Welcome to National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) Q1: If I have any doubts, who should I ask? A1: Academic Affairs: Division of Enrollment and Division of International and Continuing Education Contact Ms.Lai, Ext.5137 Student Affairs: Office of Overseas Chinese and Foreign Students Contact Ms. Tseng, Ext.4703 Q2: What is the responsibility of the Office of Overseas Chinese and Foreign Students? A2: The Office of Overseas Chinese and Foreign Students takes cares of all foreign student’s affairs, such as visa applications, scholarship applications and medical services, etc. For further questions, please contact: Tel: 002-882-3-5715131 ext 4703 Ms. Tseng Fax: 002-882-3-5714147 Office hour: 8:00-12:00, 13:00-17:00 Email-address: [email protected] WWW: http://faculty.nthu.edu.tw/~ocfso Visitor Visa Resident Visa Resident Visa ARC (Alien Resident Certificate) Resident Visa Application Documents Required ARC application, extension and visitor visa extension 1. Visa Application Form (2 copies) 2. Passport 3. Two Photos 4. Student ID Card (original and copied) 5. Fee: NT$ 3,000. ARC application 1. ARC Application Form 2. Passport 3. One Photo 4. Student ID Card (original and copied) 5. Fee: NT$ 1,000 ARC extension 1. ARC 2. Passport 3. Student ID Card (original and copied ) Fee: NT$1,000 (one year) Bureau of Consular Affairs 3F, 2-2, Chi Nan Rd. Sec 1., Taipei Tel: 02-23432888 Hsin Chu City Police Bureau 1, Chung Shan Rd., Hsin Chu 03-5224168 Ext. 2122 Q12. If you need leave Taiwan temporary, A12. Please apply for a re-entry at Hsin Chu City Police Headquarter with the following documents: 1. ARC 2. Passport 3. Student Card (the original and the copied one) Q16. Is there any scholarships offered？ A16: The Ministry of Education offers The General Scholarship to the Foreign Students in NTHU. The guidelines are posted on the website: http://my.nthu.edu.tw/~ocfso/ Q17. Are there any activities that particularly belong to foreign students？ A17: Sure！We will have the welcome party, Christmas Party and Farewell Party for the foreign students. Q18. What is the Association of Foreign Students？ A18. Every foreign student is a member of the Association. The Association helps foreign students involved in the new and unfamiliar environment. Here you can meet new friends and Resident Visa ARC Holder Visitor Visa Holder (Alien Resident Certificate) Foreign Student Insurance National Health Insurance Q14. Questions Related to Medical Insurance A14. 1. Two kinds of medical insurances are offered: Foreign Student Insurance and National Health Insurance. Foreign students with ARC who have stayed in Taiwan for more than four months are required to enroll in National Health Insurance. The new arriver will be covered by Foreign Student Insurance after the registration day. 2. The office of Oversea Chinese and Foreign Student will transfer the medical insurance to National Heath Insurance (NHI) for Students staying in Taiwan for more than four months. The premium of Foreign Student Insurance is NT$1,180 for four months and of Nation Health Insurance is NT$604 per month. These costs are itemized on the tuition bill. 3. The foreign student insurance covers clinic visit and hospitalization. The cost of medical service will be reimbursed to the beneficiaries after the submission of receipts to the insurance company via the Office of Overseas Chinese and Foreign Students. 4. The National Health Insurance covers clinic visit, hospitalization and child birth. These medical services are provided by NHI contracted health care provider. 5. Foreign students transferred from other university or organization need go the office of Overseas Chinese and Foreign Students to transfer their insurance registration from old institution to A Brief Introduction to: National Tsing Hua University NTHU’s three main branches: I. Administration 行政 II. Educational Program教學 III. NTHU’s Culture & Traditions 清華文化 Life Science Nuclear Science Building I Building Hsiang Szi Lake Nuclear Reactor Building Shui Mu Student Center Humanities and Social Science Building Food Court Biological Science and Technology Building Auditorium Library Engineering and System Student Union Center Science Building Fen Yun Engineering Building I Building Administration Center Computer & Cheng Kung Lake Communicatio n Center Materials Science Center Mei Memorial Garden Physics Building Electrical Engineering & Kun Ming Lake Computer Science Building Greensward Bus Stop Chemistry Building OCSFO Materials Science & Chemical Engineering Technology Building Building Educational Program 教學 In general, there are seven colleges in our campus, which are as the followings: 1.College of science (理學院) : 2.College of Engineering (工學院) 3. College of Nuclear Science (原子科學院) 4.College of Humanities & Social Science (人文社會學院) 5.College of Life Science (生命科學院) 6.College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (電機 資訊學院) 7.College of Technology Management (科技管理學院) NTHU’s Culture & Traditions I. Greensward 大草坪 a. You can see it once you enter the campus. b. There are a flagpole and a big round clock. c. It’s a great spot for tourists, for the following reasons. 1. It’s relaxing. 2. Picnic. 3. Fly kites. d. NTHU student also like this spot because it allows them to organize extracurricular activities. II. Mei Memorial Garden a. It is to memorize President Mei. b. When winter comes, the white plum blossoms. III. Shui Mu Student Center a. Restaurants: provide breakfast, lunch and dinner. b. Grocery Store: sells daily supplies. c. Comic Store: rents comic books, novels, DVDs, and so on. IV. Fen Yun Building a. Coffee Shop: a good choice for afternoon tea. b. Book Store c. Restaurants: provide lunch and dinner. V. Food Court a. Grocery Store: sells daily supplies b. Restaurants: provide breakfast, lunch and dinner. VI. Computer & Communication Center a. Provides campus-wide computing and communication services for teaching, research and administration. b. Functions: 1. Installation and maintenance of a campus-wide computer network for accessing the TANET and Internet. 2. Provision of various network services. 3. Installation and maintenance of an e-mail system. 4. Provision of various telephone services. 5. Development and maintenance of a computerized administration system of the NTHU. 6. Provision of computer rooms, a network teaching room and a distant learning room. c. Provides supports for distant learning and extension programs. VII. For athletes, the university also provides gymnasium, track and field, basketball courts, baseball field, swimming pool, volleyball field, badminton and tennis court. VIII. Guest House I It’s like a small hotel that is available to host the NTHU students’ relatives. IX . Campus Guard A. Functions: 1. Security 2. Motorcycle Certificates X . Auditorium a. Holds big assemblies, such as inaugural and graduation ceremonies. b. Offers location for big activities, such as professional performances and concerts. XI. Arts Center a. Fulfills the artistic needs of the university community and offers art-related courses as General Education. b. Their focuses are: 1. Visual arts 2. Performance arts Tsing Hua Night Market Taiwanese Food Japanese Sushi Korean Food Catholic Church Christion Church Bakery House Starbuck Coffee Campus Bus Stop Chemistry Building (Start) General Building II Student Union Student Dormitories Nuclear Science and Technology Development Center Humanities and Social Science Building (End) 陽明山國家公園 Yangmingshan 雪霸Sheipa Tai Chung Taipei Hsin Chu Hsin Chu Country Hua Lian Country 玉山 Yushan 太魯閣Taroko Penghu Islands (Pescadores) Kao Ksiung 墾丁Kenting Hsin Chu Science Park Industrial Technology Research Institute NTCU Green Island National Parks are 1.cultural/historic areas. These are areas where development and visitor use are limited to those which preserve important prehistoric sites,monuments of historic value,and lifestyles of indigenous people. 2.significant scenic areas. These are areas possessing significant natural features which¡Aif destroyed,cannot be restored.The areas¡Atherefore,shall be strictly protected from development.While the public shall be allowed to enjoy the scenic beauty of the areas,physical impacts must be kept to a minimum. 3.ecological protection areas. These are areas of unique ecological value. Biotic communities in these areas shall be carefully protected from development,and access to these areas shall befor scientific research only. -Lunar New Year (Jan or Feb) -Lantern Festival ( Feb) -Dragon Boat Festival (June) -A Carnival for Ghosts (August) -Mid-Autumn Festival (Sep) Taipei Lantern Festival HsinChu Science Park is the center of Taiwan’s science field area. Many people dream of working here as it is one of Taiwan’s most important areas. Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is a non-profit R&D organization engaging in applied research and technical service. It was founded in 1973 by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) to attend to the technological needs of Taiwan's industrial development Hsinchu downtown is the center of Hsinchu, where Hsinchu’s train station is located as well as many shopping centers. Hsin Chu City Police Bureau 1, Chung Shan Rd. Hsin Chu. Tel: 03-5224168 Ext. 2122 National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) is located besides NTHU. As well as NTHU, NCTU is an University that excels in Educations. - Formosan Aboriginal Cultural Village - JanFuSun Fancy World - Leofoo Village - Taiwan Folk Village - Water Parks - Yamay Resort Aquariums: National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium Zoos/Botanical Gardens﹔ - Shou Shan Zoo - Taipei Zoo - Taiwan Herbal Botany Garden Taipei is not only the capital of Taiwan, but a very adventurous place. Taipei has a wide variety of attraction places, many temples, night markets, hang outs, shopping and it has a very convenient way of transportation, which is the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit System). Kenting is located at the tip of Taiwan. It is a very nice place to go for vacations in summer time. One can enjoy the sun, as well as the beach. Alishan is located in Chiayi and it is famous for and its attractions are its mountain rail, forest, sea of clouds, sunrise and sunset glow. Guan Wu is located between Hsin Chu and Miao Li. It is located deep in the mountains and it is surrounded by nature. It is a very delightful place to go hiking by day and watch the stars by night. TaiDong is famous for its night market. TaiDong is a small quiet city, but once the night market starts, it is a place full of people and life. Taichung is the third largest metropolitan area in Taiwan. It is a center of culture and education. Taichung is an attractive city due to its commercial district, abundant cultural activities, and the warmth of its residents. A Brief Note on Dormitory Network A Brief Note on Dormitory Network How to connect to internet in dormitory? Step1 • Prepare both hardware and software required. Know your MAC address, Room number and the network port. The method of finding your MAC address steps by steps: • For Windows95/98/ME: Click [Start] button -> click [Run] -> enter winipcfg (OK) ->Adapter Address is your MAC address For WindowsNT/2000/XP: • Click [Start] button -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt -> • Type the following line in the Command Prompt: • Ipconfig /all • Your MAC address display as Physical address • Step3: Registration • a. Go to學生宿舍網路管理系統 （http://dormnet.cc.nthu.edu.tw/） b. Click 網路申請/異動 • C.Fill in the registration form Step4: Find the setting of your port: • In the學生宿舍網路管理系統 （http://dormnet.cc.nthu.edu.tw/） • Click 【公告事項】→ IP/寢室對照表 • Find your room and the IP / Gatway / SubNet Mask of your port Using Port C, Room 316, Dorm. Cheng as an example: Step 4: Setup your IP/ SubNet Mask / Gateway / a. DNS Server: Click [Start] -> Control Panel -> Network b. Choose your NIC and highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and Click the ‘Properties’ button c. Check / set the following: ．Use the IP address that belonging your port: And then enter your IP / Subnet mask / Gateway Connections > Right Click ‘Local Area Connection , select ‘Properties’ d. ．Use the following DNS server addresses: NTHU DNS servers are 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 The figure is as follow: How to connect to WWW? Step1. set up your Browser and Proxy Server Using Internet Explorer as example: • Open Internet Explorer • Click Tools -> Internet Options -> Connections Tab -> Click LAN settings • Check Use automatic configuration script • address: http://oz.nthu.edu.tw/proxy.pac The figure is as follow • If you want manual configuration: Proxy Server : proxy.nthu.edu.tw Port: 3128 • For detail, please refer to Computer and Communication Center: http://oz.nthu.edu.tw/proxy/ NTHU Email Service • Email address is define as following format: login [email protected] • Undergraduate student: the login ID start with u • Graduate student: the login ID start with g or d • For example: The UG student with student number 910362, his email address is [email protected] • The setting for most email client (Netscape, Outlook, etc):by School Student can useMozilla, the webmail client provided URL: http://webmail.oz.nthu.edu.tw • Use your OZ account to login How to input Chinese? • • • • • • Step1. Install the New Phonetic IME（新注 音輸入法） Control Panel -> Regional and language Options->Language-> Click Install files for East asian Languges Press Detail->Add Choose Input Language as Chinese[Taiwan] Choose Keyboard layout/IME as Microsoft New phonetic IME 2002a Then you can use Chinese phonetic to input Chinese. The figure is as follow Then you can use the IME Pad by writing the word by your mouse. FAQ Q.: How to change my OZ password A.:1. Go to http://oz.nthu.edu.tw/, click 線上服 務篇 and then線上更改OZ帳號密碼. 2. Using passwd command in OZ workstation (advanced user only). Q.: Where can I find more FAQ or how-to? A.:1. http://oz.nthu.edu.tw 2. ask your question in the board nthu.ccc in 楓橋驛站. Q.: Where can I select courses / register / find course info. online? • A.:國立清華大學課務組 http://my.nthu.edu.tw/~curricul/web/index.htm 修課 授課 資料查詢系統 http://hope.cc.nthu.edu.tw/login_stu/index.html Notice: • The courses selection & registration system and OZ work station are 2 different systems. You cannot use OZ account to login • You cannot set PROXY server in your browser when doing course selection. Please use automatic configuration or disable PROXY server setting.