According to arrangement of the university, the winter holiday of this year will be from January 6, 2016 to February 28, 2016. The university asks all students to keep in mind of the following rules and regulations for the sake of a happy and safe holiday.

  1. Students leaving China or leaving the campus to travel outside of Qingdao during the winter holiday should go to the International Office to ask for leave by filling out an application form and notifying the Office of the return date. All students must be back to school before February 29, 2016. Those who cannot return to school before the set date should ask for leave or notify the International Office in advance, otherwise they will be regarded as playing truant.

  2. Taking care of personal and property safety during the holiday. Students should read and sign theWinter Holiday Safety Liability Agreement, and abide by the requirements and rules stipulated.

  3. Students should bear in mind the period of validity of their passports, visa and residence permit, and should apply for extension prior to the expiration date to guarantee a successful travelling or return. Students whose passports expire in 2016 should apply for extension or apply for a new one, and notify the International Office in time. Students whose residence permit expires this March should return to school early to ensure a timely extension.

  4. Tuition and accommodation fees of the spring semester of 2016 should be paid up before 31, March, 2016. Students applying for the residence permit extension should pay up tuition and fees of this semester in advance.
  5. Transcripts of the final exams will be available in the International Office in late February (only applies to students who have paid up tuition and accommodation fees of the fall semester).