Adverse Weather Arrangements

Arrangements on the Issuance of Typhoon Signals

When Typhoon Signal No.1 or No.3 is first issued, all classes and examinations will continue as normal. For cases when Typhoon Signal Pre-No.8 or above is issued by the Hong Kong Observatory or an “extreme condition”# announcement is issued by the Government after super typhoons, students should refer to the following table.

Typhoon Signal Pre-No. 8 or above is issued
Before classes, examinations and scheduled activities on campus commence at or after 7 am Cancel morning sessions start before 2:00pm
at or after noon Cancel afternoon sessions start after 2:00pm but before    6:30pm
at or after 4 pm Cancel evening sessions start after 6:30pm
When classes, examinations and scheduled activities on campus already in progress Examinations already in progress should continue unless the Chief Invigilators are otherwise advised by CityU SCOPE as appropriate.

Teaching and all other activities being held on campus should be terminated as soon as practicable.

# Under certain “extreme conditions” caused by super typhoons, such as serious disruption of public transport services, extensive flooding, major landslides or large-scale power outage, the Government will review the situation (including public transportation and other aspects).

Arrangements on the Issuance of Rainstorm Warning Signals

When Amber Rainstorm or Red Rainstorm signal is first issued, all classes and examinations will continue as normal. For cases when the Black Rainstorm Signal is issued, students should refer to the following table.

Black Rainstorm Signal is issued
Before classes, examinations and scheduled activities on campus commence at or after 7 am Cancel morning sessions start before 2:00pm
at or after noon Cancel afternoon sessions start after 2:00pm but before 6:30pm
at or after 4 pm Cancel evening sessions start after 6:30pm
When classes, examinations and scheduled activities on campus already in progress Activities continue as normal unless otherwise advised by CityU SCOPE as appropriate.

Please note that announcements made by the Government’s Education Bureau relating to suspension of classes for schools and post-secondary colleges do not apply to the CityU SCOPE programmes. In case of other inclement weather which would affect normal class meetings, an announcement will be made via SMS by CityU SCOPE.