Updates on Campus Access Controls


HKUST will continue to operate campus access controls until further notice.  Only holders of a valid university card (i.e. a student, staff, family, resident or temporary card) and pre-registered visitors may enter the university campus.  

The University will monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of the control measures and may make changes from time to time. The access controls may cause delays in entering the campus and we ask for your continued understanding and cooperation at this difficult time.

[Announcement - November 17]

The University offices, library and sports facilities will reopen on Monday, November 18. Taxis can enter the campus by the South Gate only and the passengers must have staff ID or register as a visitor.

[Announcement - November 13]

Following the Education Bureau’s announcement that all Hong Kong schools will close tomorrow, HKUST has decided to close the campus with immediate effect until the end of day Sunday, November 17. The University has also decided to temporarily change the university’s mode of instruction. For the remaining two and a half weeks of the term, there will NOT be any face-to-face classes or any proctored on-campus final examinations on the Clear Water Bay campus. Classes will be conducted through on-line means starting next week. Final examinations or alternate arrangements will be announced by the instructors of the courses. Faculty members of individual courses will email students for the detailed arrangement of their courses.

[Announcement - November 12]

All Wednesday classes will be canceled in view of the continuing escalating tensions and unrest in different parts of Hong Kong and transport disruptions. The University is making arrangements to adopt on-line teaching and learning mode for all classes, and will make them available as soon as this Thursday, November 14.

[Announcement - November 11]

Classes will be canceled on November 12 due to escalating tensions and unrest in different parts of Hong Kong and transport disruptions. Individual schools will announce shortly details of make-up sessions.

[Announcement - November 10]

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) experienced mass-scale malicious vandalism on Friday, November 8.  Many sites on campus were damaged and heavily spray-painted.  As repairs take time, classes will be canceled on November 11.  A statement was issued to the media on November 10 regarding the said incident. Please click here for full details.