Checking into Regular University Housing
By moving into University housing, you have officially become a member of the TCU community.
- You agree to accept the responsibilities and obligations associated with it.
- You agree to be considerate of other residents and University staff, and to respect the rights of others at all times.
- Conduct in violation of the rights of others is grounds for immediate termination of your occupancy in University housing and/or the withdrawal of future University housing privileges.
The main University housing rules are:
- University housing opens at 6:00 a.m. and closes at 11:00 p.m., and lights out is at midnight.
- If you expect to arrive after 11:00 p.m., please contact the Office of Student Affairs and apply beforehand. If you plan to stay out on a particular night, you must apply on or before 11:00 p.m. of the same day.
- A room key is provided to each student. Please return the key to the Front Desk when you move out.
- You are responsible for cleaning your room, which includes separating your personal trash from recyclable materials, and depositing recyclables in the recycling bins, during opening hours.
- You must comply with University conservation measures at all times, and make reasonableeffortsto conserveresources.
- Taking any illegal drugs (including cannabis, amphetamines, etc.) is strictly prohibited. Anyviolatorswill face legalpunishment.
- Smoking, consuming alcoholic drinks, cooking and gambling (including playing Ma-Jiang) are strictly prohibited in University housing.
- At all times, keep your room clean and tidy. Please store luggage and fold bed sheets neatly; also, be mindful of the housing environment.
- You are not allowed to leave your garbage, shoes or other personal items in the corridor. Please take your own trash to the garbage bins and place recyclable items in the recycling area. On the Main Campus, items for recycling will be collected on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and on Jieren Campus from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
- In Taiwan, tap water is unsafe for drinking. Water from the water dispenser is safe for you.
- The laundry room provides washing machines and dryers. The cost of using a washing machine is NT$10. If you wash by hand, a spin dryer is available, and its use is free of charge.
- As University housing is communal, you need to respect others' privacy, by not speaking loudly, and opening doors mindfully.
- For personal hygiene, University housing does not provide bedding (such as pillows, mattresses, covers, etc.). Students should bring or buy their own bedding.
- In order to be aware of what is going on in University housing, please pay attention to the occasional public announcements.
- University housing closes during the Chinese New Year holiday. Students should plan where to stay ahead of time.
- To provide better service during Winter/Summer Break, the University will ask students to stay in a designated area, so they will have to move to other rooms.
- In order to follow the University housing rules, please pay attention to any announcements posted in the building.
- If students violate the rules, University housing will not be provided.
- In case of an emergency, students must follow the housing staff’s instructions.
- When moving out, students must clean their rooms and clear out their personal belongings, inform the housing staff to check their rooms, and return their room key to the Front Desk.
- If freshmen can’t get used to living in a specific room, they can choose other rooms within a month after the first day of classes.
- Freshmen are required to take part in morning clean-up, clean up common areas, join in fire drills, etc.