Students admitted to the department can find accommodation in the halls of residence that is provided by The Halls Department of Students Welfare Authority (SWA).  These are located within walking distance The department is the largest department within the Students Welfare Authority with a workforce of approximately 250 members of staff and running a total of 78 individual hall units, 11 Strategic Management Units with a total bed capacity of 11, 539 spread over the six constituent Colleges of the University of Nairobi

To ensure a transparent, fair and accountable room allocation process the department has adopted an on-line Halls Management Information System–HAMIS and is working closely with the offices of the Special Students Advisor (SSA) and the Dean of Students.

Students  who are out of session, Module II students and postgraduates may be considered for accommodation whenever there is excess capacity in the system

There is also private accommodation available close by if a student so desires. However these are not managed by the university 


For more Information please contact the office;


Students Welfare Authority
P. O. Box P.O Box 30344 - 00100
Email: / /

For all queries on accommodation, call 020 -4913433