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FAQ

  • How to defer my admission to a future term?

     

    1. Freshmen who are unable to enroll due to serious illness military service or other situations, should submit an “Application for Reserving Student Status” (新生保留入學資格申請書)WORD / ODT with supporting documents before semester starts, otherwise, enrollment will be canceled. Deferment requested by reason of serious illness should provide medical certificate signed by medical centers or public hospitals for approval.
    2. Freshman who has been approved for deferment request is granted for one year deferment (not including those by military service) and no fee is required. It is noted that request of readmission should be submitted before the semester start day of next year, or enrollment will be canceled.
    3. Transfer and In-service master program students cannot apply for deferment.
  • How to request a Leave of Absence? How long can my Leave of Absence last? Can I get a tuition refund?

     

    1. Undergraduate student should submit a Statement of Parental Consent. For Medical Leave of Absence, students should submit a medical certificate signed by medical center or public hospital. For students who cannot apply in person, please submit a Letter of Attorney as well.
    2. To submit Leaves of Absence, please download a “Withdrawal/Leaves of Absence Form” (學生休退學申請暨離校手續)WORD / ODT from Registration and Curriculum Division and complete the form. Then, bring your student ID card along with the form to follow steps shown on the form to obtain required signatures in order to finish the procedure of Leaves of Absence.
    3. Leaves of absence are granted for one semester, one year or two years each time of request and may not exceed a cumulative total of two years. For Military Leave of Absence, written documentation from the appropriate military authorities is required. Military service period is not counted within the limitation of two years. Military Service Discharge Order is needed after students fulfil military obligation to reenter school.
    4. The Leave of absence procedure should be completed before the final examination period within a semester that scheduled on the academic calendar. For students taking a Leave of Absence after the semester begins should complete registration first. A student on leave should submit q request of reinstatement a week before the deadline of Leave of Absence.
    5. Early reinstatement: A student on leave may request reinstatement and finish the procedure prior to the start of the semester in which he/her plan to return.
    6. Tuition refund: Leave of Absence between the first day of the semester till first one third of semester may have two thirds of refund; less than two thirds of semester may only have one third of refund; more than two thirds of semester is non-refundable.
  • How to request instatement from approved leaves?

    A student on Leave of Absence wants to reinstate prior to the deadline of approved leave should submit a form of “Returning from Deferment/Leaves of Absence” (學生復入學申請書)WORD / ODT along with approved document of Leaves of Absence before semester registration in which he/her plan to return. For military Leave of Absence, Military Service Discharge Order or other related documents should also be submitted.

  • How to request a resignation from the university?

     

    1. Student who requests a resignation for reasons other than suspension of fail grade, completion of study period or violation of school regulations should submit a Statement of Consent from parents or guardians and other supporting documents to finish the request procedure.
    2. Student who voluntarily withdraws from school should download from website or obtain from Registration & Curriculum Division of a “withdrawal/Leaves of Absence Form” (學生休退學申請暨離校手續)WORD / ODT. Then, bring your student ID card along with the form to finish the procedure of withdrawal.
    3. For student who cannot request in person, please submit a Letter of Attorney and ID card of the person who is in charge of the procedure.
    4. For students who voluntarily withdraw or being suspended but study in school over a semester or above, after confirmation of registration, Certificate of Study will be issued after submitting an application.
    5. For whom are announced to be suspended but never complete the procedure of deregistration cannot be issued Certificate of Study.
  • If I lost my student ID card, how can I apply for reissuance?

     

    1. Student ID card that is lost or damaged should first visit “Reporting Missing Student ID System” (學生證掛失系統) and report missing. Then, student needs to apply for new Student ID card at “Certificate Application System” (學籍成績證件申請). Next, reissuance payment should be submitted to Cashier Division, Office of General Affairs. After that, payment record should be registered at Office of Academic Affairs. Last, student can pick up the new student ID card after 3 working days
    2. The payment for reissuance is NT$ 150.
  • How to change my registry information?

    Please download “Change of Student Basic Information Form” (學生變更基本資料申請書)WORD / ODT from Registration and Curriculum Division webpage. If the change includes name or ID number, please submit original copy of Household Registration Transcript. If the change includes residence address, please submit your front and back copies of your ID card. IF the change is for correspondence address, please go to “Integration Inquiry System of students’ personal data” (學生個人資料整合查詢系統) and make the change.

  • Does student with extended study have to regulate under suspension of failing 2/3 or 1/2 courses?

    For undergraduate students, who extend their study and have less than or include 9 credits, do not regulate the rule.

  • What is the tuition and miscellaneous fees for undergraduate students with extended study?

    Undergraduate students with extended study take more than 10 credits should pay full tuition and miscellaneous fees. For students with 9 or fewer credits, the tuition fee is calculated based on the number of credit assigned to each course together with miscellaneous fee calculated by the proportion of credit hours (if there is any difference between credits and credit hour, the fee will be based on the higher number, but no more than 9 hours of credit.) The formula of counting the proportion of miscellaneous fee is: full miscellaneous fee * (credit hour÷9).

  • How to apply for Chinese or English semester transcript or academic records? When can I receive the applied transcript?

     

    1. All application are done through online ”Certificate Application System” (學籍成績證件申請). Please note the way to receive applied item.
    2. Certificates application is processed online, please check if all the information is correct prior to submitting the application. The application cannot be cancelled and please do not apply repeatedly. There will be an application number and it only takes five minutes.
    3. Receive the item in person: Please bring your student ID card to pick up the item at Office of Academic Affairs.
    4. Receive the item by assignee: Please note the name of assignee when apply and the assignee should show his or her ID card to pick up the item.
    5. Receive the item via registered post: Please transfer the application fee through ATM/ web ATM by chip card with transfer function. Banking charge would be on the applicants.Transaction detail or receipt ought to be kept, but not need to be sent to NKFUST. Item would be delivered via registered post within 3 working days after the payment is made.
  • How to apply for Enrollment Certificate by currently students?

     

    1. Chinese Student Status Certificate: Please print both side of your student ID card, and then bring the printed version along with your student ID card (which has current stamp of registration) to Registration and Curriculum Division. Staff members of the Division will check if printed version is the exact copy of your student ID card and have the printed version stamped.
    2. English Student Status Certificate: Please apply the certificate online through ”Certificate Application System” (學籍成績證件申請) and receive printed certificate at Registration and Curriculum Division.
  • How to change my name on my Chinese diploma? Or reissue my lost Chinese diploma?

     

    1. Change your name: Please download “Change of Student Basic Information Form ” (學生變更基本資料申請書)WORD / ODT from Office of Academic Affairs/ Office of Academic Affairs / Forms Download. Then, filling in the blanks of the form along with original copy of Household Registration Transcript are sent to Registration and Curriculum Division, No. 1, University Rd., Yanchao Dist., Kaohsiung City 824, Taiwan (R.O.C). Staffs of Office of Academic Affairs will add your changed name at the back of your diploma.
    2. Lost: Please apply online via NKFUST Home/Student/Applications/Certificate Application System (學籍成績證件申請), at the same time, download “Diploma Reissuance Application From” (補發學位證書申請書) from Office of Academic Affairs/Office of Academic Affairs/Forms Download. (It is also required to download “Change of Student Basic Information Form ” (學生變更基本資料申請書)WORD / ODT along with original copy of Household Registration Transcript if change name on diploma is needed.) Please finish filling information on the form and send all items to Registration and Curriculum Division, No. 1, University Rd., Yanchao Dist., Kaohsiung City 824, Taiwan (R.O.C)
  • How to apply for credit transfer?

     

    1. The application for credit transfer should be registered at “Credit Transfer Application System” (學分抵免申請系統) and printed out application form from the first semester of student admission or change of major to the first week of next semester. Each department will examine application forms before the end of course add/drop. For eligible applicants, applications will further be sent to Office of Academic Affairs for reexamine. It is noted that the total credits of each applicant after credit transfer should meet the minimum credit requirement of each semester.
    2. The examination of credit transfer is done by responsible unit: General education, PE and military Course are examined by Center for General Education; Language courses are examined by Center for Language Education; professional courses are examined by each responsible department.
    3. Approved credit transfer for graduate students should not exceed 1/2 degree requirement (not including credit of thesis). However, for students who participate joint undergraduate/graduate programs are regulated under “Guidelines for Joint Undergraduate/Graduage Programs” (修讀學、碩士學位一貫學制作業要點)PDF. For students had not completed graduate program in our school before, the approved credit transfer should not exceed 2/3 degree requirement (not including credit of thesis).
    4. Undergraduate students can only transfer total maximum 1/2 degree requirement of credits. For students had not completed undergraduate study in our school before, the approved credit transfer in unlimited.
    5. For other related regulations of credit transfer, please see our “Student Transfer Credit Guidelines” (辦理學生抵免學分要點)PDF.
  • How to apply to change major?

     

    1. Students who complete the first year of four-year program are able to change major to second year of other major.
    2. Students who complete two years of four-year program are able to change major to third year of other major with similar nature of your previous major or second year of other major with different nature.
    3. Students who complete three years of four-year program or first year of two-year program are able to change major or minor study to third year of other major with similar nature of your previous major under special circumstances.
    4. The application and examination of change major is usually open during April to May each year. Students may download the form of “Application for Student to Change Major” (學生轉系申請書)WORD / ODT from Registration and Curriculum Division.
    5. The examination standard of each department are enforced in accordance with each depart.
  • How to apply for undergraduate minor? How to cancel undergraduate minor? How to extend my study?

     

    1. Application period: Students who apply for minor study should submit the application within a week after each semester begins. Application form along with transcripts of all the semesters are submitted to department chair for examination. Then, these will further be sent to department chair of the minor you wish to enter. Last, all the application items will be sent to Dean of Office of Academic Affairs for final approval.
    2. Qualification to apply: Students during the period from the second year (four-year program) and third year (two-year program) to the deadline of course enrollment of spring semester of the fourth year may apply for a minor study at another department. The application form can be found at Registration and Curriculum Division or downloaded here “Application form for Undergraduate Minor Study” (輔系申請書).WORD / ODT
    3. Students are required to complete a minimum of 20 credits specified by the secondary department. The required credits of each minor are regulated by each department.
    4. For students who want to cancel minor study, please download “Application for Cancel Undergraduate Minor” (放棄修讀輔系申請書)WORD / ODT and submit this form to Registration and Curriculum Division during the course add/drop period.
    5. If students intend to extend their study to complete credits of the minor study, the “Application for Extended Study“ (學生延長修業年限申請書)WORD / ODT should be submitted to Office of Academic Affairs at the last semester of senior year within course add/drop period.
    6. For other related regulation of credit transfer, please see our “Regulation of Undergraduate Minor” (各系設置輔系辦法)PDF.
  • How to apply for undergraduate double major? How to cancel undergraduate double major? How to extend my study?

     

    1. Application period: Students who apply for double major should submit the application within a week after each semester begins. Application form along with transcripts of all the semesters are all submitted to department chair for examination. Then, these will further be sent to department chair of the second major you wish to enter. Last, all the application items will be sent to Dean of Office of Academic Affairs for final approval. The application form can be found at Registration and Curriculum Division or downloaded here “Application form for Undergraduate Double Major Study” (雙主修申請書).WORD / ODT
    2. Qualification to apply:
      1. Four-year program undergraduate students who complete courses of the first academic year (two-year program undergraduate students complete courses of the first semester of the third academic year) may apply second major of different field of study from second academic year (second semester of third academic year for two-year program). However, students at the first semester of the fourth year (second semester of fourth year of two-year program) may not apply for a double major study.
      2. Double major degree students should have following performance: average score of previous academic year is above 80 points or class rank is within the top 10% and ethic score is above 75 points. For department have different special rules, these shall be followed.
    3. Double major degree students must complete all required credit for graduation of the original major as well as all required credit hours at least 40 credits or courses for graduation of the second major. This is a requirement for obtaining the double major degree.
    4. The required credits of double major are regulated by each department.
    5. Double major degree students who want to cancel double major study, please download “Application for Cancel Double Major” (放棄修讀雙主修申請書)WORD / ODT and submit this form to Registration and Curriculum Division during the course add/drop period.
    6. If students intend to extend their study to complete credits and courses of the double major study, the “Application for Extended Study“ (延長修業年限申請書)WORD / ODT should be submitted to Office of Academic Affairs at the last semester of senior year within course add/drop period.
    7. Double major degree students who has finished extended study of two years and completed all the required courses and credit of the original major, but has not completed all the required courses and credit of the second major, he or she may extend the study for one semester or one year. But if the student is still unable to complete all required courses and credit of the second major in the extended third year, he or she shall be granted graduation qualifications in the original major. For the student wants to cancel double major study, he or she shall be granted graduation qualifications in the original major, but is unable to return to school after graduation for retaking credits for making up insufficient credits of double major.
  • How to apply for credit programs and its certificate?

     

    1. Application Procedure:

    Item

    Time

    System

    Note

    Apply for Credit Program

    Anytime during semester

    Apply at “Application System for Credit Program”

    After registering at the online system, please print out a copy of Application for Credit Program and submit it to the office of credit program for examination and Office of Academic Affairs.

    Status of Credit Program

    Anytime

    Lookup at “Application System for Credit Program”

    Please understand your course status. If you have any question regarding courses and credits, please contact office that in charge of credit program.

    Issue of Certificate of Credit Program

    Apply at the semester of graduation

    Apply at “Application System for Credit Program”

    After registering at the online system, please print out a copy of Application for Certificate of Credit Program and submit this application with academic records (for courses are still acquiring during current semester, please also submit selected courses of current semester) to the office of credit program for examination and Office of Academic Affairs for certification issuance.

    1. Introduction:
      1. Application System for Credit Program: NKFUST Home/Student/Learning System/Application System for Credit Program
      2. Students receive diploma as well as certificate of credit program at graduation.
      3. Students are unable to finish credit programs due to some reasons, no need to apply for canceling credit program.
  • Before when should graduate students submit thesis and complete deregistration procedure?

    The whole procedure should be done before the first day of next semester. If you fail are unable to complete the procedure, you have to register again in the next semester. For graduate students that already reach the full study period should be suspended.

  • What if I haven’t received tuition payment form?

    Please go to the website of “Bank of Taiwan” →Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees (學雜費網) →Student Login(學生登錄). Please insert your student number to print out tuition payment form. If there is still any problem, please contact Cashier Division (Ext: 1340~1343).

  • How to apply for teaching assistance of remedial class?

    Remedial classes are applied by departments, and coaching assistants are whom have great performance in study and therefore selected by instructors.

  • Where to look up for remedial classes?

    The information of remedial classes of each semester is posted under Home/Student/Learning System/Learning Website.