Frequently Asked Questions

Are the years with no registration included in the Period of Study?

Unregistered Years are counted within the Period of Study.

Am I unregistered if I do not renew my registration?

Registration of a student is not erased out of her/his will..

What should I do if I cannot pay the Education Fee in time; What if I do not pay?

. An application to the Student Affairs Office with a petition is done within the period specified in Academic Calendar and fee can be paid upon the petitions are deemed suitable by Institute Management Board.

. If  the fee is not paid, the student loses the right to education and other student’s rights for that semester.

What should I do when I lose my Student ID Card?

. Upon application to the Student Affairs Office, documentation of loss which will be transferred to Police Department is made to be signed by the personnel.

. Taking the documentation that has been signed, bring it to the local Police Station in the district where you have lost your ID Card, and ask for ‘Loss Declaration Registered’ caché.

. With the document which has been stamped with caché in the Police Station, submit the Student ID Card Loss petition to Student Affairs Office, pay ID Card Loss Fee of 25 TL, and take the voucher.

. If you want the photo on your ID Card to be renewed, submit 1 passport photo to Student Affairs Office.

. Take your renewed Student ID Card 7 days after your application from Faculty of Science Block A Room No. 119.

For how many years can I suspend my study maximum?

Students can freeze their study for max. 2(two) semesters in Prep. Class, max. 4(four) semesters in Undergraduate programs, max. 4(four) semesters in Graduate programs.

When should I apply for freezing the registration?

For freezing the registration, in the course selection period you must apply to your Department Chief’s Office, with reasoned petition.

How many courses can I take in the summer school?

In the summer school maximum 9-credit courses can be taken.

In summer school, are Add/Drop and Withdrawal procedures available?

In summer school courses neither Add/Drop nor Withdrawal procedures are available.

Can I take course(s) from a summer school of a different University?

It is prossible only if the department from which the course is taken is 100% English medium and the content of the course has been approved by the Head of Department. For the course taken from a different summer school to be imprinted on student’s  transcript approval of Head of Department and Faculty Management Board’s confirmation are required.

Can I take a different course in the place of a canceled course?

Yes, you can. Within 3 days following the end of Add/Drop period, with a petition on which there are the signatures of Instructor who gives the lecture and approval of advisor, an application is made to Student Affairs Office.

In the case that I fulfill graduation requirements, can I take any courses to increase my score?

In the event that the student wants to repeat the course with the aim of increasing the grade even though the graduation requirements are fulfilled, a period of maximum 2 semesters is granted to the student to be used in the following education year. Students in this position can apply to the Student Affairs Office with a petition within the period of 3 days after the announcement of the results of  semester exams and can repeat the courses which they received the score of DD and DC in the last 2 semesters.

How is the process of Course Accreditation done?

Student applies to his/her department with a petition. The courses whose accreditation is recognized by the department are sent to Student Affairs Office till the end of add/drop period by the department.

Can a student whose GPA is below 1,80 take any course from next year?

A student whose GPA is below 1,80 repeats the courses that s/he has taken before until s/he increases her/his GPA to 1,80. S/he cannot take a course which s/he has not taken before except the non-credit courses of next year.

Who repeats the course?

. Students who have received FF, FD, NA, W or U from a course must take that course again in the next semester this course is offered. If these courses are elective or the courses excluded from the program later, student, instead, takes the courses accreditation of which has been approved by the head of department.

. Student, upon her/his wish, can repeat the courses which s/he received a satisfactory score or the courses that are accredited by the head of department. However, these courses must be repeated in the first summer school or the first two semesters after the semester in which satisfactory score has been received.

What is Course Load?

Course Load is the number of credited courses which are shown education plan.

What should I do in the case of a course clash?

In the case of a clash in weekly schedule of the chosen courses, one of the clashing courses is dropped. Previously failed course is required to be taken in the case of  a clash.

What are the rules for Withdrawal?

. Student cannot withdraw any courses in the first two semesters . Courses  which student has taken and received a satisfactory score previously and are being taken again to increase the score are not within the content of this rule.

. Students can withdraw one course in one semester, and maximum  six courses within the whole undergraduate education.

. Students cannot withdraw the courses that s/he has to repeat, the courses that s/he has received (W) and the courses that are not included in CGPA.

. In the case that course load decreases to the 2/3 of normal course load as a result, withdrawal is not allowed.

When is withdrawal (W) done?

Withdrawal can be done from the end of add/drop period till the deadline stated on Academic Calendar.

How can I withdraw (W)?

. Fill out the withdrawal (W) card that you can gain from Department Secretariat.

. Ask the instructor of the course to sign withdrawal (W) card.

. Ask your advisor to sign your withdrawal(W) card, submit one copy to your advisor so that it is imprinted in OBS, and take the other copy for yourself.