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Chung Shan Medical University
About Living at CSMU

Campus Life at Chung Shan Medical University (CSMU)

 

Welcome to Chung Shan Medical University. We would like to give you great hospitality and a warm welcome. In order to help newcomers get accustomed to the neighborhood around CSMU, we have provided the following information for you.

 

I.Useful Restaurants and Shops near CSMU

(I). On Jienguo [Jiangguo] North Road

1. Breakfast Café (chain breakfast café with fried dumplings, steamed dumplings, rice balls)

2. Lunch and dinner restaurants (cafeterias, chain dumpling store, traditional snack stores)

3. Fruit stands

4. Beverage stands

5. Copy shops

6. Motorcycle shops

     (II). On Wenshin [Wenxin] North Road

  1. Aimai Shopping Mall (food court, basic living products, Hola, Working House)
  2. Costo
  3. DiCano (sports wholesales)
  4. Consumer electronics (3C stores)

     (III). On Daching[Daqing] Street.

  1. Stores for breakfast, lunch, dinner (noodles stores, traditional snack stores, fried food stores)
  2. Beverage stands
  3. Laundromats, tailor shops, shoe-repair shops
  4. Stationery stores, copy shops, flower shops
  5. Seal-stamp shops; key copy shops
  6. Optician shops; beauty salons; barber shops
  7. Motorcycle shops (including bicycle repair)

 

II.Shopping Places near CSMU

Taichung is located in the center of Taiwan. The temperature and humidity is moderate in Taichung throughout the year. For weekly forecasts, you can check the Central Weather Bureau's website at http://www.cwb.gov.tw/eng/index.htm.

 

Suitable clothes for summer are short-sleeve shirts, shorts, and lightweight skirts. Occasionally, a light jacket is needed. In the winter, the temperature can drop to below 10 degrees centigrade during storms. Aside from that, a mediumweight coat is needed for outdoors and some long sleeve shirts, sweaters, and pairs of pants are necessary for indoors. Many buildings do not have heating systems. Information on places to shop clothes is as follows.

 

 

Type

Location

Brief Introduction/Website

Business Quarter

I’jang [Yichung] Street night market

Bus information: take Bus 73 and get off at the stop of National Taichung University of Science and Technology. About 143 meters, one minute walking distance to the night market.

FengChia Night Market

Bus information: take Bus 73 and get off at the stop at the intersection of Fuke and Fuyu Road. About 637 meters, 7 minutes walking distance to the night market.

TungHai Night Market

Bus information: take Bus 356 and get off at the stop for Taichung Veterans General Hospital. Pass through Tunghai University. Or continue to take any bus toward Shalu and get off at the bus stop for Yuenyou [Yuanyou] Road. Cross the street and walk to the night market.

Jingming [Chingming] 1 Street Business Quarter

Bus information: take Bus 159 and get off at the stop of National Science Museum. About 556 meter, 6 minutes walking distance to the Jingming [Chingming] 1 Street business quarter.

Department Stores

Taroko Mall

Train information: take the southbound train from Daiching Station and get off at the Taichung Station. About 4 minutes walking from the back entrance of the station.

Website: http://www.tarokomall.com.tw

Sunshine Plaza

Bus information: take Bus 73 or Bus 159 bus and get off at the stop for Taichung Park. About 170 meters, two minutes walking distance to the plaza.

Website: http://www.s-outlet.com.tw/

Chung Yo Department Store

Bus information: take Bus 73 and get off at the stop for Chung Yo Department Store.

Website: http://www.chungyo.com.tw/

Sogo Taichung Department Store

Bus information: take Bus 159 and get off at the national science museum. About 94 meters, one minute walking distance to Sogo department store.

Website: http://www.kssogo.com.tw/

Park Lane by CMP

Bus information: take Bus 159 and get off at the stop for the National Science Museum. About 418 meters, five minutes walking distance to the plaza.

Website: http://www.parklane.com.tw/

Taichung Shinkang Mitsukoshi

Department Store

Bus information: take Bus 73 and get off at the stop for the Taichung Harbor Road Shinkang Mitsukoshi Department Store.

Website: http://www.skm.com.tw/zh-TW/Store/Index/b9d585ee-1ed3-4a9e-8581-d79d4c1f2c21

Top City Department Store

Bus information: take Bus 73 and get off at the stop for the Taichung City Hall. About 303 meters, three minutes walking distance to Top City.

Website: http://www.feds.com.tw/store/?store=19

III. Rental Housing Information

(I) School Housing Information:

  1. Dentistry Female Student Housing: walking from the school, it can be reached in 3 minutes
  2. Daching (Daqing) Housing: from the school on Wenshin (Wenxin) South Road, take Bus No. 53 or No. 73 - get off at the Gaugong (Gaogong) station (Taichung Industrial High School).

Type

Photo

Brief Introduction

Address

Telephone

Dentistry

Building Female Student Housing

 

 

  1. This housing is in the school's Dentistry Research Building, Floors 6-12, with separate entrances and areas for use.   
  2. The interior is divided into rooms using 2 and 3 bed studio-room plans.
  3. All of the housing uses a central air conditioning system. Equipment includes telephone extension lines in the dorm rooms, as well as drinking water machines and self-use clothes-washing facilities in public areas.
  4. The rent includes the full amount of personal water and electricity fees.

( Floors 6-12 of the Dentistry Building)

 

110 Jienguo

(Jianguo)

North Road,

South District,  Taichung City

 

(04)

2473-0022, ext. 55101

Daching

(Daqing)

Female Student Housing

 

  1. These dorm rooms are divided into : extra large, large, medium, small, and extra small classes, five different interior-area room shapes.
  2. All rooms have separate meters for water, electricity, and natural gas, as well as telephone extension lines, showers for joint use, and air conditioner extensions in the bedrooms. In addition, the housing public areas provide drinking water machines and self-use clothes washing facilities.
  3. Rent includes:  a community management fee  of 800 Yuen (Yuan) a month for each occupant;

and a basic minimum charge for each person of 600 Yuen (Yuan) a month for personal  water, electricity, and gas.

190-1 Gaugong

(Gaogong)

Road,

South District, Taichung City

(04)

2263-3129

Daching (Daqing) Male

Student Housing

 

(04)

2263-0308


(II) Off-Campus Rental Information

The Military Training Office puts the information it gathers about places for rent all around the school on The bottom of school homepage→ Other Links→ Housing Information. Students are welcome to go online there for reference. Inquiry website: http://140.130.34.31/CSMU/table.html Consultations Telephone: Military Training Office, (04) 2473-0022, ext. 11254.

IV. Transportation Information

(I) City Buses: Buses direct to Chung Shan Medical University or to nearby the school

Bus

Ride Locations

 Stop Locations

53

1. The Roman columns exit of the motorcycle parking lot on Wenshin [Wenxin] South Road

2. In front of the Dentistry Building

IKEA, Gong'i [Gongyi] Road, Carrefour, Fongle [Fengle] Park, Chungshan [Chung Shan] Med. U.

73

1. The Roman columns exit of the motorcycle parking lot on Wenshin [Wenxin] South Road

2. In front of the Dentistry Building

Taichung High Industr. (Daching housing), Fongle [Fengle] Park, Wenshin Road Carrefour, Shinkong Mitsukoshi / Dayuen [Dayuan] Dept., Chauma [Chaoma] Transfer Station, Chung Gang Transfer Station, Taichung Train Station, First Chung Business Quarter, Jong You [Zhong You] Dept., Chiou Hong [Qiu Hong] Valley, Chung Hsing [Jongshing] Hall.

85

In front of the Dentistry Building

HS Rail Taichung Station, Daching [Daqing] Train Station, Chung Shan Med. U. ,Fongle [Fengle] Park, Taichung Armed Forces General Hospital

99

1. The Roman columns exit of the motorcycle parking lot on Wenshin [Wenxin] South Road

2. In front of the Dentistry Building

I Shin [Yi Shin] Market, Jong You [Zhong You] Dept., National Taiwan University of Technology, Taichung Park, Second Market, Costco, Fongle [Fengle] Park, Chung Shan Medical University, Daching [Daqing] Train Station, Tsaihong Juen/Juan [Rainbow Care] Village, Ling Dong [Ling Tung] University of Technology

158

The school entrance (Jienguo [Jianguo] North Road)

HS Rail Taichung Station, Daching [Daqing] Train Station, Chung Shan Med. U., Dakeng, First Chung Business Quarter, CH U. Affliated Middle., Shiou Ping Tech. U., Chau Yang Tech. U.

159

1. The Roman columns exit of the motorcycle parking lot on Wenshin [Wenxin] South Road

2. In front of the Dentistry Building

Chung Shan Med. U., Daduen Intersection, Gong I [Gong Yi] Intersection, Sogo Dept., Sci. Mus., China [Jongguo/Zhonguo] Medicine University, Taichung First Middle, Taichung Park, HS Rail Taichung Station.

356

The Roman columns exit of the motorcycle parking lot on Wenshin [Wenxin] South Road

Hospital, Cheng Ching Hospital, Taichung Metropolitan Park, Tunghai.

79

Daching [Daqing] Station (Daching Street)

Daching [Daqing] Train Station, Fengjia Market (Fengjia University), Chauma [Chaoma] As Well As Chung Harbor Transfer Station

 

(II)Taxis

1. Feigou Taxi Line (equipped with GPS satellite tracking and ride numbers)

0800-000-012, 2287-8888

2. Yonglong [Yunglung] Taxi Line (equipped with a company monitoring system

and ride numbers) 0800-053-57, 0800-902-4680

3. Jongwei [Chung Wei] Taxi Line (equipped with a company monitoring system and ride numbers) 0800-088-085 or convenience store taxi-call service

 

(III) Motorcycles, Bicycles

1. Motorcycles: Jienguo [Jianguo] North Road, Daching [Daqing] Street and Fushing [Fuxing] Road all have motorcycle shops, offering sales and service.

  2. Bicycles: Aimai shopping mall offers bicycles for sale; motorcycle shops on the Daching Street part offer bicycle repair service. 

 

V. Useful Daily Words

    (I)Personal hygiene

 

English

Chinese

English

Chinese

Clothes Detergent

洗衣粉

Washbasin/sink

洗臉盆

Shampoo

洗髮精

Clothes drying rack

曬衣架

Facial cleanser

洗面乳

Wash cloth

抹布

Body Wash

沐浴乳

Sanitary napkins

衛生棉

Soap box

肥皂盒

Toilet paper

衛生紙

Soap

肥皂

Facial tissues

面紙

Slippers

拖鞋

Panadol/Tylenol [acetaminophen]

普拿疼

 

(II)Bedding

 

English

Chinese

English

Chinese

Pillow

枕頭

Mattress

床墊

Cover/blanket

被子/毛毯

Sheets

被單

 

(III)Stationary

 

English

Chinese

English

Chinese

Ballpoint pen

原子筆

Notebook

筆記本

Pencil

鉛筆

Whiteout

立可白

Eraser

橡皮擦

 

 

 

(IV)Others

 

 English

Chinese

English

Chinese

Stockings

絲襪

Sports socks

運動襪

Hairpin

髮夾

Underwear

內衣褲

Towel

毛巾

Underpants

內褲

Toothbrush

牙刷

Shorts

短褲

Toothpaste

牙膏

Razor

剃刀

Shaving lotion

刮鬍泡

Socks

襪子

Sunscreen

防曬乳

 Lotion

乳液

 

VI. Other Information around Campus

 

(I) Post Office

Taiwan’s post offices combine both postal business and banking services. One can open a post office account with the following documents: (1) Alien Resident Certificate (ARC), (2) valid passport, (3) personal seal/chop (with your name in Chinese), (4) NT$10, and (5) a completed form (students who are over 20 years old must bring a student ID or a proof of registration). You can receive an ATM Card and a bankbook after you successfully open a bank account.

 

 (II) Telecommunication Service

Taiwan’s country code is “886.” When you make a phone call to your country with Chunghwa Telecom, dial “019” or “009” and then your country’s code, area code, and finally the local phone number, respectively. The most economical way to make an international phone call is to purchase an “E-Call Card.” You can receive a 30 percent discount during your phone call. How to use it? (1) Dial a toll-free number: 0800-080-180, (2) Select a language: Chinese, English, Thai, Indonesian, or Vietnamese, and (3) Dial your card number, pass word, your country’s code, area code, and finally the local phone number, respectively.

 

 (III) Electricity

Taiwan’s voltage is 110 volts, with a frequency of 60 Hz. Air conditioner  voltage is 220 volts. Plug Types A and B can be used in Taiwan.

 

 (IV) Transportation to Taichung

1. Taichung Airport Real-Time Flight Information: http://www.tca.gov.tw/

 

2. Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR): http://www5.thsrc.com.tw/en/

Chung Shan Medical University is close to the Taichung Station of (THSR). You can book a same day round trip to Taipei or Kaohsiung. In Taichung Station, there are city buses or free shuttle buses to our school which is very convenient to visitors.

 

3. Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA): http://twtraffic.tra.gov.tw/twrail/

Chung Shan Medical University is close to the Daqing station and Taichung Station of (TRA). Although TRA travels slower than THSR, there are more stops among each place. You can also take a local train from Daqing station and Taichung Station. In addition, Daqing station is within walking distance which is very convenient to students.

 

4. Transportation Bureau of Taichung City Government (Bus Schedules) : http://citybus.taichung.gov.tw/iTravel/

 

5. I bike

(i) To rent: http://i.youbike.com.tw/cht/f42.html

(ii) Rate information: http://i.youbike.com.tw/cht/f43.html

 

VII. Student Complaint Handling

      (I) General Complaint:

1. Contact Window: Office of Student Affairs (Mental Health Center at the basement of the Research Building)

2. Purpose: To ensure students’ right in learning and education and to promote a harmonious campus environment.

3. Scope of Complaint: A CSMU student who believes that he or she is mistreated for any cause or there may be an illegal treatment that harms his or her interest. Also student organizations or student government may file a complaint for the same cause through procedure.

4. Student Complaint Handling Procedure: A student or a student organization should officially file a complaint within 10 days after he or she receives the punishment. No complaint will be handled after the due day.

      (II) Sexual Harassment / Sexual Assault Complaint:

   1. Contact Window: Gender Equity Education Committee of Chung Shan Medical University (Office 1325, 13th Floor, Jengshin Building)

2. Sexual Harassment / Sexual Assault / Special Line: (04) 2473-0022 Ext. 11022

3. Contact e-mail: cs11022@csmu.edu.tw.