SDNU is in the cultural district of Ji'nan city with convenient traffic. There are many supermarkets, banks and post offices nearby. SDNU has indoor and outdoor basketball courts, football fields, tennis courts, swimming pools, etc. The international student dormitory features bathroom, TV set, telephone, desk, wardrobe, 24-hour hot water and internet interface.  There are communal kitchens, laundry rooms, one dining hall and so on in the dormitory building. International students can cook in the communal kitchen or buy food in the dining hall. There are also Korean restaurants, Muslim restaurants, KFC, MacDonald's in addition to the many fine Chinese restaurants near SDNU. The daily cost for food is RMB 2050. International students can also choose to live off campus with the help from the School.