The Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar is the custodian of official student information and records. It is responsible for registration, course enrollment management, classroom assignment, final exam scheduling, grade processing, academic and administrative policy monitoring, information dissemination, maintaining student records, and providing certified documents, including transcripts and diplomas. The Office of the Registrar publishes the course schedule, available before registration for each semester/session. Information about registration procedures, time and location of courses, faculty, and course prerequisites and requirements are provided to students prior to the beginning of the semester/session. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for supporting strategic enrollment by analyzing student progression and retention, graduation, and academic trends for long-term admissions and operational planning for the University.

The Registrar’s Office is responsible for ensuring all students meet the minimum overarching university degree requirements to graduate. Requests to waive university degree requirements are reviewed by the Provost’s Office and must be endorsed by the division. In addition, the Registrar’s Office oversees academic policies that apply to all students. Out of policy exceptions are reviewed by the Registrar’s Office in conjunction with the relevant division.

Contact Information

Office of the Registrar 
Building 9, Level 3 
4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology 
Thuwal 23955-6900 Saudi Arabia 
Phone: +966 12 808 0505

Office of the Registrar Vision

The Registrar’s Office at KAUST aspires to provide efficient, customer-oriented, and adaptable service through effective use of technology to ensure the future success of KAUST.