UST Smart Door Access Control System

The Smart Door Access Control System (SDACS) and Smart Door Panels aim to enhance the physical security control of restricted area within the HKUST Clear Water Bay campus.  The system leverage a combination of modern security dimensions while offering convenience, flexibility, scalability and integration capability at the same time.

Available To
All Staff
Service Fee

Subject to material cost

Service Hours


The SDACS consists of 3 main components

The high-level SDACS system architecture is as follow


The new Smart Door panel will support the following types of authentication methods:


Effective September 2023, the Information Technology Services Center (ITSC) will be initiating a project to upgrade the door panels at the Clear Water Bay campus. The current door panels will be replaced with the advanced Smart Door panels. To facilitate this transition, the ITSC staff will establish communication with individual Department / School IDLP. The replacement process will be coordinated and scheduled accordingly and plan for completion by Q1 of 2024.