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3 Academic calendars and important dates

2019/2020 Academic Calendar for Part-time Programmes/Courses

2019 Autumn Term for Part-time Programmes/Courses

Week Acad yr Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun Week term Remarks
2019 Sep                
              1    
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 2/9 First day of term
2 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 2 14/9 The day following Mid-Autumn Festival
3 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 3  
4 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 4  
5 30             5  
  Oct                
    1 2 3 4 5 6   1/10 National Day
6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 6 7/10 Chung Yeung Festival
7 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 7  
8 21 23 23 24 25 26 27 8  
9 28 29 30 31       9  
  Nov                
          1 2 3    
10 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10  
11 11 12 13 14 15 16
17
11 17/11 Last day to apply for deferment of studies
12 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 12  
13 25 26 27 28 29 30   13  
  Dec                
              1    
14 2 3 4 5 6 7
(8)
14 8/12 Last day to withdraw from courses
15 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 8/12 Final assignment cut-off date*
16 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 16  
17 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 17 23/12–19/1 Examination period
18 30 31           18 25-26/12 Christmas holidays
2020 Jan                
      1 2 3 4 5   1/1 New Year holiday
19 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 19  
20 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 19/1 Last day of term

Key

  Commencement of term
  Examination period (including Sundays and public holidays)
 
Last day to apply for deferment of studies before the commencement of the examination period
 
Final assignment cut-off date for part-time courses completed in the term
( ) Last day to withdraw from courses
The dates shown in red are public holidays and Sundays
 
Explanatory Notes: *In B&A courses which use online quizzes for assessment purposes, the final quiz cut-off date will normally be the OCAS cut-off date.

2020 Spring Term for Part-time Programmes/Courses

Week Acad yr Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun Week term Remarks
2020 Jan                
21 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 1 20/1 First day of term
22 27 28 29 30 31     2 25–28/1 Lunar New Year holidays
  Feb                
            1 2    
23 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 3  
24 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 4  
25 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 5  
26 24 25 26 27 28 29   6  
  Mar                
              1    
27 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 7  
28 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 8  
29 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 9  
30 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 10  
  30 31              
  Apr                
31     1 2 3 4
5
11 4/4 Ching Ming Festival
32 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 12 5/4 Last day to apply for deferment of studies
33 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 13 10–13/4 Easter holidays
34 20 21 22 23 24 25
(26)
14 26/4 Last day to withdraw from courses
  27 28 29 30         26/4 Final assignment cut-off date*
  May               30/4 Buddha's Birthday
35         1 2 3 15 1/5 Labour Day
36 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 16  
37 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 17 11/5–7/6 Examination period
38 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 18  
39 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 19  
  June                
40 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 20 7/6 Last day of term

Key

  Commencement of term
  Examination period (including Sundays and public holidays)
 
Last day to apply for deferment of studies before the commencement of the examination period
 
Final assignment cut-off date for part-time courses completed in the term
( ) Last day to withdraw from courses
The dates shown in red are public holidays and Sundays
 
Explanatory Notes: *In B&A courses which use online quizzes for assessment purposes, the final quiz cut-off date will normally be the OCAS cut-off date.

2020 Summer Term for Part-time Programmes/Courses
(Applicable to some programmes only)

Week Acad yr Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun Week term Remarks
2020 Jun                
41 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 1 8/6 First day of term
42 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 2  
43 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3 25/6 Tuen Ng Festival
44 29 30           4  
  Jul                
      1 2 3 4 5   1/7 HKSAR Establishment Day
45 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 5  
46 13 14 15 16 17 18
19
6 19/7 Last day to apply for deferment of studies
47 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 7  
48 27 28 29 30 31     8  
  Aug                
            1
(2)
  2/8 Last day to withdraw from courses
49 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 9 2/8 Final assignment cut-off date*
50 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 10  
51 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 11 17–30/8 Examination period
52 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 12 30/8 Last day of term
  31                

Key

  Commencement of term
  Examination period (including Sundays and public holidays)
 
Last day to apply for deferment of studies before the commencement of the examination period
 
Final assignment cut-off date for part-time courses completed in the term
( ) Last day to withdraw from courses
The dates shown in red are public holidays and Sundays
 
Explanatory Notes: *In B&A courses which use online quizzes for assessment purposes, the final quiz cut-off date will normally be the OCAS cut-off date.

Important Dates

Term Part-time programmes/courses
Registration activity 2019 Autumn 2020 Spring 2020 Summer
Registration starts mid Jun 2019 early Nov 2019 late Mar 2020
Last day of first-round application for financial assistance for the term by early Jul 2019 by late Nov 2019 by mid Apr 2020
Announcement of result of first-round application for student financial assistance for the term by late Jul 2019 by mid Dec 2019 by late Apr 2020

 

Examination session Part-time programmes/courses
Examination activity 2019 Autumn 2020 Spring 2020 Summer
Exam period 23 Dec 2019 –
19 Jan 2020
11 May 2020 –
7 Jun 2020
17 Aug 2020 –
30 Aug 2020
Last day to apply for deferment of studies 17 Nov 2019 5 Apr 2020 19 Jul 2020
Last day to apply for withdrawal of courses/programme 8 Dec 2019 26 Apr 2020 2 Aug 2020
Announcement of examination timetable and arrangements by late Nov 2019 by mid Apr 2020 by late Jul 2020
Announcement of course results late Feb 2020 mid Jul 2020 mid Oct 2020

 

Conferment Apr 2020 Aug 2020 Nov 2020
Graduation activity
Application for graduation period 21 Jan 2020 –
22 Feb 2020
24 May 2020 –
14 Jun 2020
27 Aug 2020 –
15 Sep 2020
Deadline for payment of graduation 4 Apr 2020 30 Jul 2020 11 Oct 2020

 


Modified Date: Jul 24, 2019