Services by Deanship of Student Affairs

Report
Services by
Deanship of Student Affairs
Dr. Mesfer M Al-Zahrani
Dean, Student Affairs
DSA Role
Deanship
of
Student
Affairs
(DSA)
provides services and support for
students to enhance their learning,
growth and development
DSA Organizational Structure
RECTOR
DEAN, STUDENT
AFFAIRS
Dean Office
ASSISTANT DEAN,
ASSISTANT DEAN,
ASSISTANT DEAN,
EMPLOYMENT AND
TRAINING
STUDENT AFFAIRS
COUNSELING AND
ADVISING
ALUMNI
DEPARTMENT
TRAINING
DEPARTMENT
DEPT. OF CAREER
GUIDANCE
Internal scholarship unit
Part Time unit
Technical Support and Data
Updating Unit
STUDENT
FUND
STUDENT
ACTIVITIES
STUDENT
HOUSING
DIR. GENERAL,
STUDENT AFFAIRS
SPECIAL NEEDS
AFFAIRS
ADVISING
DEPARTMENT
STUDENT
SERVICES
Student
Clubs
RECORDS
DEPT.
Student Affairs Main Functional Units
(Departments)
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Student Activities
Student Services
Counseling and Advising
Training and Employment
Student Housing
Student Fund
Sponsorship and Scholarship
Part-time Jobs
The Counseling and Advising Center (CAAC):
The main objective of the CAAC is to provide KFUPM
students with social counseling as well as academic
advising. The CAAC has many objectives, among which
are the following:
1. Assisting the students to achieve psychological,
social and academic adjustment.
2. Help the students throughout their university life.
3. Preparing new students for university life.
The Counseling and Advising Center (CAAC):
Counseling is a collaborative process, which involves the
development of a unique, confidential, helping relationship. The
main services provided by CAAC include counseling in one of the
following forms:
1. Individual Counseling: A student meets with a counselor on
a one-to-one basis to work through personal concerns.
2. Group Counseling: Counseling in groups offers a broad
range of insight and support from peers and professional
counselors.
3. Student/Guardian Counseling: Couples counseling works
toward alleviating the strains in a close relationship. In such
cases, one of the relatives, usually the father or a brother, are
contacted and asked to visit the center.
Student Activities
Provide an appropriate educational environment to the
students during the course of study and to develop
their personality by involving them in numerous Cocurricular activities.
For this purpose, there are a large number of student
clubs that give the student a chance to participate in
scientific, cultural, social, art or sports activities.
Student Activities (Student Clubs)
The Scientific Clubs:
Aerospace Engineering Club, Chemical Engineering Club, Chemistry
Club, Civil Engineering Club, Computer Engineering Club, Earth
Sciences Club, Electrical Engineering Club, Environmental Design Club,
Math Club, Mechanical Engineering Club, Petroleum Engineering Club,
Physics Club, Science Club, Statistics Club, System Engineering Club,
Innovation Club.
The General and Interest Based Clubs:
Applied Arts Club, Arabic Language Club, Brotherhood Social Club,
Chess Club, Community Service Club, Cultural Club, Diving Club, English
Language Club, Health and fitness Club, Higher Studies Club, Industrial
Management Club, Innovation Club, International Trips Club, Jawala
Club, Life Skills Club, Media Club, Multi Media Club, Photography Club,
Public Relations Club, Social Club, Sports Club (for Groups), Sports Club
(for Individuals), Theater Club, Toastmaster Club. Visits Club
Student Fund
The Student Fund performs various tasks including:
• Loans
• Incentives
• Support Students' activities
• Support Students’ projects
Student Housing Department
The department responsible for providing services and
complete facilities for university students on the
university Campus. KFUPM aims to provide
accommodation environment that motivates and
helps students concentrating on their studies and
social communication.
Fully furnished rooms with all the required services. In
addition to the on-campus transportation services,
maintenance and hygiene services are closely
monitored. Also, the university provides recreation
facilities distributed on the campus, in addition to the
general services (food supplies, student services,
restaurants, cafes)
General Directorate of Student Affairs Student Services
Responsible for taking care of all students since the
day they join the university until the day of graduation.
The General Directorate of Student Affairs plays a
vital and continuous role to facilitate the tasks of
students in the university.
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Student Services (con’t)
• Issuance of necessary cards and papers.
• Issuance of student certification letters, final clearance
letters, exit re-entry visa, air tickets,
• Monthly stipend, honors students allowance (UG).
• Issuance of official and medical excuses.
• Answering student inquiries and referring them to
appropriate department.
• Keep student records.
The Employment and Training Affairs
This office is concerned with everything related
to training university students and their employment
before graduation or even after they graduate.
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Training
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Career Guidance
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Alumni department
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Part time jobs
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Sponsorship/Scholarship program
Training Programs
Structured educational training programs, integrating the
theoretical knowledge learned in the classrooms and
laboratories with real-world experiences.
•Summer Training Program
•Cooperative Training Program
The Alumni Department
Responsible for the distribution of the student’s official
certificates, and introduction letters,
- Updating the addresses and contacts of the alumni
and maintaining a computerized database for their
information.
- Participation in the annual graduation ceremonies.
Career guidance
• Responsible for facilitating job search, and the
relationship with students after graduation
• Organizing job fairs
• Providing alumni information to employers for the
purpose of recruitment
Scholarship/Sponsorship unit
• Coordinates with different divisions of the university.
• Provides all the benefits to the International Students
as per the Scholarship rules and regulations.
•Provides the necessary help and support to the
International Students with Scholarship as per the rules
and regulations.
• Assists
companies
and
agencies
to
announce scholarship opportunities to all university
students.
Part Time unit
• It coordinates the part-time job assignment inside the
university through which it addresses students needs as
well as the needs of the various University departments.
• The nomination and assignment of students to work
are done through a well prepared on-line system.
Student Privileges/Services
 Monthly stipend - (900) nine hundred riyals
 Two way air ticket the end of each academic year
 Exemption from paying housing fees for the
duration of his study at the university
 Free textbooks
 Subsidized meals at the campus student
restaurant
 Free treatment at the University Medical Center
 Issuance of University ID and stipend ATM cards
 Other benefits as per the scholarship rules and
regulations
 Issuance of identification letters
 Opportunities to participate in all activities
THANK YOU
Wish you pleasant stay
and successful academic program
at KFUPM

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