Orientation week is scheduled for one week before the start of first semester of the new Academic Year. The objective is to introduce new students to campus life, facilities, departments, library, and other relevant services; and to repond to their concerns.
All new and continuing students must register with the Admissions and Registration Office within the first two weeks of the semester. Only fully registered students have the right to attend classes.
Late registration may be considered with justifiable reasons and a late registration fee may apply.
Students Identity Card
All registered students will be issued with University Identity Card. Loss of the Identity Card should be reported immediately to the Dean of Students. In that case a new Identity Card will be issued against a replacement fee. A student shall be required to have a current University identity card which must be produced when asked by University personnel.
Any student who wishes to change his/her specialization (major) will be allowed by formal application to DVC (Academic Affairs) through the Head of Department. The change must be effected within the first two weeks of the first semester of the student.
TCU procedure for changing programs will be adhered to.
Transfer between Institutions
Any regular student who wishes to transfer from another institution to join the University must satisfy the requirementsfor credit transfer and adhere to TCU guidelines on credit transfer. At least 50% of the program must be completed at SUMAIT University.
Postponement of Studies
No student will be allowed to postpone studies after the academic year has begun except under special circumstances, such as financial, social or medical problems. However, this must be supported by acceptable reasons and evidence. A student may postpone studies for a maximum of two semesters.
A student who is discontinued on academic grounds may apply to start afresh at the University. Such a student may apply immediately if the intended program of studies is different; otherwise have to wait for a lapse of two years.
The University awards the following degrees:
i Bachelor of Arts with Education (BA. Ed.)
ii Bachelor of Science with Education (BSc. Ed.)
iii Bachelor of Science (BSc.)
iv Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BIT)
v Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology (BA Counseling Psychology)