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Support the Libraries by joining HKUL Circle of Friends.

New Application

Renew Membership (re-activate the card at the Enquiries Counter on the 2/F of the Main Library before entering other branch libraries)


Membership Information

PLATINUM membership:

  • Borrowing Privileges (HKU Graduate: 48 books, 6 audio-visual materials: HKU SPACE Graduate: 24 books, 6 audio-visual materials)
  • Remote Access to SELECTED electronic resources which may be changed by the University Libraries without prior notice. (click to see the list)

GOLD membership:

  • Borrowing Privileges (24 books, 6 audio-visual materials)

SILVER membership:

  • On-site Reading Privileges
Annual Membership Platinum Gold Silver
HKU Graduate  $550 N/A N/A
HKU SPACE Graduate * $2,200 $1,650 N/A
Centennial College Graduate * N/A $1,650 N/A
External Individual N/A $3,300 $1,650
Non-Profit Institution N/A $3,300 $1,650
Corporation N/A $6,600 N/A
*Those having applied for a HKUL card during their study at HKU SPACE / Centennial College.


Terms and Conditions

  1. HKU graduate can apply for regular Graduate Borrower’s Card or Graduate Reader’s Card which does not carry remote access privileges to electronic resources. For enquiries please call 3917-2202 or email libcir@hku.hk
  2. User's access to and use of licensed databases are governed by the terms and conditions in the agreements made between the Libraries and the licensors. Any use of the databases by means of the user's CoF account signifies user's acceptance of such terms and conditions. Authorized use is limited to educational purposes and the scholarly research of the user. Access to these resources may be changed by the University Libraries without prior notice.
  3. Non-profit institution must provide proof of its non-profit institutional status upon application or renewal.
  4. An individual is entitled to the borrowing privileges of one user category only.
  5. The above fee schedule may be changed by the University Libraries as needed.
  6. All applicants must be at least 16 years of age.
  7. All payment is NOT refundable.
  8. All members must abide by the policies, rules and regulations of the Libraries.
  9. The replacement fee for a lost or damaged card is $150.
  10. The information provided will be used for Circle-of-Friends-related and HKU-Libraries-related purposes.

I confirm that I have read and accepted the terms and conditions which accompany this application and the rules and regulations of the HKU Libraries.

Enquiries: friends@lib.hku.hk


Information gathered in this form/agreement is in accordance with Libraries’ PICS at http://lib.hku.hk/general/personal.html, and will only be kept while your Library record is valid.