2019 Spring- Guidance for Freshmen



for successfully being admitted at Jiangsu University(JSU).

Your wonderful college life BEGINS NOW!!!!!!

MAIN CONTENTS VISA, Arrival Info (FREE Pick-up Service), MATERIALS for Registration

How to Arrive? Registering Residence Info WHAT’S NEXT?

This guidance handbook contains all the essential information that will facilitate your smooth onboarding experience to Jiangsu University. If you go through this handbook you would become familiar with the registration procedures, travel information, Tuition fees payment process and basic China laws that govern entry and exit in China.

In addition, feel free to check our website to know about your university. Should you have any questions, please contact us by mail at

Welcome to Jiangsu University, we hope to see you soon… 

Ⅰ. Most Important  

1. Visa Application  

Please strictly prepare visa documents through the Chinese embassy or the website. If you need any support from the university, please contact us through the email.  

2. Arrival Info & Free Pick-up 

Once you have confirmed your travel dates and time to the University, please upload the detailed arrival information through the online system template. Kindly provide all the necessary information as requested and check the procedure as suggested below: 

For new students arriving in Shanghai Pudong Airport(PVG), the Overseas Education College (OEC) of Jiangsu University will provide FREE PICK-UP service between 08:00-19:00 on February 24th, 2019. For convenience, we advise that you schedule your arrival date and time within this period if possible.

1. Kindly apply for free airport pickup on-line BEFORE Feb. 20th, 2019 following the steps indicated in the above figure.

2. Perhaps if you are not able to arrive during the free-pick up dates, getting to our University would be easy. 

3. Materials for Registration 

(1) Original Documents 

It is compulsory that you bring all the original documents used during the application: ADMISSION NOTICE, JW201/202, PHYSICAL EXAMINATION RECORD, DIPLOMA OR DEGREE CERTIFICATE, TRANSCRIPT and others WILL BE sighted and CHECKED DURING REGISTRATION. ANY MISSING DOCUMENTS WILL INVARIABLY LEAD TO REJECTION and refusal to enroll in the University. ALSO, bring along 6 copies of recent passport photograph for use during the registration process. 

(2) Tuition

Please check your admission notice for the tuition fee details. You are required to pay off the tuition fees and other fees upon arrival (WITHIN 10 WORKING DAYS). Delay in payment of fees may delay your registration and residence permit process.

It is important you make all the necessary arrangements before travelling to China. You can remit/transfer your tuition fees to the University US Dollar Account from abroad. Please DO NOT transfer money to the university account from ATMs! If you wish to transfer the tuition fees to the University account from your country, please note that we do not take responsibility for any delays in the remittance. If you do your transfer through the bank/financial institutions kindly obtain a telex copy/proof of transfer. However, we only consider the date on which the transferred amount reflects in the University account.

Please note that any wrong input will cause transaction failure and strongly request that you take special attention to our account detail (

New Students are advised not to transfer their tuition fees through agents and other unauthorized channels. We do not accept liability for any issues that might arise from such private arrangements.

Most international debit/credit cards offer cash withdrawals at Chinese ATMs, some charges and daily limits are applicable. In all these options, students are advised to use the most secure methods of transaction from home-county that would enable you receive money in China through respective institutions.

(3) Accommodation

There are 2 accommodation options available to new students depending on the program study duration.

Long-term Programs:

Fees payable ranges from 4,500 to 4,900 yuan per person per academic year for a shared room (Shared room, payable upon arrival)  

Short-term Programs:

Fees payable is 3000 CNY deposit and stay will be calculated per day.  

Accommodation Fee Standard:

The accommodation fee below would also apply to students in different scenarios.

    within 1 month   

within 3 months

 beyond 3 months


   50 CNY/bed/day


     20 CNY/bed/day

(4) Other Fees

● Following expenses are for New students only

Below are basic fees and expenses that are applicable in the first year. Kindly note that the fees are payable during the registration process:

Application Fees: 400 CNY

Registration Fees: 200 CNY

Physical Examination: 400 CNY (to be paid to Entry-Exit Inspection & Quarantine Bureau)

Medical Insurance Fee: 600 CNY/ year (to be paid to the life insurance company)

Resident Permit: 425 CNY (to be paid to Public Security Bureau by candidate)

Deposit for Dormitory : 500 CNY

Bedding Items: 400 CNY (pillow, bed sheet, blanket etc.) (Optional)

Books: Flexible, about 600 CNY/year ( Optional)

Living expenses: Approximately 1,200 CNY/month (Depends on your personal budget)

● The deposit paid during application process as seat reservation fee is not refundable and would be deducted from the total fees payable during the registration process.(Kindly keep your payment receipt/advice) 


Jiangsu University has close proximity to both Shanghai Pudong Airport and Nanjing Lukou Airport.

1. From Shanghai Pudong Airport

(1) Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Airport Bus Line 1: 30 Yuan /person, 1.5 hours


A. Time Interval: 20 minutes

B. Working Hours: No. 1 Terminal: 6:30-23:00; No. 2 Terminal: 7:05-23:05

C. For the newest information, please visit, or contact +86-21-96990.

(2) Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station to Zhenjiang Railway Station

Bullet Train: around 110 Yuan/person, 1.5 hours

Please find train information on the official website (

(3) Zhenjiang Railway Station to Overseas Apartment of JSU

Taxi, about 35 Yuan, half an hour (Chinese Pinyin: Jiangsu Daxue Haiwai Gongyu).

2. From Nanjing Lukou International Airport

(1) Nanjing Lukou Airport to Zhenjiang City Airport Lounge( Direct Bus)

Airport Lounge Bus: 60 Yuan/person

Departure Timetable :

10:30 12:00 13:30 14:30 15:30 16:30 18:00 19:30 21:00 22:30

(Taxi: about 400 Yuan)

(2) Zhenjiang Airport Lounge to Overseas Apartment of JSU

Taxi, about 35 Yuan, half an hour (Chinese Pinyin: Jiangsu Daxue Haiwai Gongyu).

3. From Beijing Capital Airport

(1) Beijing Capital International Airport to Beijing South Railway Station

Airport Bus Line 10: 24 Yuan /person, around 2 hours


A. Time Interval: 30 minutes

B. Working Hours: 9:00-21:00

C. For the newest information, please visit, or contact +86-10-96158.

(2) Beijing South Railway Station to Zhenjiang Railway Station

Bullet Train: around 470 Yuan/Person, 4.5 hours

Please find train information on the official website (

(3) Zhenjiang Railway Station to Overseas Apartment of JSU

Taxi, about 35 Yuan, half an hour (Chinese Pinyin: Jiangsu Daxue Haiwai Gongyu).  

Ⅲ. Registration Date & Time 

The registration process will commence From Feb. 25th to 26th, 2019,within 8:30-11:30 | 13:30-16:30

Our registration procedure will guide you through various procedures that help you begin your comfortable college life.

If you fail to register within the time limit without permission from Overseas Education College(OEC)of Jiangsu University (JSU), your admission will be cancelled.

If you are unable to arrive within the registration dates ,kindly contact the University via e-mail .

To ensure new students are properly integrated and welcomed to the University, Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) will commence after the registration dates. 

Ⅳ. Register Residence Info 

According to the Exit and Entry Bureau of China, You MUST register your residence information within 24 hours after arriving China.

Show your passport and register at the University dormitory or hotel you stay in. If you live in friend’s or relative’s house, you should register at the local police station. A fine of 2000 CNY will be imposed by Police if you fail to do so; which may also affect your visa renewal in future. 

Ⅴ. Others 

1. Weather Reminder 

Please take note that the weather in February is cold (with average temperatures ranging from 5-10 degrees Celsius). Please come along with some Winter clothes and essentials that would aid your adaptation to the weather change. The weather will be warmer from April through September.   

2. Food 

There are over 12 canteens on campus offering different dishes at affordable prices. Since, we respect all religions, provisions are made for our Muslim students (Muslim Canteen). International Canteen provides you with various international cuisines. Take time to explore the food you like. 

3. “One plus One” Campus Life 

To experience the best campus life, all students are recommended to enjoy the “One plus One” mode of campus life. That is to say, we encourage students to at least make one Chinese friends; Join one student association; Share your culture with international friends; learn from the diversity of the students’ body; know local traditions and arts and appreciate Chinese Cultures and Values.

JSU arranges a series of exciting events, fun, culture exchange and academic programs through our bouquet of student associations. Take time to go through our website to take a glance about the JSU campus life even before you arrive here and

4. Reminder

If you arrive on campus during non-working hours, you should pay a deposit of 500 Yuan or 100 USD to get a temporary room at the Overseas Apartment reception. At the same time, the receptionist will input your information into the foreigner residence management system. The input cannot be skipped, or your stay will be considered as illegal in China. The next WORKING day Please come to OEC for registration. All registration procedures should be finished within 1 week because your visa expires within 30 days of arrival in China.

Undergraduate students are required to sit for  a “Baseline Examination” in Mathematics,English, Physics AND Chemistry to evaluate and maintain equal understanding of the whole class which comprises students from various countries and backgrounds. Students who fail to pass this test, will be offered free “Foundation Program” for one semester, to improve the basics required for undergraduate learning. 


Overseas Education College of Jiangsu University

Address: No.301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang 212013, P. R. China

Telephone: 0086-511-88792366 |  Fax: 0086-511-88792208


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08:30-11:30  |  13:30-16:30

Admissions Office: +86-511-88792366

Students' Affairs: +86-511-88792566

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No. 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu P.R. China 212013