Academic Advising & Support

DegreeWorks & Canvas

  • DegreeWorks is a web-based degree audit and academic advising tool. It matches your academic record against the curriculum requirements and helps you learn easily what courses you still need to take to fulfill the requirements of College/School, Gateway Education (GE), major, minor, etc. It also provides features that help you plan your studies and communicate with your advisors. DegreeWorks provides various features that help you plan your studies, including “What If”, "Look Ahead", "Plans", and "Term Calculators" and "Advice Calculators".
    Tutorials on Degree Works are available at ARRO’s website
  • Canvas is the learning management system (LMS) at CityU. It is used for conducting teaching and learning activities online.
    Canvas User Guides are available at OCIO’s website

Academic support offered by other academic units/ offices

Chan Feng Men-ling Chan Shuk-lin English Language Centre (ELC)
Writing Studio (Sciences Studio)
(offers one-on-one help with writing assignments)
Location :
ELC Lounge, 2/F, AC 1
Opening Hours :
Semesters A and B, Weeks 3 to 13
Monday to Friday, 12:00 to 17:00
(excluding school and public holidays)
Tel :
3442 7607
Email :
Website :
Office Education Development and Gateway Education (EDGE)
Learning & Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) Online Resources
Website :
Peer-Assisted Learning scheme using Supplemental Instruction (PALSI)
Chan Feng Men-ling Chan Shuk-lin English Language Centre (ELC)
ELC English Self-Access Centre
Location :
G2513, 2/F, Academic 1
Website :
Department of Mathematics (MA)
Math Help Center
Location :
Y6504, 6/F Academic 1 near Lift 9 (Yellow Zone)
Website :

Last modified on 3 July, 2018