Guide to using Tsinghua Rain Classroom

As stated in the Notice to adjust the teaching schedule for spring semester, Tsinghua University will leverage its strengths in information technology and innovation-based education to offer courses online during the period of preventing and controlling the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Tsinghua Rain Classroom is an important online platform for all teachers and students to continue their teaching and learning during this period.

What Is Rain Classroom?

  • Rain classroom is a new type of smart toolbox for teaching, jointly developed by Tsinghua University and XuetangX.

  • It has been specially designed to be used in a blended learning model. 

  • It provides real-time and personalized analysis for students on their class performance.

How to use Rain Classroom?

For Teachers

  • Computer: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, or Windows XP SP3.

  • PowerPoint: Office 2019, 2016, 2013, or 2010.

  • Smart phone: network access and WeChat.

  • Download and install Rain Classroom.

For Students

  • Smart phone only: networking and WeChat.

  • Lecture slides used during class will sync to your phones.

  • Feedback and questions can be anonymously provided to teachers.

  • Live commenting and posting feature available during classes.


Use WeChat to scan the QR code and follow Rain Classroom Official Accounts.

For step-by-step instructions on how to use Rain Classroom, please visit the website:

Source: Tsinghua University News