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Important Dates for Academic Year 2018/19

Semester A 2018/19

Date

Event

31 July 2018

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

6 August 2018

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

20 August 2018

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

1 September 2018

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption

3 September 2018

Classes begin

10 September 2018

Last day for course add/drop

15 September 2018

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.)

16 September –
13 October 2018

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

17 September 2018

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

24 September –
24 November 2018

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

14 October 2018 onwards

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

15 October 2018

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

1 – 21 November 2018

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 Engineering:
  • programme transfer

7 November 2018

Release of Semester A's examination schedule in AIMS

1 December 2018

Last day of teaching

10 – 22 December 2018

Examination period

From 4 January 2019

Release of Semester A's course grades in AIMS

Semester B 2018/19

Date

Event

6 November 2018

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

17 December 2018*

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

27 December 2018*

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

12 January 2019

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption
(Applicable to students admitted in Semester B 2018/19 or current students who have outside work completed after admission to the University)

14 January 2019

Classes begin

21 January 2019

Last day for course add/drop

22 January –
20 May 2019

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

26 January 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

27 January –
2 March 2019

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

28 January 2019

Due date for Semester B's tuition fees  

3 March 2019 onwards

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

4 March 2019

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

25 March – 15 April 2019

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 2018/19 with an undeclared major:
  • declaring a home major
Application for Associate Degree students in the College of Engineering:
  • programme transfer

27 March 2019

Release of Semester B's examination schedule in AIMS

27 April 2019

Last day of teaching

6 – 20 May 2019

Examination period

From 29 May 2019

Release of Semester B's course grades in AIMS

Summer Term 2019

Date

Event

9 April 2019

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

20 May 2019*

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

27 May 2019*

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

10 June 2019

Classes begin

17 June 2019

Last day for course add/drop

18 June – 20 July 2019

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

22 June 2019

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)

23 – 29 June 2019

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

30 June 2019 onwards

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

10 July 2019

  • 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

10 – 15 July 2019*

 

Switching of majors
(ONLY applicable to year one students admitted to 4-year Bachelor's Degree in 2018/19)

27 July 2019

Last day of teaching

5 – 10 August 2019

Examination period

From 20 August 2019

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.