Transfer

Transfer

Transfer from One University to Another

Article 42

The transfer of a student from another university may be accepted under the following conditions:

  • a. The student should have studied at a recognized college or university.
  • b. The student must not have been dismissed from that university for disciplinary reasons.
  • c. The student must satisfy the transfer conditions, as determined by the University Council.

The Rules of Implementation for Article 42

All transfer applications are submitted to the Admission and Academic Standing Committee, which considers the application and ensures that the applicant has fulfilled the requirements stated under this article, in accordance with the transfer conditions stated in Appendix E.

Article 43

The College Council evaluates the courses that were taken by the student outside the University, based on the recommendations of the departments that offer equivalent courses. The courses evaluated as equivalent are recorded in the student’s academic transcript but are not included in the calculation of his/her cumulative GPA.

The Rules of Implementation for Article 43

See Appendix E.

Article 44

If it becomes evident, after a student’s transfer, that the student was dismissed for disciplinary reasons, his/her enrollment is considered cancelled from the date of acceptance of his/her transfer to the University. No refund of course fees will be given, and the student will be dismissed from the University.

Article 45

The transfer of a student from one university to another during any semester takes place in accordance with the procedures and the dates announced by the university to which the student is transferring, according to the general rules governing transfer.

Transfer from One College to Another within the University

Article 46

A student may transfer from one college to another within the University in accordance with the rules endorsed by the University Council.

The Rules of Implementation for Article 46

  • 1. A student may transfer from one college to another within the University prior to his/her completion of the sixth academic level.
  • 2. The student should continue to study all the courses for which he/she is registered at the level preceding the transfer and should comply with the rules of adding and dropping of courses.
  • 3. The process of transfer from one college to another is recorded in the student’s academic record, starting from the semester following his/her transfer.
  • 4. A student is allowed a maximum of two transfers from one college to another.

Article 47

All courses that have been studied by a student transferred from one college to another are recorded in his/her academic record, including the grades and the semester and cumulative GPAs obtained throughout his/her study at the respective University.

Transfer from One Major to Another within the College

Article 48

A student may transfer from one major to another within a college, in accordance with the rules established by the University Council.

The Rules of Implementation for Article 48

  • 1. A student may transfer from one major to another within his/her college at any time prior to his/her completion of the sixth academic level. The College Council, however, may consider exceptional cases where students already have completed the sixth level.
  • 2. The transfer process is recorded in the student’s academic record at the beginning of the semester following the transfer.
  • 3. A student is allowed a maximum of two transfers from one major to another within the same college. The College Council, however, may consider exceptional cases.

Article 49

All courses that have been studied by a student who has transferred from one major to another are recorded in his/her academic record, including the grades and the semester and cumulative GPAs obtained throughout his/her study at the University.