Students will live in residence halls for foreign students and eat meals in cafeterias on campus. All of the residence hall rooms are equipped with a bathroom, air-conditioning, TV, refrigerator, and broadband Internet access.
Staff in the Overseas School will provide support for students participating in the program, including an orientation upon arrival to introduce students to the campus and assist with arrangements for accommodation, finances, and course placements. In general, the staff in the Overseas School will be available to answer questions and offer assistance. There are cultural excursions for all students in the Overseas School as well as calligraphy lessons, art , music and sports activities. Excursions may be to such locations as the Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou areas. Program students have access to all co-curricular activities on the Soochow campus.