Academic calendar

2020/2021 Academic Calendar for Part-time Programmes/Courses

2020 Autumn Term for Part-time Programmes/Courses

Week Academic Year Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun Week term Remarks
2020 Sep                
1 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 1 21/9 First day of term
2 28 29 30         2  
  Oct                
        1 2 3 4   1/10 National Day
3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 3 2/10 The day following Mid-Autumn Festival
4 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 4  
5 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 5  
6 26 27 28 29 30 31   6 26/10 The day following Chung Yeung Festival
  Nov                
              1    
7 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 7  
8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 8  
9 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 9  
10 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 10  
11 30             11  
  Dec                
    1 2 3 4 5
6
  6/12 Last day to apply for deferment of studies
12 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 12  
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 13 27/12 Last day to withdraw from courses
14 21 22 23 24 25 26
(27)
14 27/12 Final assignment cut-off date*
15 28 29 30 31       15 25–26/12 Christmas holidays
2021 Jan                
          1 2 3   1/1 New Year holiday
16 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 16  
17 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 17 11/1–7/2 Examination period
18 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 18  
19 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 19  
  Feb                
20 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 20 7/2 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 Sundays and public holidays
 
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.

2021 Spring Term for Part-time Programmes/Courses

Week Academic Year Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun Week term Remarks
2021 Feb                
21 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 1 8/2 First day of term
22 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 2 12–15/2 Lunar New Year holidays
23 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3  
  Mar                
24 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 4  
25 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 5  
26 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 6  
27 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 7  
28 29 30 31         8  
  Apr                
        1 2 3 4    
29 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 9 2–6/4 Easter holidays
30 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 10 4/4 Ching Ming Festival
31 19 20 21 22 23 24
25
11 25/4 Last day to apply for deferment of studies
32 26 27 28 29 30     12  
  May                
            1 2   1/5 Labour Day
33 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 13 16/5 Last day to withdraw from courses
34 10 11 12 13 14 15
(16)
14 16/5 Final assignment cut-off date*
35 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 15 19/5 Buddha's Birthday
36 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 16  
37 31             17 31/5–27/6 Examination period
  June                
    1 2 3 4 5 6    
38 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 18  
39 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 19 14/6 Tuen Ng Festival
40 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 20 27/6 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 Sundays and public holidays
 
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.

2021 Summer Term for Part-time Programmes/Courses
(Applicable to some programmes only)

Week Academic Year Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun Week term Remarks
2021 Jun                
41 28 29 30         1 28/6 First day of term
  Jul                
        1 2 3 4   1/7 HKSAR Establishment Day
42 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 2  
43 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 3  
44 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 4  
45 26 27 28 29 30 31   5  
  Aug                
              1    
46 2 3 4 5 6 7
8
6 8/8 Last day to apply for deferment of studies
47 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 7  
48 16 17 18 19 20 21
(22)
8 22/8 Last day to withdraw from courses
49 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 9 22/8 Final assignment cut-off date*
50 30 31           10  
  Sep                
      1 2 3 4 5    
51 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 11 6–19/9 Examination period
52 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 12 19/9 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 Sundays and public holidays
 
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 2020 Autumn 2021 Spring 2021 Summer
Registration starts mid Jun 2020 mid Nov 2020 late Mar 2021
Last day of first-round application for financial assistance for the term by early Jul 2020 by early Dec 2020 by mid Apr 2021
Announcement of result of first-round application for student financial assistance for the term by late Jul 2020 by late Dec 2020 by late Apr 2021

 

Examination session Part-time programmes/courses
Examination activity 2020 Autumn 2021 Spring 2021 Summer
Exam period 11 Jan 2021 –
7 Feb 2021
31 May 2021 –
27 Jun 2021
6 Sept 2021 –
19 Sept 2021
Last day to apply for deferment of studies 6 Dec 2020 25 Apr 2021 8 Aug 2021
Last day to apply for withdrawal of courses/programme 27 Dec 2020 16 May 2021 22 Aug 2021
Announcement of examination timetable and arrangements by mid Dec 2020 by late Apr 2021 by early Aug 2021
Announcement of course results late Mar 2021 mid Aug 2021 early Nov 2021

 

Conferment Apr 2021 Aug 2021 Nov 2021
Graduation activity
Application for graduation period 21 Jan 2021 –
22 Feb 2021
28 May 2021 –
27 Jun 2021
3 Sept 2021 –
24 Sept 2021
Deadline for payment of graduation 8 Apr 2021 10 Aug 2021 8 Nov 2021

 


Modified Date: Jun 23, 2020