Repeating a Course

Any undergraduate student may retake a course for which he/she received a grade below B. (A student may exercise this option for no more than four courses, totaling no more than 18CH for College of Medicine and Pharmacy and 12CH for other undergraduate colleges. student may use this option only once for a given course within two years. For the course retaken, the lower grade will show as “R” in the transcript. Only the higher grade shall be counted in the determination of the student’s grade-point average (GPA). The course retake policy will not be applied automatically to a student’s GPA. After completing the second attempt of a course, a student must submit a request to the University Registrar’s Office. Retake course policy will apply for courses taken at Alfaisal University only. (Retake courses policy will not apply for courses taken outside Alfaisal University). Student to benefit from the retake policy his/her new grade must not be F or DN.