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**The details of the 2024 CUHK Orientation will be announced in May 2024.**

To mark the beginning of the journey at CUHK, the Inauguration Ceremony for Undergraduates 2023 will be held on 4 September 2023 at 10:00am at the Sir Run Run Shaw Hall. New students will be greeted by the University officers and will learn more about the mission and vision of CUHK. The ceremony will be followed by faculty welcoming receptions hosted by the Deans of your respective Faculties, where you will meet new friends and learn more about your Faculties.

You are required to attend the Ceremony. Let’s register for the event now:

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## Registration will start on 10 August 2023.

*Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Social Science will make alternative reception arrangement. The above Faculties will contact their new students in due course.


September 4, 2023 (Monday)


10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (followed by Faculty Welcoming Reception from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm)


Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


  • Proper attire is required for admission. (e.g. Under-shirts, sandals or slippers are not considered as proper attire) 
  • No smoking. 
  • Food and drinks are not allowed. 
  • Big parcels and wet umbrellas are not allowed in the Auditorium. 
  • Photography, audio or video recording must be authorized. 
  • Please turn off alarm watches and mobile telephones. 
  • Late-comers will not be allowed until a suitable break. 
  • The Sir Run Run Shaw Hall reserves the right to refuse admission. 


Please be seated before 9:30 a.m.  Valid student identity card (“CU Link”) must be shown upon entry.  Admission to Sir Run Run Shaw Hall will be on a first-come-first-served basis.  The University will arrange students to view live broadcast of the Ceremony at nearby lecture theatres if seating in Sir Run Run Shaw Hall is full.


Shuttle bus service from the University MTR Station to Sir Run Run Shaw Hall will be provided from 8:45 a.m.

Adverse Weather Arrangement

If the local storm warning signal No. 8 or above or the black rainstorm signal is hoisted by 7:00 a.m. on the day of the Ceremony, the Ceremony will be cancelled.


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(852) 3943 3767 / (852) 3943 1237

Support Services for Student with Special Educational Needs

If you need any special arrangements owing to your special educational needs (SEN) (e.g., On-campus Rehabus service, a seat in the front rows, accompany with sign interpreter(s)/ care-taker(s) etc.), please contact SEN Service of the Office of Student Affairs (Email: / Tel: 3943-5441) by August 30, 2023.