Calendar Dates

As an Exchange student, you may choose to study at the HKUST Business School for a full academic year, for the Fall Term, or the Spring Term.

Fall Semester 2012

Activity Date
Earliest day to check in to the dormitories Sep 3
Orientation Program Sep 7
Buddy Program Activity Sep 8
Fall Semester Commences Sep 10
Add/Drop period Sept 10 - 22
Day following Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival (No class, Hong Kong Holiday) Oct 1
Day following National Day (No classes) Oct 2
Chung Yeung Festival (No classes, Hong Kong Holiday) Oct 23
Last Day of Fall Semester Classes Dec 8
Study Break Dec 10 - 11
Examination Period Dec 12 - 21
Last day of Fall Semester Dec 21

Spring Semester 2013

Activity Date
Earliest day to check-in to the dormitories Jan 25 (TBC)
Orientation Program Jan 31 (TBC)
Spring Semester Commences Feb 1
Add/Drop Period Feb 1 - 18 (TBC)
Buddy Program Activity Feb 2
2nd, 3rd and 4th Day of Lunar New Year (no classes, Hong Kong Holiday) Feb 11-13
Good Friday (no classes) Mar 29
Mid Term Break Mar 29- Apr 4
Day following Good Friday Mar 30
Easter Monday (no classes, Hong Kong Holiday) Apr 1
Ching Ming Festival (no classes) Apr 4
Labor Day (no classes, Hong Kong Holiday) May 1
Last Day of Spring Semester Classes May 16
The Birthday of the Buddha (no classes) May 17
Study Break May 17-18
Examination Period May 20 - 29
Last Day of Spring Semester May 29