The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs is the head of the Academic & Student Affairs Division. The division comprises two sub-divisions; Academic Affairs and Student Affairs.
Academic Affairs comprises the following units: The six Schools (Chandaria School of Business; School of Graduate Studies, Research and Extension; School of Humanities and Social Sciences; School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences; School of Science and Technology; USIU-Africa Online, Library, Faculty Council and Quality Assurance
Student Affairs comprises the following units: Admissions; Career Services; Counseling Services; Office of the Registrar; and Student Affairs.
"Excellence, innovation and leadership"
Scholars have to be relevant and must be a means to an end in solving society’s problems. We must be prepared to share our knowledge as keeping it guarded hinders the critical role applied research plays in providing real solutions to real problems.
Professor Munyae Mulinge
Prof. Mulinge's team:
The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs is the head of the division. The division comprises of the Chandaria School of Business, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Science and Technology, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the School of Graduate Studies, Research and Extension. Other units include the Library and Information Center, the Office of Quality Assurance, and the Faculty Council.
USIU-Africa’s Academic & Student Affairs Division provides excellence, innovation and leadership in integrating quality teaching and student learning with applied academic research and scholarship and community service to a diverse clientele in line with USIU-Africa’s mission and vision.
To be a premier Academic & Student Affairs Division in Africa, discharging its responsibilities in a transparent and accountable manner, and with a distinction for its operating excellence
Professor Munyae Mulinge
Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice
The USIU online Department shall be a premier center of academic excellence with a global perspective leveraging on 21st century technology for lifelong learning.
To leverage on the use of modern technologies to enrich the overall educational experiences through the adoption of flexible, creative and innovative best practices in teaching, learning and research at USIU-Africa.
The philosophy of USIU Online Department mirrors the University vision, mission, and mission outcomes. USIU Online Department seeks to provide flexible and accessible education that’s enriching at the convenience of every learner anywhere, anytime, globally. The center will promote digital capacity building for learners, facilitators and other stakeholders at USIU-Africa. The center will provide quality online learning and online teaching content that is interactive and effective for the development of leaders and managers with the capacity to solve emerging problems of the 21st century as guided by our core values of integrity, quality, flexibility, equity and relevance.
To fulfill the vision and mission of USIU-Africa, the USIU Online Department shall undertake the following:
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1. USIU-Africa Main Line [+254 730 116 000]
2. Admission Office Main Line [+254 730 116 300]
3. Dr. George Lumbasi, Chief Admissions Officer [+254 730 116 563]
4. Mr. Uvyu Mbole, Principle Admissions Officer [+254 730 116 247]
5. Mr. Thomas Midialo, Admissions Officer [+254 730 116 503]
6. Mr. Samuel Irungu, Admissions Officer [+254 730 116 206]
1. Ms. Catherine Nyambok, Receptionist/Phone Operator [+254 730 116 690]
2. Ms. Jackline Mabia, Receptionist/Phone Operator [+254 730 116 691]
Financial Aid Office
1. Financial Aid [+254 730 116 745]
Services offered: Visit the Offices for information/advice on:
The Department of the University Registrar serves as the central support unit providing information and services to all facets of the University community as well as to the public and authorized government institutions, to provide official certification from academic records, and to safeguard and maintain students’ permanent records.
Services offered: Visit the Registrar’s office to:
To be a leader in the provision of excellent professional support services and co curricula programs with a global perspective.
To facilitate the holistic development of students from a diverse population through carefully selected programs and support services that assure their preparedness for meaningful engagement in the competitive world around and
New Students Orientation: 1st week of the semester. All new students are required to attend all the orientation events during the week so that they can:
The Orientation activities help students transit more smoothly into their new campus life. Parents, sponsors and guardians are expected to attend the first day of orientation in order to familiarize themselves with university policies and regulations that will affect their children/wards.
During this time, they gain information about fee structures and payment, course units, how to access their children’s/ward registration and grade information online, what faculty expect of students and how to support their children during their university lives. Parents also have the opportunity to seek clarifications about various issues that will impact on the student’s education in the university. It is therefore advisable that all first time USIU students’ parents attend the orientation session scheduled for them.
Graduate Orientation programs are held separately and focus on the needs of the new graduate students. All new students (undergraduates and graduates) are advised to attend all scheduled orientation sessions. They must also ensure that they acquire and sign for flash disks that contain the University Catalogue, Student Handbook and other useful regulations.
The Sub-Division of Student Affairs is committed to providing a supportive learning environment that will ensure the all-round development of students through planned student welfare and activities programs as well as academic support services. The Associate Deputy Vice Chancellor - Student Affairs is the head of the sub-division.
Every student who attends USIU will have the opportunity to learn, enhance and develop many interests and talents. The ADVCSA is the Student Affairs Council (SAC) advisor and together with a committed team of staff from Student Affairs, works closely with SAC and other student leaders to facilitate and help enhance student leadership skills and knowledge, the identification of their talents and uniqueness and the exploration of the vast range of opportunities in the university. The ADVCSA is the liaison between the university administration and the students through SAC.
Professional staff in the Sub-Division provide the necessary services and work with students to ensure their engagement in activities that complement their academic learning. Students are advised to visit the following for different services and programs.
The Dean of Students office is housed at the Freida Brown Student Center. The Dean oversees student activities as well as the international students’ services. The Student Affairs staff are committed to fostering a conducive learning environment outside the classroom so as to nature the all-round development of the students. In order to do this, the Dean of Students office works closely with Student Council and serves as a liaison between the administration and the students. Individual students are free to see the Dean whenever there is need in his office at the Freida Brown Student Centre, Ground Floor.
To be a leading center of service excellence in student welfare and co-curricular learning.
Promote the development and application of skills, values, knowledge and attitudes that enhance the students’ self-discovery and empowerment so as to prepare them to meet the challenges of a competitive and changing world.
1. Passion for service excellence
2. Integrity and transparency
3. Commitment to leadership and delivery of winning results
4. Ownership and accountability to processes and outcomes
5. Fostering Trust among stakeholders
Policies and Regulations
Location: Freida A. Brown Student Center, Ground & First Floors
Services and Programs offered: Visit the offices for information on:
International Students Office
This is the International Students’ contact office and handles all their related questions. It offers services such as:
For more information, please Contact the Senior Student Affairs Officer- International Students Ms. Kellen Njagi at the Freida Brown Student Centre, 1st Floor or on Extension 765.
The Year Book
The yearbook, which is an annual publication, is a memorabilia for graduates. The book is compiled and edited by a committee, under the supervision of faculty from the journalism program. The office of the Associate DVC, Student Affairs overseas the work of this committee. Students wishing to join this committee should submit their names to the Senior Student Affairs Officer - Club Coordination on Extension 792.
The Student Council commonly known as SC is the student association governing body at USIU Africa. All registered students are members of this Association. SC works with the students, faculty and administration on activities and policies that are related to the overall well-being and interest of the student community. The SC offices are located within the Freida Brown Student Center. You can reach the SC Executive on Extension. 767
The Electoral College conduct the election of the members of the Students Council (SC) and are also representatives of students’ academics matters in their various schools. The electoral colleges are constituted of representatives from all the university schools as well as any other any other School in existence at the time of election.
To be the premier center for lifelong career development.
The Placement and Career Services department is committed to assisting students and alumni explore, develop and pursue meaningful careers over their lifetime. We accomplish this through training, coaching and fostering strong relationships with industry and internal stakeholders to develop the whole person.
- Pursue Growth and Learning
- Team work
- Creativity and Open-mindedness
- A little fun and a little play
Our services are geared to helping students explore, discover and connect with their intended career through:
Location and Contacts
Freida Brown Student Centre, 1st Floor
Telephone: (254)730 116 778 /796 /803
Facebook – usiucareerspage: Like us for Career Tips, News and Events
Instagram – @usiucareers: Follow us to see pictures of our Career Services team in action, events and activities lined up
Twitter – @usiucareers: Follow us to get informed on Career Services news and events in real time
Location: Freida Brown Student Center, 2nd Floor
Services and Programs offered: Visit the Counseling center to:
Location: Freida Brown Student Center, Ground Floor
This is the elected student government that serves as a bridge between students and University administration. Visit their offices to learn more about their programs or provide them with your feedback and concerns.
For more information visit: (https//cx.usiu.ac.ke/JCS/campus-life/campus/student-Affairs-Council)