Departments

The Department of Admissions and Registration

The Department is responsible for performing the following tasks:

• Acceptance and documentation:

1. The implementation of the University's acceptance policy, and coordination with the Schools for the acceptance stage regarding student numbers and each School’s admission requirements, in accordance with the University’s policies.

2. Receiving, reviewing and processing requests from new students in accordance with the regulations and conditions specified by the Board of Deans.

3. The regulation of admission procedures for non-Jordanian students.

4. The matching and verification of each accepted student’s documentation. It is then stored in the allotted place after it has been entered into the academic system and had the student’s university number registered it.

5. The implementation of individual decisions regarding procedures related to admission, transfer between specializations, inter-university transfer, and re-enrollment.

6. The preparation, archiving and entering of student files on the computerized systems, and making sure they are continuously updated.

7. Informing accepted applicants of their acceptance and providing them with all necessary information related to their applications, registration procedures and fees.

8. The receipt of course equivalency requests from transfer and visiting students, according to the specified procedures and regulations.

9. The issuance of documents and certificates to students relating to their admission and registration.

10. Preparing the yearly academic calendar.

11. Organizing the distribution of graduation documents by posting the announcements inside the Deanship and on the Deanship’s page of the University's website.

12. The documentation and monitoring of individual academic cases and the implementation of decisions of the Board of Deans.

13. The documentation of academic grades (transcripts) for the regular students in each semester, and verification of each student’s file in terms of attaching the original certificates, documents and papers required for admission. The files must be indexed, numbered electronically and filed in the appropriate place.

14. To ensure that each student’s information is accurate and checked for submission to internal and external parties authorized to receive it.

• Registration:

1. Organizing and coordinating the schedules for each semester as proposed by the Schools, assisting students of the University's various specializations to register the courses they will study during the semester and performing all the necessary services for the withdrawal and addition of courses, and ensuring the provision of alternative courses.

2. Publishing the lists of students expected to graduate in each semester according to the approved process.

3. The processing of data and information pertaining to individual students' cases that require consideration by the School Committee or Board of Deans, and making a recommendation in accordance with the rules and regulations.

4. The implementation of procedures and follow-up in cases of students being prohibited from completing courses and those wishing to withdraw from courses, in accordance with the regulations.

5. The implementation and follow-up of procedures leading to students obtaining their University degree, including the verification of documents and certificates.

6. The receipt and implementation of applications for deferment and withdrawal from the semester.

7. The issuance of degree certificates and official transcripts, in addition to recording students' academic results and any disciplinary procedures taken against students.

8. The receipt, verification and publication of exam results, in addition to calculating and updating students’ semester and cumulative averages.

9. The monitoring of each student’s academic record, in addition to preparing lists of students who have received warnings or been dismissed from their specializations, and informing the concerned parties.

10. A list of students expected to graduate must be prepared at the end of each semester. The study plans for all such students must be verified and their files and averages checked to make sure they are up-to-date.

11. The preparation of lists of academically outstanding students, and those who have received warnings and are failing academically.

12. The integration and cancellation of course groups at the request of some Schools, dependent upon the number of students registering for the course.

13. The administration of the Deanship’s online registration system, in cooperation with the Computer Center, and monitoring of the network and the e-server.

The Department of Cultural Exchange and Alumni Affairs
The Department is responsible for performing the following tasks:
 
• Cultural exchange and scholarships:
 
1. Implementing the necessary procedures for local and overseas study grants (fellowships, scholarships and student exchange programs), following up on the admission and registration process in cooperation with the concerned deanships in accordance with the regulations, and documenting all procedures.
2. Responding to correspondence from consulates, embassies, and ministries involved in education to check the authenticity of documents for those applying to complete their studies or applying for employment.
3. Monitoring the registration procedures concerning joint programs with local, regional and international universities according to agreements and memorandums of understanding.
4. Monitoring the registration procedures for non-Jordanian students registering for special study programs (non-degree courses), according to agreements and memorandums of understanding signed by the University.
5. Implementing and monitoring the internal study grant procedures in cooperation with the concerned deanships, following the approved regulations and conditions, and documenting all relevant procedures.
6. Communicate with students who received study grants, after their graduation, in coordination with the concerned parties.
 
 
• Alumni Affairs and Careers Guidance :
 
1. Storing information regarding graduates in a database and providing it to any authorized party that requests it.
2. Communicating with those students expected to graduate to inform them how to obtain their certificates upon graduation.
3. Ensuring that the list of graduates is presented to the College committees and the Board of Deans for approval each semester.
4. Contributing to the publication of the graduate yearbook and ensuring that it is distributed during the graduation ceremony, at the close of each academic year only.
5. The preparation of studies and research on the satisfaction of graduates, and the satisfaction of employers with the graduates.
6. The active and ongoing communication between the University and its graduates, in the form of training, alumni club, magazines, a regularly updated database, the presentation of success stories, correspondence, etc., all done in cooperation with the relevant parties.
7. The preparation of an effective mechanism to assist graduates in finding employment.
8. Playing a role in the organization of the graduation ceremony.
9. Providing advice and guidance on job options in the local and regional labor markets.
10. Helping to increase students’ chances of finding employment by directing them to the appropriate institutions, holding training workshops and providing websites that help them to hone their skills and increase their capabilities.
11. The preparation of a career guidance plan that suits the needs of the University, its students, and the requirements of the labor market.
12. To assist in arranging graduate recruitment days at the University days to enable them to find employment opportunities.
The Department of Development and Studies
The Department is responsible for performing the following tasks:
 
• Development and follow-up:
 
1. The preparation of the Deanship of Admissions and Registration‘s strategic plan and the monitoring of its implementation throughout the year.
2. Assisting in the analysis of the online admission and registration systems to promote their development, as well as providing technical support from the qualified parties.
3. The monitoring and development of the mechanism for the evaluation of faculty members.
4. The development of the skills of the Deanship’s staff members, identifying their training needs and encouraging them to be innovative.
5. Issuing a full annual report to the Dean that includes all of the activities and achievements of the Deanship and its administrative departments for the entire university year.
6. To review and develop work procedures through the establishment of a system designed to monitor the Deanship’s activities.
7. The application of quality assurance standards to the Deanship's departments.
8. The preparation of the necessary reports about the University and Schools that aid in the development of the academic and learning process, in so far as admission and registration is involved.
9. To offer opinions and information to support the proposals of the University and Schools regarding the development of the Schools and academic departments as part of the University’s expansion.
10. To attract academically outstanding students, to achieve diversity and nurture academic excellence.
11. To attract students from inside and outside Jordan in accordance with University policy.
12. Preparing the media plan and publishing the acceptance manual, in coordination with the Department of Admissions and Registration.
13. Publishing introductory brochures about the University’s specializations.
14. Developing and updating the Deanship’s website.
 
 
 
• Studies and statistics:
 
1. To prepare and calculate the additional teaching load for each School, with the detailed study and analysis being sent to the relevant parties.
2. Conducting necessary studies and research as required by the president of the University.
3. Providing the necessary databases, statistics and electronic services to facilitate decision-making among management and other relevant parties.
4. The preparation of tables of statistics relating to students and faculty which are sent to the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
5. The preparation of questionnaires regarding students’ status, their performance, graduates, the labor market and other such questionnaires which contribute to performance improvement and generally serve the University's objectives.
6. To collect statistical information about the University's various activities, whether in the academic field regarding students and faculty members within the various Schools, or the administrative and technical staff involved in academic work, and to classify, order, analyze and publish that information in periodic statistical bulletins.
7. To provide all information and statistics related to student data to the concerned parties upon request.
8. To periodically prepare the statistical guide.
Talented Students Office

The Talented Students Office oversees the following tasks:

 

1. Preparing plans related to the discovery and care of gifted and talented students, and following up on their implementation, evaluation and development.

2. Preparing research, evaluation and development plans in the field of caring for gifted and talented students at the University

3. Preparing tests for the detection of gifted and talented students, in coordination with the relevant authorities, and applying them, evaluating and developing them, or signing agreements with relevant bodies to carry out the task.

4. Determining the training and qualification needs of those who work in the care of the gifted and talented, in coordination with the relevant authorities.

5. Preparing enrichment programs for the gifted and talented inside and outside their Schools.

6. Establishing standards and conditions for nominating faculty members and academic supervisors to work in the care of gifted and talented students.

7. Developing programs and procedural regulations related to the care of gifted and talented students, forwarding that information to the Schools' deanships, and monitoring their implementation.

8. Monitoring the provision of the requirements for academic care programs with regard to devices and operational requirements.

9. Helping to educate families and society about the importance of nurturing the gifted and talented.

10. Establishing a comprehensive automated information system for the care of gifted and talented people and applying continuous development in coordination with the relevant authorities.

11. Cooperating and communicating with the concerned authorities in the field of gifted care, inside and outside the University, to benefit from the expertise and potentials of these bodies.

12. Preparing the annual draft budget for the center and the programs in coordination with the relevant authorities.

13. Organizing the paperwork and information related to gifted and talented people and storing them in a way that enables them to be produced easily when needed.

14. Determining the administrative and technical needs and requirements of the center and Schools, and monitoring their availability.

15. Preparing periodic and final reports on the programs, activities, and achievements of the gifted and talented programs implemented in the Schools, and identifying the obstacles to their performance and ways of overcoming them, and submitting them to the University vice president.

16. Preparing and implementing the Office’s work plan.

17. Establishing partnerships with agencies specialized in the field of giftedness and creativity, and organizing mutual visits and meetings.

18. Providing and maintaining office supplies and equipment.

19. Preparing periodic reports on the work, programs and activities of the Office.

20. Managing the affairs of the students in the Office.

21. Follow up on the exhibitions held for displaying the works of talented people.

22. Spreading the culture of talent and creativity.

23. Documenting the work of the Gifted Center.

24. Ensuring coordination between other media agencies.

25. Preparing a database on gifted students who have benefitted from the Office services and monitoring their progress.

26. Providing gifted students with psychological and social care.

27. Advising students on how to register patents. 

28. Building a file to follow up on the achievements of each student.

29. Nominating and training students and taking the initiative to participate in competitions that serve students’ various talents.

30. Connecting gifted students with distinguished faculty members and researchers.

 

 

 

 

Learning Support Office

The Learning Support Office oversees the following tasks:

 

  1. Assisting the integration of students with additional learning needs (such as cognitive difficulties, and specific learning difficulties that include visual, speech, and hearing) in the best possible way, both academically and socially, by providing each student with the appropriate support from the various available services.
  2. Providing students with appropriate services according to each case, whenever necessary.
  3. Involving students with additional educational needs in various activities, and encouraging them to express their needs without embarrassment, which builds their self-confidence.
  4. Encouraging and training PSUT students to participate in supporting this group of people.
  5. Providing appropriate training for different categories of employees to deal with students with additional educational needs.
  6. Developing students' academic skills and helping them to develop their own abilities to acquire knowledge during remedial lessons for some courses which are taught by PSUT students themselves, through which the concept of cooperation is established between students.
  7. Running courses to improve students’ skills in handwriting and typing in Arabic and English.
  8. Running courses to strengthen students’ conversation skills in Arabic and English, in addition to courses in mathematics and any other subject in which the student may need additional lessons.
  9. Monitoring students’ development and progress through their academic results.
  10. Providing special arrangements for the exams (extra time, companions for reading or writing the exam, separate rooms, a calculator, a printing medium) according to the student’s condition.
  11. Providing copies of class notes.
  12. Providing other electronic devices and programs suitable for different situations.
  13. Providing audio recordings of lectures.
  14. Providing colored paper and enlarged font for exams.