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Q1: I have already submitted the online application, do I need to mail the hard copies?

A: No. Due to the influence of covid-19, all applications are processed online. You do not need to mail hard copies for now.

 

Q2: What is the No Criminal Record Check? Do I have to submit the document?

A: Under the law of the People's Republic of China, any international student who applies to study in China must provide a certificate of no criminal record from local authorities. Considering that in certain countries such certificates may not be obtained in time, in line with the purpose of humanistic care, the university accepts the No Criminal Record Commitment as a short-term alternative. No Criminal Record Commitment can be found here.

 

Q3: Do I have to submit Foreigner Physical Examination Form?

A: Yes. If you are unable to do the physical examination due to the covid-19 lockdowns, please upload a statement explaining the situation. Foreigner Physical Examination Form can be found here.

 

Q4: How can I pay the application fee?

A: Application fees can be paid using WeChat, Alipay, or foreign credit cards. You will receive an e-mail when you pass the initial review with instructions on how to pay the application fee. (Please note: DO NOT use foreign debit cards to avoid financial loss) A step-by-step guide can be found at http://sice.cufe.edu.cn/info/1038/5373.htm

 

Q5: Do I need to take an entrance exam?

A: Applicants who have passed both document review and academic review will be invited to an online interview. 

 

Q6: My native language is English, and I am applying for a program offered in English, do I need to take standardized English proficiency tests?

A: No. You can upload a signed letter of explanation.

 

Q7: I completed my previous stage of study in English, and I am applying for a program offered in English, do I need to take standardized English proficiency tests?

A: No. You can upload a signed letter of explanation. Meanwhile, your English proficiency will be evaluated based on your written materials and your online interview performance.

 

Q8: Do I need an acceptance letter?

A: For Type B CSC Scholarship, no. CUFE does not require an acceptance letter. Even if you did manage to obtain one, it will NOT be included in your application files. Admission decisions are made by admissions committees, not by individual professors. For type A CSC scholarship, please e-mail us at lxs@cufe.edu.cn for more information.

 

Q9: I am applying for a Type A CSC scholarship, how can I obtain a pre-admission letter?

A: CUFE issues pre-admission letters for qualified Type A CSC scholarship applicants in the hope of increasing their chances of receiving the scholarship. Please send all of your application documents to lxs@cufe.edu.cn for further review.

 

Q10: I am in my last year of study, can I apply now without my diploma?

A: You can provide a certificate stating your student status, major, and expected graduation date, etc. Please note that your final admission is contingent upon providing a diploma and full transcript before registration.

 

Q11: Do you have programs starting in March?

A: CUFE does not accept degree students starting in the spring semester. Only non-degree students are accepted in March.

 

Q12: I am applying for CSC scholarship-University Program, do I need to pay the application fee?

A: Yes, CSC applicants need to pay the application fee as well.

 

Q13: What should I do if my passport is about to expire?

A: If your passport is about to expire, you should go to the embassy of your country in China or the relevant department of your country to get a new passport as soon as possible. Within 10 days of getting the new passport, you should go to the International Student Management Office to apply to change the visa from the old passport to the new passport (with a temporary accommodation registration form and 1 photo)

 

Q14: How to make up for a lost passport?

A: If you find that your passport has been lost, you should immediately go to the International Student Management Office to issue a "Certificate of Enrollment", then report to the police station where you lost it, issue a "Passport Loss Certificate", and then go to your country's embassy in China to obtain a new passport.

After the new passport is issued, you should immediately go to the police station where you live to apply for a new "Registration Form for Temporary Accommodation", and then submit it to the International Students Administration Office together with the new passport to apply for a new visa.

 

Q15: What kind of visa do I need to apply for a "residence permit"?

A: Students who come to the school with an X1 visa should apply for a "residence permit" within 30 days of entering the country.

Students who come to the school with a "residence permit" should apply for a new "residence permit" when registering.

 

Q16: What materials do I need to apply for the "Residence Permit" for the first time?

A: Passport, temporary accommodation registration form, physical examination certificate, a 2-inch white photo, visa application form for foreigners, and admission notice.

 

Q17: What should I do if I want to extend my visa?

A: If your visa is about to expire and your study in school is not over, please apply to the international student management office for an extension of your visa with your passport, temporary residence registration form, and a 2-inch white photo. At the same time, you need to pay the tuition, insurance and accommodation for the next semester or academic year.

The "residence permit" is extended according to the tuition, insurance and accommodation paid by students.

 

Q18: What should I do if I want to increase the number of entries for the X2 visa?

A: X2 visa can only enter China once in general. If students want to leave China and then come back in the middle of their study, they can apply to the international student management office with their passport, temporary residence registration form and a 2-inch photo with a white background to increase the number of times of entry, but they can increase the number of times within half a year at most.

 

Q19: What if the visa has expired?

A: Within 10 days after the expiration of the visa, you should first go to the police station where you live to accept the punishment; If the visa is overdue for more than 10 days, you need to go to the entry-exit management brigade in your residence area to accept punishment. Visa expired one day, will be fined 500 yuan.

Then I will go to the international student management office with the punishment decision written by the public security department, passport, temporary residence registration form and a 2-inch white photo to apply for an extension of my visa.

 

Q20: How can I apply for a study visa if I want to study at school but I am under 18?

A: If students under the age of 18 want to come to the school to study, they must provide the following materials when applying for a study visa for the first time:

(1) Photocopies of the passports of both parents (if one of the parents dies, a death certificate is required).

(2) My birth certificate (parents' names are required) and must be certified by the Chinese embassy abroad or a birth certificate (in Chinese or English) issued by the country’s embassy in China.

(3) Power of attorney for parents (to be certified by the Chinese embassy abroad)

(4) The guardian's letter of guarantee (notarized by the notary office in Beijing).

(5) The guardian's identity certificate:

a. If the guardian is a Beijing citizen, a copy of his ID card (front and back) must be provided

b. If the guardian is a foreigner, a copy of his ID card and residence permit must be provided (the residence permit must be within the validity period)

c. If the guardian is a foreigner, a photocopy of the first page of the passport, a photocopy of the visa page and the entry stamp should be provided. Among them, the validity period of the visa must be greater than the validity period of the student's visa.

Note: A guardian can only guard one foreign student.

(6) Original passport

(7) Temporary accommodation registration form

(8) Visa application form to come to China (apply at the International Student Management Office one working day in advance)

(9) One 2-inch white background photo.

(10) Admission notice

For those who have studied in China, are not yet 18 years old and want to come to school again, just provide the above (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10) item is enough.

 

Q21: Where is the address for the visa application?

A: Entry-Exit Management Corps of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau (Visa Building)

Address: No. 2, Andingmen East Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing (500 meters east of Lama Temple on the Second Ring Road)

Office hours: Monday to Saturday 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Consulting Tel: +86-10-84020101

Bus route: Take bus No. 16, No. 87 or No. 651 at the school entrance and get off at Xizhimen Station, transfer to Metro Line 2 and get off at Lama Temple Station, exit from the southeast exit, and walk 500 meters to the East Station

 

Q22: What do I need to bring for the physical examination?

A: Students who need to check their body should bring the original passport, a copy of the passport homepage and visa page, two 2-inch photos, admission notice (original and copy), JW201/202 form (original and copy), 500 yuan, body Check the materials (if available), do not eat breakfast in the morning, go to the designated hospital for physical examination or material certification.

 

Q23: Where is the address of the medical examination center?

A: Haidian Clinic, Beijing International Travel Healthcare Center

Address: No. 10, Dezheng Road, Xibeiwang Town, Haidian District

Physical examination time: 8:30-11:30 in the morning from Monday to Friday

Pickup time: 1:30-4:00 pm from Monday to Friday

Phone: +86-10-82403675

Getting there: Get off at Xi'erqi Station of Metro Line 13, change to Bus No. 963 and get off at Xibeiwang Town Government Station.

Express address of physical examination results: International Cultural Exchange School, Central University of Finance and Economics, 39 Xueyuan South Road, Haidian District, Beijing

(1015, Apartment Building 6, West Side School of Zhongcai Building) Ding Guoying

Phone: 62288007

 

Q24: If I get sick, what kind of hospital can I go to for reimbursement?

A: All students who have purchased the "International Students Insurance" from Ping An Insurance Company of China at school, if they need to go to the hospital for treatment if they are sick, they should go to the general departments of public hospitals in China, not the International Department. The list of specific hospitals can be found in the "Service Guide" in the "Quick Navigation" on the right side of the International Cultural Exchange College homepage (http://sice.cufe.edu.cn).

 

Q25: Which hospitals are closer to the college?

A: School hospital (east side of main teaching building)

Peking University People's Hospital (No. 11, Xizhimen South Street. Take bus 651 at the school entrance and get off at Xizhimen Station, walk 200 meters south)

Peking University Third Hospital (49 Huayuan North Road. Take bus No. 16 at the school entrance to Mudanyuan North Station and walk 500 meters west)

Rocket Army General Hospital (No. 16, Xinjiekou Wai Street. Take bus 16, 92, 645 at the school entrance, get off at the South Gate of Beijing Normal University, walk 200 meters to the east, at the southeast corner of the intersection)

Beijing Stomatological Hospital (No. 22, Zhongguancun South Street. Take bus 92 at the school entrance and get off at the west exit of Dahuisi Road)

Hospitals close to the Shahe campus are:

School hospital (the north side of the west gate of the east area of the school)

Changping District Hospital (Changping South Street. Chang 52 bus to Changping District Hospital Station)

Changping Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Chang 52 bus to Changping Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine stop)

 

Q26: What are the rules for using medical insurance reimbursement?

A: All students who have purchased the "International Student Insurance" from Ping An Insurance Company of China at school, if the outpatient expenses in one year are less than 650 yuan, they need to pay by themselves; the insurance company will reimburse 85% of the part above 650 yuan. The daily cost of seeing a doctor in the same outpatient department cannot exceed 600 yuan. If it exceeds 600 yuan, the excess must be borne by yourself.

If it is accidental injury (such as fracture, scald, etc.) or serious illness hospitalization, the medical expenses insurance company will reimburse it (except for self-paid drugs).

You cannot use this insurance for reimbursement if you seek medical treatment outside of China.

 

Q27: How to use insurance to reimburse medical expenses?

A: All students who have purchased the "International Student Insurance" from Ping An Insurance Company of China at school, after going to the hospital for medical treatment, please keep all medical receipts and diagnosis certificates. When reimbursing, they should submit a copy of the passport homepage and bank card issuance. Go to the International Student Management Office.

If you are hospitalized with a serious illness and need to be paid by the insurance company, please call the number on the insurance card: 4008105119 to contact the insurance company.

 

Q28: What are the functions of the campus card?

A: The campus card is an important identity certificate for students during their studies at school. With the campus card, they can enter the two campuses, eat in the cafeterias of the two campuses, enter the library, and enter the student dormitory.

 

Q29: How to apply for a campus card?

A: The school will apply for a campus card for international students when they enroll. If advanced students want to enter the library, they need to apply to the International Students Office to activate the library access function.

 

Q30: How to recharge the campus card?

A: The campus card can be recharged on the self-service recharge machine in the school. The user name is the student number of each student and the initial password is 000000. It is recommended that you change the password on the self-service top-up machine after you get the card to prevent economic losses if the card is lost.

To ensure safety, a general campus card can spend up to 50 yuan at a time and up to 200 yuan a day.

 

Q31: How to reapply if the campus card is lost?

A: If the campus card is lost, you can bring your student ID and 20 yuan to the network center as soon as possible to report the loss and replace the card.

 

Q32: Who needs a bank card?

A: All international students need to apply for a savings card from the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China or China Construction Bank and register with the International Student Management Office with a card issuance form when registering.

 

Q33: What kind of bank card can I pay at school?

A: When paying tuition and registration fees at the school, you must use a savings card with the "UnionPay" logo issued by various banks in China. If you use other types of cards, you will have to bear the fees incurred.

 

Q34: What should I do if my bank card is lost?

A: If the bank card is lost or damaged, you need to go to the bank to report the loss as soon as possible and apply for a new card. After applying for a new bank card, please inform the International Student Management Office of your account name and new card number as soon as possible.

 

Q35: Where is the bank near the school?

A: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China: 100 meters west of the school gate on Xueyuan South Road Campus (1st Floor, Zhongcai Building)

China Construction Bank: 200 meters west of the school gate on the South School Road campus.

 

Q36: What should I do if I want to live in the on-campus international student dormitory?

A: If you want to live in an international student dormitory in the school, you need to apply to the International Student Management Office to reserve a bed when you sign up. After the reservation is successful, you need to pay the accommodation fee for one semester at the time of admission.

 

Q37: What should I do if I want to rent a house off campus?

A: If you want to rent a house off campus, you should go to a formal housing agency. When renting a house, you should check the authenticity of the owner’s ID card and the house book, and sign a rental contract with the owner. Within 24 hours after moving in, you should go to the police station where your house is located to apply for the "Registration Form of Temporary Residence" with your passport and rental contract.

 

Q38: How to open the campus network?

A: Bring the original student ID card to the Campus Network User Service Center in Laboratory Building 201 on South College Road Campus or the Campus Network User Service Center in Room 117, Building 5, Shahe Campus, fill out the account opening application form on the spot, pay 5 yuan for the account opening fee, and pay the Internet access fee in advance.

 

Q39: Where is the nearest post office to Xueyuan South Road Campus?

A: Weigong Village Post Office: Take bus 92 at the school gate to the west exit of Dahuisi Road, walk west to Zhongguancun South Street, then walk 100 meters north, cross the road, and walk 200 meters west (Weigong Street) at the crossroads.

 

Q40: What are the commonly used information?

A: School Address: Central University of Finance and Economics, 39 Xueyuan South Road, Haidian District, Beijing

Postal Code: 100081

Central University of Finance and Economics, Shahe Higher Education Park, Changping District, Beijing

Postal Code: 102206

School website: www.cufe.edu.cn (you can check basic school information, school news, etc.)

International Cultural Exchange College website: http://sice.cufe.edu.cn (you can check the admissions guide for international students, college notices, college news, international student service information, etc.)

International Cultural Exchange College WeChat Official Account: Studying in China University of Finance and Economics (Pushing the admissions guide for international students, college notices, college news, service information for international students, etc.)

International Student Admissions Office Tel: 62288286

International Student Management Office Tel: 62288007

Fax of International Student Management Office: 62288982

International Student Management Office Email: iso@cufe.edu.cn

Duty Room of Security Office of Xueyuan South Road Campus Tel: 62288351, 62288717

On-duty telephone of the Security Office of Shahe Campus: 61776117, 61776118

Xueyuan South Road Campus School Hospital Outpatient Duty Room Tel: 62288100

Shahe Campus School Hospital Outpatient Duty Room Tel: 61776120

Emergency call: 110

Fire alarm number: 119

Traffic accident alarm call: 122

Medical emergency telephone: 120, 999

 

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