Adverse Weather and Make-up Arrangements

Special Announcement


Below were the information and arrangements during the Orientation and Induction periods in Jul & Aug 2020

In Case of Typhoon Signals or Rainstorm Warnings are Announced

Amber or Red Rainstorm Warning, or Typhoon Signal No. 1 or No. 3

  • When Amber or Red Rainstorm Warning is announced or Typhoon Signal No. 1 or No. 3 is hoisted, all activities will continue as scheduled. All offices will also remain open.
  • For other activities off Campus, please watch for announcements, emails or contact the organizing schools or offices.

Black Rainstorm Warning

  • If black rainstorm warning is announced, all the activities will be cancelled.
  • Those on campus activities in progress will normally continue until the end, unless otherwise instructed by organizing units.
  • Stay indoors wherever you are and do not leave until the warning is cancelled and/or the conditions are safe.

Typhoon Signal No. 8 or Above

  • When a Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted or to be hoisted within 2 hours (pre-No. 8), all activities will be cancelled.
  • Those on campus activities in progress should be terminated as soon as practicable.

In case of Typhoon Signal No.8 or Above, or Rainstorm Warnings are Canceled

  • at or before 06:30
    • activities starting at or after 8:30 will be held as scheduled
  • at or before 08:00
    • All activities will be held as scheduled and will be resumed after 2 hours of the announcement made by the HK Observatory
  • at or before 12 noon
    • activities starting before 14:00 will be cancelled
    • activities starting at or after 14:00 will be held as scheduled
  • at or before 16:00
    • activities starting before 18:00 will be cancelled
    • activities starting at or after 18:00 will be held as scheduled 
  • If Signal No. 8 or above or a Black Warning is still in force at 16:00, all evening activities will be cancelled.

Make-up Arrangements

Some activities cancelled may have make-up arrangements. Please refer to the Make-up Arrangements below, email notifications from the organizing schools or offices and their websites for most update information.


Schools Activities

Originally scheduledMake-up ArrangementsTo be rescheduled at
SBM
Jul 31Academic Advising (Senior Year entry & Non-JUPAS Students)NA
Aug 17Academic Advising (JUPAS Students)NA
Aug 17Academic Advising (Local DE BIBU Student )NA
Aug 26Academic Advising (Non-JUPAS Students)NA
Sept 3Academic Advising (MAEC Students)NA
Sept 3Academic Advising (RMBI Students)NA
Sept 3SBM OrientationNA
Jul 31/Aug 17/Aug 26Peer Mentoring ProgramNA
SENG
Aug 7Online Academic Advising (Local Non-JUPAS Students)NA
Aug 17Online Academic Advising (JUPAS Students)NA
Aug 26Online Academic Advising (International Students)NA
Aug 26-28Peer Mentoring ProgramNA
Sept 4SENG OrientationNA
SSCI
Aug 17Online Academic Advising (JUPAS Students)NA
Aug 18-20Peer Mentoring ProgramNA
Aug 27Online Academic Advising (JEE Students)NA
Aug 27Online Acadmic Advising (International Students)NA
SHSS
Aug 17InductionAug 18
Aug 27Academic AdvisingAug 28
Sept 18SHSS Welcoming and OrientationTBC
IPO
Aug 17Academic AdvisingAug 18
Sept 1
Welcome and Orientation (T&M-DDP)TBC


Academic and other enrichment activities

Originally scheduledMake-up ArrangementsTo be rescheduled at
Jul 27-29ELPA Test (sub-degree qualifications)Jul 30
Aug 17-18Student-led Welcome FairNA                                          
Aug 17-18Briefing on Government Financial Assistance SchemesNA
Aug 17-18Student Card Collection*TBC
Aug 25Student Information System (SIS): New User TrainingNA
Aug 27-Sept 1ELPA Test (pre-registered LANG 1002I students)TBC
Aug 27 & Sept 1Building Meaningful Friendships in UniversityNA
Aug 27 & Sept 4Mindset for LifeNA
Aug 28 & Aug 31Exploring Diversity for SuccessNA
Aug 29Explore the Unexplored 2020NA
Aug 31 & Sept 4Goal Setting for Personal EnrichmentNA
Aug 31On Your Mark! Get Set! (Orientation Session for International Students)NA
Sept 1How to #MakeTheMost of your 1000 days @HKUST?Sept 2-3
Sept 1See Me! Game-based Self-Exploration WorkshopSept 2-3
Sept 1Non-local Student OrientationNA
Sept 2 & Sept 3Course Introduction HLTH1010 & Getting Started Sept 6
Sept 2-4IT Services for Students NA
Sept 4Experience SportsNA
Sept 25-27Health & Fitness AssessmentsOct 9-11


* For Student Card Collection: Applicable to students of JUPAS entry only. Students of Non-JUPAS entry should refer to email notification.