11. Regulations for Leaving Off-campus

This regulation is stipulated according to the living situation of UPC, combining with the LAW OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ON CONTROL OF THE ENTRY AND EXIT OF ALIENS, CODE OF ACCEPTING FOREIGN STUDENTS TO HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, and the corresponding regulations stipulated by Qingdao Public Security Bureau.

1. Students are required to submit paper application to the Student Affairs Office with a photocopy of lease contract, so that the safety of accommodation resources are vetted and the lease procedure is legal.

2. With the application vetted by the Student Affairs Office, the students are required to fill in the Registration Form of Living Off-campus (2 duplicates) and finish the following procedures.

3. Students living off-campus are required to visit the local police station to fill the REGISTRATION FORM OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE FOR VISITORS with the vetted Registration Form of Living Off-campus, passport and residence permit in 24 hours after moving in the new apartment.

4. Off-campus residence is under the supervision of the Qingdao Public Security Bureau. Students living off-campus must comply with Chinese laws and regulations, fulfilling the obligations of lease contract, respect Chinese traditions and social morals. Especially, students living off-campus should not disturb neighbors by making loud noise. They are required to enhance the awareness of safety for body, property and they are fully responsible for their personal activities. If a student living off-campus makes loud noise and cause neighbors’ complaint once, they will be given the written warning as punishment. If causing neighbors’ complaint more than once, that student will receive deferred suspension or expulsion depending on the seriousness of the case.

5. If the students change their living address, they must comply with the abovementioned formality again. If students fail to abide by this regulation, they will be regarded as living off campus without approval, which could result in a penalty or criminal punishment by the university or the public security office.