Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Important Information

- 2021/02/10
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Department of English administration is keen to keep faculty members and students fully informed and up to date on the latest news and university regulations in response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Our thoughts and prayers are with those infected by the virus, may Allah grant them a speedy recovery.

Welcome to the Department of English! This page contains all the resources you need for studying at Umm Al-Qura University and to help prepare you for this academic year.

The Calendar for the Second Semester of the 1442 Academic Year
The Calendar for the 1442 Academic Year please click here.
The start of the second semester: 04 / 06 / 1442
The end of the second semester: 22 / 10 / 1442
For the Calendar for the Second Semester of the 1442 Academic Year, please click here.
For lecture times, please click here.

Teaching Procedures and Registration Dates/Deadlines for the Second Semester of the 1442 Academic Year
Classes with a theoretical/nonpractical nature will be given online. Practical and training classes will be given in person (exceptions may apply - please refer to the respective instructor/staff).
Interruption of Studies: from 04 / 06 / 1442 to 10 / 06 / 1442
Suspension of Studies: from 11 / 06 / 1442 to 29 / 08 / 1442
Transfers Between Colleges or Departments: from 16 / 07 / 1442 to 29 / 07 / 1442
Withdrawing from a Course: from 01 / 08 / 1442 to 14 / 08 / 1442
The above procedures are provided remotely and do not require students to attend the department or the Deanship of Admission and Registration. For more details on the interruption and suspension of studies, please click here.

A To-Do List to Prepare for the Start of Your University Studies
  • Download the University Application for smart phones to access the e-portal, review all services, and to get instant access to the latest news and events that take place at the university by activating the notification service.
  • Check the following guides to using the Rasel System to send e-mails and text messages to university members.
  • Setup and install the Microsoft Office Package for free on your computer.
  • Setup and install the Endnote Application for free on your computer.
    In line with the precautionary measures set by the university to reduce the spread of the infection, University Cards will be obtained electronically through the university's smartphone application by following the following steps: login/options/administrative services/e-card.

Medical and Counselling Services
  • To visit any of the university's medical centers, you must first register at the University Medical Center.
  • To book a remote consultation appointment with an experienced counselor (managed in strict confidentiality through Webex) offered by the Student Guidance and Counseling Center, and affiliated to the Vice Deanship of Student Affairs for Counseling, Guidance and Community Partnership, and the Deanship of E-Learning and Distance Education. Appointments are available for students from Sunday to Thursday from 8 am to 2 pm. You can book here via the counselling services request forms.

Remote Learning
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