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The following arrangements apply when:

  1. a typhoon signal No.8 or above is issued; or
  2. the Hong Kong Observatory announces that a typhoon signal No. 8 or above will be issued within 2 hours; or
  3. a black rainstorm warning signal is issued; or
  4. an "extreme condition" announcement is issued by the Government after super typhoons:
Signal/Announcement Issued Cancellation of Classes and Examinations
7 am – 11:59 am Morning classes and exams starting before 2 pm will be cancelled.
12 noon – 3:59 pm Afternoon classes and exams starting between 2 pm and before 6:30 pm will be cancelled.
4 pm or after Evening classes and exams starting at or after 6:30 pm will be cancelled.

* Note: If the above signal or announcement is issued when the examinations are in progress, the examinations will continue unless the Chief Invigilators are advised by the Academic Regulations and Records Office that they should be terminated.

 

The following arrangements apply when the typhoon signal No.8, black rainstorm warning signal, or "extreme condition" announcemnent issued by the Government after super typhoons is cancelled:

Signal Cancelled Arrangements for Classes and Examinations
7 am or before All classes and exams will resume as scheduled.
7:01 am - 12 noon
  • Morning classes and exams starting before 2 pm will be cancelled;
  • Afternoon classes and exams starting between 2 pm and before 6:30 pm will resume as scheduled.
12:01 pm - 4 pm
  • Afternoon classes and exams starting between 2 pm and before 6:30 pm will be cancelled;
  • Evening classes and exams starting at or after 6:30 pm will resume as scheduled.
4:01 pm or after All afternoon and evening classes and exams starting at or after 2 pm will be cancelled.

Click here for the University’s webpage on adverse weather arrangements.