JUPAS (Local) Students


Students admitted from the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) are usually termed as JUPAS or local students

Welcome to HKUST! Have a great journey and experience in pursuing your goals, becoming a better "me" and making new friends at this inspiring and internationalised campus.

Action item checklist for JUPAS (local) students

The checklist should help identify useful and important activities to kick start your university study and life here.

Registration and Identification  

Aug 7-8  Complete Program Registration (JUPAS - Main Round Offer)

Aug 8 onwards

Aug 9-10, 14-15, 21-22  Collect Student Card in person at CMA Lecture Theater (LT-L), Cheng Yu Tung Building

Academic Advising and Peer Mentoring#

Aug 9-30  Attend Academic Advising and Peer Mentoring sessions (these sessions are very useful and critical for your class pre-enrolment; refer also to respective Schools' orientation information, SBM, SSCI, SENG, SHSS, IPO & individual email notifications for details; absence from these sessions may affect your study progress)

University Induction Activities

Aug 22-23  *Attend ELPA - Written  (required) 

Aug 22-25  *Attend ELPA - Speaking (required) 

Aug 24-25  *Attend Getting Started & HLTH1010 (required) 

Aug - Sep   *Attend Enrichment Talks, Tours and Workshops

School Welcome and Orientation# 

Aug 29  School of Engineering (SENG) 10:00-17:00 at S.H. Ho Sports Hall

Aug 30  School of Business and Management (SBM) 12:15-17:00 at S.H. Ho Sports Hall

Aug 31  School of Science (SSCI) 15:00-19:00 at S.H. Ho Sports Hall

Aug 31  Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) 11:00-15:00 at 7/F, LSK Business Building

Sep 8  School of Humanities and Social Science (SHSS) 18:30-21:30 at UniQue, Conference Lodge

Class Enrollment

Aug 14-20 Subsequent to academic advising sessions and/or Schools' instruction, ARR would arranage class pre-enrollment for students to required courses. (Students must attend the academic advising and peer mentoring sessions of respective Schools, SBM, SSCI, SENG, SHSS, IPO in Jul, Aug9-10 and other dates.)

Aug 22 onwards  Check Class pre-enrollment results via "Student Centre" in myPortal

Aug 25  Enroll first term classes via myPortal

Sep 1-14  Add/ Drop Classes via myPortal

HLTH1010 Required Activities

Aug 28-29  *Attend Fitness Training

Sep 8-10  *Attend Health and Fitness Assessments

Sep 14-15  *Attend a Sports Skill Class 

Sep 18-29  Complete the online Student Intake and Wellness Survey

Other Important Information and Dates

Aug 9-10  *Attend info. session and apply Government Financial Assistance 

Aug 9-10  Attend Student-led Welcome Fair 

Aug 12-24  *Join Student-led O' Camps

Aug 17-18  JUPAS Rechecking and Remarking of HKDSE Examination Results

Aug 18-19  *^Join Hall O' Camp - First-Year Experience (FYE) @Residence Program

Aug 26  Join *English Day Camp: Explore the Unexplored

Aug 28  Mass Check-in @Student Residence Hall (new first year student residents only)

Sep 1  Commencement of Academic Year 2017/18 - First Day

Sep 1  Join My First Day & Dinner @HKUST Details & Ticketing


* Many activities and programs require advance enrollment
^ Refer also to notifications from emails, peer mentors, School/ Program websites
# Attend only your School/Program's sessions