What can I do when I loose my Student ID?

Try not to. If it still happens, go to the PKU campus cards office, tell them your Student No. and bring RMB 40 along for the processing fee. They will reissue you the PKU campus card (xiaoyuanka 校园卡). If you

How do I pass the guards and get into PKU Campus?

At least for some, it will become the same procedure every morning. Five minutes before class begins, you’re racing your bike to Beida East Gate (Dongmen 东门) and suddenly you have to stop abruptly to rifle through your books, old

When do I need to have my passport on me?

Within Beijing a copy of your passport and the PKU student ID will suffice. But once you leave the capital always have your passport with you. Without it you can’t lodge at hotels and you might get in trouble if

I want to leave China during the semester. How can I get a visa?

Avoid leaving China during the semester, your original visa (in most cases an F-visa valid for 180 days) will become invalid. In order to return you need a new visa valid long enough so you can participate in the exams.

Do I need my passport when I make domestic travels?

Always keep your original passport in your apartment and use a copy and your student-ID as identification within Beijing. When travelling outside Beijing you have to have your passport with you. Make sure you keep it in a safe bag