Your Identity at CityU

All exchange students must observe the Rules Governing Enrolment of Local and Non-local Students and complete the enrolment procedures at the Academic Regulations and Records Office (ARRO) Service Centre [Service Hours and Map] and obtain your student identity card as soon as you arrive at CityU.

After settling in, you should go to the Global Engagement Office, Room 3210, 3.F, Cheng Yick-chi Building [contact info] to collect a Welcoming Folder in which an Enrolment Notification is included. Please make sure you complete the enrolment procedures by the end date of Week 2 of Semester A, Semester B or the Summer Term as specified in our Academic Calendar.

Student Identity Card

The Student Identity Card is a personal identification document at CityU. It is required for access to various facilities on campus including the Library, Sports Complex and the Computing Services Centre.

Computer Accounts

The unified Electronic Identity (EID) of a student is a unique identifier used by the computer (or by an application running on it) to speedily retrieve information residing on one or more computer systems about a specific student. This unique EID will be reserved solely for that student during his/her studies at CityU. To learn more, please visit the Student Computer Accounts’ Website.

Activate Electronic Identity (EID)

To get started, you MUST activate your EID at our e-Portal. For incoming exchange students, please use "EXGB" as the Programme Code when you activate your EID.