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Arrangements during Bad Weather

To: All Students and Staff Members

At the beginning of the academic year, students and colleagues 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:

(1) For classes and examinations not yet started

(a) If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force AT OR AFTER 6:00 am, all morning classes and examinations commencing BEFORE 2:00 pm will be CANCELLED automatically.

(b) If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force AT OR AFTER 11:00 am, all afternoon classes and examinations commencing at any time FROM 2:00 pm AND BEFORE 6:00 pm will be CANCELLED automatically.

(c) If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force AT or AFTER 3:00 pm, all evening classes and examinations commencing FROM 6:00 pm 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 session.

(b) When Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted,

- All classes and examinations, except those held outdoors, will continue.
- 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:

<http://www.asa.hku.hk/weather.htm>

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