Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a major, unplanned change in several areas, including education. Rapidly shifting from traditional education to e-learning is the best solution during this crisis. Therefore, this study aims to evaluate the challenges of online learning during the phase of the ongoing pandemic (COVID-19 period) from the perception of students. Methods: Quantitative descriptive cross-sectional design, electronic questionnaire. This research was conducted in health faculties on the female campus at King Abdulaziz University. A random sampling technique was applied; the sample size is 335 students of health faculties at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah. Result: 45.4% of the participants are from nursing and medicine colleges and the ranged of age is 19 years old most of them believe that e-learning is considered a barrier because of the distance and the suffering from the noise at home which disrupts their concentration. Conclusion: The research study concluded that the challenges are affected by the socioeconomic, low digital competence for students and faculties, heavy workload, and financial and time costs. The researchers recommended that the study is on the effect of e-learning on the practical performance of the health faculties students.
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