Subscription Fees

  1. The 12-month subscription fees for Alumni Library Ticket - Reader and Alumni Library Ticket - 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 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 Ticket - Reader to Alumni Library Ticket - 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 / Renewal * Service Valid Period Subscription Fees (HK$) Payable
Alumni Library Ticket - Reader Alumni Library Ticket - Borrower
Full 15% off Full 15% off
June 1 July - 30 June of the next year 100 85 300 255
July 1 Aug - 30 June of the next year 91 77 275 233
Aug 1 Sept - 30 June of the next year 83 70 250 212
Sept 1 Oct - 30 June of the next year 75 63 225 191
Oct 1 Nov - 30 June of the next year 66 56 200 170
Nov 1 Dec - 30 June of the next year 58 49 175 148
Dec 1 Jan - 30 June of the current year 50 42 150 127
Jan 1 Feb - 30 June of the current year 41 34 125 106
Feb 1 Mar - 30 June of the current year 33 28 100 85
Mar 1 Apr - 30 June of the next year 125 106 375 318
Apr 1 May - 30 June of the next year 116 98 350 297
May 1 June - 30 June of the next year 108 91 325 276

* Since it takes up to 4 working days to process your application, manual applications must be submitted to the Library by the 25th of the month before the start of the Service Valid Period. Those received after 25th of the current month will be treated as application/renewal submitted in the next month.