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1. What kinds of equipments and facilities are provided in the dormitory?

The equipments and facilities in dormitory vary from room types, buildings and campus, however, air-conditioner, cable television, self-laundry and internet access service are provided in all dorm rooms and buildings. Moreover, the basic furniture such like bed, desk, chair, wardrobe and bed textiles such like bed linen, pillow, quilt and mattress are also offered for free use. Lianxing Building, Asian Youth Center (Tao Li Yuan) on Xuhui Campus and No. 8, 9, 10 Dorm Building are equipped with individual bathrooms.No.12, 51 Dorm Building on Minhang Campus are equipped with shared bathrooms. Moreover, 24-hour hot water is provided in all bathrooms in dorm building.


2. What is the housing fee rate for the international students?

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3. How to book the dormitory?

All international students officially enrolled by SJTU are required to login online reservation system to make a reservation (except for some certain programs with agreements in advance) (the website of the system is Generally, the student without a successful online reservation is not to be arranged for on-campus accommodation. A successful online reservation will expire one week after the registration date. Also, the online reservation of the student who doesn’t register on time without application in advance for late arrival will be cancelled automatically. After confirming the reservation, student should pay the full amount of fee by online payment within the certain time period or the reservation will be cancelled automatically. The notice on the date, payment and details of online reservation will be delivered with the admission notice and the enrolled students are required to make online reservation after reading the notice carefully.


4. Can I move into the dorm room earlier than the registration day if with a successful reservation?

All new students are allowed to check in maximum 3 days prior to the registration date printed on the admission letter according to the relevant regulations of our university. For example, you are allowed to move into the dorm room after Sept. 10th if your registration date on the admission letter is Sept. 13th. Before moving into the dorm on campus, you could stay in hotel near campus for your early arrival.


5. What should I do if I fail to make an online reservation?

The student without a successful online reservation is not to be arranged for on-campus accommodation by the policy of the university. Therefore, you should prepare for the off-campus accommodation before your arrival. 


6. Am I required to register if I live off campus?

All foreigners are required to register his or her address of accommodation in the local police station after arrival within 24 hours by Chinese law. Meanwhile, the student living off campus should register his or her address and local contact in the International Student Service Center of SJTU as soon as possible. The information about off-campus accommodation registration is listed as follows:


Room B202-204, 

New Admin.


8:30-11:30 am, 

13:30-17:00 pm, 

Mon. to Fri.


Desk 6, Room 1001, 

Asian Youth Center 

(Tao Li Yuan)

8:30-11:30 am, 

13:30-17:00 pm, 

Mon. to Fri.




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