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Student Handbook 2021-2022

Student Handbook-2021-2022 1 Table of Contents Chapter One: About the University............................................................................................... 3 1.1 History ..............................................................................................................................................4 1.2 UoS Vision.........................................................................................................................................4 1.2.1 UoS Mission........................................................................................................................... 4 1.2.2 UoS Goals and Values ........................................................................................................... 4 1.2.3 Core Values ........................................................................................................................... 5 1.2.4 The UoS Advantage............................................................................................................... 6 1.2.5 Governance........................................................................................................................... 7 1.2.6 Organizational Chart ............................................................................................................. 8 1.2.7 Colleges and Programs.......................................................................................................... 9 1.2.8 University Campuses...........................................................................................................14 1.2.9 Correspondence Directory..................................................................................................16 Chapter Two: Academic Calendar ............................................................................................... 23 2.1 Academic Calendar 2021/2022.......................................................................................................24 Chapter Three: Student Affairs ................................................................................................... 27 3.1 Deanship of Students Affairs...........................................................................................................28 3.2 Cultural, Social, and Arts Activities .................................................................................................28 3.3 Voluntary Work and Boy Scouts .....................................................................................................29 3.4 University Theater...........................................................................................................................30 3.5 Plastic Arts.......................................................................................................................................30 3.6 Career Advising and Student Training.............................................................................................31 3.7 Student Success Center...................................................................................................................32 3.8 Services provided by the Student Success Center include .............................................................34 3.9 Students’ Dormitories .....................................................................................................................34 3.10 Sports Activities.............................................................................................................................35 3.11 Student Council .............................................................................................................................37 3.12 Student Center ..............................................................................................................................37 3.13 Student Union ...............................................................................................................................38 3.14 Student Societies and Clubs..........................................................................................................38 3.15 Student Cultural Clubs ..................................................................................................................38 3.16 Student Scientific Societies ...........................................................................................................39 3.17 Rules for Conducting Student Activities........................................................................................39 Chapter Four: Student Services................................................................................................... 42 4.1 Academic Support Services.............................................................................................................43 4.1.1 Prayer Room.........................................................................................................................43 4.1.2 Orientation...........................................................................................................................43 4.1.3 Libraries................................................................................................................................43 4.1.4 Information Technology Center ...........................................................................................45 4.1.5 Central Laboratories ............................................................................................................45 4.1.6 Admission and Registration .................................................................................................47 4.1.7 Student Advising ..................................................................................................................51

Student Handbook-2021-2022 2 4.1.8 Alumni ..................................................................................................................................53 4.1.9 Health Care ..........................................................................................................................53 4.1.10 Safety and Security ............................................................................................................54 4.1.11 Disability Services...............................................................................................................54 4.1.12 Transportation ...................................................................................................................54 4.1.13 Food Services .....................................................................................................................55 4.1.14 Bookshop and Stationary Center .......................................................................................55 4.1.15 Banking services.................................................................................................................55 4.1.16 Laundry and barbershop....................................................................................................55 4.1.17 Travel and booking.............................................................................................................55 4.1.18 Grocery (Sharjah Cooperative Society) ..............................................................................55 Chapter Five: Student Council..................................................................................................... 56 Chapter Six: Academic Policies ................................................................................................... 59 Academic Integrity ................................................................................................................................60 Classroom Expectations ........................................................................................................................60 Examinations, Grades, and Averages....................................................................................................61 Intellectual property Ownership Rights................................................................................................63 Program Accreditation, Recognition and Licensure.............................................................................65 Chapter Seven: Students Code of Conduct .................................................................................. 67 7.1 Code of Conduct..............................................................................................................................68 7.2 Academic Violations........................................................................................................................68 7.3 Student Disciplinary Measures .......................................................................................................70 7.4 Student Academic Dishonesty Policy ..............................................................................................70 7.5 Disciplinary Procedures...................................................................................................................72 7.6 Student Appeals Policy and Procedures .........................................................................................76 7.7 No Smoking policy...........................................................................................................................76 7.8 General Appearance .......................................................................................................................76 7.9 Students Rights and Responsibilities ..............................................................................................76 Chapter Eight: Financial Services and Policies.............................................................................. 78 8.1 Financial Policies and Tuition Fees .................................................................................................79 8.2 Methods of paying fees ..................................................................................................................79 8.3 Financial Assistance........................................................................................................................79 8.4 Fees Refund in case of Dropping Fall/Spring Credit Courses .........................................................80 Chapter Nine: Student Run Media .............................................................................................. 81 9.1 Policies and Procedure for Running Media.....................................................................................82 9.2 Proper Use of Electronic Resources ................................................................................................82 9.3 Rules to use Electronics Resources .................................................................................................83 9.4 Social Media in UOS ........................................................................................................................84 9.5 Social Media Policy in UOS..............................................................................................................84

Student Handbook-2021-2022 3 Chapter One: About the University

Student Handbook-2021-2022 4 1.1 History The University of Sharjah was established in 1997 as a non-profit institution of higher education under the auspices of the Government of Sharjah and the wise leadership and guidance of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohamed Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and President of the University of Sharjah. The University is an autonomous, non-profit, academic corporate body, enjoying financial and administrative autonomy owned by the government of Sharjah. The University is fully licensed by the UAE Ministry of higher Education and Scientific Research. 1.2 UoS Vision The University of Sharjah is an innovative world-class teaching, learning and research institution providing a distinctive, inspirational, creative and supportive environment. 1.2.1 UoS Mission The University of Sharjah is committed to providing a world-class educational experience that prepares lifelong learners and leaders with integrated knowledge and skills. We are passionate about building a collaborative and sustainable environment that cultivates twenty-first century skills and fosters pioneering research and scholarship. We seek to serve the current and future needs of our local community and beyond by offering innovative academic and professional programs. 1.2.2 UoS Goals and Values The University goals are categorized as follows: Student 1. Make the University of Sharjah campus more welcoming and supportive for all, focusing on the wellbeing of our students. 2. Enhance programs, services and facilities for people of determination. 3. Enhance student advisory and support for academic achievement. 4. Increase the employability of University of Sharjah students, while improving internship and cooperative opportunities. 5. Enhance facilities and services at our branches. People 1. Recruit, develop, retain talented faculty and professional staff. 2. Empower faculty and professional staff through professional development. 3. Develop the Emiratization program. 4. Enhance employee wellbeing, safety and healthcare. 5. Develop an environment of service excellence.

Student Handbook-2021-2022 5 Innovation 1. Build an agile governance and operating model with the aim of establishing a robust and efficient operations platform on which to grow. 2. Unify and integrate IT systems to serve education, research and operation activities. 3. Establish a financially sustainable institution with diverse sources of income. 4. Efficiently manage resources to establish a sustainable financial base and examine the distribution of resources across programs, revising uneconomical academic programs. 5. Improve the University of Sharjah branding and internationalization. Develop an environmentally sustainable campus. 6. Develop an environmentally sustainable campus. Research 1. Support research management and dissemination. 2. Support and reward researchers, while engaging students. 3. Establish sustainable dynamic priority research areas in service of the community. 4. Expand and equip state-of the-art research facilities. Industry and Community 1. Communicate more effectively with society to increase local, regional and international relations in a bid to foster research and innovation through greater collaboration. 2. Establish a philanthropy and endowment program. 3. Increase alumni involvement in fundraising and networking. 4. Provide professional development, continuing education and consultancy services for industries, the community and society. Teaching and learning 1. Enhance our teaching and learning environment by incorporating leading edge technology. 2. Develop and support innovative teaching methodologies and course design and delivery. 3. Review, develop and accredit academic programs to meet the 21st century job market. 4. Strengthen the pedagogical knowledge and skills of faculty members. 1.2.3 Core Values The University of Sharjah endeavors to achieve its mission through the following set of core values The University of Sharjah is united by six core values that underpin our daily actions as students, staff, faculty, administrators and alumni. They are as follows: 1. Integrity and Ethics: Ethical standards at the University of Sharjah are founded on ethical and civic responsibility in accordance with progressive Arab and Islamic ideals. 2. Dedication: Dedication to providing students with knowledge and support, so they are fully prepared to be the leaders of the future.

Student Handbook-2021-2022 6 3. Inclusiveness: We welcome and value each other and embrace the diversity of ideas and people. 4. Excellence with limitless Drive: For quality enhancement and continuance improvement. 5. Accountability and Transparency: We pride ourselves on our responsibility, and transparency in our actions, providing a fair and positive work environment. 6. Innovation and Creativity: We work without bounds to improve lives through creativity and innovation in the pursuit of academic excellence. 1.2.4 The UoS Advantage The University of Sharjah was established with a great vision to enjoy essential qualities shared by renowned universities around the globe. Such qualities enable these institutions to progress forward much faster than others. The education and research programs they offer tend to be comprehensive and multi-disciplinary. They enjoy considerable infrastructure for learning and research and manage to attract renowned faculty with academic heft. They are decidedly international in their outlook and vision and in the composition of their student and faculty population. They attract talented students from different backgrounds and challenge them both inside and outside the classroom. Finally, they are independent both academically and financially, which means their decisions are guided by the integrity of best expertise and what is good for the advancement of learning, education and research. The University of Sharjah has three main branches and two sub-branches at five cities within the Emirate of Sharjah. The main campus is located in Sharjah city and is divided into five campuses: Men’s Campus, Women’s campus, Fine Arts Campus and Medical colleges’ campus. In addition to a central campus (M11) which holds the University Administration. The University has three branches at Khorfakkan, Kalba and Al-Dhaid cities. The University of Sharjah has expanded in a relatively short span of time to include 14 colleges offering more than 114 diverse academic programs (majors) at the diploma, bachelor, master and PhD levels. There are currently about 18229 students enrolled at the university with academic instructions delivered by 697 faculty members having diverse international experience and renowned stature. The University has long-term cooperation agreements and strategic alliances with 40 leading academic institutions around the globe. These agreements ensure that the education our students receive meets the highest international standards. The University's architecture lends full expression to its Islamic and Arabic heritage with splendid buildings and captivating landscape. The campus provides spacious, outstanding facilities that include multimedia study halls, advanced scientific and research laboratories, dedicated libraries rich with information resources, state-of-the-art IT infrastructure and computing labs, theatres, clubs, two major sports complexes, student centers with access to

Student Handbook-2021-2022 7 restaurants and variety of shops, and many other facilities. There are also separate residential areas for male and female students and the faculty. The University's Medical Complex includes the Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Health Sciences, Medical Research Laboratories, University general hospital, and a Dental Hospital. While rooted in Islamic and Arabic traditions, the University of Sharjah promotes an international outlook and respect for other individuals and cultures. UOS takes pride in being a major international center for learning, culture and education where east meets west and north meets south. We look at learning from international perspective, and our educational programs are linked through agreements with universities in Australia, Canada, Japan, the UK and USA. The University employs renowned faculty from around the world, and hosts a significant number of international students, it also sends its students to various international destinations on internship programs and accepts a large number of visiting international students. This unique mix of cultures and nationalities helps student expand their horizons and learn from the individual uniqueness of the diversified student body and faculty. 1.2.5 Governance The organization of the University of Sharjah is composed of the President, Board of Trustees, Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, Associate Vice Chancellors, Deans of Academic Units and Directors of Administrative Units. The President and founder of the University is the highest authority in the institution and acts as the chair of the Board of Trustees. The Board consists of fourteen members and holds the power of legislation, approving policies and supervising University performance. With the exception of the Chancellor, no board members are involved in the day-to-day operations of the University. The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the University. The Chancellor is appointed by the Board of Trustees and is empowered to head all academic and administrative staff, implement policies and represent the University in national and international settings. The Deans’ Council which is chaired by the Chancellor and includes the Vice Chancellors and College Deans. The Council is responsible for approving study curricula, study plans, academic calendar, faculty appointments, promotions, extra curricula activities, research and scholarship activities. There are Six Vice Chancellors and one Assistant chancellor for Branches. The Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and The Vice Chancellor for Medical and Health Sciences Colleges are delegated academic responsibilities, while The Vice Chancellor for Financial and Administrative Affairs is delegated the non-academic responsibilities along with The Vice Chancellor for

Student Handbook-2021-2022 8 Community Affairs which is responsible for Alumni and community relations and the Vice Chancellor for Public Relations. In addition, the Chancellor appoints the Associate Vice Chancellor for Kalba Campus, Legal Advisor and Director of the Enrollment Management & Academic Guidance Unit. Academically, the University is composed of thirteen colleges divided into two sectors. The first sector reports to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and includes: College of Shari’a and Islamic Studies, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Engineering, College of Law, College of Communication, College of Fine Arts and Design, College of Sciences, and the Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development. The second sector reports to the Vice Chancellor for Medical and Health Sciences Colleges and includes: College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences, Medical Education Unit, Medical Services Department, Clinical Training Center, Dental Hospital and Institute of Medical Research. The University organization also includes Four Deanships. The Deanship of Academic Support Services supervises the Admission, Registration, IT, Libraries and Laboratories services. The Deanship of Student Affairs supervises students’ activities in the male and female campuses and administers issues related to Career Advising, Sports Complex, Student Counseling and Student Dorms. The Deanship of Graduate Studies and Research overlooks the research and scholarship activities in the institute. The Deanship of Quality Assurance, Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation supervise activities related to institutional research, institutional effectiveness, faculty development and academic accreditation. 1.2.6 Organizational Chart

Student Handbook-2021-2022 9 1.2.7 Colleges and Programs The University of Sharjah has expanded in a relatively short span of time to include 14 colleges offering more than 114 diverse academic programs (majors) at the diploma, bachelor, master and PhD levels. There are currently about 18229 students enrolled at the university with academic instructions delivered by 697 faculty members having diverse international experience and renowned stature. The University has long-term cooperation agreements and strategic alliances with 40 leading academic institutions around the globe. These agreements ensure that the education our students receive meets the highest international standards. The University is fully licensed and all its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates. Furthermore, the University of Sharjah aims to obtain full accreditation and recognition from prominent international organizations as applicable to various programs of study. The following list shows the colleges and degrees offered at the University of Sharjah. University Colleges and Degree Programs College Name English/Arabic Program Name (English) Program Name (Arabic) No. College of Shari'a and Islamic Studies كلية الشريعة والدراسات الإسلامية Doctor of Philosophy in Hadith and its Sciences دكتوراه الفلسفة في الحديث وعلومه 1 Doctor of Philosophy in Exegesis and Quran Sciences دكتوراه الفلسفة في التفسير وعلوم القرآن 2 Doctor of Philosophy in Jurisprudence and its Foundations دكتوراه الفلسفة في الفقه وأصوله 3 Master in Exegesis and Hadith ماجستير في التفسير والحديث 4 Master in Jurisprudence and its ماجستير في الفقه وأصوله 5

Student Handbook-2021-2022 10 College Name English/Arabic Program Name (English) Program Name (Arabic) No. Foundations Bachelor in Shari'a - Jurisprudence and its Foundations بكالوريوس في الشريعة - الفقه وأصوله 6 Bachelor in Shari'a - Foundations of Religion بكالوريوس في الشريعة - أصول الدين 7 Bachelor of Shariah بكالوريوس في الشريعة 8 College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences كلية الآداب والعلوم الإنسانية والاجتماعية Doctor of Philosophy in History and Islamic Civilization دكتوراه الفلسفة في التاريخ والحضارة الإسلامية 9 Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Sociology دكتوراه الفلسفة في علم الاجتماع التطبيقي 10 Doctor of Philosophy in Arabic Language and Literature دكتوراه الفلسفة في اللغة العربية وآدابها 11 Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics and Translation دكتوراه الفلسفة في اللغويات والترجمة 12 Master of Arts in Arabic Language and Literature ماجستير الآداب في اللغة العربية وآدابها 13 Master of Arts in Translation ماجستير الآدا ب في الترجمة 14 Master of Arts in History and Islamic Civilization ماجستير الآداب في التاريخ والحضارة الإسلامية 15 Master of Arts in Applied Sociology ماجستير الآداب في علم الاجتماع التطبيقي 16 Professional Diploma in Teaching الدبلوم المهني في التدريس 17 Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature بكالوريوس الآداب في اللغة الفرنسية وآدابها 18 Bachelor of Arts in Arabic Language and Literature بكالوريوس الآداب في اللغة العربية وآدابها 19 Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature بكالوريوس الآداب في اللغة الإنجليزية وآدابها 20 Bachelor of Arts in History and Islamic Civilization بكالوريوس الآداب في التاريخ والحضارة الإسلامية 21 Bachelor of Arts in History and Islamic Civilization – Tourism Guidance بكالوريوس الآداب في التاريخ والحضارة الإسلا مية - الإرشاد السياحي 22 Bachelor of Arts in Sociology بكالوريوس الآداب في علم الاجتماع 23 Bachelor of Arts in International Relations بكالوريوس الآداب في العلاقات الدولية 24 Bachelor of Arts in Museum Studies and Art History بكالوريوس الآداب في دراسات المتاحف وتاريخ الفن 25 Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood بكالوريوس التربية في الطفولة المبكرة 26 College of Business Administration كلية إدارة الأعمال Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) دكتوراه في إدارة الأعمال 27 Master in Business Administration ماجستير إدارة الأعمال 28 Executive Master in Business Administration الماجستير التنفيذي في إدارة الأعمال 29 Bachelor of Science in Accounting بكالوريوس العلوم في المحاسبة 30 Bachelor of Science in Business بكالوريوس العل وم في إدارة الأعمال - 31

Student Handbook-2021-2022 11 College Name English/Arabic Program Name (English) Program Name (Arabic) No. Administration - Management الإدارة Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Marketing بكالوريوس العلوم في إدارة الأعمال - التسويق 32 Bachelor of Science in Finance بكالوريوس العلوم في التمويل 33 Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management بكلوريو س العلوم في إدارة سلسلة الإمدادات 34 Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems بكالوريوس العلوم في نظم المعلومات الإدارية 35 College of Engineering كلية الهندسة Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering دكتو راه الفلسفة في الهندسة الكهربائية وهندسة الحاسوب 36 Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering دكتوراه الفلسفة في الهندسة المدنية 37 Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Management دكتوراه الفلسفة في الإدارة الهندسية 38 Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering ماجستير العلوم في الهندسة الميكانيكية 39 Master of Science in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering ماجستير العلوم في هندسة الطاقة المستدامة والمتجددة 40 Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering ماجستير العلوم في الهندسة الطبية الحيوية 41 Master of Science in Environmental Science and Engineering ماجستير العلوم في العلوم والهندسة البيئية 42 Master in Conservation Management of Cultural Heritage ماجستير في إدارة حفظ التراث الثقافي 43 Master of Science in Engineering Management ماجستير ا لعلوم في الإدارة الهندسية 44 Master of Science in Civil Engineering ماجستير العلوم في الهندسة المدنية 45 Master of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering ماجستير العلوم في الهندسة الكهربائية والإلكترونية 46 Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Water Desalination Engineering بكالوريوس العلوم في الهندسة الكيميائية وتحلية المياه 47 Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering بكالوريوس العلوم في الهندسة المدنية 48 Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering بكالوريوس ا لعلوم في الهندسة الكهربائية والإلكترونية 49 Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering بكالوريوس العلوم في الهندسة المعمارية 50 Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management بكالوريوس العلوم في الهندسة الصناعية والإدارة اله ندسية 51 Bachelor of Science in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering بكالوريوس العلوم في هندسة الطاقة المستدامة والمتجددة 52 Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering بكالوريوس العلوم في الهندسة النووية 53 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering بكالوريوس العلوم في الهندسة الميكانيكية 54

Student Handbook-2021-2022 12 College Name English/Arabic Program Name (English) Program Name (Arabic) No. College of Health Sciences كلية العلوم الصحية Master of Science in Environmental Health ماجستي ر العلوم في الصحة البيئية 55 Master of Science in Adult Critical Care Nursing ماجستير العلوم في تمريض العناية الفا ئقة للبالغين 56 Master of Science in Physiotherapy ماجستير العلوم في العلاج الطبيعي 57 Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences ماجستير العلوم في علوم المختبرات الطبية 58 Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences بكالوريوس العلوم في علوم ا لمختبرات الطبية 59 Bachelor of Science in Medical Diagnostic Imaging بكالوريوس العلوم في التصوير التشخيصي الطبي 60 Bachelor of Science in Nursing بكالوريوس العلوم في التمريض 61 Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration بكالوريوس العلوم في إدارة الخدمات الصحية 62 Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy بكالوريوس العلوم في العلاج الطبيعي 63 Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Sciences بكالوريوس العلوم في علوم الصحة البيئية 64 Bachelor of Science in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics بكالوريوس ا لعلوم في التغذية العلاجية والحميات 65 College of Law كلية القانون Doctor of Philosophy in Public Law دكتوراه الفلسفة في القانون العام 66 Doctor of Philosophy in Private Law دكتوراه الفلسفة في القانون الخاص 67 Master in Public Law ماجستير في القانون العام 68 Master in Private Law ماجستير في القانون الخاص 69 Master in Air and Space Law الماجستير في قانون الجو والفضاء 70 Bachelor in Law بكالوريوس في القانون 71 College of Fine Arts and Design كلية الفنون الجميلة والتصميم Bachelor in Fine Arts بكالوريوس في الفنون الجميلة 72 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design بكالوريوس الفنون الجميلة في التصميم الداخلي 73 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design and Textiles بكالوريوس الفنون الجميلة في تصميم الأزياء والمنسوجات 74 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication بكالوريوس الفنون الجميلة في الاتصال المرئي 75 College of Communication كلية الإتصال Doctor of Philosophy in Communication دكتوراه الفلسفة في الاتصال 76 Master of Arts in Communication ماجستير الآداب في الاتصال 77 Bachelor of Arts in Communication – Electronic Journalism بكالوريوس الآداب في الاتصال – الصحافة الإلكترونية 78 Bachelor of Arts in Communication - Radio and Television بكالوريوس الآداب في الاتصال - الإذاعة والتلفزيون 79 Bachelor of Arts in Communication – Digital Media Design بكالوريوس الآداب في الاتصال - التصميم الإعلامي الرقمي 80 Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication بكالوريوس الآداب في الاتصال 81

Student Handbook-2021-2022 13 College Name English/Arabic Program Name (English) Program Name (Arabic) No. الجماهيري Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations بكالوريوس الآداب في العلاقات العامة 82 College of Medicine كلية الطب Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Medicine and Translational Research دكتوراه الفلسفة في الطب الجزيئي وتطبيقاته الإكلينيكية 83 Master of Science in Molecular Medicine and Translational Research ماجستير العلوم في الطب الجزيئي وتطبيقاته الإكلينيكية 84 Master of Science in Leadership in Health Professions Education ماجستير العلوم في القيادة في التعليم الطبي 85 Master of Science in Diabetes Management ماجستير العلوم في إدارة مرض السكري 86 Postgraduate Diploma in Ultrasound Technology Applications دبلوم الدراسات العليا في تطبيقات تكنولوجيا الأش عة فوق الصوتية 87 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) بكالوريوس في الطب والجراحة 88 College of Dental Medicine كلية طب الأسنان Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) بكالوريوس في طب وجراحة الفم والأسنان 89 Master of Dental Surgery in Prosthodontics ماجستير جراحة الأسنان في تعويضات الأسنان 90 Master of Dental Surgery in Endodontics ماجستير جراحة الأسنان في المداواة اللبية 91 Master of Dental Surgery in Oral Surgery ماجستير جراحة الأسنان في جراحة الفم 92 Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontology ماجستير جراحة الأسنان في علم النسج حول السنية 93 College of Pharmacy كلية الصيدلة Bachelor of Pharmacy بكالوريوس في الصيدلة 94 Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences ماجستير في العلوم الصيدلانية 95 Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) (Master level) دكتوراه الصيدلة 96 College of Sciences كلية العلوم Master of Science in Physics ماجستير العلوم في الفيزياء 97 Master of Science in Chemistry ماجستير العلوم في الكيمياء 98 Master of Science in Biotechnology ماجستير العلوم في التقنيات الحيوية 99 Master of Science in Astronomy and Space Sciences ماجستير العلوم في علوم الفضاء والفلك 100 Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing ماجستير العلوم في نظم المعلومات الجغرافية والاستشعار عن بعد 101 Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geosciences and Remote Sensing بكالوريوس العلوم في علوم الأرض البترولية والاستشعار عن بعد 102 Bachelor of Science in Mathematics بكالوريوس العلوم في الرياضيات 103 Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics بكالوريوس العلوم في الفيزياء التطبيقية 104 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry بكالو ريوس العلوم في الكيمياء 105 Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology بكالوريوس العلوم في التقنيات الحيوية 106 College of Computing and informatics Master of Science in Computer Engineering ماجستير العلوم في هندسة الحاسوب 107 Master of Science in Computer Science ماجستير العلوم في علم الحاسوب 108 Bachelor of Science in Business Information بكالوريوس العلوم في نظم معلومات الأعمال 109

Student Handbook-2021-2022 14 College Name English/Arabic Program Name (English) Program Name (Arabic) No. كلية الحوسبة والمعلوماتية Systems Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering بكالوريوس العلوم في هندسة الحاسوب 110 Bachelor of Science in Computer Science بكالوريوس العلوم في علم الحاسوب 111 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Multimedia بكالوريوس العلوم في تقنية المعلومات - الوسائط المتعددة 112 Institute of Leadership in Higher Education معهد القيادة الأكاديمية في التعليم العا لي Master of Leadership in Higher Education ماجستير القيادة في التعليم العالي 113 Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership in Higher Education دبلوم الدراسات العليا في القيادة في التعليم العالي 114 1.2.8 University Campuses

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Student Handbook-2021-2022 16 1.2.9 Correspondence Directory Contact Information for offices providing students’ services Students Services (Men) Deans Office Prof. Eid Mohammad Kanaan Dean of Student Affairs ekanaan@sharjah.ac.ae Mr. Adham Ali Abdelrazek Administrative Assistant aabdelrazek@sharjah.ac.ae Student Activities Section Dr. Hesham Abdel Halim Head of student Activities section Scouts supervisor hesham@sharjah.ac.ae Mr. Najib Ben Mohammed Naas Student activities officer Ushers supervisor nnaas@sharjah.ac.ae Mr. Mohamad Khalfan Al Hamadi Student activities officer mk.alhammadi@sharjah.ac.ae Dr. Dheyaa Fakhri AL Qaysi Senior Student activities specialist dhia@sharjah.ac.ae Sports Activities Section Salah Tahir Al Amirri Acting Head of Sports Activates Management Unit alamirri@sharjah.ac.ae

Student Handbook-2021-2022 17 Psychological Support And Counseling Section Mr. Basem Ahmed AbdelGhaffar Counselor babdelghaffar@sharjah.ac.ae Student Dormitory department Mr. Suliman Khamis Al-Naqbi Acting Head of Student Dormitories suliman.alnaqbi@sharjah.ac.ae Art Studio Mr. Mohamed Mahmoud Hussein Art Activities officer mmhussein@sharjah.ac.ae Clinic University city ambulance Emergency 050 527 2233 050 161 6365 050 677 6844 National Ambulance Emergency 06 - 558 4444 Students Services (Women) Name Job Title email Dr.Salama Mohd. Alrahoomi Dean of students' affairs salrahoomi@sharjah.ac.ae Dr. Somaya Alshamayleh Psychological counselor sshamayleh@sharjah.ac.ae Aisha Al-mutawa Psychological counselor aalmutawa@sharjah.ac.ae Mariam Ali Albalushi Student's activity officer maalbalushi@sharjah.ac.ae Hala Mohammed Ahmed Suleiman Student's activity officer hsuleiman@sharjah.ac.ae Mooza Khalifa Alghufli Student's activity officer malghafli@sharjah.ac.ae Farah Amjad Drawing supervisor farah@sharjah.ac.ae Samira M.R. Shehadeh Student's activity officer Samira1@sharjah.ac.ae Sport Complex (Women) LILI MORADI Athletic Coach lmoradi@sharjah.ac.ae KHALEDAH ALLAM Sport Coach khalida@sharjah.ac.ae SALY JACOB Athletic Coach sherin@sharjah.ac.ae

Student Handbook-2021-2022 18 ABEER LABIB RASHID Swimming Coach abeermirza@sharjah.ac.ae INAS ZAKRY HEJAZI Lifeguard Ihejazi@sharjah.ac.ae JUHAINA ALSAMRAIE Swimming Coach juhaina@sharjah.ac.ae ELSHYMAA KAMAL M. ALI Athletic Coach sh.ali@sharjah.ac.ae Dorms (Women) Bakhita Alkhatiri Dormitory Director bakhita@sharjah.ac.ae Naglaa Sabr Abdalla Hesham Administrative assistant nhesham@sharjah.ac.ae Rihab Musa Mohamed Ahmed Administrative assistant rmusa@sharjah.ac.ae Fatima Mohamed El Ghazali OPERATION OFFICER fsaleh@sharjah.ac.ae Abdurrahim Ghulam Rahim OPERATION OFFICER arahim@sharjah.ac.ae Gumala Abd alrahman Saleh COUNSELOR jalqasimi@sharjah.ac.ae alya sayed arif ahmed STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER 202301@sharjah.ac.ae Emelie Bedrero Office attendant ecarmelotes@sharjah.ac.ae Hafsa bint Omar building W13A Rehab EL Sherbini DORMITORY SUPERVISOR relsherbini@sharjah.ac.ae Samia Mohamed STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER samohamed@sharjah.ac.ae Fatima Al Zahraa Building W13B Nazik Mohammed Al-Fateh DORMITORY SUPERVISOR nalfateh@sharjah.ac.ae Zahret El-Alla Ammar STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER mame@sharjah.ac.ae Khadija Bint Khuwailid Building W13C Nadia Bairkdar DORMITORY SUPERVISOR rose@sharjah.ac.ae HANAN MOHAMED ABDULLAH STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER habdullah@sharjah.ac.ae Aisha bint Abi Bakr building W13D Mona Sayed Zin Abd Elmaksoud DORMITORY SUPERVISOR mzein@sharjah.ac.ae Taiseir Abdol Gani Shaykhown STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER tshaykhown@sharjah.ac.ae Safia bint Hayy building W13E

Student Handbook-2021-2022 19 Hanan A Azzam DORMITORY SUPERVISOR hazam@sharjah.ac.ae Sahar AlHashimi STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER sahar@sharjah.ac.ae Umm Salamah Building W13 F Zainab Mohammed Eissa DORMITORY SUPERVISOR zeissa@sharjah.ac.ae Marwa Mohamed Abdalzz STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER mabdalzz@sharjah.ac.ae Al-Juwayriyah Bint Al-Harith Building Buthaina Mansour DORMITORY SUPERVISOR bibiy@sharjah.ac.ae MARWA MUAZ SIR ALKHATIM STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER msiralkhatim@sharjah.ac.ae Maymouna Bint Al Harith Building Intisar Hassan Issat DORMITORY SUPERVISOR iissat@sharjah.ac.ae Medical Campus A Gehan Dawood Dahab DORMITORY SUPERVISOR gdahab@sharjah.ac.ae Moza Mossa Al-shehabi STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER malshehabi@sharjah.ac.ae Medical Campus C Amira Karrar Bashir DORMITORY SUPERVISOR abashir@sharjah.ac.ae Nabwia Abdalla STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER nab.abdalla@sharjah.ac.ae Medical Campus D Fatma AbdulHassib DORMITORY SUPERVISOR fabdulhassib@sharjah.ac.ae Bayan Jaber Altaj STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER baltaj@sharjah.ac.ae Medical Campus E Eman Aldulaimy DORMITORY SUPERVISOR ealdulaimy@sharjah.ac.ae Azza Soliman STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER asoliman@sharjah.ac.ae Medical Campus F Aisar Muhsen Al Mimar DORMITORY SUPERVISOR aalmimar@sharjah.ac.ae Hasnaa Elsayed STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER helsayed@sharjah.ac.ae

Student Handbook-2021-2022 20 Medical Campus G Hoda Abdel Maksoud Mohammed DORMITORY SUPERVISOR hmohammed@sharjah.ac.ae SHAIMA MOHAMED TALAAT STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER stalaat@sharjah.ac.ae Medical Campus H Afaf Mohammed Subhi DORMITORY SUPERVISOR asubhi@sharjah.ac.ae Basma Atef Hagras STUDENT DORMITORY OFFICER bhagras@sharjah.ac.ae Computer Labs Supervisor Amina Ali Al Muraikhi COMPUTER LABORATORY OFFICER amena@sharjah.ac.ae Einas Shams El Din Ali COMPUTER LABORATORY OFFICER eelgailani@sharjah.ac.ae Nada Gad El Kerim Abd El Hakim COMPUTER LABORATORY OFFICER nelkarem@sharjah.ac.ae Clinic University city ambulance Emergency 050 527 2233 050 161 6365 050 677 6844 National Ambulance Emergency 06 - 558 4444 Telephone and Fax Directory University of Sharjah P. O.Box 27272 Sharjah United Arab Emirates Tel: +971 6 5585000 Fax: +971 6 5585099 Email: info@sharjah.ac.ae Office / College / Department Telephone Number Fax Number Chancellor's Office +971 6 5050001 +971 6 5585185 Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs +971 6 5053032 +971 6 5053034 Vice Chancellor for Medical & Health Sciences Colleges +971 6 5057201 +971 6 5585879 Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administrative Affairs +971 6 5050103 +971 6 5050101 Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs +971 6 5050524 +971 6 5050523 Dean for Academic Support +971 6 5053014 +971 6 5050139

Student Handbook-2021-2022 21 Services Call Center for New Students 600-522251 Admissions and Registration +971 6 5050735 +971 6 5585184 Disability Resource Center +971 6 5053028 +971 6 5053112 New Dental Hospital Call Center 06-5057666 (External) Ext 7666 (Internal Within UOS Campus) Students Housing Men +971 6 5052778 Women +971 6 5051500 +971 6 5585487 +971 6 5585419 Passport Unit +971 6 5050066 +971 6 5050026 College of Shari’a & Islamic Studies +971 6 5050181 +971 6 5050334 College of Sciences +971 6 5050226 +971 6 5050225 +971 6 5050489 College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences +971 6 5053301 +971 6 5050644 College of Business Administration Men Women +971 6 5053500 +971 6 5053522 +971 6 5050100 College of Engineering Men Women +971 6 5050901 +971 6 5050952 +971 6 5585173 +971 6 5585191 College of Health Sciences Men Women +971 6 5057501 +971 6 5050801 +971 6 5057502 +971 6 5050802 College of Law Men Women +971 6 5050195 +971 6 5053187 +971 6 5050140 +971 6 5053155 College of Fine Arts & Design +971 6 5053441 +971 6 5053444 College of Communication +971 6 5050695 +971 6 5050688 College of Medicine +971 6 5057201 +971 6 5585879 College of Dental Medicine +971 6 5057301 +971 6 5585641 College of Pharmacy +971 6 5057401 +971 6 5585812 College of Sciences +971 6 5050225 +971 6 5050224 +971 6 5050489 College of Graduate Studies and Research +971 6 5050550 +971 6 5050552 Deanship of Student Affairs Men Women +971 6 5050759 +971 6 5050701 +971 6 5585174 +971 6 5585160 Information Technology Center +971 6 5050014 +971 6 5585101

Student Handbook-2021-2022 22 Physical Plant +971 6 5050058 +971 6 5050051 Human Resources +971 6 5050023 +971 6 5585200 Public Relations +971 6 5050020 +971 6 5585099 Media Center +971 6 5050020 +971 6 5585099 Finance Department +971 6 5050048 +971 6 5585183 Alumni Association +971 6 5050527 +971 6 5050523 Office of Grants and Sponsorships +971 6 5050530 Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development (CCE) +971 6 5057081, +971 6 5057087 +971 6 5057078 Central Laboratories +971 6 5053453 +971 6 5050444 Medical Service Department Men’s clinic Women’s clinic Emergency Phone Numbers Emergency Males Emergency Females Ambulance Medical Laboratory Pharmacy +971 6 5050207 +971 6 5050642 050/3619222 050/3619333 050/5272233 +971 6 5585416 +971 6 5053272 +971 6 5053222 +971 6 5053250 Libraries Medical Colleges College of Fine Arts & Design Men Women +971 6 5057161 +971 6 5053190 +971 6 5050245 +971 6 5050673 +971 6 5585186 +971 6 5053167 +971 6 5050249 +971 6 5050671 Business Services and Purchases Dept. +971 6 5050081 +971 6 5050419 University City Security- Sharjah Main Number (Operator) is 06-5059555 Offices Extension No. Head of the Station 00 Secretary 89 Force Officer 91 Head of Traffic and Patrols Branch 33 Traffic Cases Follow-Up 21-20 Operations 55 Investigation Offices- 1 51-50 Investigation Offices- 2 61-60

Student Handbook-2021-2022 23 Chapter Two: Academic Calendar

Student Handbook-2021-2022 24 2.1 Academic Calendar 2021/2022 Fal l Semester 2021/2022 Day Date Description AD H. Sun 20 Jun 10 Dhi Al-Qida Beginning of regular admission in Fall 2021/2022 for bachelor programs Sun 20 Jun 10 Dhi Al-Qida Leave Academic Staff Fri 16 Jul 06 Dhi Al-Hijja The last day of regular admission for Colleges of Medicine and Dental Medicine. Sun-Thu 18-22 Jul 08-12 Dhi Al-Hijja Arafah + Eid Aladha Mon 09 Aug 01 Muharam 1443 Alhijiri New year Thu 19 Aug 11 Muharam The last day of regular admission for other colleges Sun 22 Aug 14 Muharam Return of Academic Staff Sun - Thu 22-26 Aug 14-18 Muharam TOEFL exam for new students + Math & Physics placement tests + Late registration Thu 26 Aug 18 Muharam Last date for new students to postpone their admission Sun 29 Aug 21 Muharam Classes begin Wed 01 Sept 24 Muharam Last day for incomplete exam (Undergraduate) Thu 02 Sept 25 Muharam Last day for Add/Drop Tue 14 Sept 07 Safar Virtual Orientation meeting for new students Thu 23 Sept 16 Safar Last day for withdrawal from semester (Undergraduates) Sun - Wed 17-27 Oct 11-21 Rabi I Midterm exams Thu 04 Nov 29 Rabi I Last day for dropping courses without 'F Wed 01 Dec 26 Rabi II Martyr's Day Thu - Fri 02-03 Dec 27-28 Rabi II UAE National Day Thu 09 Dec 05 Jumada I Classes end

Student Handbook-2021-2022 25 Sat - Tue 11-21 Dec 07-17 Jumada I Final exams Sun 26 Dec 22 Jumada I Winter break starts Sat 01 Jan 2022 28 Jumada I New Year Mon - Thu 10 - 13 Jan 07 – 10 Jumada II Fall graduation ceremony Spr ing Semester 2021/2022 Day Date Descr ipt ion AD H. Sun - Thu 05 Dec – 06 Jan 01 Jumada I – 03 Jumada I I Regular admi ssion in spr ing 2021/2022 for bachelor programs Sun 09 Jan 06 Jumada I I Return of Academic Sta f f Sun - Thu 09-13 Jan 06- 10 Jumada I I TOEFL exam for new students + Math & Phys ics placement tests + Late regi strat ion Sun 09 Jan 06 Jumada I I Classes begin Wed 12 Jan 09 Jumada I I Last day for Incomplete Exam (Undergraduates) Thu 13 Jan 10 Jumada I I Last day for Add/Drop Thu 13 Jan 10 Jumada I I Last date for new students to postpone thei r admi ssion Thu 03 Feb 02 Rajab Last day for withdrawal from semester (Undergraduates) Sun - Wed 06-16 Mar 03 – 13 Shaban Midterm Exam Thu 24 Mar 21 Shaban Last day for dropping courses without 'F' Sun - Thu 27 Mar - 07 Apr 24 Shaban – 06 Ramadan Spring break Sun 03 Apr 02 Ramadan Beginning of ear ly admi ss ion in Fal l 2022/2023 for bachelor programs Fri 22 Apr 21 Ramadan The last day of Early Admission in Fal l 2022/2023 for Bachelor programs

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