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Important Dates for Academic Year 2019/20

Semester A 2019/20

Date

Event

30 July 2019

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

5 August 2019

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

19 August 2019

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

31 August 2019

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption

2 September 2019

Classes begin

9 September 2019

Last day for course add/drop

10 September –
21 December 2019

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

14 September 2019

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.)

15 September –
12 October 2019

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

16 September 2019

Due date for Semester A's tuition fees
(ONLY applicable to returning students)

10 October 2019

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

13 October 2019 onwards

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

1 – 21 November 2019

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 Science and Engineering:
  • programme transfer

6 November 2019

Release of Semester A's examination schedule in AIMS

30 November 2019

Last day of teaching

9 – 21 December 2019

Examination period

From 3 January 2020

Release of Semester A's course grades in AIMS

Semester B 2019/20

Date

Event

5 November 2019

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

16 December 2019

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

30 December 2019

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

11 January 2020

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption
(Applicable to students admitted in Semester B 2019/20 or current students who have outside work completed after admission to the University)

13 January 2020

Classes begin

20 January 2020

Last day for course add/drop

21 January –
16 May 2020

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

1 February 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

2 – 29 February 2020

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

3 February 2020

Due date for Semester B's tuition fees  

1 March 2020 onwards

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

2 March 2020

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

25 March 2020

Release of Semester B's examination schedule in AIMS

1 – 23 April 2020

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 2019/20 with an undeclared major:
  • declaring a home major
Application for Associate Degree students in the College of Science and Engineering:
  • programme transfer

25 April 2020

Last day of teaching

4 – 16 May 2020

Examination period

From 26 May 2020

Release of Semester B's course grades in AIMS

Summer Term 2020

Date

Event

7 April 2020

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

18 May 2020

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

25 May 2020

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

8 June 2020

Classes begin

15 June 2020

Last day for course add/drop

16 June –18 July 2020

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

20 June 2020

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)

21 – 27 June 2020

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

28 June 2020 onwards

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

8 July 2020

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

8 – 13 July 2020

 

Switching of majors
(ONLY applicable to year one students admitted to 4-year Bachelor's Degree in 2019/20)

25 July 2020

Last day of teaching

3 – 8 August 2020

Examination period

From 18 August 2020

Release of Summer Term's course grades in AIMS

* Tentative

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.