How to Register?

Congratulations on your admission to CUHK! After you have accepted the admission offer and settled the admission deposit, please follow the steps below to complete registration before commencing your study.

Please note that you may collect your CU Link (Student ID) Card only after you have completed registration procedures.  For details on registration, please visit our website

All CUHK students are required to present their CU Link Cards at the campus entrance. Before the collection of your CU Link Card, a Temporary Campus Access Pass is designed for you to allow your access to CUHK campus during 1 August 2023 to 31 August 2023, both dates inclusive.  For details, please visit the Orientation Website 2023.

Meanwhile, the CUHK Mobile Pass App is also be available with effect from 1 August 2023 for newly admitted students to generate QR code for campus access and Learning Common and User Area access.  For details, please visit ITSC Website.

Step 1:

Submit online registration

  • You must first settle the admission deposit before the specified payment due date. 
  • The registration link will only be effective starting from the 3rd working day (for local students) or 14th working day (for non-local students) after the payment is settled. (Learn more)1

After completing online registration, you can check your registration status here.

Step 2:

Submit student visa application (for non-local students only)

  • Submit your student visa application within 3 weeks after the admission offer issue date. (Learn more)
Step 3:

Submit Postgraduate Halls application, if applicable

  • Students taking full-time research programmes or full-time UGC-funded taught programmes may apply for a hostel place. Please check the application deadline from the Postgraduate Halls website and submit application to the Postgraduate Halls office accordingly.
Step 4:

Submit documents to fulfill admission condition(s), if any

  • Send the required documents as specified in the admission notification by mail/by courier to the Graduate School by the condition(s) fulfilment deadline.2
  • Students admitted to the following programmes, please submit the required documents directly to the Faculty/Division office concerned.
    • EMBA
    • MBA
    • JD/MBA
    • MSc in Finance
    • Master in Architecture
    • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws
  • If you cannot fulfil the admission condition(s) by the stipulated deadline, your admission offer will become null and void.
Step 5:

Perform Step 1 of online documents verification (for non-local students only)

Step 6:

Activate MyCUHK account

  • After completion of the steps above,
    • local students will receive their v-code from ITSC by email and/or SMS (for Hong Kong mobile only) starting from mid-July. 
    • non-local students will receive their v-code from ITSC by email starting from mid-July.
  • Use the v-code to retrieve the OnePass password from the Student Computing Accounts Collection System for course enrolment and other services via MyCUHK.
Step 7:

Perform Step 2 of online documents verification (for non-local students only)

Step 8:

Collect your CU Link (Student ID Card)

  • For local students, you may collect your CU Link on or after your admission date. Please contact CU Link Card Centre to see if your CU Link is ready and check the arrangement for collection.

  • For non-local students, please contact CU Link Card Centre 7 – 10 working days after completion of online document verification to see if your CU Link is ready and check the arrangement for collection.

  • Some programmes will collect the CU Link for their students. Please contact the Programme Office for enquiries.  (Learn more)
Step 9:

Update Information at MyCUHK (for non-local students only)

Update mailing address and contacts at MyCUHK

Step 10:

Submit Postgraduate Studentship Payment Instruction Form

Complete and return the “Postgraduate Studentship Payment Instruction Form” to the Accounting Operations and Systems Unit, Finance Office (1/F, Sui-Loong Pao Building).

Step 11:

Perform course selection

  • The course selection exercise will be conducted in early-August. Please enroll courses according to the study scheme of your programme and advice from your Graduate Division. For details, please refer to Graduate School Website (Student --> Course Selection and Add/Drop --> 2023-24 Exercise).


  1. If you do not complete the online registration, you will NOT be able to perform the course selection and collect your CU Link.
  2. Please do NOT send the documentary proof for fulfilling the admission condition(s) by email to any Graduate School email accounts, as it may delay the processing of your submission.



Please see the following documents for your information:

  1. Students who are eligible for Postgraduate Studentship (PGS)
  2. Postgraduate Halls