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 (OSA) for 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.





Wed 9 Aug

Release of JUPAS Main Round Result 

Thu 10 Aug

University Orientation Day

Wed 16-Thu 17 Aug

College interviews (JUPAS – HKDSE)

Thu 24 Aug

Release of College assignment results 

Tue 29 Aug

Course selection for Year 1 students

Mon 28-Thu 31 Aug

College O’camp

Sat 2 Sep

Hostel move-in for international, mainland and exchange students

Sun 3 Sep

Hostel move-in for local students

Mon 4 Sep

1st term commencement 

Tue 5-Thu 7 Sep

1st week of communal dining

Fri 8 Sep

Extended orientation (1st and 2nd session)


College Office
G/F, CW Chu College
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR

Tel:(852) 3943 1801

Fax:(852) 3943 1802