[Main Campus(Daejeon)] Academic Reinstatement for the 2017 Spring Semester
Students expected to return to school 2017 Spring Semester must apply reinstatement during the designated period (Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 - Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017) with approval of your academic advisor and the head of your department/program on the Academic System. (According to the Academic Rules and Regulation Section 4, Article 34, returning students failing to register reinstatement during the designated period (Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 - Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017) / or to pay their tuition fees during the registration period(Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 – Friday, Feb. 24, 2017) are subject to dismissal from their program.)
* 2017 Spring Semester begins on Monday, February, 27
1. Application of Reinstatement
A. ① Apply reinstatement on the Academic System(Academic Records-Apply School register change) during the designated period (Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 - Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017) after completing the “Mental health screening for returning students” at the KAIST Clinic website (
② Get approvals from your advisor and the head of department through the Academic System.
※ Students failing to apply reinstatement will be dismissed in accordance with the Academic Rules and Regulations
※ Mental health screening for returning students:
KAIST Clinic website login by KAIST portal login → result will be available after the test is completed (39 questions, takes about 10 minutes)
B. Students who are on leave of absence due to their military service must attach one copy of their resident certificate on which their duration of the service and the date of discharge are written on the Academic System.
※ Students expected to be discharged from the military service should apply for reinstatement along with the certificate of discharge or the certificate of military service, or other documents which can prove their service issued by their military unit on the Academic System.
C. Information of a guarantor who approve the reinstatement, must be included in the Reinstatement application. After a student applies for it, he/she should get approvals of an academic advisor and the head of department on the Academic System.
※ Undergraduates : their parent's information
※ Master's and Doctoral students
- general scholarship : information of the head of organization granting the scholarship
- national scholarship, or KAIST scholarship : their parent's information
2. Tuition payment (via internet or electronic bank service)
3. Matters to be attended to for students on leave of absence due to military service
A. Military leave of absence: If students are discharged from military service earlier than the approved deadline of their leave of absence, they have to return to school the semester immediately before the semester in which the date of discharge springs.
B. If the date of discharge happens to be later than the deadline of leave of absence, the certificate of military service (signed by a commander of their military unit) should be attached along with the leave of absence(extend) application on the Academic System.
C. Students on military leave of absence (who completed their military service) wanting to return to school can register for courses until the last day of Add/drop period. Registration is not possible after the Add/drop period,
※ Course registration period : Jan. 9, 2017(Mon) ~ Jan. 13, 2017(Fri)
12:30 ~ 23:59 on Jul 11(Mon) (Open enrollment without ceilings for all the courses)
※ Jan. 10(Tue) : No registration is possible.
Final student lists for the courses will be announced before 12:00, Jan. 11(Wed)
▶ Students will be randomly selected for the courses that exceed their enrollment ceilings; final student lists for the courses will be announced.(on portal)
12:30 on Jan. 11(Wed) ~ 23:59 on Jan. 13(Fri)
(Students may register for the remaining courses on a first-come first-serve basis)
5. For more information please contact the Academic registrar's Team