Hostel Administration:

  1. The Student’s Affairs Division is responsible for the organization, supervision and control of life in hostels and the general welfare of students.
  2. Each hostel is supervised by Porters/Portresses who are responsible for the day-to-day social, cultural, athletics and intellectual activities of the hostel.
  3. In the female hostels, the Matron is the Head of the hostel and is responsible to the Dean, Students’ Affairs for the direction of the affairs of the hostel and all mattes of discipline therein.
  4. There shall be a hostel Hall Adviser for each hall who should be Senior Academic Staff.  There shall be monthly environmental sanitation every last Saturday of the month.
  5. The Students’ Affairs is under the supervision of the Registrar of the College.

Eligibility for Hostel Accommodation:

  1. Only bonafide registered students of the College are allowed to live in the halls of residence.  Accommodation in halls or residence is a privilege and not a right.  Students who want to live in the College halls or residence must abide by the rules and regulations pertaining thereto.
  2. A hostel is a centre of community life.  All resident students are expected to contribute their quota to make it a happy home.  The system of accommodation is that of our students sharing a room space, with some few exceptions.  Each student is also required to exercise the greatest discretion and self-discipline in relation to other students, hostel authority and staff as well as the general public.
  3. Female hostels rooms are out of bounds to all male students, staff and visitor(s) at all times, except on official duties.
  4. Similarly, female students and female visitors are not allowed into male hostel rooms at all times.
  5. In view of the present shortage of accommodation in the College hostels, not every student will be given accommodation.  However, accommodation in the hostels will be given to students based on a formula to be approved by College authorities from time to time.
  6. Applications for accommodation are treated on the basis of first come first serve after payment of approved accommodation and tuition fees.

Hostel Property:

  1. Rooms may be occupied on the day before the beginning of classes and through to the last day of the semester.
  2. Rooms are allocated on a semester basis.  All fees are payable in advance at the Bursary Division.  Students who withdraw from the hostel for any reason, or who are expelled or are requested or withdrawn from College for any reason whatsoever, after the beginning of the semester are not entitled to return to the hall or to any refund of accommodation fees or any other regular charges.
  3. It is an offence punishable by expulsion or suspension from the hall for any student to accommodate any visitor or student in his/her room overnight without the written permission of the Hostel Supervisor.
  4. Students will be held responsible for any careless or willful destruction or damage of College property.  Repair costs of proven-damages/destruction will be charged to the students.  Any damage to common facilities shall be the collective responsibility of the students concerned.
  5. At the close of the semester, expulsion from the hostel, or upon the severance of their connection with any part of the work of College, students are required to return immediately all keys and other property in their possession to the appropriate officer.
  6. Wilful failure to submit keys at the close of semester is a punishable offence.
  7. The Hall Adviser/Mistress must be notified of students meetings or any functions taking place in the hostels.  Applications for approval for holding functions in the hostels must be obtained from the applicants within 48 hours of that function.  Visitors attending such meetings or functions must sign the visitor’s books.
  8. In the interest of hostel residents, noise must be kept to the minimum.  Wireless sets, radio, stereos sets are to be used not later than 10.00pm each day.  These instruments should not, however, be played in such a manner as to cause disturbance to others.  No appliance may, on any account, be connected to the lighting circuit.  Students must not tamper with or alter in any way, electrical installations in their rooms or any part of the hostel.
  9. The installation and/or use of cookers, toasters, immersion, heaters, refrigerators, cooking rings, etc are not allowed in students’ rooms.
  10. All incidents of fire shall be investigated by the Dean Students’ Affairs/Advisory Committee and reported to the Provost.  Both the national fire codes and the College regulations will govern the criminal and/or disciplinary action to be taken against persons found responsible for any fire outbreak.
  11. Smoking is strictly forbidden for all students in lecture rooms, library, medical centre, laboratories etc.
  12. All reports about repairs and replacement made to the Porters of respective hostels and not carried out after a period may be brought to the notice of the Dean, Students’ Affairs Officer.
  13. Students are responsible for all items of furniture and other school properties in their rooms.
  14. Students leaving their rooms on vacation or finally on completion of their courses must be properly checked out by the porters before they leave.  The College will not be responsible for personal effects left behind by the students.
  15. Students causing a local electrical power failure in a hostel or part of a hostel will be charged with the cost of restoration of power and may face further disciplinary action.
  16. All fixtures, fittings and furnishing must not be tampered with or modified in any way whatsoever.
  17. Students must leave the hostel not later than 12.00 noon of the following day of the day on which the College officially closes except on permission by the College authorities.
  18. Under no circumstances shall meals be cooked within students’ rooms.  Any student found guilty of this offence shall be suspended from the hostel for up to one academic year.
  19. it is an offence punishable by expulsion from the hostel for any student to sublet accommodation or accommodate any visitor overnight or permit a “squatter” in his/her/their rooms without the written approval of the Dean, Students’ Affairs.
  20. If an already ejected “Landlord” or “Squatter” is caught again “pirating” or “squatting” with another student in the hostel, the second offender shall be suspended from the College for up to one academic year, while the first offender forfeits his/her room allocation without any refund.
  21. No student is allowed to create ‘dark corners’ in his/her room.  Any student found guilty of the offence shall be suspended or expelled for one year from the hostel.
  22. Any defect in the students’ hostel should be reported to the Dean, Students Affairs through porter/portresses.  Under no circumstance should students report directly to the Director of Works.


  1. The Students’ Welfare Committee shall at its discretion visit the students’ hostels and rooms for inspection purpose.
  2. Wastes, sanitary pad etc should be placed in the dustbins or receptacles provided in the hostels and toilets.  On no account should these be thrown into the sinks.
  3. Students must clear their room regularly.  The Students Affairs Officer and Hall Supervisors will inspect the rooms periodically to make sure that the rooms are clean and tidy.

Personal Property:

  1. The College does not accept responsibility for any loss of personal property in the hostels.  Students are therefore advised not to bring valuable and expensive items of personal property into the hostels.
  2. For health and sanitary reasons, pets, animals, birds, fish, and/or reptile are prohibited in and around the College hostels.
  3. No student shall leave personal property in his room during the vacations without the permission of the Hall Supervisor in writing.
  4. Hanging of wet towels and clothing inside hostels is prohibited except in the spaces provided.
  5. The laundry of the bedding shall be the responsibility of students.
  6. Sanitary Committee of the College shall make some byelaws for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation on the campus and hostels.  Students and the general community must obey such rules.  The Sanitary Committee shall visit students’ hostels and rooms to allocate marks for cleanliness.  Dirty students who rooms, premises etc are marked “Dirty” will be sent out of the hostels on the recommendation of the Committee.

Transfer from one hall to another

A student, once allocated to a hall is not normally permitted to transfer to another one except on medical ground and/or for any other good reasons acceptable to the Students Welfare Committee.  Application for such transfers should be made on the approved forms obtainable from the Office of the Dean, Students’ Affairs.  Once the application is approved, it is the responsibility of the student to transfer his/herself.  The College, however, reserves the right to make changes in room allocations or transfer students from one hall to another during the session.

Vacation Residence

The halls or residence are used during the long vacations.  Application for permission to stay in residence during the long vacations must be filed and returned to the Students’ Affairs Officer not later than one week before the end of the second semester.  Students staying in halls of residence during the long vacation are required to pay rent in advance.  Students who are permitted to stay in halls of residence for the vacation must move to the hall currently assigned for that purpose.

Off-Campus Residence

The College does not approve or disapprove of off-campus housing or become party to any financial transaction between students and the landlords.  Off-campus students are not entitled to any facilities that are supplied to students in halls or residence.

Accommodation for married students/expectant mothers

  1. The College does not provide accommodation for families of married students.
  2. No provision is made by the College for child bearing in the hostels.  Expectant student-mothers are therefore, not expected to live in the hostels during the period of their confinement.
  3. Female students who become pregnant during the session should therefore, vacate the hostel and must arrange to be checked out properly.  No rebate will be paid to such a student as a result.