About CMO


"To operate and maintain the best sustainable environment for education and research by effectively using available resources"

We provide a wide range of support services including maintenance, cleaning, security, landscaping, staff housing......

If you would like to know more about how the Campus Management Office is run, you can email the respective contact points found in contacts.

Office Hours

CMO opens from 8:45 am to 5:30 pm from Monday to Friday. Lunch hour is from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The office is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. The opening hours of offices/workshops which serve specific functions may vary from the above due to operational needs, please approach the enquiry hotline or the reception counter for relevant information.

Where to Find Us?

CMO has a number of locations to accommodate its offices and workshops which take up various functions. The offices of the Director, the Managers, the Building Services Development Office and the Administration Office can be found on 5/F of the Academic Building. Visitors can use Lifts 13-15 for direct access to the CMO Reception Counter.

Offices which provide specific areas of service are the Security Office in Room G023 of the Academic Building and the Housing Office in Senior Staff Quarters Tower 2 and Tower 17.

International award for CMO

CMO are the winner of the 1997 International Facility Management Association's (IFMA) Golden Circles Award which recognize the FMO's outstanding performance, the quality services and the contribution to the overall mission of the community of Hong Kong. During its 11 year history, this is the first time that the award has gone to an organization outside the U.S. and the first time that the award has been won by a University.

2016 - Energy Project of The Year, Asia Pacific Rim Region, presented to energy project of the HKUST for a successful and sustainable energy efficiency upgrade by remodeling of central chiller plant to a district cooling system, from Association of Energy Engineers.

2019 – Best Private Slope Maintenance and Landscaping Award – Champion Award (https://www.bastillepost.com/) organized by Geotechncial Engineering Office of Civil Engineering and Development Department.


"HKUST Facilities Management Office is internationally recognised for the quality of its facilities management." - quoted from the Management Reviews of UGC-funded Institutions Overarching Report (July 2000)