Student Admission Regulations
Based on the affilation students' regulations, the admitted student is equal to current students, excluding the following cases:
1. Financial Charges
a. Financial fee for a semester is 2000 S.R.
b. Female students of three years of high school graduation are accepted in the major of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language with no financial fee.
2. Dealing with Repeaters:
The admitted student is treated equally like the regular student and may register at their current level and the next two levels so that the total registered credit hours is no less that 12 credits and does not exceed 18 credit hours in the Department of General Management, as well as the Department of Arabic Language, and no more than 19 credit hours in the Department of Islamic studies.
a. A student with a suspended or interrupted registration for non-payment of fees or for failure to attend the exams has the right to apply for re-enrollment to the Committee of Admissions. If the committee approves the request to re-enroll, the student must pays the a fee for re-enrollment at the amount of 1000 S.R. for those whose registration was interrupted for non-payment of fees, and 500 S.R. for those with a suspended registration for not attending the exams.
b. A student may apply to be excused 5 weeks prior to the beginning of the exam period, provided that all fees have been paid for the excused semester.
4. Equating and Transferring:
a. A visiting student from Najran University to another institution may equate completed courses on the condition that the University approved the courses completed and is not more than 25% of the credit hours of the plan and in accordance with the regulations which state that a student may not study outside the university as a visiting student until after completing at least one semester and a grade point average of no less that 2.0.
b. Courses maybe equated for admitted students under the following conditions:
- Study must be at an institution recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education
- Student must be currently enrolled (not interrupted or a graduate)
- No more than 25% of hours of the study plan for their department may be equated for the student, provided that there is agreement on the total number of hours, and in its description of no less than 70%
c. Outside Transfer:
A transfer student from another institution to Najran University is accepted under the following conditions:
- They did not attend at the previous institution more than three terms.
- The cumulative grade point average must be no less than 2.5 out of 5.0.
- No more than 25% of hours of the study plan for their department may be equated for the student, provided that there is agreement on the total number of hours.
- All transfer regulations are fulfilled and equating courses during admission which is required in order to register.
d. Changing from Intisaab to Intizam
A student may apply to change their status from intisab to intizam under the following conditions:
- They must be enrolled in the university with in 3 years of graduating from high school.
- They must attain a cumulative grade point average of no less than 3.5 for two consecutive terms.
- Did not advance past three terms.
- They must not be older than 26 years old.
e. Internal transfer between intisab specialties in the university:
A student may apply to transfer between different academic specialties in intisab under the following conditions:
- A cumulative grade point average of no less than 3.0 out of 5.0.
- Did not advance past three terms.
- A cumulative grade point average less than 3.0 may permit transfer to either the Islamic Studies Department or Arabic Language by the Admissions Committee.
- The regulations abided by for intizam transfers must also apply for intisab student who request an internal transfer.
5. Dropping and Adding Courses:
Student may drop or add any course during the allowed week which is before the final exams by 5 weeks unless it is incompatible with their academic status. This date is posted on the academic calendar and on the website of the University.
6. Paying tuition fees:
The period for paying fees is during the first 6 weeks of the academic term, and in case fees are not paid during this period, a student enrollment becomes suspended and can be reinstated with an additional fee of 1000 S.R.
If the student withdraws from the university or is granted an excuse for the term 5 weeks prior to the exams, the student is then refunded 1500 S.R.
8. Loss of University I.D:
If the University Identification card is lost, the student must take the following steps:
a. Informing the Deanship of Admissions and Registrations.
b. Announce its loss by placing an advertisement in one of the daily newspapers.
c. Pay a penalty fee of 200 S.R.
9. Regulations for Re-correcting Exam Paper
a. Student must apply for a re-correction of their answer sheets to the Unit of Academic Guidance then the request is sent to the department or college that specializes in the field of the exam. This should not exceed four weeks from the end of the final exam for the term that the re-correction is requested.
b. Student must not have submitted a previous request for re-correction and their request was found to be incorrect.
c. No student may submit a re-correction request more than once during a single academic term. However, if their request of re-correction is confirmed in favor of the student, the student may request another re-correction during the same term in a different subject.
d. A form is prepared containing data received (1, 2, and 3) in addition (student's name, student number, course number, code name, term, and cumulative grade point average, list any academic warnings, date of the exam, and justification for the request to re-correct it, and a pledge from the student on the accuracy of the information presented).
e. In the even that the request for re-correction is approved, the course Professor is assigned with the re-correction. If the student does not accept the first re-correction by the original Professor, then another Professor is assigned to re-correct the exam and the result is submitted in a report to the dean of college or head of the department. The opinion of either is final.