Important Academic Dates

Important Academic Dates

Important Academic Dates 2019-20

For all undergraduates*

The course information system opens for current students to preview the available courses July 29, 2019 (Mon) (10:00 am)
Online master registration of freshmen
Online Course Selection for Current Students August 7, 2019 (Web) (10:00 am) – August 13, 2019 (Tue) (4:00 pm)
(a) year 4 (or above) students: semester 1/full-year courses starting from 10:00 on August 7, 2019; semester 2 courses starting from 10:10 on August 7, 2019;
(b) year 3 students: semester 1/full-year courses starting from 12:00 on August 7, 2019; semester 2 courses starting from 12:10 on August 7, 2019; and
(c) year 2 students: semester 1/full-year courses starting from 14:00 on August 7, 2019; semester 2 courses starting from 14:10 on August 7, 2019.
Suspension Period August 8, 2019 (Thur) (9:00 am to 2:30 pm)
Current students to check their course selection status online; Students can make further changes to their course selection August 8, 2019 (Thur) (2:30 pm)-August 13, 2019 (Tue) (4:00 pm)
Students will not be allowed to make any changes to their course selection until the add/drop period After August 13, 2019 (Tue) (4:00 pm)
The course information system opens for Freshmen to preview the available courses From Aug, 2019 (after performing master registration)
Online Course Selection for Freshmen August 21, 2019 (Wed) (10:00 am)-August 27, 2019 (Tue) (4:00 pm)
semester 1/full-year courses starting from 10:00 on August 21, 2019; semester 2 courses starting from 10:10 on August 21, 2019.
Suspension Period August 22, 2019 (Thur) (9:00 am to 2:30 pm)
Freshmen to check their course selection status online; Students can make further changes to their course selection August 22, 2019 (Thur) (2:30 pm) to August 27, 2019 (Tue) (4:00 pm)
First Day of Teaching September 2, 2019 (Mon)
Add/Drop Period for All Students September 2, 2019 (Mon) (10:00 am)-September 16, 2019 (Mon) (4:00 pm)
(a) Student of year 1 starting from 10:00 on September 2, 2019 (for both semesters);
(b) year 2 students starting from 12:00 on September 2, 2019 (for both semesters);
(c) year 3 students starting from 14:00 on September 2, 2019 (for both semesters); and
(d) year 4 (or above) students starting from 16:00 on September 2, 2019 (for both semesters).
Suspension Period September 3, 2019 (Tue) (12:00 noon to 5:00 pm)
All Students to check their course selection status online September 3, 2019 (Tue) (5:00 pm)-September 16, 2019 (Mon) (4:00 pm)
Students will not be allowed to make any changes to their course selection. After September 16, 2019 (Mon) (4:00 pm)
Reading/Field Trip ** October 14, 2019 (Mon)-October 19, 2019 (Sat)
Last Day of Teaching** November 30, 2019 (Sat)
Revision Period ** December 2, 2019 (Mon)-December 6, 2019 (Fri)
Assessment Period ** December 7, 2019 (Sat)-December 23, 2019 (Mon)

*Applicable to non-clinical undergraduate and taught postgraduate curricula in general and subject to Faculties’ confirmation of the first and last days of teaching, reading/field trip weeks (if any), revision periods, and assessment periods for individual curricula as approved by the respective Boards of Faculties.

**For undergraduate students only. Faculties concerned will determine the reading/field trip weeks (if any), last days of teaching, revision periods, and assessment periods for individual taught postgraduate curricula.

First Day of Teaching January 20, 2020 (Mon)
# Online course selection for All Students January 20, 2020 (Mon) (10:00 am)-February 10, 2020 (Mon) (4:00 pm)
(a) year 1 students starting from 10:00 on January 20, 2020 (for semester 2 and summer semester);
(b) year 2 students starting from 12:00 on January 20, 2020 (for semester 2 and summer semester);
(c) year 3 students starting from 14:00 on January 20, 2020 (for semester 2 and summer semester); and
(d) year 4 (or above) students starting from 16:00 on January 20, 2020 (for semester 2 and summer semester).
Suspension Period January 21, 2020 (Tue) (12:00 noon to 5:00 pm)
All students to check their course selection status online January 21, 2020 (Tue) (5:00 pm)-February 10, 2020 (Mon) (4:00pm)
Students will not be allowed to make any changes to their course selection. February 10, 2020 (Mon) (4:00pm)
Class Suspension Period for The Lunar New Year January 25, 2020 (Sat)-January 31, 2020 (Fri)
Reading/Field Trip ** March 9, 2020 (Mon)-March 14, 2020 (Sat)
Last Day of Teaching** May 2, 2020 (Sat)
Revision Period ** May 4, 2020 (Mon)-May 9, 2020 (Sat)
Assessment Period ** May 11, 2020 (Mon)-May 30, 2020 (Sat)

# Final year students are not allowed to select courses in Summer Semester.

*Applicable to non-clinical undergraduate and taught postgraduate curricula in general and subject to Faculties’ confirmation of the first and last days of teaching, reading/field trip weeks (if any), revision periods, and assessment periods for individual curricula as approved by the respective Boards of Faculties.

**For undergraduate students only. Faculties concerned will determine the reading/field trip weeks (if any), last days of teaching, revision periods, and assessment periods for individual taught postgraduate curricula.

# Online course selection for All Students (except Final Year Students) June 15, 2020 (Mon) (10:00 am) -June 22, 2020 (Mon) (4:00 pm)
Suspension Period June 16, 2020 (Tue) (12:00 noon to 5:00 pm)
All students to check their course selection status online June 16, 2020 (Tue) (5:00 pm) -June 22, 2020 (Mon) (4:00 pm)
Students will not be allowed to make any changes to their course selection June 22, 2020 (Mon) (4:00 pm)
Teaching and Assessment Period June 29, 2020 (Mon)-August 22, 2020 (Sat)

# Final year students are not allowed to select courses in Summer Semester.

*Applicable to non-clinical undergraduate and taught postgraduate curricula in general and subject to Faculties’ confirmation of the first and last days of teaching, reading/field trip weeks (if any), revision periods, and assessment periods for individual curricula as approved by the respective Boards of Faculties.

**For undergraduate students only. Faculties concerned will determine the reading/field trip weeks (if any), last days of teaching, revision periods, and assessment periods for individual taught postgraduate curricula.

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