2FA Protection for HKU Portal

2FA (2-factor authentication) protection for HKU Portal is a measure for complying with DPP4 – Data Security Principle of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“Ordinance”) when HKU Portal access is done outside HKU campus network.  This protection is applicable to HKU staff only. 

When access to HKU Portal is done outside campus network without 2FA protection, HKU Portal will enter into protected mode and the following services/systems will not be available:

  • Manager Self Service
  • Student Information System
  • FCSC (Financial Clearance and Staff Commitment)
  • PGS (Postgraduate Scholarship)
  • Recruiting
  • Workforce Administration
  • Benefits
  • Global Payroll & Absence Mgmt
  • Enterprise Learning
  • Set Up HRMS
  • Worklist
  • EP – Tree Manager
  • EP – Reporting Tools
  • HCMS – Tree Manager
  • HCMS – Reporting Tools
  • HCMS – PeopleTools
  • Personal & Family Data Form (個人及家庭狀況表格)
  • Personnel File
  • Pay Slip
  • Employer’s Remuneration Return
  • Reset 2FA App

Please click here for more details about 2FA and the procedures on accessing HKU Portal with and without 2FA protection.

Available To




Multi-Factor Authentication

February 2024
February 2024

Mandatory for all staff accounts

May 2024
May 2024

Mandatory for all student accounts