Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Cancelling Courses

- 2018/02/01

Cancelling Courses:

Article 23 of the Unified Regulation for Graduate Studies at Saudi Universities”:   


  1. The approval of the relevant department council and the Deans of the College and Graduate Studies shall be obtained.
  2. Cancelling courses shall be confined to the academic year.
  3. A semester’s Course Cancellation Application shall be submitted at least five weeks before the final exams; the cancelling period shall be counted within the academic postponement periods.  
  4. The postponement periods (four semesters) shall not be spent. 




  1. The student who has cancelled his/her courses shall not enjoy his/her rights as a university student.
  2. The cancellation shall not be effective until after the approval of the Deans of the College and Graduate Studies.
  3. The system does not allow the cancellation of a single course; all courses of the semester must be cancelled.