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Apply for Additional Quota and Computing Account Extension

1. Apply for Additional Disk Quota
2. Computing Account Extension
3. Account Information
4. Account Usage

1. Apply for Additional Quota

Users can apply for additional quota with appropriate justifications and proper endorsements.

Account Name

Quota Types

Application Method

Campus Wide E-mail System (CWEM) Additional Disk Quota

Requesting Additional Disk and File Quota on various Computer Systems

You can check the progress of the submitted requests at

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2. Computing Account Extension

Leaving staff can apply for computing account extension for the sake of job handover. Please click here for the application form.

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3. Account Information

You can check basic information of your accounts such as the status and expiry date (if applicable) in the Account Information Management System.

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4. Account Usage

You can check the quota balance of specific accounts:


Methods on Checking Quota Balance

Campus Wide E-mail System (CWEM)

Login CUHK WebMail System and check the usage from the quota bar on top of INBOX


Login a PC in ITSC User Area and open the “Datalocker” folder

Print Account

Login Print Account Management System

High-Performance Computing

To be discussed with Research Computing Team

If necessary, you may apply for additional disk or file quotas to meet your needs.

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