Return of Academic Dress

Message from the Registry

April 29, 2020

Please note that the Gown Room will be open for the return of academic dress from Monday, May 4, 2020.

By Friday, June 12, 2020

Graduates of the Class of 2019 who borrowed their academic dress from HKU are required to return it to the Gown Room no later than Friday, June 12, 2020, otherwise an overdue payment of HK$80 per week will be incurred. The overdue charge is calculated on weekly basis; a pro rata rate does not apply.

The Gown Room is located at Room UG-06, Knowles Building. From May 4 to June 12, 2020, the opening hours of the Gown Room will be from Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm, with no lunch break during these hours.

Please note that if you plan to return your academic dress by third-party delivery or by your authorised person, please provide your name, degree title, student ID and your contact number.

In view of the latest developments of COVID-19, the return of academic dress for graduates of the Class of 2019 is under constant review. The latest information will be announced on the HKU Congregation website.

Should you have any enquiries, please contact the Communications and Public Affairs Office at 2219 4263 or by email:

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