This is a division under the office of the Vice Chancellor which is responsible for the provision of certain essential services to students of the University. The Division is headed by a Senior Academic Staff who serves as the Dean of Student Affairs. The division caters for the accommodation, career guidance, recreational and sporting activities of students. Matters pertaining to students’ Union Clubs, Societies and Associations are also handled by the division.
The office is responsible for the welfare and discipline of students. The Students’ Welfare Board (SWB) and Students’ Disciplinary Committee (SDC), together with Hall Advisers and their assistants also help the Dean in carrying out these functions.
In addition, it also provides assistance and advice to students on different kinds of individual matters that relate to the welfare of those who are resident in the halls, which include orientation, scholarships/prizes, and general counseling.
Other important functions of the Student Affairs Division include:
The Student Affairs Division is therefore the most appropriate place to consult whenever students are in doubt about any issue for necessary guide, advice or information that could assist them.
The Student Affairs Division maintains an active partnership with students in the development and enrichment of their academic programmes and the inculcation of sound morality and discipline to make them become intellectually and morally fit for the society.
The unit is headed by a professionally trained Guidance and Counseling Officer, The unit liaises with the Federal and State Ministry for Higher Education and other scholarship Boards on the provision of scholarships and Bursaries to the students. Processes N.Y.S.C. Posting and assists students for Entrepreneurship study programmes.
In addition, the unit also offers counseling services to students in the following areas:-