New Student Enrolment

New students are required to come to the University campus for enrolment. The appointed date, time and venue are shown on the enrolment notification letter. The enrolment process normally takes about 30-40 minutes.

Before enrolment, you have to activate your electronic ID (EID), make the Declaration upon Enrolment and update your personal contact information at The EID will allow you to access various IT services provided by the University, such as the Portal, AIMS, CityU email system, library resources, etc. You must complete this pre-enrolment process before coming to the University for New Student Enrolment.

Upon completion of the pre-enrolment process, you have to upload your photo which will be used for student ID card production during enrolment. Please read the photo requirements in detail and take the following actions for uploading photo.

Login to AIMS

  • Select the tab Services for New Students
  • Select Photo Upload for Student ID Card
  • Read the photo requirements and click the “Browse” button to choose the appropriate photo for uploading
  • Click the “Upload” button
  • The uploaded image will appear on the screen. Click and drag on the image to make a selection. The cropped photo will be shown on the student identity card sample for preview.
  • If the photo for preview is acceptable, click the “Submit” button. If not, click the “Upload Photo Again” button. The photo can only be seen on the sample student identity card if the uploading process is successful.
  • Click the “Close” button when the upload process is completed. Before enrolment, student may upload another photo.

After enrolment, please take the following actions:

  1. Check and update your address and telephone number in AIMS. It is the information that inputted by you during the online pre-enrolment process.

    Login to the CityU Portal:

    • Select AIMS on the left-hand side of the screen
    • Select the tab Personal Information
    • Select Personal Data for Communication
    • Check and update your address and telephone number
  2. Check the personal class schedule release date and the course registration period. If you do not have a class schedule on the scheduled date, please call 3442 9014 during office hours.
    Login to the CityU Portal:
    • Select AIMS on the left-hand side of the screen
    • Select the Course Registration menu
    • Click My Detail Schedule to display details of your class schedule
  3. Check the schedule for University and departmental orientation activities and attend relevant events for students admitted in Semester A.
  4. Familiarise yourself with the curriculum structure and award requirements of your programme.
  5. Check the important dates from the Orientation website and observe the application deadlines for students admitted in Semester A.
  6. Visit the Regulations and Guidelines section of the SGS website to access important information relating to your studies at the University, such as:
    • Academic Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Degrees
    • Rules on Academic Honesty
    • Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure
    • Regulations on Tuition Fees
    • Rules Governing Enrolment of Local and Non-local Students
    • Rules on Student Identity Card
    • Policy on Intellectual Property

In the event that a Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above or a Rainstorm Black Warning is hoisted during the new student enrolment period, the enrolment counter will be closed. Please check the Student Orientation website/SMS of your mobile phone for the rescheduled dates.

Students with special educational needs are advised to inform the University so that appropriate assistance, where possible, can be provided. Please complete the “Special Educational Needs Declaration Form”, which will be available in AIMS [Student Record tab > My Applications (for Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes) > Special Educational NeedsDeclaration Form] from 1 August to 16 September 2017.

Schedule for New Student Enrolment

Semester / Term Period
Semester A  August
Semester B / Summer Term One week before the Semester / Term