There are five types of Academic Advisers under the University-wide Academic Advising System:
|Overview of Academic Advising Role
|Faculty Academic Advisers
|They are from students’ home Faculty and support their advisees throughout the course of their studies at HKU.
|Undergraduate students as assigned by Faculty.
|Faculty Temporary Academic Advisers
|They are teachers who specialize on helping students to explore major/minor options.
|Open to all undergraduate students upon request in SIS.
|Faculty Student Advisers
|They are senior students in home Faculties who are appointed and trained to be peer advisers.
|Services provided to peers studying in the same Faculty. Specific arrangements determined by Faculty.
|Residential Student Advisers
|They are senior students in Halls/Colleges who support hall mates in balancing hall and study demands.
|Services provided to peers living in Hall. Specific arrangements determined by Hall Wardens and CEDARS.
|Academic Advisers in the Academic Advising and Scholarships Office (AASO)
|They are general advisers to advise students on university regulations, study plans and cross faculty learning opportunities.
|Open to all undergraduate students.
In addition, each Faculty has appointed an Academic Advising Co-ordinator and an Academic Advising Administrator to oversee the academic advising work in the respective Faculty.