Academic Advising Office (AAO)  

Academic advising is a developmental process with the guidance of teachers and advisers in which a student is empowered to explore available academic options and take responsibility for academic goal-setting and decision-making.


The mission of the Academic Advising Office (AAO) is to provide quality and accessible advisory services to support and enhance the academic success and development of undergraduate students. AAO is staffed with seasoned academic advisers and experienced administrators who are there to help students, especially first year students, make a smooth transition to the University and develop appropriate study plans. Students are welcome to schedule individual appointment with an AAO academic adviser in person, by email ( or online booking (

What we do

  • Provide individual advisory services to build knowledge and skills for academic success.
  • Help first-year students make a smooth transition to the University and develop an appropriate study plan.
  • Provide continuing students academic support and guide them to the resources available to achieve their goals.
  • Conduct group workshops on general academic topics throughout the academic year and open to all students.
  • Work closely with Faculties, CEDARS and halls of residence to co-ordinate and implement university-wide academic advising initiatives and to share best practices.

Contact Us

Room 07, Upper Ground Floor, Knowles Building, 
The University of Hong Kong
Tel: 2219 4686
Academic Support and Examinations Section, The Registry,
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