International Students' Dormitory Regulations of the School of International Education at SCUT


(Revised in 2020)



The international students’ dormitory of SCUT serves as the center of international student life at SCUT. To better manage and guide students in their daily lives combine quality service with strict management and create a safe civilized and enjoyable living environment the school of international education has established these regulations


ChapterⅠ: Regulations on Security


Article 1: The visiting time for the student dormitory is from 9:00 am to 21:00 pm. Visitors must register with their valid certificates at the specified visiting time before they can visit. After the visit is completed, the dormitory manager should indicate the departure time on the registration book. If you enter the student dormitory due to special circumstances such as official duties, you can enter the dormitory with the consent of the dormitory manager and start the registration procedures.


Article 2: Students should increase their dormitory safety awareness and improve self-prevention and self-management capabilities. It is strictly forbidden to bring flammable, explosive, highly toxic, radioactive and other threats to personal and property safety or obscene or reactionary products into the student dormitory; it is forbidden to store or use knives with a blade length of more than 120mm and a width of more than 25mm in the dormitory or other dangerous items that can easily hurt others in the dormitory building. It is forbidden to store or use dangerous goods and illegal electrical appliances in the dormitory, connect wires and network cables indiscriminately and install air conditioners privately; it is forbidden to use open flames and cooking in the dormitory; it is strictly forbidden to damage the dormitory's power supply facilities and embezzle public utilities power supply.

(1) The illegal electrical appliances in the student dormitory include:

    1. Electric heaters, electric blankets, electric heating rods, electric winding irons and other electrical                appliances that are likely to cause safety accidents;

    2. High-power electrical appliances above 1000W;

    3. Electric cookers such as electric stoves, induction cookers, electric kettles, rice cookers, microwave ovens,     electric hot pots, dryers, and refrigerators;

    4. Electrical appliances without national 3C certification;

    5. Electric vehicle battery.

    (2) Private pulling of wires in student dormitories includes:

    1. Lead wires from places other than fixed sockets (such as power strips in series)

    2. Lead the line from the fixed socket in the room to the outside of the room.


Article 3: Students should jointly maintain the fire safety facilities in the dormitory, and it is forbidden to misappropriate or damage firefighting equipment or block firefighting passages. In case of man-made damage to fire safety facilities, in addition to compensating for the loss, a fine shall be imposed by the fire control regulations.


Article 4: Public areas such as entrances and exits of student dormitories, walkways, stairs, rooftop doors, etc. must be kept unobstructed and open. Parking vehicles or piling goods in these areas is prohibited. The dormitory management personnel must conduct regular inspections, and report to the International Student Affairs Office or Security Office if any abnormalities are found.


Article 5:  Students should cooperate when dormitory managers enter the room for work. If the student is not in the room, depending on the urgency of the situation at the time, the college will arrange for relevant teachers and dormitory staff to enter the room together to perform related work.


Chapter : Regulations on Living in the Dormitory


Article 6: All students who apply for on-campus accommodation must pay the accommodation fee on time, and the School of International Education will uniformly arrange accommodation; those who have already arranged on-campus accommodation are not allowed to rent accommodation outside the campus.


Article 7: Degree students must pay one year's accommodation fee; non-degree students such as language students and Foundation students must pay one year or half year's accommodation fee according to the length of study. Students who fail to pay on time will no longer provide accommodation.


Article 8: In principle, the college will not provide accommodation for the following types of students.

(1) Deferred students (students who extend their period of study)

(2) Graduates.

(3) Students with poor performance at school (such as violation of dormitory regulations, severe absenteeism, disobedience to college arrangements, etc.)


Article 9: Students who live on campus must obey the unified arrangements and deployment of management personnel, stay in designated rooms and beds, and cannot exchange or occupy beds without permission, and rent beds are prohibited. If you need to adjust accommodation due to special circumstances, you must write a written application and report to the School of International Education for approval before adjustment. Do not enter other people’s rooms without permission; do not change or occupy excessive furniture and equipment without permission; do not modify or damage the public facilities of the dormitory without permission; do not paint indoor and outdoor walls by yourself; do not add large pieces of furniture and equipment without permission, occupying the living space of others.


Article 10: Resident students are not allowed to lend the dormitory access card to others, or assist strangers in entering the dormitory, and are obliged to persuade strangers who follow in; they are not allowed to lend the dormitory keys to others, nor can they change the lock or add another door lock without permission; Doors and windows should be locked in the dormitory, cash and valuables should be properly kept when you are leaving; climbing (balconies, windows) to enter the dormitory is prohibited.


Article 11: Resident students are not allowed to have guests stay in their dormitory rooms without permission from the School of International Education.


Chapter Ⅲ: Regulations on Order and cleanliness


Article 12: Students must go through the procedures for withdrawing from the dormitory due to withdrawal study, transfer, exchanges within or outside the country, suspension of school, or expulsion. The accommodation fee paid by expelled students will not be refunded.


Article 13: When students leave school after graduation, they should move out of the student dormitory within the specified time from the day of graduation to avoid affecting the maintenance of the dormitory. If you continue to stay in the dormitory or store items in the dormitory without the consent of the application, all losses caused by the cleaning and maintenance of the dormitory shall be the responsibility of the student himself. Individual graduates who are unable to leave the school within the specified time due to the delay of the examination time and other special reasons must apply in person, and arrange for temporary accommodation after approval by the college.


Article 14: If a student leaves the school for more than one month without paying the fee in time or reporting to the School of International Education, the school has the right to clean up the dormitory beds. The personal belongings will be kept for one month, and the school has the right to deal with it if it is not collected for more than one month.


Article 15: Students should strictly observe the work and rest system and consciously turn off the lights and go to bed on time. The door to the dormitory is closed at 23:00 pm. Students should return to the dormitory before the dormitory closes. Those who cannot return to the dormitory in time due to special reasons must register with valid certificates and relevant certification materials before entering. For those who return late, the college will deal with the situation accordingly.  Students who leave school to visit relatives and friends must inform classmates, teachers, or dormitory managers before leaving school, and return to school on time.


Article 16: It is strictly forbidden to play mahjong, gambling, alcoholism, smoking, hookah smoking, drug use, theft, and fights in the dormitory; pets such as cats, dogs, rats, rabbits, lizards are prohibited to be kept in the dormitory, and animals are forbidden to enter the dormitory.


Article 17: The dormitory must be quiet, and it is forbidden to disturb the normal study and life of others in the dormitory.


Article 18: It is forbidden to engage in various religious superstition activities in student dormitories; it is forbidden to conduct commercial activities such as sales promotion and Send the leaflet in student dormitories pyramid selling is prohibited.


Article 19: Strengthen the management of dormitory facilities. Damaged dormitory facilities can be registered in the duty room for repairs. Normally, the logistics department (Wushan campus) or the University Town Campus Management Committee Office (University Town Campus) will arrange maintenance (air-conditioning and hot water systems should be repaired by a professional company), those who damage doors, windows, furniture, lighting and sanitation facilities due to improper use must compensate for all losses. For those involved in deliberately damaging the dormitory, the party concerned must compensate for all losses and give disciplinary sanctions at the same time.


Article 20: It is strictly forbidden to cook in the room. Once discovered, the cooking tools shall be confiscated and the accommodation qualification shall be canceled. If there are problems such as mold on the wall caused by cooking, compensation will also be required.


Article 21: Students should jointly maintain the public sanitation of the dormitory and take the initiative to participate in dormitory public welfare labor. Keep the shower room and toilet facilities complete and the sewers unblocked; random posting, writing, falling, throwing, and vomiting are prohibited.


Article 22: Students must do a good job in dormitory housekeeping and develop good hygiene habits.  After cleaning the garbage, pour it into the trash can to keep the room and the corridor in front of it clean and hygienic.


Article 23: It is forbidden to decorate privately in the dormitory to destroy or change the structure and function of the house; the prohibition of dismantling the dormitory facilities (furniture, electrical appliances) and moving them out of the dormitory.


Article 24: To prevent mold on the walls of the dormitory, it is strictly forbidden to post posters, wallpapers, etc.


Article 25: The dormitory activity room is a place for students to study and hold meetings. It is forbidden to eat, drink, and smoke in the activity room.



Chapter : Supplementary Comments


Article 26: This regulation shall be implemented from September 1, 2020. If it is inconsistent with this regulation before, this regulation shall prevail.


Article 27: Anyone who violates the regulations shall be given disciplinary sanctions by the Rules on the Discipline of Students at South China University of Technology. Anyone who causes damage to public finances or the personal property of others must also be compensated for all losses.


Article 28: Other phenomena that affect the civilized construction and normal safety and order of dormitories not covered by these regulations shall be dealt with by the relevant regulations of the school. The performance of students in the dormitory is linked to various student assessments.


Article 29: The right of administering and interpreting the details of these regulations belong to the School of International Education.  

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