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特別天氣安排

(Applicable to ALL online and face-to-face on-campus classes and examinations)

  1. Announcements made by the Education Bureau are not applicable to College of Professional and Continuing Education.
  2. The arrangements below do not apply to training/clinical placement outside the PolyU Main Campus/PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus/PolyU West Kowloon Campus. Students should follow the arrangements of individual organisations or the advice as given by their respective Academic Divisions/the office concerned.

A. Tropical Cyclone Warning

Signal No. 1 or 3

Classes/examinations will be held as scheduled.

Signal No. 8 or above

Arrangements for Classes NOT YET STARTED

When the Hong Kong Observatory announces during the time/period specified that Signal No. 8 or above is likely to be hoisted within the next two hours OR when the Signal is hoisted during the period OR an "extreme condition" announcement issued by the Government is in force: Between 6:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon All classes* commencing before 2:00 p.m. will be cancelled.
Between 12:00 noon and 4:30 p.m. All classes* commencing at any time from 12:00 noon and before 6:30 p.m. will be cancelled.
From 4:30 p.m. All classes* commencing from 4:30 p.m. onward will be cancelled.
When the Hong Kong Observatory announces during the time/period specified that Signal No. 8 or above is lowered OR "extreme condition" is cancelled by the Government: Before or at 12:00 noon All classes* commencing from 2:00 p.m. will be held as scheduled.
Before or at 4:30 p.m. All classes* commencing from 6:30 p.m. will be held as scheduled.

Arrangements for Classes ALREADY STARTED

Lecturers shall release students attending the classes to go home as soon as possible.

Arrangements for Examinations

When the Hong Kong Observatory announces that Signal No. 8 or above is likely to be hoisted OR when the Signal is hoisted within two hours before the commencement of examinations^ OR "extreme condition" is issued by the Government within two hours before the commencement of examinations^ Examinations^ will be postponed to another day.
Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted OR "extreme condition" is issued by the Government during examinations^ Examinations^ will continue unless otherwise announced by CPCE Academic Registry/the office concerned.
Signal No. 8 or above is likely to be lowered OR when the Signal is lowered OR "extreme condition" is cancelled by the Government two hours before the commencement of examinations^ Examinations^ will be held as scheduled unless otherwise announced by CPCE Academic Registry/the office concerned.
The CPCE Academic Registry/the office concerned will notify the students concerned of the revised examination arrangements within five working days after the cyclone warning signal has been lowered/cancelled.

B. Rainstorm Warning

Amber Warning

Classes/examinations will be held as scheduled.

Red Warning

Classes/examinations will be held as scheduled unless the CPCE Academic Registry/the office concerned announces the suspension of these activities.

Black Warning

Arrangements for Classes NOT YET STARTED

Warning issued OR “extreme condition” announcement issued by the Government is in force Between 6:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon All classes* commencing before 2:00 p.m. will be cancelled.
Between 12:00 noon and 4:30 p.m. All classes* commencing at any time from 12:00 noon and before 6:30 p.m. will be cancelled.
From 4:30 p.m. All classes* commencing from 4:30 p.m. onward will be cancelled.
Warning cancelled OR “extreme condition” is cancelled by the Government Before or at 12:00 noon All classes* which commence at or after 2:00 p.m. will be held as scheduled unless otherwise announced by CPCE Academic Registry/the office concerned
Before or at 4:30 p.m. All classes* which commence at or after 6:30 p.m. will be held as scheduled unless otherwise announced by CPCE Academic Registry/the office concerned.

Arrangements for Examinations NOT YET STARTED

Warning issued within two hours before the commencement of examinations^ OR ‘extreme condition’ announcement issued by the Government is in force Examinations^ will be postponed to another day.
Warning is cancelled by the Government two hours before the commencement of examinations^ Examinations^ will be held as scheduled unless otherwise announced by CPCE Academic Registry/the office concerned.
The CPCE Academic Registry/the office concerned will notify the students concerned of the revised examination arrangements within five working days after the warning has been cancelled.

Arrangements for Classes/Examinations ALREADY STARTED

As advised by the Government, people should take shelter in a safe place during classes/examinations. The activities will continue unless otherwise announced by the CPCE Academic Registry/the office concerned. 
If the warning is still in force when classes/examinations end, you are advised to stay on campus for your own safety until the warning has been cancelled or the traffic conditions have improved. You should contact the Campus Facilities Management Office for assistance when necessary.

* If the class has a lecture which is followed immediately by a tutorial, it will be regarded as two different class sessions. For example, if the Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8/Black Rainstorm Warning is lowered at or after 6:30 a.m. and before 12:00 noon, the lecture starting at 1:00 p.m. will be cancelled while the tutorial starting at 2:00 p.m. will be held as scheduled.

^ For oral examinations, starting time refers to the commencement of the whole session (e.g. Morning Session - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon or Afternoon Session - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.) of the oral examination for a subject instead of the examination timeslot of an individual student.

Enquiries

For PolyU-SPEED award and PolyU-HKCC award programmes CPCE Academic Registry (852) 3746 0900
For continuing education courses, law courses, Northumbria University programmes and PolyU award franchised programmes (852) 3746 0360
Campus Facilities Management Office PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus (852) 3746 0666
PolyU West Kowloon Campus (852) 3746 0999
PolyU Main Campus (852) 2766 7666