Adverse Weather Arrangements

Arrangements for College Operation During Typhoons and Rainstorms

1. For Classes and Examinations Not Yet Started
If Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 or above or Black Rainstorm Warning is in force during the following time periods, or When an announcement is made by the Hong Kong Observatory during the following time periods that the Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 or above is likely to be issued within the next two hours, classes/examinations will be cancelled as indicated below:

Time Arrangement

TimeArrangement
6:00-10:59amClasses+/examinations that start before 2:00pm will be cancelled.
11:00am-3:59pmClasses+/examinations that start before 6:00pm will be cancelled.
4:00pm & onwardsClasses+/examinations that start at and from 6:00pm onwards will be cancelled.

+Classes include all scheduled College activities and consultation sessions.
Apart from the above, the College may have other special arrangements, details of which will be announced through email or College website.

2. For Classes and Examinations Already Started

ConditionClassesExaminations
When the Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 or above is in forceImmediately suspendedContinue until the end of that examination session unless otherwise announced by the College
When an announcement is made by the Hong Kong Observatory that the Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 or above is likely to be issued within the next two hoursClasses will be suspendedContinue until the end of that examination session unless otherwise announced by the College ^
When Black Rainstorm Signal is in forceContinue ^Continue ^

Note: It will be at the discretion of students, particularly those living in outlying islands or remote areas, to leave earlier. Class attendance will be placed on a special Registry record.

^ All outdoor activities will be suspended.

3. Class / Examination Resumption

When an announcement is made by the Hong Kong Observatory that the Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 or above / Black Rainstorm Signal is lowered during the following time period, classes / examinations will be arranged as indicated:

Time for Lowered Signal AnnouncementArrangement of Class / Examination
By 6:00amClasses+ / examinations that start from 9:30am onwards will be held as scheduled.
6:01-11:00amClasses+ / examinations that start from 2:00pm onwards will be held as scheduled**.
11:01am-4:00pmClasses+ / examinations that start from 6:00pm onwards will be held as scheduled**
4:01pm & onwardsClasses+ / examinations on that day will be cancelled.

+Classes include all the scheduled activities and consultation sessions.

**Note: Classes that start before 2:00pm / 6:00pm but with the remaining lesson time (calculated from 2:00pm / 6:00pm) equal to or more than 1 hour and 30 minutes will be resumed normal at 2:00pm / 6:00pm.  

4. Make-up Class or Examination Schedule

Make-up class and/or examination schedule will be announced later. Students should pay attention to the College announcement through email in due course.

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