Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

External Transfer

- 2016/06/09

Transferring to Umm Al Qura University

The student transferring to the Umm Al Qura University branches (Makkah, Jammum, Al-Lith, Adm, Qunfudah) may be accepted according to the following rules:

  • Student must be a Saudi national or was born by a Saudi mother
  • Student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Student must have finished at least a semester  at their university
  • Student must not have finished more than six semesters at their university, to the effect that they study no less than %60 of the courses at the Umm Al-Qura University
  • Student must have not dismissed on disciplinary    grounds

Required Documents

  • A full-time student notice from the university (Stamped)
  • Academic transcript (Stamped)
  • A photocopy of the national identity card or family card
  • A photocopy of  the secondary schools certificate
  • A photocopy of  the general aptitude and achievement test
  • Course description: a detailed explanation for the content of the courses to be equated
  • Required documents to be saved on PDF,  and to be attached when emailing the request  

External Equation Regulations

  • Equations are approved by the department Equations Committee and its head; and then they are to be stamped
  • The equation of the courses which the student passed by no less than 70 grades per each are approved
  • Student is not allowed to equate more than %40 of the courses. It is stipulated that student study no less than %60 of the graduation requirements at the university
  • The results of the courses equated are not calculated in the cumulative rating, and these courses are recorded as passed and bear the code (with) 

External Equations Mechanisms

  • Having the admission requirements of the transferred students  completed, their academic transcripts along with the course details which the student previously studied  are sent to the concerned departments; in order for the courses to be equated are determined
  • The departments send the approved equations in an official letter to the deanship
  •  The head of the department approves the results consistent with the equations after ensuring that all regulations are met, then directing students fir equating courses via the academic portal