Students are reminded of the following arrangements of classes and examinations when Tropical Storm Warning Signal No. 8 (or a higher number) or the Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted (Source: Academic Support and Admissions Section of the Registry):
(1) For classes and examinations not yet started
(a) If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force AT OR AFTER
6:00 a.m., all morning classes and examinations commencing
BEFORE 2:00 p.m. will be CANCELLED automatically.
(b) If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force AT OR AFTER
11:00 a.m., all afternoon classes and examinations commencing at
any time FROM 2:00 p.m. AND BEFORE 6:00 p.m. will be
(c) If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force AT or AFTER
3:00 p.m., all evening classes and examinations commencing
FROM 6:00 p.m. onward will be CANCELLED automatically.
(2) For classes and examinations already started
(a) When Tropical Storm Warning Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted,
- All classes will be suspended immediately.
- All examinations will continue until the end of that examination
(b) When Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted,
- All classes and examinations, except those held outdoors, will
- 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.
Please access the following link to view the University’s policy
on “Arrangements during Bad Weather” as publicized in the
Student Handbook and Staff Manual: www.asa.hku.hk/weather.htm
Up-to-date weather information should be obtained from the Hong Kong Observatory: www.hko.gov.hk/contente.htm