Subscription Fees

  1. The 12-month subscription fees for Alumni Library Card - Reader and Alumni Library Card - Borrower are HK$100 and HK$300 respectively.
  2. The subscribed services are to be expired by 30 June of either the current year or the next year, depending on when the subscription is made.
  3. Subscription fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis according to the number of months prior to the expiry date of the privilege. For the month of application, the subscription fees will be waived. For details, please refer to the table below.
  4. All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable, and cannot be used for the settlement of other services.
  5. Discounts:
    1. 15% off the subscription fees for online application or renewal whereby payment is settled online by VISA credit card or MasterCard credit card via the Hang Seng Bank Secure Payment Site.
    2. 15% off the subscription fees if payment is settled with valid CityU Credit Card owned by the applicant. This applies to applications or renewal applications submitted in person or by mail.
    * Important: Applicants can only enjoy either discount (i) or discount (ii), but not both.
  6. Switching from Alumni Library Card - Reader to Alumni Library Card - Borrower before the former expires will result in automatic forfeiture of the fee balance left by the former and under no circumstances can the fee balance be transferred and used for the subscription of another service.
  7. The Library reserves the right to change the charging scheme and fees without prior notifications to the users. The Library has the final discretion on any dispute that may arise.

Time for Application * Service Valid Period Subscription Fees (HK$) Payable
Alumni Library Card - Reader Alumni Library Card - Borrower
Start Date End Date Full 15% off Full 15% off
June 4 working days after your new application

2 working days for renewal application

30 June of the next year 100 85 300 255
July 91 77 275 233
Aug 83 70 250 212
Sept 75 63 225 191
Oct 66 56 200 170
Nov 58 49 175 148
Dec 50 42 150 127
Jan 30 June of the current year 41 34 125 106
Feb 33 28 100 85
Mar 30 June of the next year 125 106 375 318
Apr 116 98 350 297
May 108 91 325 276

* Applications received in person or by mail after 25th of the current month will be treated as applications submitted in the next month.