How to set up a department abbreviation for use?

Departments can set up a department abbreviation via CF158 for using Departmental SharePoint Workspace and email group for staff.

  • A department can choose her department abbreviation
  • The maximum length of a department abbreviation is 5 characters. 
  • After ITS sets up an abbreviation, the applied Departmental SharePoint Workspace and/or email group for staff will be created and the applicant will be informed of the completion by email

The following is a list of department abbreviations that has been set up and please fill out the same abbreviation in CF149 to apply for using the Auto-updated Mailing List (AML):

Department nameAbbreviation
Architecture Facultyfoa
Arts Facultyfoart
Asia Case Research Centreacrc
Asia Global Instituteagi
Business & Economics Facultyfbe
Centre for Applied English Studiescaes
Centre for Genomic Sciencesgrc
Centre for Sports and Exercisecse
Centre of Buddhist Studiescbs
Centre on Behavioral Healthcbh
Centre for Civil Society and Governanceccsg
Common Core Officecco
Ctr for Enhance’t of Teaching & Learningcetl
Ctr for Information Tech in Educationcite
Ctr of Dev & Resources for Studentscedar
Dental Facultydent
Dental Faculty – Clinical Research Ctrcrc
Dental Faculty – External Relations anddenke
Dental Faculty – IAD – Multi-Specialtyiadal
Dept of Anaesthesiologyanaes
Dept of Architecturearch
Dept of Chemistrychem
Dept of Civil Engineeringcivil
Dept of Computer Sciencecs
Dept of Diagnostic Radiologydiara
Dept of Earth Scienceseasc
Dept of Electrical & Electronic Enggeee
Dept of Family Med & Primary Carefmpc
Dept of Geographygeog
Dept of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineeringimse
Dept of Lawlawdp
Dept of Mechanical Enggmech
Dept of Medicineudmed
Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecologyog
Dept of Ophthalmologyophth
Dept of Orthopaedics & Traumatologyortho
Dept of Pharmacology & Pharmacypharm
Dept of Physicsphys
Dept of Politics & Public Administrationppa
Dept of Prof Legal Educationpcll
Dept of Psychologypsyc
Dept of Soc Work & Social Administrationswsa
Dept of Sociologysoci
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Sciencesaas
Dept of Surgerysrg
Development & Alumni Affairs Officedaao
Dr. Li Dak-Sum Research Centreldsrc
Education Facultyfaced
Electron Microscope Unitemu
Engineering Facultyengg
Equal Opportunity Uniteou
Estate Office (Sustainability Unit)eo
Estates Off (Budgets and Finance Unit)eo
Estates Off (Customer Services Unit)eo
Estates Off (Housing Management Unit)eo
Estates Off (Information Technology Unit)eo
Estates Off (Management)eo
Estates Off (Mtce & Operations Unit)eo
Estates Off (Procurement Unit)eo
Estates Off (Project Division)eo
Estates Off (Security & Parking Unit)eo
Estates Off (Staffing & OA Unit)eo
Estates Office – Res Space (Cus Qtr)eo
Finance & Enterprises Officefeo
General Education Unitgened
Graduate Schoolgsch
Graduate School of the Research Servicesgrsc
HK Institute for Humanities & Soc. Sci.ihss
HK Putonghua Edu & Assessment Ctrpeac
HK University Presshkup
HKJC Ctr for Suicide Research & Preventncsrp
Human Resources Officehr
Information Technology Servicesits
Internal Audit Officeiao
Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecolejpe
Jockey Club Student Village IIIjcsv3
Journalism and Media Studies Centrejmsc
JUPAS Officejupas
Centre for Comparative Medicine Researchlau
Law Facultylaw
Lee Shau Kee Halllskh
LKS Medical Facultylksfm
Mdm SH Ho Residence for Medical Studentsrms
MIU of the President’s Officemiu
Morrison Hallmh
President’s Officevco
RC Lee Hallrclee
Registry – Curr Dev and QA Sectioncdqa
Registry – Scholarships Officescho
Registry (CPAO)cpao
Registry (General Services)gs
Registry (Research Services)rss
Registry – Academic Liaison Officealo
Registry – Academic Advising Officeaao
Registry – Admissions Officeao
Restaurant at JockeyClub Stud Village IIjcsv2
Robert Black Collegerbc
Safety Officehkuso
Sau Po Centre on Ageingcoa
School of Biological Sciencessbs
School of Biomedical Sciencessbms
School of Businessbusi
School of Chinesesoc
School of Humanitiessoh
School of Modern Languages & Culturessmlc
School of Nursingson
School of Public Healthsph
Science Facultysci
Simon KY Lee Hallskylh
SMARTER@HKU Programme Management Officespmo
Social Sciences Facultyfoss
Starr Hallstarr
Suen Chi Sun Hallscsh
Sustainability Officesusto
Swire Hallswire
The Kadoorie Instituteki
The Swire Institute of Marine Scienceswims
University Archiveshkua
University Health Serviceuhs
University Librarieslib
University Museum and Art Galleryumag
Wei Lun Hallwlh

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