FAQs Related to the Postponement of the Spring Semester of 2020 of International Education School, Shenyang University of Chemical Technology.
Q1: When will the 2020 spring semester starts for new students?
Answer 1: In order to ensure the health and safety of all international students, (according to the university's notice on delaying the start of school in spring 2020), the starting of spring semester will be postponed. The specific start time of new semester will be announced as soon as we get further information.
Q2: Is it possible to change my study period?
Answer 2: Yes. As long as you reschedule the study period within 2020, there is no need to repay the application fee, please contact us via email@example.com.
Q3: If I am unable to change my scheduled study period, what should I do?
Answer 3: We have informed the applicants via email or Wechat. The School of International Education is working on the solution. Once we have further information, we will respond to you at the first time. Before the spring semester officially starts, the courses scheduled in the spring semester will be taught online, please check part 5 “Class Types & Course Requirements” for further information.
Q4: If I am unable to get the signature and the seal required, what should I do?
Answer 4: At the beginning of February, we have already informed applicants via email or wechat. The applicants should better have it done online. If you have difficulty in doing this, you could leave the form in empty and send a request email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once the lock down restrictions could ease relatively, please submit the complete form as soon as possible.
Q6: In case the visa has expired due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation, should I cancel my study plan?
Answer 5: You may consult the visa authorities first if there are any relevant delay policies regarding the Coronavirus situation. If you need help, please send a request email to email@example.com. The Admission Office will help you with the complimentary materials for your rescheduled study plan.We welcome applications for September Intake.
Q6: Will the application deadline of admission programs for spring semester be extended ?
Answer 6: The application deadline for Spring semester is Mar.15th 2020. We will update information at the first time according to the situation of coronavirus as well as the superior notice.
Remark: All the applicants please check on the email or Wechat constantly. The Admission Office of School of International Education will provide timely information about University arrangements. For other matters not covered in the FAQs, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part2:Returning&Scholarship for Registered Students
Q1:When could registered students come back to school?
Answer 1: In order to ensure the health and safety of all international students, (according to the university's notice on delaying the start of school in spring 2020), the starting of spring semester will be postponed, and the specific start time of the new semester will be announced separately. All registered students are not allowed to come back without permission. Coming back without permission is a violation of regulations and will result in disciplinary actions。
Q1:During the epidemic period, will the scholarship will be received on time ?
Answer 1: During the epidemic period, you can not receive the scholarship. You will receive it when school resuming. School will choose a time send these months’ scholarship to you.
Q2：During the epidemic period, how can we pay the school fees and insurance.
Answer2: During the epidemic period, if you are out of China , please go to your country’s bank pay the fees and send the receipt to Diana .For the students who are in the dorm. If you need us help you pay the school fees and money is with you , please come to the office and pay the fees to financial department . For the students who are in china live outside you can pay yourself and send the receipt to Diana. You should pay Insurance online.
Q1: My residence permit expires during the pneumonia epidemic prevention and control period. How to deal with visa extension?
For emergency situations, Shenyang Public Security Bureau Exit-Entry Administration (EEA) Bureau will make arrangements for visa/ residence permit extension services on appointments,The university teachers will handle the extension for the students who is in and out of Shenyang.
For students whose visa end on March 31th: Teachers will go to the immigration office on behalf of students in Shenyang on March 15th. International student visa extension will be settled together due to the current situation. And you still need to pay your tuition fees and insurance fees before that.Students should provide the document for visa extension: you should provide the receipt of tuition fees, the receipt of insurance fees, passport, police report and one two-inch photo.Students who are in Shenyang but not in campus should bring your documents to the school and inform the teachers before that.If you are not in Shenyang, you can mail above documents to the university.
Mail address: 沈阳化工大学 国际教育学院 王坚华老师收.Phone number：13555795518.
Visa extension fee: 800 Yuan per year.
Q2: I'm not in China right now. My residence permit may expire before the new semester starts. How do I deal with visa issues?
Answer 2: If the residence permit expires before the start of the new semester due to epidemic prevention and control, that is, there is no entry visa, according to rules of the National Immigration Administration, Shenyang Public Security Bureau Exit-Entry Administration Bureau is discussing the solutions for this issues, the further information will be provided online at the first time .
Q3: I am now in Shenyang, my passport is about to expire, and I have applied a new passport recently. How can I register for a new accommodation and start the change procedures within ten days after I get the new passport?
Answer 3: According to the relevant policy of the Shenyang Public Security Bureau Exit-Entry Administration Bureau, those who have not applied for going through the formalities for alteration in time during the epidemic prevention and control period shall be exempted from punishment depending upon circumstances.
Part4: Student Status & Graduation
Q2: How to apply for transcript?
Answer2: Currently the campus as well as each building on it is under enclosed management and the self-service printed transcripts are not available. It is suggested the official transcript could be claimed after the spring semester starts. If the transcript is needed for special reasons, application could be submitted International Education School. The scanned copy of transcript with International Education School stamp could be issued in 3 workdays.
Q3: Will the graduation be affected by the postponement of the spring semester?
Answer3: The students who are supposed to graduate in July 2020 shall strengthen contact with supervisors or thesis advisers by WeChat or emails. Currently, the blind review, thesis proposal, mid-term report, pre-defense and the final defense could be conducted on line. Besides, when the spring semester starts officially, extra meetings of Academic Degrees Committee are also planned, so as to shorten the waiting time for degrees. If there is any adjustment to the degree application, further notice will be issued. And the university will make every efforts to avoid delayed graduation.
Q4:What should you do if you failed the makeup exam last semester?
Answer4: For those students who failed the makeup exam, when the Spring Semester start, please rejoin the formal class and fill the course retake application form which should be submitted to your responsible teacher in Wechat group.
Q5: How to apply for studying certificate?
Answer 5: Before the semester starts, you could contact your counsellor if you need to apply for studying certificate due to a special reason. The counselors will process your application when they are on duty.
Part 5: Class Types & Course Requirements
Q1: How to attend classes during the postponement?
Answer1: To strengthen the prevention and control of the COVID-19 and reduce the impact of the epidemic on teaching and learning, online courses have been offered since February 24. International students shall attend online classes as required.
Q2: What are the requirements for international students to conduct on online learning?
Answer 2: Students of different category may adopt different online platform; please conduct online learning as per the notice by each School.
Students shall log onto the platform and also join the online learning group to conduct active learning as required by the course teacher, where the learning time could be appropriately increased and the course assignment shall be completed.
Q3: What if the online learning could not be achieved due to the lack of internet access?
Answer 3: In case the online learning could not be conducted due to the lack of internet access, students shall conduct remedial study of the required course contents after the semester officially starts, when the university will offer proper guidance and help.