices on various academic matters.  Details of the upcoming Course Counselling Selection Sessions will be posted on the Faculty's Student Academic Advising Programme webpage in due course.
  • ACADEMIC ADVISING OFFICE
  • CEDARS - FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE