Life On Campus

1. Facilities
a. Library
The University Library, built in 1991, is housed in a five-story building with a Reading Room in the basement. The main library and the new (1999) Library Annex are situated directly across from the Administration Building, just inside the main gate. The Library provides extensive services and a public Reading Room to the entire University community.
Working hours
Hours/Service Items
Public Services
Circulation Services
Reference Services
Reading Center/ Newspapers Reading Area
Regular Semester
Regular Semester
Summer Break (MON- FRI)
Summer Break
(SAT )
Summer Break (SUN)
b. Sports fields:
 ● Swimming Pool is next to Hai Kong Building No.39.
● Recreation Center at no.4 on the map
● Tennis Court is at no. 51 on the map
 ● Track & Field Stadium is located nearby the Main gate (no.49 on the
● Basketball Court is at no. 52 on the map
● Gymnasium is at no. 46 on the map
 c. NTOU Health Center (2nd floor, Student Activity Center)
Hours of operation 
Monday to Friday 08:00-17:00
Closed on holidays
Phone: 02-2462-2192 extension 1070~1073
● If you need any help with health care at any other time, please dial emergency phone calls: 02-2462-9976 it will get you through the on-shift military training officer/ military instructor.
● Or   dial 02-2462-2192 ext.1132 to the security office.
3. Foods
There are several restaurants on campus:
1st dining hall is (1st floor) on the map
2nd dining hall is (basement) on the map
3rd dining hall is (basement) on the map
If you want to have a meal outside the campus, then you can also take the Hsiang Feng Gate (no.44) to the Hsiang Feng St. or the Chung-Cheng Rd.
4. Convenience Store on Campus
● 24 hours convenient store: Ok Mart, Family Mart
● Book store
● Gas Station
● Post Office
5. Postal Service
Postal boxes are conveniently placed throughout Taiwan. Red boxes are for airmail (left-hand slot) and prompt delivery mail (right-hand slot). Green boxes are for local; the right-hand slot is for mail within the city, the left-hand slot is for outside the city.
All the students are required to open an account at Post office. The university will deposit TA, RA, stipend and payment of work  into the account. Opening an account at post office is part of the registration process. For opening  an account, you need to get your personal Chinese stamp.
Post office at campus is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on working days. Keelung Main Post Office is open until 7:00 p.m. on working days.
Service Line: 0800-700-365
Postal office is available at on campus  map.
6. Banking
A.  First Bank has a counter at the Administration Building (No.1 on the map).  Students can open their bank account at First Bank.  However, bank is not providing service of money  exchange inside campus. You will be provided an ATM card. 
     Web Site:
     Working hours: 10:00 a.m.- 11:50 a.m. and 2.00 p.m.- 3.30 p.m. Monday to Friday
B. There are five ATM. One is at 1st floor of the First Dining Hall building and  The 3rd Male Dormitory Building and Post Office and Food Engineering Building and the College of Engineering Building
7. Telephone
Students living off-campus may get phone lines set up at Chunghwa Telecom with their passport, ARC card and a guarantee, who must be a ROC citizen of age 20 or up (if you want a post – paid line).
If you want a pre–paid line, you can go without a guarantee. The company provides data communication,
wireless and regular domestic and international telecom services.
Cellular phones are very popular in Taiwan. Cellular phone line application is similar to fixed-line service. There are several service providers selling their services at competitive prices.
For more information, you can visit the following websites :
● Chunghwa Telecom [中華電信]\
● Taiwan Mobile [台灣大哥大]
● Far EasTone [遠傳電信]
Public telephones can be found on the streets. They are either coin-operated or card-operated. Telephone cards can be purchased at most convenience stores. All types of calls are timed and charged according to the length of the call and the calling distance. Basic charge for a local call is NT$2.
For English-speaking directory assistance, please call 106. For travel-related questions while touring Taiwan, please call the following telephone number: 0800-011-765 (24-hour)
8. International Calls
International calls can be made at a discount price by dialing at these times:
Monday – Friday 11:00 p.m.— 8:00  a.m. 
Saturday — Monday 12:00 p.m.— 8:00  a.m. / National  /Public Holiday
002 + country code + area code + local number
016 + country code + area code + local number
019+ country code + area code + local number
To receive International calls to your room in the dorms: 00886 + 224622192 + 83 + room number
9. Getting Involved
NTOU offers a wide array of clubs and organizations representing many interests. Refer to the Division of Extracurricular Activities (no.41 on the map) for descriptions of the numerous campus organizations. Information about the many clubs on campus can be found at:
10. Tips in Taiwan
Traveling Around Taiwan
Let’s travel Taiwan! The public transportation system is well developed in most cities in Taiwan, we strongly recommend you start having an exploration plan while you study in Taiwan to discover the harmonious weather, friendly people and rich of historical and cultural scenic sites, we bet you will be surprised and enjoy the experiences while you study aboard. In Taiwan, we have well constructed public transportation system, including Train, Taiwan High Speed Rail, and MRT (Mass Rapid Transit System) and Intercity Buses.
(1) Trains
Taiwan Railway Administration
Tel: +886-2-2381-5226
Taiwan Railways Toll Free Service Hot Line
Tel: 0800-765-888
(2) Taiwan High Speed Rail
Can you imagine it only takes three hours travel from Taipei to Kaohsiung? THSR (Taiwan High Speed Rail) provides you the most efficient services for you traveling around Taiwan.
 Tickets can be purchased and reserved by phone or online.
Tel: +886-2-6626-8000
(3) Subway MRT ( Taipei Mass Rapid Transit System)  & KRTC ( Kaohsiung Rapid Transit System)
The MRT and KRTC are available in Taipei and Kaohsiung, these lines are dotted with a variety of attractions and scenic spots, visitors can take a leisurely journey through most of the attractive parts of Taipei and Kaohsiung by using MRT service.
 Please note:
(1)      MRT running hours: 6:00 – 24:00
(2)      Single –journey ticket price ranges from NT$20- NT$65 depending on travel distances.
(3)      Taipei MRT :
(4)      Kaohsiung RTC (Rapid Transit System) 
11.  Application for Driver’s License
(1) Learners for small vehicles should apply for learner’s license from motor vehicle offices. Learners for large vehicles should hold driver’s license for small vehicles.
(2) Applicants for learner’s license should be over 18 years old, and pass the physical examination and Fitness Performance Test performed by hospitals designated by public hospitals, organizations of public health, or motor vehicle offices.
(3) Applicants for driver’s licenses of general, light or heavy motorcycles should be older than 18 years old. There is no maximum limit for age.
(4) Applicants for driver’s license of large, heavy motorcycles (Exhaust Volume above 250 CC) should be older than 20 years old. There is no maximum limit for age.
(5) Applicants for driver’s license of large, heavy motorcycles (Exhaust Volume above 250 CC) should have over 1 year of experience for holding general heavy motorcycle driver’s license, and have completed training courses with certified drivers training organizations.
(6) Applicants for small vehicle driver’s license should have over 3 months of experiences of driving training
Keelung Motor Vehicles Supervision Station
Tel: (02) 2451-5311
Toll Free Service: 0800-015-311
Office Hours: Monday - Friday  8:00 AM—5:00 PM