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 periodStatus
Before 9:00University 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 – 14:30University is closed in the afternoon
When the typhoon signal No. 8 or higher is lowered in the following periodStatus
Before 7:30University opens at the normal office hours
Between 7:30 and 09:00University opens one and half hours after it is lowered
After 09:00 to 13:00University opens in the afternoon
After 13:00 to 14:30University opens one and half hours after it is lowered
After 14:30University remains closed in the afternoon

Notes:

  1. The above arrangements do not apply to those staff members assigned to special duties.
  2. 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.
  3. When typhoon signal No.8 is lowered, the closed bridges will be re-opened and the bus service will normally resume shortly.
  4. 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: