For clothing, be aware of the seasonal changes in Beijing’s weather. The spring and autumn seasons in Beijing are relatively short in duration. Refer to the Climate section for more details. For shoes, running shoes and sandals should be brought. 

It is recommended that students bring often-used personal health and sanitary items such as cold and flu and stomach medicine, face towel, pillowcase and low power hair dryer and basic toiletries.

Bring any personal study items such as a laptop computer, and an electronic translation dictionary. Pens and other items can be bought at supermarkets on-campus.

Power plug adaptors: Bring both the three-prong type and two-prong type adaptors (Chinese power voltage is 220V).