Adverse Weather and Make-up Arrangements

Special Announcement


Below were the information and arrangements during the Orientation and Induction periods in Jul & Aug 2019

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 canceled.
  • 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 canceled 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 canceled.
  • 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
    • Student Card Collection (Aug 8-9) will be held as scheduled
    • SBM activities will be held as scheduled and will be resumed after 2 hours of the announcement made by the HK Observatory
    • SENG Welcome and Orientation (Aug 27) starting at 09:30 will be held as scheduled
  • at or before 12 noon
    • activities starting before 14:00 will be canceled
    • activities starting at or after 14:00 will be held as scheduled
  • at or before 16:00
    • activities starting before 18:00 will be canceled
    • 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 canceled.

Make-up Arrangements

Some activities canceled 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.

Originally scheduledMake-up Arrangements
Jul 18-22ELPA rescheduled to Jul 22 or 23
Aug 7 SENG's Academic Advisingrescheduled to Aug 8
Aug 7SSCI's Academic Advisingrescheduled to Aug 8
Aug 7SBM's Academic Advising and Peer Mentoringrescheduled to Aug 8
Aug 7SHSS's Academic Advisingrescheduled to Aug 9
Aug 7IPO's Academic Advising (EVMT)rescheduled to Aug 8
Aug 8IPO's Academic Advising (T&M-DDP)rescheduled to Aug 9
Aug 7-8Student Card Collection*rescheduled to Aug 8-9
Aug 9SENG's Academic Advising (local non-JUPAS)rescheduled to Aug 12
Aug 7 or 8Student-led Welcome Fairrescheduled to Aug 9
Aug 19-23SENG Peer Mentoring Programrefer to peer mentors' notifications
Aug 19-23ELPA rescheduled to Aug 24
Aug 20SHSS's Academic Advisingrescheduled to Aug 22
Aug 21Student Card Collection*rescheduled to Aug 22
Aug 23SENG's Academic Advisingrescheduled to Aug 26
Aug 26-27Course Introduction HLTH1010 & Getting Started rescheduled to Sep 1
Aug 27SBM Orientationrescheduled to Aug 29


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