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Important Dates (2021/22 dates are to be announced) 


Given the global situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, arriving students are required to undergo a compulsory 21-day quarantine immediately upon arrival in Hong Kong. More information on quarantine arrangements (in a hotel or at the Undergraduate Halls as well as costs) will be provided shortly.   


2020/21  1st (Fall) Semester 2nd (Spring) Semester
Online Course Pre-Registration

14-20 July


Compulsory 14-Day Quarantine (immediately upon arrival in Hong Kong)




Undergraduate Hall Official Opening (Move-In) Date (subject to completion of compulsory 14-day quarantine)

1 September


7 January


Release of Course Enrollments and Timetable (at Welcome Orientation)

3 September


Welcome Orientation (Mandatory) 3-4 September 8-9 January
Classes Begin 7 September 11 January
Add/Drop Courses 7-19 September 11-23 January
Fees to HKBU Due 5 October  
Classes End 5 December 24 April

Final Examinations

Important: No early examinations can be arranged. Please plan to depart from HKBU after 22 December.

10-22 December



3-17 May



Undergraduate Hall Official Closing (Move-Out) Date 28 December (12:00 noon) 21 May (12:00 noon)



   To know more about the semester dates (including public holidays), see Academic Calendar.