Registration and
Induction Programmes

**For students who are not admitted through the JUPAS admissions scheme, your registration with the University may only be considered probationary until all the required official documents are submitted and verified to the satisfaction of the University.

Welcome message

A very warm welcome to The University of Hong Kong! To make sure that you are well prepared before the beginning of your study, the following are important events and registration/enrolment procedures which you are strongly advised to complete. In particular, you are invited to participate in the University Induction Talk according to your attended curriculum, in which will provide you with fruitful information that will help you to start your HKU journey on the right path.

  Step 1 - Master Registration

After you obtained your HKU Portal account details, you are required to immediately complete the Master Registration online via the HKU Portal ( -> Self Service -> Master Registration). Please refer to the “Guideline to Online Master Registration”. This process is very important and crucial for the production of your Student Registration Card, course selection and your application(s) for other study facilities.

↑ Please click here for details by selecting your curriculum of study ↑

The University Registration and Induction Programmes for New Students will be held online via Zoom during August 18 to 26, 2020, depending on your curriculum of study. The Programme comprises three parts, namely Faculty Induction Talk and Programme Induction Talk (if any), CEDARS Non-Academic Induction Talk and HKUSU Orientation Talk.

  • The Faculty Induction talk and Programme Induction Talk (if any) will give you an overview of your study at HKU and your university life including introduction to your Faculty and Departments, programme structure, important academic matters such as curriculum requirement, course selection and enrolment, Common Core courses, academic advisement and experiential leaming opportunities.
  • CEDARS Non-Academic Induction Talk will introduce you to the non-academic student services, support and resources available at HKU including new student adjustment and counselling support, support to students with disabilities and special educational needs (SEN Support), financial resources, housing, careers, co-curricular and out-of-classroom learning opportunities, and non-academic induction activities.
  • HKUSU will give an introduction to the organization and structure of HKUSU and its sub-organisations as well as activities.

Participation of the Talk required advanced registration. Please click here for details by selecting your curriculum of study.

  Step 3 - Course Selection

You may preview courses information after you have completed the online Master Registration.

You may enrol courses during the following course selection period:

  • Students admitted to Year 1, BASc(SDS), BSc(ACD) and BSc(IM) students:
    • Semester 1/full-year courses: August 21 (10a.m.) to August 27 (4p.m.)
    • Semester 2 courses: August 21 (10:10a.m.) to August 27 (4p.m.)
Please contact your Faculty if you have enquiries about course selection.

  Step 4 - Application of Student Registration Card

After you complete the Master Registration online, please go to HKU Portal ( -> Self Service -> Student Card Document Upload) to submit your photograph and supporting documents for the production of Student Registration Card. Please refer to the “Online Application for Student Registration Cards” for your guideline.

An acknowledgment email will be sent to your HKU Portal email account once your Student Registration Card is ready for collection. You should bring along:

  1. the acknowledgment email (in hard copy),
  2. the original documents for verification, such as HKID card/temporary HKID card/Passport, and
  3. Visa/Entry Permit if appropriate

to come to collect your Student Registration Card in person according to the specific date(s), time and venue printed on the email.