Freshmen Guide

Publisher:宋玮Release time:2018-04-18Browse the number:11

Tuition payment

You are suggested to pay the tuition by the following ways in advance in case of the long queue on the enrollment day:

lPay online (recommended): Use your Visa card, MasterCard, or UnionPay card, Wechat or Alipay which has been enabled online payment service. Log in your personal account at, click "academic information - application progress - payment information - online payment" and pay.

lPay at ICES office: with RMB cash or UnionPay card.


lIt must be the admitted student him/herself who comes for the enrollment on the day assigned on the Admission Notice, original passport, Admission Notice and relevant fees are required to be brought.

lMain issues: get passport and visa double-checked (those who have no valid Residence Permit on the passports will be rejected to enroll or study at Donghua University), collect the student ID card, pay tuition and other relevant fees, take the Chinese placement test.

lOther issues: collect textbooks, purchase shuttle bus card or food card for university canteens, etc.

Shuttle bus service

ICES offers shuttle bus service to Program C students who live in the foreigner gathering areas such as Shanghai International Garden, Jinxiu Jiangnan, Huaguang Garden, Mingdu City, Gubei Area. Fee of shuttle bus service is CNY 300-500/semester.

Off-campus residence

lOn-campus dormitories are not open to students of Program C/E/F. They’ll take care of the accommodations outside campus by themselves.

lEach foreigner should go to the local police station to draw Registration Form of Temporary Residence (RFTR) within 24 hours since moving in the apartment, with the original passport and rental contract. The form must be renewed upon change of residential address or change of visa.

lWhile living outside the campus, please be aware of your security and be careful of using water, gas and electricity.


lICES does not issue documents for students of Program C/E/F to apply for a student visa or Residence Permit (study) . Please handle the visa on your own to make sure its validity covers the study duration.