HKU Graduate Membership

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Important Note:

  1. Please check your user category and follow the instructions
    User CategoryInstruction
    Borrower’s card holders with a library deposit No action is required if you agree to offset your library deposit for three-year membership with HKUL between 1 September 2022 and 31 August 2025.
    HKU BEA credit card holders with a waiver of library deposit Please follow the instructions below and submit an online application for renewal of membership.
    Reader’s card holders
    Circle of Friends (HKU Graduate Platinum) card holders
    New applicants Please follow the instructions below and submit an online application for membership.
    Class of 2022 graduates No application is required for the 2022-23 membership. Please note that the extension of Facility Access for the Class of 2022 graduates is confirmed. Please check the details.

  2. For more information or enquiries, please check our FAQs or contact Lending Services and Learning Environments at libfee@hku.hk.
  3. All library users with valid HKU Libraries membership are bound by Vaccine Pass requirements. Please visit HKU Covid-19 Info Hub and related FAQs for more information.

Online Application Form for HKU Graduates

Eligibility

As defined in the University Statutes, HKU Graduate means “a person: (a) on whom a degree has been conferred at a congregation of the University; or (b) whose name has appeared on the list of successful candidates for a degree of bachelor, master or doctor of the University, published in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Senate, and who is awaiting the conferment of that degree at a congregation”. Please supply mandatory proof of graduation with your application for HKU Graduate card.

Application

  • Applicants will be notified by email upon successful application. Any applicants without a Facilities Access Card should collect the card in person at the Enquiries Counter on the 2/F of the Main Library. Please check service hours for card collection.
  • If an application is incomplete or unsuccessful, the applicant will receive a cancellation email with further instructions.
  • For enquiries, please contact Lending Services and Learning Environments at libfee@hku.hk or 3917-1130 (Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm).

Card Information

New application

Category Annual fee Validity Library privileges
HKU Graduate $550
(30% discount will be available for new applications submitted on or before 31 December 2022)
1 year

Notes:
(i) Access to the selected e-resources may be changed by the vendors of HKUL without prior notice.
(ii) Some of the licensed e-resources are restricted to current HKU staff, students and/or SPACE users.
(iii) The selected licensed e-resources may be used for the purposes of research, education or other non-commercial use only.

 

Terms and Conditions

  1. An individual is entitled to the borrowing privileges of one user category only.
  2. The above fee schedule and card validity may be reviewed and changed by the University Libraries regularly as needed.
  3. Library charge and facilities access card fee including card replacement fee are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  4. All members must abide by the policies, rules and regulations of the Libraries.
  5. 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 library 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.

*Which of the following groups do you belong to?

Borrower’s card holders with a library deposit
HKU BEA credit card holders with a waiver of library deposit
Reader’s card holders
Circle of Friends (HKU Graduate Platinum) card holders
New applicants

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

 

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.