List of Registration
1-The registered student should abide by the same regulations as the regular student in any of the cases not mentioned in the following.
a.Semester tuition fees: 2000 SAR
b.Every female student who has not been graduated for more than 3 years can be accepted in Islamic Studies and the Arabic Language majors without tuition fees.
3-Dealing with Failing Students
Registered students, similarly to regular students, can take no less than 12 credits of courses for their level and the 2 levels that follow and not more than 18 credits in Public Administration. As for the Arabic Language major, they cannot take more than 18 credits, while for the Islamic Studies major; they cannot take more than 19 credits.
a.Students with a terminated record for failing to pay fees or take exams should submit a reactivation application to the registration committee. In case of approval, students should pay the reactivation fees which amount to 1000 SAR for students who did not pay fees and to 500 SAR for students who did not take exams.
b.Students can ask to be withdrawn from a semester 5 weeks prior to exams; provided that they fully pay the fees of the semester they want to withdraw from.
c.An academically expelled registered student receives the same treatment as a regular student.
5.Balancing and Transfer
a-A female student from Najran University visiting another university can have her credits balanced; provided that she studies upon the university’s acceptance without exceeding 25% of the study plan credits and in conformity with the policy. The policy stipulates that the student should not study in another university as a visitor without spending at least one semester at university with a cumulative average that is no less than 2.
b-Registered students can have their credits balanced upon the following conditions:
1.Studies pursued in a university recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education
2.Student still registered (should not be graduated or have a terminated record)
3.Credits balanced do not exceed 25% of the study plan credits related to the department; provided that the courses of which credits are balanced are similar in their description and number of hours by at least 70%.
The acceptance of a student transfer to Najran University depends on the following conditions:
1)The student should not have spent in the other university more than 3 semesters
2)The student’s cumulative average should not be less than 2.5 over 5 or equivalent
3)Credits balanced do not exceed 25% of the study plan credits related to the department; provided that the courses of which credits are balanced are similar in their description and number of hours by at least 70%.
4)The student should be transferring to a similar major.
5)The student should not have dropped his studies in his university
6)The same organizational policies for transfer and balancing apply on regular students as well as registered students
Transferring from Registered Status to Regular Status:
Students may submit a request to have their status transferred from registered to regular upon the following conditions:
1)If the student was admitted to the university no longer than three years after graduation from high school
2)If the student’s cumulative average for two semesters is no less than 3.5
3)If the student has not spent more than three semesters at the university
4)If the student is no older than 26 years
d-Internal Transfer between Registered Majors at the University:
Students may submit a request for transferring from one department to another upon the following conditions:
1)If the student’s cumulative average is no less than 3/5
2)If the student has not spent more than three semesters at the university
3)The Registration Committee holds the right to make exceptions for students with a cumulative average below 3 to transfer them to the Department of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language
4)The transfer policies apply on regular students as well as registered students
6.Drop and Add
Students may drop and add any course during the specified time frame which falls 5 weeks prior to the final exams, provided that this suits academic condition; the time frame is displayed on the university’s calendar or the website
7.Payment of Fees:
The fees should be paid during the first six weeks of the semester; in case of default, the student’s record is terminated and a fee of 1000 SAR is required to reactivate it.
In case of withdrawal from the university or drop of the semester during the specified time frame of five weeks prior to the final exams, a refund of 1500 SAR is made.
9.Loss of University ID:
If the university ID was lost, the student should:
a-Refer to the Deanship of Acceptance and Registration
b-Announce the loss in a daily newspaper
c-Pay a fine of 200 SAR
10. Conditions for Re-correction of Exams:
a-The student should submit a petition to the Academic Counsel Unit for registered students for the re-correction of exams; the petition should then be submitted to the relevant college or department, provided that the submission takes place during a time frame of four weeks after the semester finals
b- The student should not have previously submitted a petition for re-correction and have been proven wrong
c-The student may not submit more than one petition for re-correction during the semester; in case the student was proven right, he/she may submit another petition related to another course.
d-A form is prepared including items 1, 2 and 3, in addition to: student’s name – ID number – course number, code and title – semester – cumulative average – warnings – date of exam – reasons for petition – confirmation from the student that all provided information are valid.
e-In case of approval, re-correction is assigned to the professor of the course. If the student is not satisfied with the result after re-correction, the task is assigned to another professor. The dean of the college or the head of the department have the final say.