Adverse weather arrangements

Please see below for adverse weather information.

Typhoon Signal No. 1 or No. 3

When Typhoon Signal No. 1 or No. 3 is first issued, all classes and examinations will continue as normal. All offices will remain open. For other activities on Campus, please watch for announcements or contact the organizer.

Typhoon Signal Pre-No. 8 or Above / Extreme Condition Announcement

If a typhoon signal No. 8 or above is issued (“Typhoon Signal”) or an “extreme condition”# announcement is issued by the Government after super typhoons or the Hong Kong Observatory announces that a typhoon signal No. 8 or above will be issued within 2 hours (“Announcement”), classes and examinations will be suspended as appended below:

Typhoon Signal /
Extreme Condition
Announcement Issued
Sessions suspended
At or after 7:00 a.m. Morning sessions with commencement time before 2:00 p.m.
At or after 12:00 noon Afternoon sessions with commencement time at or after 2:00 p.m. but before 6:30 p.m.
At or after 4:00 p.m. Evening sessions with commencement time at or after 6:30 p.m.
  1. If a typhoon signal No. 8 or above is issued or the Hong Kong Observatory announces that a typhoon signal No. 8 or above will be issued within 2 hours when activities are already in progress, classes, interviews, admission tests, student enrolment and all other activities being held on campus should be terminated as soon as practicable. However, examinations already in progress should continue except for situations which endanger students and warrant immediate termination of the examinations as determined by Vice-President (Planning). For an emergency situation in the examination venue which poses immediate danger to students, the Chief Invigilator may terminate the examination and report to the College Office.
  2. Students and visitors are advised to leave as soon as practicable or stay until the Typhoon Signal has been cancelled and traffic conditions have improved.

Amber or Red Rainstorm Warning

When Amber or Red Rainstorm Warning is first issued, all classes and examinations will continue as normal. All offices will remain open. For other activities on Campus, please watch for announcements or contact the organizer.

Black Rainstorm Warning Issued

If black rainstorm warning is issued at the following hours, classes and examinations will be suspended as appended below:

Black Rainstorm Warning IssuedSessions suspended
At or after 7:00 a.m. Morning sessions with commencement time before 2:00 p.m.
At or after 12:00 noon Afternoon sessions with commencement time at or after 2:00 p.m. but before 6:30 p.m.
At or after 4:00 p.m. Evening sessions with commencement time at or after 6:30 p.m.
  1. If black rainstorm warning is issued during a class or examination period, all classes and examinations already in progress will continue unless otherwise advised by the College Office.
  2. Interviews, admission tests, student enrolment and all other activities should continue to be held for candidates / applicants who have arrived on campus. Outdoor activities should be cancelled.
  3. Students and visitors should be advised to stay until the black rainstorm warning has been cancelled and traffic conditions have improved.