On-Campus Accommodation

Africa University offers unique accommodation facilities that provides an ideal environment for a balanced academic and social lifestyle. Our students are drawn from all over Africa creating a culturally diverse and vibrant community where lifelong friendships are formed.


Halls of residence







Why Stay On-Campus

Nationality Mix

A compulsory nationality mix is implemented in allocating accommodation to students, in order to promote integration of students.

State of the art rooms

Every corridor has its own bathroom facility, laundry room and a common room which has entertainment facilities such as DSTV.


AU provides 24 hours a day security services in and around campus, so students are assured of a secure environment.

Internet & Wifi access

Another advantage of staying on campus at Africa University is the access to the Internet 24 hours everywhere on campus.

Our on-campus accommodation structure ensures integration of different countries as we strive to instill the spirit of pan-Africanism within our student body.

Currently there are twelve halls of residence male and female students reside in separate hostels.

Each hall of residence has either 5 or 6 study bedrooms in a corridor, with undergraduates residing in triple occupancy and the graduate students reside in double occupancy.

More reasons to stay on campus

Food services
Gym and Fitness
Spiritual Life

How do I get on-campus accommodation at AU?

The Warden is responsible for student accommodation, and to ensure proper management of the halls and the observance of the rules and regulations/code of conduct for students. Acts as an advisor to students in residence in case of physical, emotional, academic and other needs and breaches of discipline or misconduct of students

Campus accommodation is limited and students will be required to stay on campus according to the priority list given below:

Students with disabilities, Scholarship holders, International students, First year students, Rest of continuing students, Final year students, Graduate students

On-campus Accommodation Room Setup

Africa University has very beautiful and well equipped rooms, with enough ventilation. The rooms provide a very well conducive environment for study, relaxing and resting. For study, the rooms are provided with a desk, chair, shelf to put books and a study lamp. For relaxing and resting, there is a bed so comfortable and soft. In the rooms, a locker or wardrobe is provided for students to put their clothes and other belongings. The rooms are always kept nice and clean and one always feel at home.

Double Occupancy

In a double occupancy room, there are two single beds, spacious fixed wardrobes, fixed reading desks, chairs & book shelves

Triple Occupancy

In a triple occupancy room there are three beds, movable wardrobe, movable reading desk and chair.

Hostel Setup and cost

The hostels are gender specific i.e. there are separate male and female hostels.

Being a Church Related Institution, we try our best to uphold moral values in our set up and as a result we get a big nod from the girl child parent.

Masters students reside in double occupancy and are charged $600.00 per person per semester.

Undergraduates reside in triple occupancy and are charged $400.00 per person per semester.

Off- Campus Accommodation

Campus accommodation for Students is limited and hence Off Campus accommodation is outsourced for students who do not get places on campus. University sourced accommodation is made available to students in order to reduce the burden and anxiety on the student on where to stay. The off campus accommodation is vetted to meet the expected standards of the University and a ZUPCO buses are available to ferry the students to and from campus.

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