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.

Step 1:

Submit online registration

  • Submit online registration here 3 working days (for local students)/14 working days (for non-local students) after settling the admission deposit. (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
    • TPg programmes of the Faculty of Education
    • 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, please collect your CU Link on or after your admission date. (Learn more)
  • 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.
  • 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 --> 2022-23 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