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Class Arrangements in Case of Typhoons or Rainstorms

When  Tropical  Storm  Warning  Signal  No.  8  (or  above)  or  the Black  Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted, the following arrangements will apply:

 

a. For classes and examinations not yet started

If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force at or after 6:00am

All morning classes and examinations commencing before 2:00pm will be cancelled automatically.

If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force at or after 11:00am

All afternoon classes and examinations commencing at any time from 2:00pm and before 6:00pm will be cancelled automatically.

If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force at or after 3:00pm

All evening classes and examinations commencing from 6:00pm onward will be cancelled automatically.

 

b. For classes and examinations already started

When Tropical Storm Warning Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted

All classes will be suspended immediately. All examinations to continue until the end of that examination session.

When Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted

All classes and examinations, except those held outdoors, will continue.

For outdoor classes and examinations, the responsible staff members on the spot should suspend the activities immediately, ensure that all students are taken to a safe place, and remain there until it is safe for them to return home.

The Examinations Unit will re-schedule postponed examinations to a later date and inform the candidates of the details as soon as possible.

When Tropical Storm Warning Signal No. 3 or Red Rainstorm Warning Signal is in force, it should be assumed that all classes and examinations will be held as scheduled unless an announcement to the contrary has been made by the University.

 

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