Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Evening Joint First Year Program


- 2021/10/09

Evening Joint First Year Program

Registration for the Evening Joint First Year Program

Registration is from 7/1/1443 A.H. to 13/1/1443 A.H.

The study starts on the first day of the academic calendar, from which time absence and attendance are recorded.

Lecture Times:

The lectures will be held in the evening starting from the fifth lecture to the twelfth lecture for the male students and from the fifth lecture to the tenth lecture for the female students.

Streams:

  1. Engineering and Computing Stream.
  2. Administrative Stream.

Duration of the Program:

One academic year consisting of two semesters, in which the students will study the approved courses stated in the study plan of the college they are enrolled in.

How to Pass the Program:

Obtaining a GPA of at least 2 out of 4 to join the Evening Joint First Year Program, passing all the courses, and not obtaining a ‘D (deprived)’ grade in any course.

Note: The GPA which the students obtained in this year will be calculated in the total GPA.

Academic Actions:

The academic schedule is the same and fixed for each division, and the students are not allowed to delete or add courses, or amend any division.

Deprivation:

The student will not be allowed to complete their course or take the final exam if the percentage of their absence, with or without an excuse, exceeds 25% of the total number of lectures and academic lessons. In such a case, the student will fail this course will receive a "D" (deprived) grade, and their enrollment in the program will be terminated. However, the Supervisory Committee may cancel the deprivation status and allow the student to take the exam provided that the student provides a reasonable excuse to the committee for their absence, and the percentage of their absence does not exceed 40% of the total number of lectures and academic lessons.

Termination of Enrollment:

The student's enrollment shall be terminated in the following cases:

  1. The percentage of the student's absence, with or without an excuse, exceeds 25% of the total number of lectures and academic lessons. In this case, the student will fail the course and will receive a "D" grade.
  2. The student has not obtained the required GPA (at least 2 out of 4) although he has passed all the courses of the Evening Joint First Year Program.

Precautionary Measures:

  1. Do not move the chairs.
  2. Do not gather in the corridors and halls before or after the lectures.
  3. Do not shake hands.
  4. Do not exchange pens.

Withdrawal:

The student should submit a request for withdrawal to the department offering the program at the Applied College.

The student is entitled to have the fees refunded according to the following conditions:

  • If the student submits the request for withdrawal before the end of the second week of the first semester, they shall be entitled to a total refund.
  • If the student submits the request for withdrawal starting from the third week to the end of the eighth week of the first semester, they shall be entitled to a refund of half the fees.
  • If the student submits the request for withdrawal after the end of the eighth week of the first semester, they will not be entitled to a refund.
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