THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYSPEED
Bad Weather Arrangement

Tropical Cyclone Warning

  Signal No. 1 or 3  
  Classes / examinations will be held as scheduled.  
  Signal No. 8 or above  
  If Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted or announcement is made by the Hong Kong Observatory that Signal No. 8 or above is likely to be hoisted within the next two hours at anytime during the following time / period  
 

Arrangements for Classes

 
 

For classes already started if the warning

 
  Is being hoisted Lecturers shall release students attending classes to go home immediately.  
  Is likely to be hoisted within 2 hours Lecturers shall release students attending classes to go home as soon as possible.  
 

For classes not yet started if the warning is hoisted or in force

 
  At or after 6:30 am All day classes* starting before 2:00 pm will be cancelled.  
  At or after 12:00 noon All afternoon classes* starting at any time from 2:00 pm and before 6:30 pm will be cancelled.  
  At or after 4:30 pm All evening classes* starting from 6:30 pm onward will be cancelled.  
 

Arrangements for Examinations

 
  Within 2 hours before the start of a scheduled examination^ Examination will be postponed to another day.  
  During an examination Examination will continue unless otherwise announced by the School.  
  Lowered 2 hours before an examination starts^ Examination will be held as scheduled unless otherwise announced by the School.  
 

Arrangements for Make-up Classes / Revised Examination Schedule

 
  If classes or examinations are cancelled, the PolyU SPEED office will contact students concerned on revised class / examination arrangements within 5 working days after the warning has been lowered.  


Rainstorm Warning

  Arrangements for Classes and Examinations  
 

Amber Alerts

 
  Classes / examinations will be held as scheduled.  
 

Red Warning

 
  Classes / examinations will be held as scheduled unless otherwise announced by the School.  
 

Black Warning

 

For classes not yet started if the warning is hoisted or in force

 
  At or after 6:30 am All day classes* starting before 2:00 pm will be cancelled.  
  At or after 12:00 noon All afternoon classes* starting at any time from 2:00 pm and before 6:30 pm will be cancelled.  
  At or after 4:30 pm All evening classes* starting from 6:30 pm onward will be cancelled.  
 

For examinations not yet started if the warning is hoisted or in force

 
  Within 2 hours before the start of a scheduled examination^ Examination will be postponed to another day.  
  Cancelled 2 hours before an examination starts^ Examination will be held as scheduled unless otherwise announced by the School.  
 

For classes and examinations already started

 
 
  1. If the Black Rainstorm Warning is issued during office hours or in the evenings when classes / examinations are already in progress, all classes / examinations will continue unless otherwise announced by the School. This is in line with Government advice that people should take shelter in a safe place during a Black Rainstorm Warning.
  2. 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. Air-conditioning will be maintained whenever practicable while the warning is current.
  3. If you need help, please contact the Campus Security Control Centre at 3746 0999 (PolyU West Kowloon Campus) / 3746 0666 (PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus) / 2766 7666 (PolyU Main Campus).
 
 

Arrangements for Make-up Classes / Revised Examination Schedule

 
  If classes or examinations are cancelled, the PolyU SPEED office will contact students concerned on revised class / examination arrangements within 5 working days after the warning has been lowered.  

*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 after 6:30 am and before 12:00 noon, the Lecture starting at 1:00 pm will be cancelled while the Tutorial starting at 2:00 pm will be held as scheduled.)


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

Announcements made by the Education Bureau on cancellation / postponement of classes / examinations are not applicable to the School.


熱帶氣旋警告

  一號或三號熱帶氣旋警告  
  課堂及考試照常舉行。  
  八號或以上熱帶氣旋警告  
  八號或以上熱帶氣旋警告生效時,或天文台宣佈將於右列時間兩小時內改發八號或以上熱帶氣旋警告  
 

課堂安排

 
 

課堂已經開始,若警告

 
  正在生效 講師會立刻讓正在上課的學生下課。  
  將於未來兩小時內生效 講師會盡早讓正在上課的學生下課。  
 

課堂尚未開始,若警告於以下時段生效

 
  上午6時30分或之後 所有下午2時正前開始的日間課堂*將會取消。  
  中午12時正或之後 所有由下午2時正至6時30分前開始的下午課堂*將會取消。  
  下午4時30分或之後 所有下午6時30分或之後開始的夜間課堂*將會取消。  
 

考試安排

 
  於開考前兩小時內生效^ 考試將改期。  
  於考試進行期間生效 除學院另行通告外,考試將繼續進行。  
  開考前兩小時除下^ 除學院另行通告外,考試將如期舉行。  
 

補課/考試改期的安排

 
  若課堂或考試取消,學院會在警告除下後五個工作天內,通知學生新的課堂或考試安排。  


暴雨警告

  課堂及考試安排  
 

黃色暴雨警告

 
  所有課堂及考試照常舉行。  
 

紅色暴雨警告

 
  除學院另行通告外,所有課堂及考試將照常舉行。  
 

黑色暴雨警告

 
 

課堂尚未開始,若警告於以下時段生效

 
  上午6時30分或之後 所有下午2時正前開始的日間課堂*將會取消。  
  中午12時正或之後 所有由下午2時正至6時30分前開始的午間課堂*將會取消。  
  下午4時30分或之後 所有下午6時30分或之後開始的夜間課堂*將會取消。  
 

考試尚未開始,若警告

 
  於開考前兩小時內生效^ 考試將改期。  
  開考前兩小時除下^ 除學院另行通告外,考試將如期舉行。  
 

課堂及考試已經開始

 
 
  1. 政府呼籲所有市民於黑色暴雨警告生效時,應到安全地方暫避。因此,除學院另行通告外,若黑色暴雨警告在辦公時間或在夜間課堂 / 考試進行期間發出,所有課堂 / 考試將繼續進行。
  2. 若黑色暴雨警告在課堂 / 考試完結時仍然生效,為保障閣下的安全,請留在校園範圍內,直至警告除下或交通情況改善。當警告仍生效時,校園室內空氣調節會照常操作。
  3. 如需協助,請聯絡校園保安控制中心,電話:3746 0999 (香港理工大學西九龍校園) / 3746 0666 (香港理工大學紅磡灣校園) / 2766 7666 (香港理工大學校園)。
 
 

補課 / 考試改期的安排

 
  若課堂或考試取消,學院會在警告除下後五個工作天內,通知學生新的課堂或考試安排。  

*若於演講課後有導修課緊隨,該課堂將被視為兩節課。
﹝例:假若八號或以上熱帶氣旋警告 / 黑色暴雨警告於早上6時30分或之後生效至中午12時前除下,於下午1時正開始的演講課將會取消,而於下午2時正開始的導修課將如期舉行。﹞

^口試的開始時間以整節口試時段﹝例:上午時段 ─ 上午9時至正午12時;下午時段 ─ 下午1時至4時﹞而並非以個別學生的考試時段為準。


教育局發出的通告不適用於本學院。