Educational System

First: Study System
  1. The university follows a credit hour system, and students select the courses they study each semester with the assistance of their academic advisor and approval from the college dean or their representative.
  2. Students are allowed to add, drop, withdraw or replace a course until the end of the fourth week of the regular semester with the approval of the academic advisor.
  3. The number of withdrawal courses should not exceed eight times during the student’s period of study at the college.
  4. The university council approves the results of midterm and final exams to determine the required grade based on the relevant council’s recommendation.
  5. Exam results are not announced unless the student is paid the tuition fees and any other applicable fees.
  6. The college issues a temporary document for college graduates, signed by the college dean, until the official certificates are issued by the university president.
Second: Registration Suspension

Students may suspend their studies at the college or institute as follows:

  1. The student must apply to suspend his registration at the university before the start of the semester they wish to defer.
  2. New or transfer students may not suspend their registration until they have completed at least one academic semester at the university.
  3. The period of registration suspension does not count towards the maximum duration allowed for obtaining a university degree.
  4. The department head and the examinations office are notified of the registration suspension decision by the college dean.
  5. A student may suspend their registration for one regular semester per academic year.
  6. In exceptional cases, a student may suspend his registration for an additional semester at the final academic year.
Third: Student Attendance System

Attendance in each course is calculated as a percentage of the total course hours, and this percentage is determined by a decision from the university council based on the recommendations of the relevant academic councils.

Fourth: University Violations

Any of the following actions is considered a violation warranting disciplinary procedures:

  1. Disrupting the orderly conduct of lectures, classes, or any university activities.
  2. Deliberate absence from attending classes, lectures, and various university activities required by the regulations.
  3. Acts that harm honor, dignity, or public morals, or that harm the reputation of the university or its staff.
  4. Cheating in exams, attempting to cheat, participating in cheating, facilitating cheating, or violating the exam regulations.
  5. Organizing associations within the university, joining them, or participating in their activities without prior permission from the university administration.
  6. Engaging in collective activities within the campus that violate university rules and regulations.
  7. Using university buildings, facilities, clubs, etc., for purposes other than those intended.
  8. Distributing flyers, publishing newspapers, posting advertisements, collecting signatures or donations within the university and its affiliated areas before obtaining permission from the university administration.
  9. Defaming the university and its members, whether students, staff, faculty, or administrators, through social media or any media platform.
  10. Damaging or misusing the university’s movable and immovable property, equipment, materials, or library resources.
  11. Committing forgery, fraud, or impersonation related to matters concerning the university and its affairs.
  12. Assaulting any of the university staff.
  13. Carrying weapons of any kind within the university campus or during university trips.
  14. Violating the instructions of the university administration.
Fifth: Disciplinary Penalties
  1. Oral Warning
  2. Written Warning
  3. Official Reprimand
  4. A fine equal to at least twice the current value of any of the university’s equipment, books, or assets damaged due to misuse or misconduct
  5. Suspension from participating in one or more student activities for a limited period.
  6. Suspension from using the services provided by one or more of the university’s facilities, such as free courses offered by the university, for a limited period
  7. Suspension from attending lectures of a particular course for a period not exceeding one month
  8. Cancellation of registration in one or more courses for one academic semester
  9. Cancellation of exams in one or more courses for one academic semester, with the student receiving a grade of zero in the courses where exams were canceled
  10. Reduction or complete termination of a scholarship granted by the university for a specified period or permanently to a student
  11. Dismissal from the university for a period ranging from one to four regular semesters (Summer semester is not considered) for this purpose. The dismissed student is not allowed to study at the university during the duration of the penalty. Credits taken by the student at any other university or institute during the penalty period are not counted
  12. Final expulsion from the university, with the expelled student not eligible to return to the university for further studies
  13. A student has the right to submit a grievance to the university’s grievance committee if they receive any of the above penalties. The decision of the grievance committee is final and not subject to further review

Note: The dean of the college has the authority to directly impose one of the six penalties mentioned above.

Sixth: Implementation of the Academic Program

The academic program is implemented annually using the Credit-hour system as follows:

  1. Fall and Spring Semesters are begins according to the annual academic calendar and lasts for a minimum
  2. of 16 weeks, including examinations. Summer Semester: It begins according to the annual academic
  3. calendar and lasts for a minimum of 8 weeks, including examinations.
Seventh: Academic Honors and Excellence Awards

The academic honor is granted to a student whose cumulative grade point average (GPA) is not less than 3.7 throughout all main academic semesters in the credit-hour system or upon their transfer from the two-semester system after equivalence of their courses is determined.

Eighth: Requirements for Obtaining a Bachelor's Degree

To obtain a bachelor’s degree, a student must successfully complete a number of courses equivalent to at least the total credit hours required for their specific academic plan. These credit hours are distributed across the academic years and completed successfully. For example, in each academic year he has to complete successfully between 12 to 18 credit hours.

Ninth: Academic Warning, Academic Probation, and Rules for Dismissal

A student may be dismissed from the university in any of the following cases:

  1. A student who is unable to complete the graduation requirements within a period of more than one and a half times the total number of required semesters in his academic program he enrolled in, , excluding the semesters in which the student’s enrollment was suspended for a reason approved by the college council.
  2. A student who has been on academic probation for more than four regular academic semesters during his enrollment in the credit-hour program. The college council may grant the student one additional opportunity to be placed on academic probation if there is a compelling reason as determined by the council.
  3. A student who does not register for any courses for more than two consecutive regular academic semesters during his enrollment in the credit-hour program.

Here is a table illustrating academic disciplines for  institute students based on their CGPA:





Type of Disciplines

Sequence of Academic Semesters








< 2.00


1.5 to < 2.00


1.5 to <2.00

< 2.00

Bring Attention


Bring Attention


Bring Attention


Discipline Condition


previous  attention

Previous warning

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