Deanship Units

Deanship Units

Guidance & Counselling Unit

The Guidance and Counselling Unit offers help and counselling regarding academic, social, and educational matters for all students. It aims to help students benefit from their skills and to graduate from university at the expected time, provided with both educational experience and personal skills to achieve the university’s goals in producing a generation of youth that is able to contribute effectively in the development and constant evolution of our beloved Kingdome of Saudi Arabia.

Academic Advising Unit

This Unit offers preventive services that create appropriate conditions to achieve a proper growth of the student, and for them to build positive relationships with other students and faculty members in the university. The goal is to solve problems that the student may face, together with specialists; the Unit aims to deal with problems and other difficulties. The Unit offers care to students and follows up on their education. As a result, the Unit is able to answer all questions asked by parents /guardians. It also informs parents /guardians if the student’s academic performance showed anything that should be reported. In order to help the student overcome whatever obstacle they may face. Before the student reaches an academic warning stage, the Unit calls the student for a meeting when signs of academic problems occur. This is done to explain the situation to the student and discuss the solutions that could help them overcome their mistakes and shortcomings. In addition, the Unit prepares studies and academic reports that assist the University Council in making decisions regarding the different students’ cases that are presented to them.

Student Activities Unit

• Student Activities Unit is responsible for coordinating campus activities program including scheduling event and facilities, supervising and monitoring student organizations.
• The Unit also responsible for the overall development of student organizations and the implementation of a full range of extra-curricular activities for the students.
• Presents strategies and programs to influence the students, positively.
• Coordinates seminars and events that will aid in the overall development of students
• Monitors and improves existing clubs, while ensuing the quality and benefit is always increasing, proportionally.
• Establishes new clubs which will focus on enhancing the morale of the students.
• Conducts surveys and questionnaires, regularly, on the current activities and events, by gauging the level of the satisfaction and the aforementioned activities which have been accomplished.
• Organize events which showcases the innovation and creativity of the students.
• Conducts events which aim to showcase the heritage of the students, and their nationalities, such as the International Culture Day.
• Helps the students in organizing their own events, by shining a light on their true potential.
• Supervises Student Clubs, its’ activities, and the Student Council and its’ activities.

Student Services Unit

Some of the services provided by the Unit are such:


Part-time Employment

This program offers job opportunities for students during the semester for two months. Each month is (40) hours, that is equal to two hours per day to avoid affecting the level of the student. The student must pass the partial job conditions in order to be accepted in the program.


Extensive Tutorial classes

It aims to raise the educational level of students and qualify them to obtain higher grades with the following procedures:
• Students and tutors (whether faculty members or a student) fill out the registration form and hand them over to the coordinator.
• The coordinator coordinates the schedule in accordance with the student's schedule and the tutors schedule then communicates with the parties to inform them of the schedule.


Lockers

Provide free lockers for students to help them store their personal things. The lockers are offered at different sizes.


ID Cards

The ID cards allow the student to enter the University Campus in the evenings for recreational use, such as playing football, table tennis, basketball, and swimming. Additionally, Students must possess an ID card, in order to enter the final exams.


Letter of Introduction

Letters of Introduction are issued to students whether citizens or residents. The internal letters of introduction are issued by the Dean of Student Affairs, and the external letters of introduction are issued by the Rector.


Student Clubs

The Deanship of Student Affairs recognizes the importance of Student clubs to the overall development and morale of the students. Therefore, it has created a multitude of clubs which cater to a wide variety and range of students. Moreover, the Deanship of Student Affairs offers two types of Clubs – Academic, and non-academic, which ensures that the students’ needs are being met, whereby their overall academic performance can improve by enlisting in the Academic clubs, and their spirts can be lifted by the recreational clubs.

Student Council

Student Council is an organization conducted by students and supervised by the Dean of Student Affairs. The purpose of the Student Council is to give students an opportunity to develop leadership, communication skills, and problem-solving skills, by organizing and carrying out University activities and service projects. In addition to planning events that contribute to University spirit and students’ welfare, the student council is the voice of the student body. They help share student ideas, interests and concerns with the University’s wide community.

The function of the student council is based upon parliamentary procedures. Ideas are presented, voted upon and confirmed by the student body president. Any student who is interested in leadership, organizational behavior, event planning or becoming more involved in the University is welcome to become involved. . At the beginning of each year, The Deanship of Student Affairs allocates the chance for students to nominate themselves, following that, the Deanship reviews the applicants, if no violations exist, they are accepted. Afterwards, an election process starts, online, and by students only. After the nominees introduce themselves to the students, the voting process begins. Then, the Deanship takes the highest 9 nominees, with an addition of three students from the previous council as consultants. Finally, an internal election between the newly voted members to allocate the following positions:

o President
o Vice-president
o Secretary
o Speaker of the Council


Thus Far, Nine Student Councils have been elected under the supervision of the Deanship of Student Affairs, we look forward to your participation, whether by nomination, or voting in the next election.