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Gown Rental

All graduates attending the Congregation or College Graduation Ceremony must wear the academic gown appropriate to their respective faculties. Please click here for details about the University's academic gown.

Graduates who wish to rent a gown from the University should register online on or before 31 October 2016. Graduates who are not attending any of the graduation ceremonies may also rent a gown from the University.

Collection of Gown
Rental Charges
Special Shuttle Bus for Gown Collection
Collection by Authorised Person
Gown Return
Penalty for Late Return and Damaged Gown
Deposit Refund

Make Your Own Gown
Forms for Download / Other Information



Collection of Gown

Date and Time
1-4 November, 2016 (Tue – Fri), 2:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Room 206, 2/F, John Fulton Centre, CUHK
When you collect your gown, you are required to present your identity document (such as Hong Kong Identity Card / Student Identity Card / Passport) for verification. An “Academic Gown Rental Form” will be issued when you collect the gown. Please keep the form and present it when you return your gown.
Please note that the hood of the gown is edged with a different colour for each Faculty. Please check carefully that you collect the correct hood before you leave the counter. You may refer to the page about academic gown for further details. 
Bring your own Bag
For environmental protection purpose, please bring your own bag to carry the academic dress.

Rental Charges
Total: HK$770 (rental charge HK$90 and deposit HK$680)



Log in to the online registration system and pay by one of the following methods on or before 31 October 2016:

1. Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard); or

2. PPS (You must have an 8-digit PPS Internet Password for payment).


Special Shuttle Bus for Gown Collection
A special shuttle bus service will be arranged during the gown collection period (1-4 November) from 6:00 pm. The last bus will leave the MTR University Station at 7:45 pm. Graduates can board the special shuttle bus at the bus stop near the University Piazza (港鐵大學站廣場) (near the campus school bus route no.2). The shuttle bus will run on a circular route between the University Piazza (港鐵大學站廣場) and John Fulton Centre

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Collection by Authorised Person

If you would like to authorise another person to collect the gown on your behalf, s/he is required to present a photocopy of your identity document and your Gown Rental Authorisation Letter.  


Gown Return

Please present the "Academic Gown Rental Form" when you (or your authorised person) return the gown (no need to provide the authorisation letter).  If the form was lost, you (or your authorised person) are required to present the original or a photocopy of your identity document (such as Hong Kong Identity Card / Student Identity Card / Passport) for verification purposes.


Date Opening HoursVenue
17-19 November, 2016 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Room 206, 2/F, John Fulton Centre
21-24 November, 2016 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
25 November, 2016 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
2:30 pm – 8:00 pm
26 November, 2016 12:00 nn – 5:00 pm


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Penalty for Late Return and Damaged Gown

A penalty of HK$40 per working day will be levied and deducted from the rental deposit if your gown is returned on or after 28 November 2016. Please make the return to Room 206, John Fulton Centre during office hours (Mon-Fri: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, 2:30pm – 4:30 pm; closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays).

Penalty for damaged gown: Gown: HK$360; Hood: HK$160; Cap: HK$160


Deposit Refund
The deposit will be refunded to your registered bank account in Hong Kong (not your credit card account for payment) within three months from the date of gown return. For graduates who do not have a bank account in Hong Kong, please complete the "Special Instruction for Gown Rental Deposit Refund (for Graduates without Bank Account in Hong Kong only)" and email to Please log in to the online registration system to check the refund date. If graduates choose bank draft as a refund method, the date showing in the online registration system will be the submission date to the bank. Graduates are expected to receive the bank draft approximately 2 months after the submission date.


Make Your Own Gown
Graduates who wish to tailor-make their own gowns may contact their own tailor or


Forms for Download / Other Information

Enquiries about Gown Rental
Business Office   tel: 3943-4735 / 3943-8797 or email:

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