Typhoon & Emergency Arrangements
When a typhoon is approaching Macao, the following procedures will apply:
|When the typhoon signal No. 8 or higher is hoisted in the following period||Status|
|Before 9:00||University is closed|
|During normal office hours:
9:00 – 13:00, 14:00 – 17:45 on Mondays to Thursdays;
9:00 – 13:00, 14:00-17:30 on Fridays
|University is closed immediately|
|Between 13:00 – 14:30||University is closed in the afternoon|
|When the typhoon signal No. 8 or higher is lowered in the following period||Status|
|Before 7:30||University opens at the normal office hours|
|Between 7:30 and 09:00||University opens one and half hours after it is lowered|
|After 09:00 to 13:00||University opens in the afternoon|
|After 13:00 to 14:30||University opens one and half hours after it is lowered|
|After 14:30||University remains closed in the afternoon|
- The above arrangements do not apply to those staff members assigned to special duties.
- The bus service may be suspended shortly after signal No.8 is hoisted. The Macao-Taipa bridges may also be closed, except Sai Van Bridge.
- When typhoon signal No.8 is lowered, the closed bridges will be re-opened and the bus service will normally resume shortly.
- UM Staff members should also, as a normal practice during the typhoon period, listen to the latest announcements about the typhoon from the related Macao Government departments on Macao TV/Radio during the typhoon period.
For details, please refer to the full version of the Dispatch of Chief Executive of Macao SAR, no. 166/2002 which is applicable to the University: