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Important Dates for Academic Year 2020/21

Semester A 2020/21

Date

Event

28 July 2020

  • Release of Master Class Schedule for the academic year
  • Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Semester A in AIMS

10 August 2020

First day for paper add/drop of non web-enabled courses

24 August 2020

First day for online add/drop of web-enabled courses
(Please refer to your web registration time tickets)

29 August 2020

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption

31 August 2020

Classes begin

7 September 2020

Last day for course add/drop

8 September –
5 December 2020

Application for graduation in Semester A  
(NOT applicable to Associate Degree students)

12 September 2020

Last day to apply for:
  • reduced study load/exceeding maximum study load
  • withdrawal of studies, leave of absence & late drop of courses with no tuition fee charged (The acceptance fee paid at the time of admission will not be refunded under any circumstances.)
31 August 2020
(Postponed to
13 September 2020)
Due date for Semester A's tuition fees

13 September –
10 October 2020

50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence & late drop of courses

28 September 2020

Due date for payment of balance of Semester A's tuition fees

11 October 2020 onwards

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence & late drop of courses

2 – 23 November 2020

Applications for Bachelor's Degree students:
  • add/drop of minors
  • change of home major
  • declaring a second major
Application for Associate Degree students in the College of Engineering:
  • programme transfer

5 November 2020

Release of Semester A's examination schedule in AIMS

28 November 2020 Last day of teaching
7 – 19 December 2020 Examination period

From 30 December 2020

Release of Semester A's course grades in AIMS

Semester B 2020/21

Date

Event

3 November 2020

Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Semester B in AIMS

14 December 2020

First day for paper add/drop of non web-enabled courses

22 December 2020

First day for online add/drop of web-enabled courses
(Please refer to your web registration time tickets)

9 January 2021 Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption
(Applicable to students admitted in Semester B 2020/21 or current students who have outside work completed after admission to the University)

11 January 2021

  • Classes begin
  • Due date for Semester B's tuition fees

18 January 2021

Last day for course add/drop

19 January –
15 May 2021

Application for graduation in Semester B
(NOT applicable to Associate Degree students)

23 January 2021 Last day to apply for:
  • reduced study load/exceeding maximum study load
  • withdrawal of studies, leave of absence & late drop of courses with no tuition fee charged
24 January –
27 February 2021

50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence & late drop of courses

8 February 2021 Due date for payment of balance of Semester B's tuition fees
28 February 2021 onwards

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence & late drop of courses

25 March 2021

Release of Semester B's examination schedule in AIMS

Dates to be confirmed

Applications for Bachelor's Degree students:
  • add/drop of minors
  • change of home major
  • declaring a second major
For 4-year Bachelor's Degree students admitted in 2020/21 with an undeclared major:
  • declaring a home major
Application for Associate Degree students in the College of Engineering:
  • programme transfer
24 April 2021

Last day of teaching

3 – 15 May 2021

Examination period

From 25 May 2021

Release of Semester B's course grades in AIMS

Summer Term 2021

Date

Event

6 April 2021

Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Summer Term in AIMS

17 May 2021

First day for paper add/drop of non web-enabled courses

24 May 2021

First day for online add/drop of web-enabled courses
(Please refer to your web registration time tickets)

7 June 2021

Classes begin

15 June 2021

Last day for course add/drop

16 June –
31 July 2021

Application for graduation in Summer Term
(NOT applicable to Associate Degree students)

19 June 2021

Last day to apply for:
  • exceeding maximum study load
  • withdrawal of studies, leave of absence & late drop of courses with no tuition fee charged (Applicable to non-government funded programmes)

20 – 26 June 2021

50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence & late drop of courses (Applicable to non-government funded programmes)

27 June 2021 onwards

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses (Applicable to non-government funded programmes)

7 July 2021

Due date for payment of Summer Term's tuition fees
(Applicable to non-government funded programmes)
8 July 2021 Release of Summer Term's examination schedule in AIMS

Dates to be confirmed

 

Switching of majors
(ONLY applicable to year one students admitted to 4-year Bachelor's Degree in 2020/20)

24 July 2021

Last day of teaching

2 – 7 August 2021

Examination period

From 17 August 2021

Release of Summer Term's course grades in AIMS

Note: The University will not remind students of the various deadlines from time to time, and students will need to take the initiative and responsibility to observe the deadlines and act in accordance with the prescribed timeline.