Mr. Afizai Vuliva

Dean of Students

Students are accommodated in the university hostels at different locations on campus. The University does not provide accommodation for families. Any student is free to find his or her own accommodation off-campus. Students who are interested in the on-campus accommodation should contact the Dean of Students or the warden(+255675911163) who is responsible for the arrangement of such accommodation. Students accommodated in university hostels are required to pay accommodation fees at an approved rate. All payments for accommodation are made in advance through banks.



 P. O. Box 370, Lushoto, Tanzania


About Religious Life

Since Tanzania is a secular state, students have complete freedom of religious worship as long as it is intended to promote the welfare of the student’s life and encourage positive religious values.

About Cafeteria Services

SEKOMU have cafeteria where students are required to pay for all their meals. Since university hostels do not provide cooking facilities, students are not allowed to prepare meals in the university hostels.

About Medical Services

Medical services are available, but all students are required to pay medical fees through their Health Insurance. It is important to note that prior to admission to the University, each student is required to furnish the University with satisfactory medical report.

About Sports and Recreation

The University provides facilities and opportunities for a wide range of sports and recreation. These include playgrounds for football, volleyball, basketball, and netball. Other activities include clubs, social activities, music festivals and cultural events, just to mention a few.

About Bookshop & Stationery Services

The University has encouraged private businesses to operate bookshops at the University premises. Services include sell of textbooks, reading and studying materials and stationery to students and the general public.

About Students’ Organization

The University has a Student Association “Sebastian Kolowa Memorial University Students Organization’’ (SEKOMUSO) of which all students are automatically members by registration. The SEKOMUSO Office is under the mentorship of the Office of Dean of Students. The organization is an important link between students and the University management. The organization contributes in decision making on matters that affect students’ welfare, social activities, games and sports and entertainment. Main aims of SEKOMUSO include:

-To represent students in the University participatory organs.
-To ensure academic and social wellbeing of SEKOMU students.
-To liaise with other Universities for exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences so as to be aware of what is happening globally.