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Registration Guideline for Fall Semester, 2024


  1. All new students MUST complete the Registration within the first 2 weeks of the semester. The Office of International Affairs (OIA) will assist you in completing the Health Examination, online registration and tuition & miscellaneous fee payments (dormitory and insurance fees are included in the same payment slip).
  2. Payment slips will be sent via email and can be paid in cash at the Post Office CGU Branch upon your arrival in Taiwan. If you are unable to attend the Registration, please notify the OIA in advance via email. Failure to fulfill the registration requirements may result in the withdrawal of your acceptance, and no remedial measures will be available for any reason.
  3. Required documents for degree students:
    (1) Original passport
    (2) Original degree certificate and transcripts (not required for exchange students)
    (3) Authenticated degree certificate and transcripts (not required for exchange students)

Registration Date: August 28 (Wednesday)


  1. Health & Mental Health Examination:
Time 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Venue Indoor Stadium, 3rd Floor, Student Activity Center
Health Examination:
(1) Do Not eat or drink for 6-8 hours before the health examination.
(2) Please wear loose and comfortable clothing.
(3) For students on prescribed lenses, please bring the lenses on the day of the examination, so that post-treatment eyesight can be tested.

Exam Details:
(1) Fee: Approximately NT$1000.
(2) If you've had an x-ray exam within the last 3 months (mandatory for Resident Visa application), send a scanned copy of the authenticated X-ray report via email to OIA for exemption.
(3) For more Health Examination information, please visit here.

Mental Health Examination:
(1) Complete the online Attentive Inventory of Mental Health (Log in with student ID Number).
(2) Read the Instructions on Mental Health Examination (before filling out the test).
(3) Results will be discussed during the Mental Health Workshop.

Exam Details:
(1) Fee: Free for CGU students (to enhance mental well-being and current stress levels).
(2) Personal information disclosed during the examination will remain confidential unless a self-harm situation arises; the school counselor will contact you in such cases.
(3) For any inquiries about the Mental Health Examination, contact Ms. Chu of the Student Counseling Section at 03-2118800 #2037.

  1. Orientation Session:
Time 11:00 AM
Venue Auditorium 205, 2nd Floor, Management Building
(1) Collect the Registration Form and other documents.
(2) Introduction to Campus Information System (iCGU), Alien Resident Certificate (ARC), Work Permit, Group Medical Insurance & National Health Insurance.
(3) Campus tour: locations of the main administrative offices and facilities.
(4) Collect your Student ID Card: After completing all Registration steps, bring your registration form to the Academic Affairs Office.

  1. Mental Health Workshop:
Time 1:00 PM
Venue Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Student Activity Center
(1) In this workshop, we will explain the results of the Mental Health Examination and introduce CGU’s counseling resources. Following this, enjoyable activities will help establish connections and address common challenges encountered by international students.
(2) Free Lunch will be provided before the event; kindly specify your meal preference by completing the Google form before August 26 (Monday).

Relevant Information:

  1. Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) Application: Resident Visa holders only
(1) OIA will email you with document submission timelines, ARC Application form, and checklist.
(2) Resident Visa holders MUST apply for ARC( here ) within 30 days of arriving in Taiwan, taking responsibility for any registration delay and potential ARC overdue penalties.
(3) The application won't be accepted if required documents are missing or if the photo does not meet the requirements.
(4) OIA will collect the ARC card for new international students in Taoyuan City; residents in other cities must collect the ARC themselves.
(5) Starting from the 2nd academic year, students MUST apply for an ARC extension online within 3 months before the residence permit expires and collect the ARC on their own.
(6) For more information, please visit here.

  1. Online Course Selection:
Instructions Date & Time End & Time
Pre-registration Courses
instructions ) (CGU App version: here )
9 AM, August 28 5 PM, August 30
Add & Drop Courses
instructions )
9 AM, September 4 5 PM, September 15
Final Add Courses
instructions )
12 AM, September 18 11 PM, September 22
(1) Contact Mr. Cheng of the Academic Affairs Office (ext. 5981) at yubimilk@mail.cgu.edu.tw.
(2) Course withdrawal (maximum 1 course) after the Add & Drop Courses deadline requires submission of the Course Withdrawal Form to the Academic Affairs Office.
(3) Final add courses must require the instructor’s approval to enroll in the course.

  1. Chinese Course:
Mandatory for CGU Scholarship recipients:

Master's Program: MUST take Chinese 1 in the first semester.
PhD Program: MUST take Chinese 1 (first semester) and Chinese 2 (second semester).

Course Codes:

Basic Chinese (I): GE0021
Basic Chinese (II): GE0022
Basic Chinese (III): GE0023

Seek advice from the teacher to choose the right level for you to take.

  1. Students information system:
(1) Undergraduate students: August 17 - August 28
(2) Graduate students: August 7 - August 28
(3) Please ensure to complete your personal information by August 28.

(1) Log to iCGU and find Personal Info at the bottom of the left side.
(2) Find the Student Profile Management System and click Enter to edit your personal information.

(1) Every student is required to fill in the personal information, please complete it thoroughly.
(2) Remember to click on Save and Submit after filling in all the information to prevent data loss.

  1. SIM card options:
Consider purchasing a SIM card in your home country, explore choices on platforms like KKDay , and Klook or acquire one at Taoyuan Airport (Terminal 1 or Terminal 2).