The definition of a visitor student is one who has studied like courses
at the University to which he/she belongs, or in another branch of the
University to which he/she belongs without transfer, and the courses
which he/she studied are equal in accordance with the following
For a King Faisal University student who wishes to be a visitor student
at another university:
That the student should have an academic record of at least two
semesters at the College which he/she joined before his/her
request of study as a student visitor at another University.
Prior approval must be obtained from the College of the student
to allow him/her to study as a student visitor. When determining
courses that will be studied, the College has the right to
determine the specific cumulative rate equal to the course being
applied for. The student is sent to study in the other university
with an official letter from the Deanship of Admission and
Registration of KFU.
Grades of the courses that have been studied as a visitor
student are not included within the cumulative average of the
Study should be at an accredited college or university.
The course that the student is studying outside the University
should be at least equivalent in terms of words required for
assessment and not less in credit hours than one of the courses
contained in the graduation requirements.
Subject to paragraph (d) of the item on transfer from outside
the University, the maximum sum of credit hours that can be
calculated from outside the University is 20 per cent of the total
units to graduate from King Faisal University.
The student must provide the Deanship of Admission and
Registration with his/her results obtained within two weeks of the
start of the study in the first semester following the period of
his/her visit, and if the results are not provided, he/she is
considered cut off from those semesters (except for summer