|Student Advising Unit - Non-designated students|
Educate students about the following:
• The minimum and maximum number of credit hours that a student is allowed to perform in his current position (the student’s academic load).
• Courses and their previous and accompanying requirements, and that the student will not be allowed to register a course unless he succeeds in the previous one.
• The place and time at which the lectures start, by issuing and printing guide boards and small maps showing the room numbers and their locations.
• Conditions and deadlines for each of: deletion and addition of courses, withdrawal from a course, absence and exclusion, postponement and change of specialization and transfer to another college.
• Graduation requirements and a minimum GPA of (2.75 / 5).
• Specialization criteria.
Appearances that warrant guidance:
1- A sudden significant drop in high-level academic performance without justifiable reasons.
2- An unjustified request to postpone or withdraw from the college.
3- Complaints from teachers or colleagues about persistent negative behaviors shown by the student.
4- A high level of apprehension about exams, duties, or social life ... etc.
5- The student's ability to express his problems is weak.
6- Notable manifestations of deep states of confusion, frustration, apathy, or despair.
7- Continuous complaints about physical problems, sleep disturbance, or isolation from others ... etc.
8- The student clearly expresses his desire for psychological counseling.
In cases of social and psychological counseling, please note the following:
1- Confirming and maintaining the maximum degree of privacy and confidentiality in organizing counseling sessions.
2- Explaining to the student that meeting the psychological and social counselor does not mean that he is mentally ill.
3- Providing the psychological and social counselor with complete information as possible about the student’s condition.