Message From the Director of Students' Administration

Director of Student Administration which was formerly known as Dean of Students Services is an administrative department dealing on students’ social welfare. It works with the Students Organization to make sure that all University and National requirements pertaining to social welfare are fulfilled.


The director of student administration is working himself in his office and he is employed under church system. Meanwhile the Dean of women who is also under church system is assisting him as we are waiting the replacement of Dean of men who was his assistant too.



The DSA in collaborating with the Dean of men/ women, Dormitory leaders the department performs some of the following activities such as:-

  • Amending student handbook
  • Allocating all first year students and continuing students in UOA residence. Due to limited accommodation we used to attend first come, first served when we had many students.
  • Ensuring supplying of water in the dormitories and class rooms toilets.
  • Supervising cleanliness in and out of the residence halls.
  • Maintaining peace and order as stipulated in the student handbook (hostellers)
  • Conducting regular meetings
  • Advising and supervising regular duties of  Student Organization
  • Organizing general assembly on every Tuesday from 12noon to 1pm. and other related duties pertaining to the students’ services.
  • To maintain discipline among students in campus as well as off campus

Services offered by the University

We aspire to offer our students with the most conducive environment for a wholistic academic growth.

Food Services

A vegetarian diet is served; all students are allowed to take meals in the cafeteria or anywhere else.

Health Services

A campus resident Doctor is always available and ready to assist in many health problems.

Residence Halls

Residences are available for both male and female students at affordable prices with a bed, closet and study space per room

The VC Welcomes You

Greetings and welcome to the University of Arusha.

As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of this great institution of higher learning situated in Arusha, Tanzania I would like to say “Karibu Sana” in our sweetest Swahili language to all who are waiting diligently to be a part of us.