Measures of Status Management for International Students （Undergraduates）of Southwest Petroleum University
第一章 总 则
Chapter I General Provisions
Article 1 The Measures of Status Management for International Students （Undergraduates）of Southwest Petroleum University （hereinafter referred to as "Measures"）is hereby formulated as per Common University Student Management Rules （No. 41 Order issued by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China）, Administrative Measures for Universities' Enrollment and Training of International Students （No. 42 Order issued by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China and the Ministry of Public Security of the People's Republic of China）and other regulations of relevant laws and rules as well as the rules and regulations of the university including Management Measures for Students of Southwest Petroleum University （XNSDX〔2017〕 No. 25）, Management Measures for the Status of Undergraduates of Southwest Petroleum University （XNSDX〔2017〕 No. 54）and Management Measures for International Students of Southwest Petroleum University （XNSDX〔2018〕 No. 25）and by combining with the actual situation of the university, with a purpose of standardizing the status management of international undergraduates of our university.
Article 2 The Measures is applicable to the administration of foreign students who are not of Chinese nationality under the Nationality Law of the People's Republic of China and receive full-time undergraduate education in our university. The term "Status Management" refers to management activities related to student status including student enrollment and registration, educational system, period of schooling, credit and academic warning, course assessment and performance records, make-up examination and restudy, suspension and resumption of schooling, major change and school transfer, dropout, attendance, awards and punishment, graduation, completion and conferment and academic certificate management.
Chapter II Enrollment and Registration
Article 3 International undergraduate freshmen admitted by the university in accordance with the admission regulations of China shall hold their letters of admission, JW202 forms and passports and attend the university and go through the admission procedure according to the relevant requirements and the prescribed time limit of the university. Anyone who cannot enroll as scheduled shall ask the university for a leave in writing in advance. The leave time shall be usually no more than two weeks. Leave must be approved by the International Cooperation and Exchange Office of the university; those who fail to report their arrival without asking for leave or without leave approval or fail to report within the time limit after asking for leave shall be regarded to have abandoned their admission qualifications, except for due to force majeure and other legitimate reasons.
Article 4 The university will conduct a preliminary examination of the admission qualification of new students when they register. For those who pass the examination, the International Cooperation and Exchange Office shall go through the admission procedures, complete the electronic registration of their student status on the CHSI in accordance with the relevant requirements of the Ministry of Education, and submit the list of registered students to the Office of Academic Affairs; if it is found that new students' supporting materials including the admission letters and personal information are not in conformity with their actual situations, or if there are other cases in violation of the enrollment regulations of China, their admission qualification shall be canceled.
New students shall complete the self-examination of their own student status within the time stipulated by the university on CHSI and verify whether their status is registered and whether the information is accurate.
Article 5 The university shall, within 3 months after the enrollment of new students, review them in accordance with the enrollment regulations of China. The review mainly includes but is not limited to the following aspects:
（I）Whether the admission procedures and procedures are in accordance with the admission regulations of China;
（II）Whether the admission qualification obtained is true and in accordance with relevant regulations;
（III）Whether the identity information, including name, gender, passport number, date of birth, etc., is consistent with the letter of admission;
（IV）Whether the physical and mental health status meets the requirements of physical examination for the application for a major or major category, and whether it can ensure normal study and life in the university.
（V）Whether they buy insurance according to the relevant regulations of China and the requirements of the university.
In case of one of the following situations found in the review, his/her student status shall be canceled:
（I）It is determined that a student is unqualified in the review in case of fraud or favoritism;
（II）It is found that a student's physical and mental condition is not suitable for studying at the university after being diagnosed by the Sichuan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau;
（III）Insurance is not purchased in accordance with the relevant regulations, and insurance which shall be covered within a time limit fails to be covered within the time limit.
If a student has other serious problems, he/she shall, in addition to the cancellation of his/her student status, be transferred to the relevant department for investigation and handling.
Procedures and methods for review of new students shall be made and implemented by the International Cooperation and Exchange Office as per Measures for Review of Admission Qualification of Freshmen of Southwest Petroleum University.
Article 6 Students who have obtained the university's student status shall pay their tuition fees according to the university's regulations and go through the report and registration procedures at their colleges within the specified period of the university at the beginning of each semester and shall not ask others to report and register on behalf of them. Those who fail to report or register on time shall go through the procedures of postponing reporting and registration. Students who apply for postponing reporting and registration shall apply for leave of absence from their colleges in writing and with relevant certificates before the end of reporting and registration period, and only with the approval of the leaderships of the colleges can the reporting and registration be postponed for days specified in relevant attendance regulations; those whose applications are not approved shall be deemed to be absent from school if they fail to report and register. Those who fail to apply for leave or whose applications for leave are not approved and fail to report and register within two weeks after the deadline shall be deemed to give up their student status voluntarily and shall be deemed to have dropped out of the university. Those who fail to pay the tuition fees according to the regulations of the university or fail to meet the registration requirements shall not be allowed to register.
Chapter III Educational System, Period of Schooling, Credit and Academic Warning
Article 7 The educational system of the university for undergraduate majors is four years. The university has a flexible period of schooling, allowing students to complete their studies in stages within the university's prescribed period of schooling. The cumulative length of schooling for a student shall not exceed 6 years and shall not be shorter than 3 years, and the longest student status period shall not exceed 8 years （including suspension of schooling and student status retention）.
Article 8 The university implements credit system management, taking the credit as the basic unit to calculate students' learning quantity, and calculating students' learning quantity with the total credit obtained by students. It is a necessary condition for students to obtain graduation qualifications that courses they have completed and the credits of the courses meet the course and total credit requirements of the cultivation program for their majors.
Course credits are mainly determined based on the course type and class hours. In principle, 16 class hours of classroom teaching （including experiments）are usually deemed as 1 credit, 1 week or 1.5 weeks of practice teaching （course design, production practice, graduation design （papers）, etc.）is deemed as 1 credit; the cultivation program shall prevail.
Article 9 The university shall implement the course selection （teaching selection）system. The specific implementation shall be in accordance with the Management Measures for Course Selection of Undergraduates of Southwest Petroleum University. The total credits of a student in each semester shall generally be limited to 10-20 credits. Students can choose courses of each semester reasonably according to the cultivation program for their majors, the course term arrangement, personal learning ability, learning progress, etc.
Article 10 The university shall implement the tutorial system. The specific implementation shall be in accordance with Measures for Implementation of the Tutorial System for Undergraduates of Southwest Petroleum University.
Article 11 The university shall implement the academic warning system.
The university shall conduct warning, demotion and quitting treatment for students who fail to meet the minimum credit requirements every academic year （two semesters of schooling are considered as one academic year）based on the actual effective credits obtained by them （by contrasting to the table below）depending on the circumstances and inform them in writing. The liquidation of studies and the student status treatment shall usually be completed before the eighth week of the semester.
Credit Standard for Academic Warning
Period of Schooling
（Two semesters of schooling are considered as one academic year）
Accumulated Effective Credits
The 1st Academic Year
The 2nd Academic Year
The 3rd Academic Year
The 4th Academic Year
Fail to reach the graduation requirement
The 5th Academic Year
Fail to reach the graduation requirement
For students who reach the criteria for dropping out for the first time, the university may give one demotion and academic probation opportunity in line with the principle of "student-oriented education" on the premise of not exceeding the maximum accumulated period of schooling stipulated by the university. Any student who meets the criteria for dropping out for the first time may apply for demotion and academic probation voluntarily, and go through the academic probation procedures with the approval of his/her college and the examination and approval of the Office of Academic Affairs. The probation period shall be one year. The probation period for students who stay for demotion and academic probation shall not be included in the period of schooling for the liquidation of their studies in the future, but shall be included in the accumulated period of schooling; in case of any violation of discipline or cheating behavior during the probation period, they shall drop out.
For students who are academically outstanding and apply for grade skipping, the accumulated valid credits obtained shall not be lower than the credit standard for warning for the grade they apply for skipping to in the normal period of schooling, and students who apply for skipping to the graduation grade shall also have no circumstances mentioned in Article 52 herein. Any student applying for grade skipping shall submit a written application by himself/herself within the first two weeks of the academic year and submit it to the Office of Academic Affairs for approval with the approval of the college.
Chapter IV Course Assessment and Performance Records
Article 12 Students must take part in the examination of the courses and of each education teaching link （hereinafter referred to as courses）stipulated in the university's education teaching plan, and only those who pass the examination can obtain credits; the accumulated credit and credit composition （according to the requirements of the cultivation program for each major）shall serve as the basis for handling of student status and graduation （completion）of students.
Course assessment results, credits, make-up examination and restudy times, grade point average shall be recorded in the student score table.
Article 13 Assessment is a comprehensive evaluation of students' learning in each teaching link, and students shall be assessed for each course. The assessment is divided into examinations and inspections. The assessment methods are divided into closed-book written examinations, open book written examinations, oral examinations and both oral and written examinations and computers and network technology and other modern education technology means may be used for assessment. The specific implementation shall be in accordance with the Examination Management Measures of Southwest Petroleum University.
Article 14 Students who fail to participate in the course learning without formal cancellation procedures within the prescribed time after selecting a course shall be regarded as being absent from the course, and for those who fail to participate in the course assessment, the course score shall be recorded as "absent".
Article 15 The assessment and scoring of a classroom teaching dominated course shall be mainly based on the result of the course completion examination （in principle, it shall account for no less than 60% of the total score of the course）, which shall include the usual performance. For a course with in-class experiments and operation, the experiment and operation performance shall also be included. The proportion of experiment and operation performance and usual performance in the total score of the course shall be determined jointly by the Teaching and Research Office and the teacher of the course. In the process of teaching, teachers shall carefully record the students' performance and other learning situations, so as to provide references for the final evaluation of the course.
Article 16 The assessment and performance evaluation of practical teaching links such as graduation design （theses）, curriculum design, production practice, social practice, and experimental courses set up independently shall be carried out according to the relevant measures of the university.
Article 17 Physical education （PE）shall be a compulsory course. Students' PE scores shall be comprehensively evaluated according to attendance, in-class teaching, extra-curricular exercise and physical health.
Article 18 If a student is really unable to participate in the course assessment for some special reasons and needs to apply for a postponement of the examination, he/she shall hold the relevant certificate before the examination, which shall be approved by the competent teaching leader of the college and approved by the Office of Academic Affairs. Anyone who is really unable to go through the examination postponement procedure before the examination and participate in the examination for some special reasons （such as sudden injury, illness and other accidents）shall inform his or her college before the examination, and then the college shall go to the Office of Academic Affairs for the record, and the postponement procedure shall be conducted after the condition proves true through review.
In the event that students who fail to apply for a delayed examination or whose applications for a delayed examination are not approved miss the examination, the course examination shall be considered as "absent" and the course result shall be marked as "absent".
Article 19 In order to better evaluate the quantity and quality of students' courses, the university shall implement the grade point system. The grade point average shall be the main index to evaluate students' academic performance, and also the main basis for appraisal.
Relationship between the course assessment score and course grade point:
Grade point= （score-60）/10+1
Wherein, the grade point of a course with the score less than 60 points shall be counted as 0.
Relationship between the student's course assessment level and the course grade point:
Excellent （A）, good （B）, medium （C）, passed （D）and failed （F）, with the corresponding grade point of 4.5, 3.5, 2.5, 1.5 and 0 respectively.
If a course has more than one assessment result, the grade point shall be calculated according to the highest score of the course.
Calculation of the grade point average （GPA）:
Article 20 The university shall keep a true and complete record of students' academic performance and the student's academic transcripts issued shall be shown with the highest score obtained in each course, but for courses with records of make-up examination and restudy, the number of make-up examinations and restudy times shall be marked （ in the form similar to "X make-up examination and Y restudy time（s）", in which X and Y respectively represent the number of make-up examinations and restudy times）.
Chapter V Make-up Examinations, Restudy and Exemption from Attendance
Article 21 Any student who fails to pass the assessment of a course may retake the examination or restudy the course; anyone who has passed the assessment but is not satisfied with the result may restudy the course.
Article 22 Students who have failed to pass any course （excluding experimental and practical courses and public sports courses set up independently）in a semester and who have obtained the approval of delayed examinations may participate in the make-up examination organized by the university before the next semester （for courses set up for the graduation semester, the make-up examination shall be completed before the end of the semester）. Make-up examinations shall not be delayed and those who fail to pass the make-up examinations shall only restudy the courses.
Article 23 Students shall select courses to be restudied through the educational administration system within the prescribed time and pay the tuition fee according to the credit system based charging standard.
Article 24 For courses other than physical education and the practical teaching links set up separately, students may apply for exemption from attendance after completing the required procedures.
Students who have mastered a certain course by means of self-study, or who have a strong self-study ability and have achieved an GPA of 3.00 or above in the early cultivation stage shall apply for exemption from attendance in the course only after being approved by the university （if the course has any requirement for prerequisites, the applicant must have obtained credits for the course）.
If a student applies for exemption from attendance, he/she shall submit an application to the college two weeks prior to the start of the course, which shall be approved by the course teacher and the competent teaching leader of the college. The exemption from attendance which is not approved shall be null and void.
Students who are approved to be exempt from attendance may not attend the course, but shall actively keep in touch with the course teacher and complete the learning task assigned by the teacher and also shall participate in the course completion assessment only after completing the tasks, experiments and operation of the course. Those who pass the assessment shall obtain the credit of the course.
Courses in which students are exempt from attendance shall be selected according to regulations and the fees shall be paid as specified.
In case of any conflict of the class time of students' optional （restudy）courses, they may apply in writing to one of the course teachers for exemption from attendance and self-study of the conflict sections of his/her course.
Article 25 For students who have participated in social practice activities, who have published papers and who have obtained patent authorization, their experiences and achievements related to the major learning and academic requirements may be recognized as their scores and credits as per Management Measures for Scores of Undergraduate Students of Southwest Petroleum University and Management and Implementation Measures for the Second Classroom of Southwest Petroleum University, and shall be included in their personnel academic performance.
Article 26 For students who are suspended from schooling because they have dropped out of the university or been expelled from the university, their courses completed and credits obtained in the university shall be recorded by the university. For students who have reapplied for admission and have been admitted by the university, their credits obtained may be admitted after being reviewed and approved and the specific implementation shall be in accordance with Management Measures for Scores of Undergraduate Students of Southwest Petroleum University.
Chapter VI Suspension of Schooling, Student Status Retention and Resumption of Schooling
Article 27 The university shall allow students to complete their studies in stages. Apart from students returning to their countries for military service, those who need to suspend their studies temporarily for various reasons, or who are deemed by the university necessary to suspend their studies may suspend their studies, and the suspension period of schooling shall be calculated in terms of a semester （half-term suspension is calculated as the whole-term suspension）, and the period of each suspension shall not exceed two semesters; those who are approved by the university may continue suspending their studies, but the accumulated suspension period of schooling shall not exceed four semesters.
Article 28 Students shall be suspended from schooling mainly in the following situations:
（I）Those who need to suspend classes for treatment and recuperation for a period accounting for one third or more of the total weeks of the semester after being diagnosed by a medical institution （generally, Sichuan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, the same below）designated by the university hospital due to illness shall be allowed to suspend from school;
（II）According to the attendance record, anyone who takes a leave of absence due to injury, illness or accidents in one semester, and is absent from school （which is not of the nature of absenteeism）for a total of one third of the total weeks of the semester shall be suspended from the university;
（III）Other circumstances in which the university considers that students may or shall suspend their studies for other special reasons.
Article 29 In accordance with Notice on Matters Related to the Status Retention for International Students in China for Military Service （JWSL〔2005〕 No. 449）, international students in China from countries with compulsory military service shall be allowed to retain their status for military service, and the period of student status retention shall not be included in the period of schooling in the university, but shall be included in the student status period. Students in need of military service shall go through the procedures of retaining their status and those who have completed military service shall return to the university within 6 months after their retirement; if any of them fails to meet the basic learning requirements of the grade after taking the Chinese language and major tests, he or she shall be dismissed or demoted according to the situations.
Article 30 The following provisions shall apply to matters concerning the suspension of schooling and student status retention.
（I）Students who are unable to participate in normal study and request to suspend from school or retain their status shall submit a written application within first 4 weeks of each semester （if there is a medical leave or a special reason, they shall not be subject to the time limit）and provide relevant certificates which shall be reviewed by relevant departments including the college and the International Cooperation and Exchange Office and which shall be then submitted to the Office of Academic Affairs for approval, and shall leave the university （China）only after being issued by the Office of Academic Affairs a certificate for suspension of schooling or status retention. The suspension of schooling or student status retention shall take effect upon the date of the issuance of the certificate by the Office of Academic Affairs;
（II）A student who is suspended from school or who retains his/her status must leave the university （China）within 1 week upon the effective date of suspension of schooling or student status retention. Students shall not be allowed to stay in the university or take examinations during their suspension of schooling or status retention. Those who take examinations without authorization shall have invalid results;
（III）If a student is suspended from school or retains his/her student status in the middle of the semester, he/she shall put forward an application and go through the procedures of dropping the course in accordance with the relevant regulations of the university by himself or herself; otherwise, the result of the selected course will be recorded as "absent";
（IV）Students shall not be entitled to study at the university during their suspension of schooling or retention of their student status;
（V）The university shall not be responsible for any accident occurring during the suspension of schooling or student status retention.
Article 31 Upon the expiration of the suspension of schooling, the relevant matters concerning the resumption of schooling shall be dealt with in accordance with the following provisions.
（I）Students who are on medical leave due to injury or illness must return to the university with a certificate of diagnosis from a medical institution designated by the university hospital to prove that they have recovered and shall pass the reexamination of the university hospital before returning the university. Anyone who cannot return to the university on time due to the failure to recover from injury or illness may apply for a continuation of his/her suspension of schooling for the longest period of suspension prescribed by the university;
（II）Upon the expiration of the suspension period of schooling, a student shall apply to his/her college for the resumption of schooling or continuation of the suspension within the first week of the semester and provide relevant certificates, and shall go through the procedures of resumption of schooling or continuation of the suspension only after being approved by the college and the International Cooperation and Exchange Office and other departments and approved by the Office of Academic Affairs;
（III）Those who fail to resume their studies shall be deemed to have abandoned their qualification for resumption of schooling and shall be regarded as having dropped out of school;
（IV）If no new student is to be enrolled in the original major of the students who are going to resume their studies, they may change to a similar major upon approval;
（V）During the suspension period of schooling, students will be disqualified from returning to the university if they violate laws and disciplines.
Article 32 Students whose status has been retained due to their return to their countries for military service shall, within 6 months after their retirement （provide relevant supporting documents）, apply to their colleges for resumption of schooling and provide relevant certificates, and shall go through the procedures of resumption of schooling only after being approved by the college and the International Cooperation and Exchange Office and other departments and approved by the Office of Academic Affairs. If no new student is to be enrolled in the original major, they may change to a similar major upon approval. Those who fail to apply for the resumption of schooling within the time limit shall be deemed to have abandoned their qualification for resumption of schooling and shall be regarded as having dropped out of school.
Chapter VII Change of Major and Transfer
Article 33 Students may apply for change of major according to regulations the university.
They shall only change their majors once at most during their school years. Students' change of their majors shall be approved by the university. International students may change their majors only between the majors in which international students are enrolled by the university in the same year.
Students shall change their majors as per Measures for the Implementation of Major Change of Undergraduates of Southwest Petroleum University.
Article 34 International students are generally not allowed to transfer after admission. Those who are unable to continue to study or meet the study requirements of the university due to illness or special difficulties or special needs may apply for transfer to another university according to the relevant regulations of the superior competent department and the university.
In principle, the university won't accept international students transferred from other schools.
第八章 退 学
Chapter VIII Dropping out
Article 35 A student under any of the following circumstances shall drop out of the university:
（I）He/she fails to meet the academic achievement requirements of the university or fails to complete the study within the maximum accumulated years of schooling as stipulated by the university;
（II）He/she fails to apply for resumption of schooling within the prescribed time limit of the university or fails to pass the examination of the application for resumption of schooling when the schooling suspension or student status retention period expires;
（III）He/she should drop out of school but refuses;
（IV）He/she is unable to continue the study in the university due to his/her illness or accidental disability diagnosed by the medical institution of the university hospital;
（V）He/she fails to participate in the university's prescribed teaching activities for two consecutive weeks without approval;
（VI）He/she fails to report his/her arrival （register）within the prescribed time limit of the university and also fails to fulfill the procedures of postponing the arrival reporting and registration;
（VII）He/she fails to purchase insurance in accordance with relevant Chinese regulations and the university's requirements and refuses to do so within the time limit;
（VIII）He/she violates Chinese laws and is investigated for criminal responsibility according to the laws;
（IX）He/she is given a punishment of visa cancellation and deportation and expulsion from China or entry limitation;
（X）He/she is deemed by the university to drop out of school because he/she cannot complete his/her studies under other special circumstances.
Article 36 Students applying to drop out of the university shall submit a written application to the colleges by themselves and shall go through the procedures of dropping out after the college and the International Cooperation and Exchange Office and other departments review the condition of dropping out and relevant certificates and approve the application and after the Office of Academic Affairs reviews and approves. The procedures for leaving the university （China）must be completed within 1 week, and the dropping out shall take effect upon the date of issuance of a certificate of dropping out by the Office of Academic Affairs.
Article 37 If a student who should drop out refuses to voluntarily apply for dropping out of the university, the university shall conduct dropping out disposal; but before that, his/ her college shall inform him/ her in writing of the facts, reasons and basis for the intended disposal, inform him/ her of having the right to make written statement and defense, listen to the statement and defense and make written records. If the notification fails to be delivered to the himself/herself due to special circumstances, it shall be posted on the university's website. The period of announcement shall be 7 days, and the notification shall be deemed to have been delivered upon expiration. He/she may submit written statements and arguments to his /her college within 5 working days upon the date of receiving the notification of dropping out of the university.
Article 38 For a student who is determined to drop out of the university, his/her college shall submit a report, attach relevant materials, draft a document of dropping out and sign the opinions, and then send them to the Office of Academic Affairs for review and collection and then report to the President Office Meeting or a special meeting authorized by the president for research and determination.
Article 39 The university shall issue a letter of decision on dropping out for students who should drop out of the university. The disposal decision letter and the disposal delivery letter shall be delivered directly by the college to the student; if the student refuses to sign, it may be delivered by the college by means of a lien, but 1 teacher representative and 2 student representatives shall be invited to be present to witness, and the deliver and witnesses shall sign on the disposal delivery letter; if the student is difficult to contact with, it shall be delivered by the college by means of a 7 day's public notice on the university website and shall be deemed to have been delivered upon the expiration. The dropping out shall become effective upon the delivery of the decision letter.
Article 40 A student who has been dealt with as a drop-out shall go through the procedures of leaving the university （China）within one week after receiving a letter of decision on dropping out （or a letter of review decision）and be issued a drop-out certificate by the university. Those who do not go through the procedures for leaving the university （or China）as prescribed by the university shall not be issued a drop-out certificate and their names shall be removed from the rolls according to the regulations. Students who drop out of the university shall, from the effective date of dropping out, bear all the consequences of their actions.
Article 41 Students who have objections to the disposal of dropping out may lodge an appeal in accordance with Management Measures for Appeal Settlement of Students of Southwest Petroleum University.
Article 42 Students who drop out of the university may apply for a certificate of incompletion if they go through the procedures of leaving the university （or China）as prescribed by the university. The International Cooperation and Exchange Office of the university shall cancel the student's student status on the China Higher Education Student Information Website （CHSI）within 3 months upon the date of the dropping out and shall put on records in accordance with relevant provisions of the education administrative department under the State Council.
Chapter IX Attendance, Awards and Punishments
Article 43 Students shall participate in the talent cultivation program and the education teaching activities arranged and organized by the university on time. Consciously abide by the classroom discipline, do not arrive late for class, do not leave early, study hard and complete the required studies. In addition to the courses in which students are allowed to be exempt from attendance, students shall attend classes, experiments, practices, work and other teaching links. Students who fail to participate in the activities specified in the education teaching plan shall ask for leave and obtain the permission. Anyone who is absent without asking for leave or without permission or for over the approved period shall be deemed to be absent from school.
If a student needs to ask for leave for personal affairs or illness, he/she shall submit a written application, and 3-day leave shall be examined and approved by the instructor; 4-7 day leave shall be examined and approved by the college leader in charge of student work; 7-day leave and above shall be examined and approved by the dean of the college. Generally, the leave for personal affairs shall not exceed two weeks, and the application for sick leave shall be accompanied by certificates issued by the university hospital. Students shall timely go through the procedures for the resumption from their leave upon the expiration of their leave. Those who fail to return to the university to study after the expiration of their leave shall go through the procedures for renewing their leave, otherwise they shall be dealt with in violation of the learning discipline.
Article 44 Attendance is a reflection of students' learning attitude and a part of students' academic performance evaluation. The attendance form shall be determined by the course teacher and the attendance shall be reported to the college where the students are.
Article 45 The university shall implement the qualification examination system for the course completion examination. Course teachers must review the qualification of students taking courses, and any one without such qualification is not allowed to take the examination and his grades will be recorded as "qualification canceled".
（I）Students having been absent from class for at least one third of the total class hours （except for those exempt or partially exempt from attendance）or for at least 3 times will be given a punishment of canceling qualification for final examination.
（II）Students can only take the examination after finishing tests （including test reports）and homework （if any）. Qualification for final examination will be canceled if one third of homework or test report is not finished or handed over （plagiarism counts also）.
Article 46 Course teacher who cancels students' qualification for final examination shall fill in the Record Form of Qualification Canceling for Final Examination before the examination and report to the college for recording, and the college will report the college of students, who will inform students themselves.
Article 47 Students having been absent from class for no reason will be criticized or given a disciplinary punishment in accordance with the seriousness of the case. The specific implementation shall be in accordance with the Measures for Punishment of Disciplinary Violations of International Students of Southwest Petroleum University.
Article 48 Any violation of discipline or cheating （including collusion）will be given a punishment of canceling qualification, and the corresponding grades will be recorded as "violation of discipline" or "cheating". Corresponding punishment will be given as per Treatment Measures for Violation of Discipline and Cheating in Examinations of Students of Southwest Petroleum University in accordance with the case.
Article 49 Students who have objections to the decision on punishment may lodge an appeal in accordance with Management Measures for Appeal Settlement of Students of Southwest Petroleum University.
Article 50 Students having comprehensively developed in morality, wisdom, physical health and art or having achieved outstanding results in ideology and morality, academic achievement, scientific invention, athletic contest, cultural activities, voluntary service and social practices will be given recognition or rewards by the university in accordance with Rewards Measures of International Students of Southwest Petroleum University.
Article 51 Information of rewards and punishment for students shall be truly and completely included into the university's administrative archives.
Chapter X Graduation, Completion and Conferment
Article 52 At the beginning of the 7th semester of the cultivation program, if effective total credits obtained by students are lower than 75, they cannot study at the graduation grade, and they must be sent a lower grade （except for those whose schooling period has been reached to 5 years or enrollment of his/her major of next grade is postponed and suspended）.
Article 53 At the beginning of the 8th semester of the cultivation program, students shall decide whether to enter the graduation review process according to their own learning situation. Students who enter the graduation review process can not apply for demotion. Students who not expect to meet the graduation condition at the end of the 8th semester of the cultivation program and whose schooling period is less than 5 years, shall apply for postponing graduation, handle relevant procedures according to the regulations, and be incorporated into next grade for continuous learning in the school （students whose schooling period has been reached 5 years and enrollment of his/her major of next grade is postponed and suspended, shall not apply for postponing graduation）.
For the demotion of students due to Article 52 of this Measures, if effective total credits obtained by them are 100 or above at the beginning of the 8th semester of the cultivation program, they can learn the courses that they do not obtain credits this semester, and can apply for skipping to the graduation grade and enter graduation review process.
Article 54 At the end of schooling, the university will carry out comprehensive review of students according to the talent cultivation program to determine whether he/her can graduate or obtain his/her degree.
Article 55 Graduation and conferment qualification examination shall be carried out in accordance with academic standards stipulated in the undergraduate professional talent cultivation program. Student whose professional talent cultivation program is partially adjusted in his/her schooling, his/her graduation and conferment qualification examination shall be carried out in accordance with the adjusted academic standards stipulated in the talent cultivation program.
Article 56 Students who have student status of the university and have completed all teaching links specified in the professional talent cultivation program, passed examinations and obtained the specified lowest credits within the period of schooling specified by the university, shall be allowed to graduate and be issued with graduation certificates.
Those who have completed all teaching links specified in the professional talent cultivation program, but have not met the requirements for graduation, shall be allowed to complete their studies and be issued with completion certificates.
Those who have not completed all teaching links specified in the professional talent cultivation program shall be deemed to have dropped out of university.
Article 57 Students who have the graduation qualification and meet the regulations of bachelor's degree conferment of Southwest Petroleum University shall be granted with bachelor's degree of corresponding discipline of his/her major and issued with bachelor's degree certificate, upon examination and approval of the Academic Degree Evaluation Committee, and according to Articles of Association of Southwest Petroleum University and Measures of Bachelor's Degree Conferment of Southwest Petroleum University.
Article 58 Students can apply for early graduation if he/she has completed all courses specified in the cultivation program in advance and obtained the lowest required credits.
Early graduation shall be applied by himself/herself and submitted to the Office of Academic Affairs for examination and approval with the approval of his/her college. Early graduation shall be applied two semesters before graduation, and overdue application will not be accepted. Students who apply for early graduation shall have no circumstances mentioned in Article 52 herein.
Chapter XI Academic Certificate Management
Article 59 Academic certificates include graduation certificate, degree certificate, completion certificate, etc.
Article 60 The university shall issue academic certificates in strict accordance with the types of schooling and learning forms determined during the enrollment, as well as the personal information provided by students during the enrollment and admission.
When students have reasonable and sufficient reasons to change their names, date of birth and other personal information that need to be filled in the certificates, they shall submit the application for personal information change to the International Cooperation and Exchange Office according to relevant regulations, and provide the corresponding proof documents with legal force. These information shall be changed when it conforms to the requirements of the change upon examination.
Article 61 The electronic registration management system for student status and academic certificates of higher education shall be enforced strictly by the university to complete the electronic registration of student status, academic and degree certificates of students in time according to relevant regulations.
Article 62 The university shall cancel the student status of those who obtained admission qualification or student status by breaking national enrollment regulations, and not issue academic and degree certificates; the university shall revoke the issued academic and degree certificates in accordance with the law. The university will cancel academic and degree certificates obtained through cheating, plagiarism, copy and other academic misconduct or any other illegitimate means in accordance with the law.
For electronic registration of canceled academic and degree certificates that has been completed, the university will cancel and submit to Education Department of Sichuan Province for declaration of invalid certificates.
Article 63 Those whose academic and degree certificates are lost or damaged shall be issued by the university with the corresponding certificates after verification upon their own applications. The certificate and the original certificate are of equal legal force.
第十二章 附 则
Chapter XII Supplementary Provisions
Article 64 This Measures shall be interpreted by the Office of Academic Affairs and the International Cooperation and Exchange Office.
Article 65 This Measures have been approved at the 2nd President Office Meeting of the university in 2018, which shall come into effect as of the issuance date. In case of any discrepancy between other relevant provisions and this Measures, this Measures shall prevail.
Southwest Petroleum University
May 29, 2018