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Student Services Department


You are highly welcome to the Adventist University of West Africa (AUWA) Students Services Window. We are happy to let you know that AUWA is a unique and beautiful institution of higher learning where you or your loved ones can achieve the academic dreams you so much desire. AUWA is a unique place where you or your loved ones will learn and experience a Christian lifestyle that will prepare you for the life here and the life hereafter.

We anticipate that all of our students can graduate with the best citizenship grade records. The Bible says, “If you listen to this command of the LORD your GOD that I am giving you today, and if you carefully obey them, the LORD will make you the head and not the tail, and you will always be on top and never at the bottom. (Deut. 28:13)”.

We request that you choose AUWA a home away from home.




AUWA is a faith-based institution that is keen on teaching the right principle. In actualizing the vision, our outfits or wearing must be neat, modest, and decent at all times on and off-campus.


The way we dress determines how we are addressed. Faculties are expected to be role models.


1 Cor. 6:19

What? Know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

Both male and female students are expected to be corporately dressed at all times.





(Staff & Students)

  1. Dress formally to class and official gatherings


  1. Wear a decent haircut



  1. Wear long decent trousers


  1. Wear T-shirt with an inscription that is wholesome


  1. Wear decent Shoes


1 Cor. 10:31

Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.





(Staff & Students)

  1. No sagging


  1. No jewelries, necklace and bracelets of any kind


  1. No Rubber or bathroom slippers


  1. No short Trousers

1 Cor. 10:31

Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.






(Staff & Students)

  1. Dress formally to class and official gathering


  1. Wear hair that are either black or brown color  1,2,4 and 33


  1. Wear nail polish that are either cream, light brown colors, transparent or silver


  1. Wear a decent long trouser with high sit


  1. Wear T- shirts with inscription that are wholesome


  1. Wear blouses that will not expose your breast and armpit


  1. Wear decent Shoes and leather slippers


  1. Wear natural make up that sort or go with your natural skin color


  1. Wear Dresses and skirts that are below the knee




(Staff & Students)

  1. Do not wear earrings and necklace


  1. Do not wear hair with mixed colors e.g. black and brown


  1. Do not wear nail polish with odd colors e.g. red, blue, pink, purple, green, etc.


  1. Do not wear artificial eyelashes


  1. Do not wear short trousers


  1. Do not wear bathroom slippers


  1. Do not use obvious make-up, colors like red, pink, purple, blue, and green are not allowed

1 Cor. 10:31

Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.


You will be required to adhere to the University’s uniqueness and essential principles for an amicable and productive stay on campus. By virtue of being a student of Adventist University of West Africa




The Adventist University of West Africa also operates a dormitory service and it is meant to be a home away from home. The dormitory is there to make students stay comfortable. Students residing in the dorm are required to comply with every rule and regulation binding the dorm as indicated in the student handbook.

Dormitory requirements

            Any student desiring to stay in the dormitory should have the following materials:

  • Bucket

  • Blanket

  • Bedspread

  • Pillow and pillowcases

  • Laundry bag

  • Towel

  • Drinking cup

  • Study lamp

  • Alarm clock

  • Soap and toiletries

  • Flash-light


Prohibited items:

Items like weapons, candles, appliances for cooking or heating, knives, and firearms, due to personal safety, fire hazard, and insurance liability limitations such items are forbidden.

Note: No form of cooking will be allowed in the dormitory and is strictly prohibited. However, an electric kettle may be used for boiling water only.


Wholesome meals that promote total well-being and longevity are served at the university cafeteria. For flexibility our cafeteria system allows you to choose and pay for two or three meals a day every semester which is supervised by the food committee chaired by the Director, of student service. The food services department also runs catering services for other end-users.

Food Services Staff                                                                      

  1. Winifred Doe             Head

  2. Victoria Kesselley 




The Adventist University operates a water industry that supplies its students and communities.


                      YOU CAN ALSO CALL THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS                                       

Phone no: 0776158380/0881562171




Newly Elected Leadership of AUWASA for 2022/2023

Theophilus Dee Willie- President

Peace A. Khasu- Vice President

Solomon Alfonso Tooray-General Secretary

Gideon Gborlue- Financial Secretary

Maxwell William Caillendee –Senator of College of Basic and Applied Sciences

Micheal Dadju Flomo- Senator of Dave Weigley College of Business and Public Administration


This is the official general body for the expression and development of leadership principles. The association is governed by a constitution, elected officers (which consist of an executive council and senators who are representing different constituencies of students), an advisor, and a co-advisor. The association is sponsored by members of council, patrons, and a Patron-General for the growth and development of the association.  Copies of the AUWASA constitution can be found at the school library.



Students are encouraged to join clubs and associations approved on campus for a throughput self-development. Such clubs include but not limited to: academic associations (departmental clubs), social groups either by nationality, ethnicity or county of origin etc. 



a. Procedures for Organizing/Registering Associations

Students desirous of starting a new Association should make a written request to the Vice President Student services through Adventist University of West Africa Student Association Sports and Socials Director.

The request should contain the following;

  1. Aims, Mission and Vision objectives

  2. Tentative meeting schedule

  3. Dues, if any and budget

  4. Requirements for membership

  5. Proposed constitution.

  6. Names of interim student coordinators.

  7. Appointment letters to Sponsor and Co-Sponsor (Lecturers) and evidence of acceptance.

  8. Membership list of at least 25 (including course of study, level, Matric numbers, signatures, etc.)

A student qualifies for membership in the proposed association based on the following: 

  1. Must have spent not less than a full academic session in the University.

  2. Must not have been subjected to disciplinary action or any form of probation.

The Association would be placed on probation for a semester before it could be given final approval by the office of Vice President Student Services.

Unauthorized clubs/Associations are banned and members are also banned from joining any other group for one academic session.

b. Posting of Notices

Student Associations are permitted to post for general campus display only those notices which bear the signature of their appropriate sponsor/official and the stamp approval of the Vice President Student Services

c. Dissolution of Associations

Associations may be dissolved by a two-third majority vote of the present group members.  The request to dissolve an Association must be channeled through the sponsor to the Vice President Student Services.  All actions of dissolution must be approved by the sponsor of the association.


Social, cultural programs and/or the academic association week activities must first be screened and approved by the office of the Director, Student Services at least two weeks before the proposed presentation.

  • Social activities which recreate the mind are allowed while those that might arouse lust are not permitted.

  • The office of the Students Services shall monitor the social activities of the University.  These activities include lectures, musical programs, club meetings, class meetings, student association programs, cultural nights, field trips, outings, and sports. 

  • Opportunity is also given frequently for students to plan and execute some social programs for themselves, e.g. birthdays, anniversaries, etc.

  • Associations or clubs that in deceptive ways organize programs that encourage the spreading of secularism in dressing, music, and performance, and other similar secular practices and activities will be dissolved. 

Note:  All proposed off-campus social activities by students of the Adventist University of West Africa are to be submitted in writing for approval by the Director, of Student Services at least two weeks before leaving. The request shall include the following information:

  1. Destination/Venue of the program, the time of departure from the campus and the time of returning.

  2. The program chairperson(s)

  3. The method of transportation (vehicle and the name of the owner) and mandate (comprehensive list) of occupants.

  4. Signatures of the sponsor and any other official of the association

A copy of the approved request should be returned to the signatories before leaving.                       

Academic and Department Club Trips and Excursions

 All requests for academic (field) and departmental trips should pass through the Dean of College who facilitates the process at least two weeks before the proposed date of departure to the Dean, Director, and Student Services for approval.    


General Guidelines for Excursion:

  1. Only students in a particular academic program are normally allowed to participate in excursions involving that program of study. Thus, a Biology major for instance, may not be allowed to go for an excursion of the Business Administration college/department, unless where there is an official permission.

  2. All excursions should be relevant to programs of study at different levels except in the case of General Education courses.

  3. Any request without the Sponsor’s approval and physical appearance at the point of approval renders the request invalid.

  4.  An association or a Club is permitted to go on an approved excursion only once in an academic school year.

  5. Participants in an excursion before take-off should be duly informed that any misbehavior on the part of the student during the excursion will attract disciplinary action on arrival on campus.

Hired vehicles with professional drivers and current driver’s license should be used for all excursions and must be inspected by Security Department. Students’ private vehicles or vehicles of their parents and guardians must not be used for excursions.

  1. If an academic club or cultural group plans to invite dignitaries or experts in public and private enterprises, or church leaders, the University administration through the Vice President, Student services and/or the Senior Vice President for Academics must be duly notified in writing at the planning stage .This forms part of the requirements for approval.

  2. If an academic club or cultural Club plans to invite a guest artiste, an official written approval must be obtained from the Vice President for Student Services.

  3. All excursions/academic field trips outside the country must be approved by the Administrative Committee (ADCOM) or the President of the university as the case may be. The Association/group intending to embark on an outside trip abroad must write through the College Dean to the Vice President of Student Services, who will consult with the President for onward endorsement by the ADCOM. The office of student affairs will screen the details of the trip in accordance with its due process format. The purpose is to fine-tune properly such areas that would promote the trip contingent as good ambassador of the University.

Before Departure

  1. At least 48 hours before final departure, the Club/Association’s Sponsor and President should ensure that the approved Request papers for the trip are submitted to the college dean, and copies sent to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Director, of Student Services

  2. It is the responsibility of the Sponsor/Co-Sponsor (who should accompany the team as the Contingent leader) to give adequate orientation concerning the code of conduct, dress code, etiquette, and disciplinary instruction to the club/association members before leaving. The accompanying officials should work together to ensure that students comply with the rules and regulations as worthy ambassadors of AUWA.

  3. Relevant excerpts and stipulations from the Students Handbook should be read to the participating students.

  1.  Chaperonage:  

For a mixed group get-together, tours, and other activities such as hikes, picnics, riding off the campus, excursions, lectures, and concerts, a chaperon should be secured for the group before the request is presented for the activities. Chaperons are to be approved by the office of the Vice President for student services.  Chaperons are expected to handle emergencies, deal with irregularities and return to the group at the hour planned.

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