Q.1. What are the dates of registration, add and drop? When are students eligible to register?Check the Academic Calendar in the main page of the university website for dates, deadlines, and important events. Registration instructions can be accessed through this link.
Q.2. Who is an academic advisor and when should the student meet him/her?The academic advisor is a faculty member in the department to which the student belongs. The student should contact the academic advisor before registering the courses for each academic semester and during his/her office hours to ensure that he/she is registered correctly and according to the study plan. Q.3. How can the student place himself in the waiting list and when can he register for that section?The student should place himself in the waiting list through banner self-service when a section of a course is closed (full). The student can register this section when he receives an email stating that a seat is available within the time frame given (16) hours from receiving the mail.
Q.4. Is the student allowed to enroll in a full section?After de-activating the waitlists, the student can contact the department that offers the course to ask for a 'Registration Permission' to raise capacity, and register through his/her self-service.
Q.5. What is course description and how can a student get it?A course description is detailed information about the content of the registered courses by the student and can be attained by the administrative assistant in the college to which the course belongs to.
Q.6. What is the difference between withdrawal from semester and withdrawal from university?Withdrawal from semester: Discontinuation of studies for a certain semester. The request should be applied through the Registration Department.Withdrawal from university: Withdrawal of the student file from the university. The request should be applied through the Admission Department. Q.7. How many times can a student repeat a course which he/she has already passed?The student can repeat a passed course only once, on the condition that the first grade did not exceed:Grade C+ for Bachelor and Diploma degreesGrade B+ for Doctorate and Master degreesGrade B+ for the Foundation year of Medicine and Dental Medicine Colleges
Q.8. How can a student solve the courses conflict issues?The student should visit his/her academic advisor or head of the department if there is a conflict in the courses offered in the desired course schedule to provide his/her the appropriate assistance and solutions. Q.9. How can a student print the class schedule, the Final Exam schedule and the study plan?From UOS Website go to MYUOS Portal then MyUDC then LOGIN then Students then Registration then Summarized Schedule/Final Exam Schedule/Student Program of Study
Q.10. How can a student print the un-official transcript?From UOS Website go to MYUOS Portal then MyUDC then LOGIN then Student then Student Record then Un-official Transcript
Q.11. What does (U M T W R) mean in my schedule?It means class meets on these days. For the abbreviated days of the week in the student's schedule, see the table below:
Q.12. What do the following abbreviations mean (MAM, MAW, UOS, ..) ? Those are Campuses abbreviations, see the table below:
Q.13. What is CRN?CRN is the Course Reference Number, which is specified uniquely to each course.
Q.14. What would happen if the section which I already registered in is now closed? The student will be notified by his college/department about dropping the closed section course and ask him/her to find another section/course that will match his/her schedule.
Q.15. Does the student require the approval of the scholarship entity to drop a course after the Add and Drop period? Whom should they contact?Scholarships' conditions vary, therefore students must contact Ms. Anoud Al Qassimi (Scholarship Coordinator) at firstname.lastname@example.org and send the following details (student name – university ID – Scholarship entity - student contact number – Dropped Course Title – No. of credit hours before and after dropping the course).
Q.16. I have a hold; what is it,
and what should I do about it ?
There are many types of holds specified by University of Sharjah. See the table below that describes each Hold:
Q.1. What is an academic probation? What are the consequences?
student gets an academic probation when his cumulative GPA (CGPA) goes below
2.00 from 4.00 starting from the second semester. The student has to raise his
cumulative GPA (CGPA) to (2.00) to avoid compulsory change
major or college, or dismissal from the university
Q.2. How can a probated student register for courses? How many hours can a probated
student register? Where does he get the PIN code from?
probated student should meet the academic advisor to choose the appropriate
courses and get the PIN code number to register the courses online. The student
can register for 13 credit hours and if the student is expected to graduate in
the same semester, he/she is allowed to register for 15 credit hours after the
department’s recommendation and in coordination with the Registration
Can a student register below 12 credit hours? What are the cases in which a
student is allowed to do so?
student can register below 12 credit hours if he/she was a graduate in the same
semester. For non-graduate student, he/she can register 9 credit hours after
the Dean’s approval.
Q.4. What happens if my cumulative GPA
(CGPA) falls below 1.00? Does I have to transfer my major compulsorily?
The student has to change the major
compulsorily when he/she gets cumulative GPA (CGPA) below 1.00 by the end of
any semester and cannot go back to the current major again.