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How to confirm the department abbreviation?

Departments can set up department abbreviation via CF158 when applying for departmental SharePoint workspace and email group for staff communication.

  • The department can choose the department abbreviation.
  • The maximum length of the abbreviation is 5 characters.
  • After ITS sets up the abbreviation, the support account will be created and the applicant will be informed by email after 1 working day.

Please refer to the following list of department abbreviation already created:

Department name Abbreviation
Architecture Faculty  foa
Arts Faculty  foart
Asia Case Research Centre  acrc
Asia Global Institute  agi
Business & Economics Faculty  fbe
Centre for Applied English Studies  caes
Centre for Genomic Sciences  grc
Centre for Sports and Exercise  cse
Centre of Buddhist Studies  cbs
Centre on Behavioral Health  cbh
Centre for Civil Society and Governance ccsg
Common Core Office  cco
Ctr for Enhance't of Teaching & Learning  cetl
Ctr for Information Tech in Education  cite
Ctr of Dev & Resources for Students  cedar
Dental Faculty  dent
Dental Faculty - External Relations and  denke
Dental Faculty - IAD - Multi-Specialty  iadal
Dept of Anaesthesiology  anaes
Dept of Architecture  arch
Dept of Chemistry  chem
Dept of Civil Engineering  civil
Dept of Computer Science  cs
Dept of Diagnostic Radiology  diara
Dept of Earth Sciences easc
Dept of Electrical & Electronic Engg  eee
Dept of Family Med & Primary Care  fmpc
Dept of Geography  geog
Dept of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering imse
Dept of Law lawdp
Dept of Mechanical Engg  mech
Dept of Medicine  udmed
Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology  og
Dept of Ophthalmology  ophth
Dept of Orthopaedics & Traumatology  ortho
Dept of Pharmacology & Pharmacy  pharm
Dept of Physics  phys
Dept of Politics & Public Administration  ppa
Dept of Prof Legal Education pcll
Dept of Psychology  psyc
Dept of Soc Work & Social Administration  swsa
Dept of Sociology  soci
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science  saas
Dept of Surgery  srg
Development & Alumni Affairs Office  daao
Dr. Li Dak-Sum Research Centre ldsrc
Education Faculty  faced
Engineering Faculty  engg
Equal Opportunity Unit  eou
Estates Office eo
Finance & Enterprises Office  feo
General Education Unit  gened
Graduate School  gsch
Graduate School of the Research Services  grsc
HK Institute for Humanities & Soc. Sci.  ihss
HK Putonghua Edu & Assessment Ctr  peac
HK University Press  hkup
HKJC Ctr for Suicide Research & Preventn  csrp
Information Technology Services  its
Internal Audit Office  iao
Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole  jpe
Jockey Club Student Village III  jcsv3
Journalism and Media Studies Centre  jmsc
JUPAS Office  jupas
Laboratory Animal Unit lau
Law Faculty  law
Lee Shau Kee Hall  lskh
LKS Medical Faculty  lksfm
Mdm SH Ho Residence for Medical Students  rms
MIU of the President's Office  miu
Morrison Hall  mh
President's Office vco
RC Lee Hall  rclee
Registry - Curr Dev and QA Section  cdqa
Registry - Scholarships Office  scho
Registry (CPAO)  cpao
Registry (General Services)  gs
Registry (Human Resource Section)  hr
Registry (Research Services)  rss
Registry- Admisn & Acad Liaison Section  aal
Registry-Academic Advising Office  aao
Restaurant at JockeyClub Stud Village II  jcsv2
Robert Black College  rbc
Safety Office  hkuso
Sau Po Centre on Ageing coa
School of Biological Sciences  sbs
School of Biomedical Sciences  sbms
School of Business  busi
School of Chinese  soc
School of Humanities  soh
School of Modern Languages & Cultures smlc
School of Nursing  son
School of Public Health  sph
Science Faculty  sci
Simon KY Lee Hall  skylh
SMARTER@HKU Programme Management Office  spmo
Social Sciences Faculty foss
Starr Hall  starr
Suen Chi Sun Hall  scsh
Sustainability Office  susto
Swire Hall  swire
The Kadoorie Institute  ki
The Swire Institute of Marine Science  swims
University Archives  hkua
University Health Service  uhs
University Libraries lib
University Museum and Art Gallery  umag
Wei Lun Hall  wlh


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