JCH Resident Handbook 2023-24

Network Connection The Residential Network (ResNet) is the service for hall residents provided by ITSC. Both Wired ResNet and Wireless ResNet are available with the technology to ensure reliable network connection. Set-up Guide for Wired ResNet: https://itsc.ust.hk/services/it-infrastructure/residential-internet-access/wired-resnet Set-up Guide for Wireless ResNet: https://itsc.ust.hk/services/it-infrastructure/residential-internet-access/wireless-resnet *Wired ResNet is available in the common area of the student apartments Arrival Tips for Exchange Students and Non-local Students Applying for Hong Kong Identity Card (HKID) If you are staying in Hong Kong for more than 180 days, you abide by the law to apply for a HKID within 30 days upon arrival. Please visit http://www.gov.hk/en/residents/immigration/idcard/hkic/bookregidcard.htm for more details. Applying for Octopus Card for Students The Octopus Card is a convenient and widely applied electronic stored value card which can be used on the majority of public transport, supermarkets and fast food restaurants. To find out the application procedure of the Octopus Card, please visit https://sao.ust.hk/eng/detail.php?catid=36&sid=194 Opening a Bank Account There are three banks on campus – Bank of China, Bank of East Asia and Hang Seng Bank, and other banks in Tseung Kwan O Community. Please approach the staff members of the mentioned banks for more information. For more tips on arrival in Hong Kong, please visit the homepage of Global Student Programs Office http://nlss.ust.hk/. 27