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Adverse Weather Arrangements for Various Activities

Special Announcement in the Event of Adverse Weather Conditions
There is no special announcement now.

Guidelines for Retention / Cancellation / Postponement of Various Activities of Study Programmes+ under Typhoon Signal No. 8 or Above / Black Rainstorm Warning
+ For arrangements of various activities organized by LiPACE, please visit the LiPACE website.

Activities
Classes
(including lectures, tutorials, day schools, surgeries, laboratory sessions, PC laboratory sessions, and all other face-to-face meetings/activities)
Signal Issued - Before Activity Hours
Cancelled if the signals are still in force:

1. at 6:30am –– for classes before 2:00pm


2. at 10:00am –– for classes between 2:00pm – 6:00pm


3. at 2:00pm –– for all classes on that day

Signal Issued - During Activity Hours
Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above
All classes to be terminated; self-study facilities will close

Black Rainstorm Warning
Classes already in progress will continue; self-study facilities will remain open
Signal Lowered
Classes are to be held as scheduled* if the signals are lowered:

1. before/at 6:30am –– for all classes on that day


2. before/at 10:00am –– for classes at 2:00pm and after


3. before/at 2:00pm –– for classes at 6:00pm and after


* Subject to availability of centres and the traffic conditions
Examinations
Signal Issued - Before Activity Hours
Postponed if the signals are still in force or expected to be issued within 4 hours from the scheduled examination time
Signal Issued - During Activity Hours
Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above
All examinations to be terminated

Black Rainstorm Warning
Examinations already in progress will continue
Signal Lowered
Examinations will be held as scheduled* if the signals are lowered 4 hours before the scheduled examination time.
* Subject to availability of centres and the traffic conditions
Stanley Ho Library & Ho Sik Yee Library
Signal Issued - Before Activity Hours
Will not open
Signal Issued - During Activity Hours
Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above
To be closed

Black Rainstorm Warning
Remains open. To be closed at 6:00pm if the signal is still in force at 4:00pm
Signal Lowered
Will open within 2 hours if the signals are lowered before/at 1:00pm (if situation allows).

Will open at 6:00pm if the signals are lowered after 1:00pm (if situation allows).

Will remain closed if the signals are lowered after 4:00pm.
Free-access PC Lab
[Main Campus (MC); Jockey Club Campus (JCC); Kwai Hing Campus (KHC); OUHK-CITA Campus (OCC)]
Signal Issued - Before Activity Hours
Will not open
Signal Issued - During Activity Hours
Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above
To be closed

Black Rainstorm Warning
Remains open. To be closed at 6:00pm if the signal is still in force at 4:00pm
Signal Lowered
(If situation allows) Will open within 2 hours if the signals are lowered before/at 4:00 pm (before/at 1:00 pm on Sundays and Public Holidays for the KHC lab)

Will remain closed if the signals are lowered after 4:00pm (after 1:00 pm on Sundays and Public Holidays for the KHC lab)
Information Centre
Signal Issued - Before Activity Hours
Will not open
Signal Issued - During Activity Hours
Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above
To be closed

Black Rainstorm Warning
Remains open
Signal Lowered
Mondays to Fridays
Will open within 2 hours if the signals are lowered before/at 4:00pm (if situation allows).

Saturdays to Sundays
Will open within 2 hours if the signals are lowered before/at 1:00pm (if situation allows).
Walk-in Registration
(1. Weekdays: 9:30am - 7:30pm; 2. Saturdays and Sundays: 12:00nn - 6:30pm)
Signal Issued - Before Activity Hours
Will not open
Signal Issued - During Activity Hours
Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above
To be closed

Black Rainstorm Warning
Remains open
Signal Lowered
Will open within 2 hours if the signals are lowered before/at 1:00pm (if situation allows).
Remarks
  • All OUHK activities will normally be held as scheduled when Typhoon Signal No. 3 or below is in force or when Red / Amber Rainstorm Signal is in force.

  • Public announcements will be made as soon as possible whenever necessary. General public announcements from the Education Bureau do NOT apply to the OUHK.

  • Students may call the 24-hour Infoline on 2768 8650 or the Information Centre on 2711 2100 for information.
    Also, students may call the following hotlines:
    2768 6688 (examinations) and 2768 6677 (tutorials).

  • If necessary, examinations will be rescheduled and students will receive information about new arrangements within two weeks of the original examinations.
 

Maintained by: Class Scheduling, Assignments & Tutoring Office ( regcsat@ouhk.edu.hk )
Modified Date: Apr 12, 2019