ABOUT STUDENT AFFAIRS
Student Affairs is dedicated to the support and enhancement of the academic mission of the University. The division provides programmes and services to both current and prospective students. The Programme is structured to compliment students’ academic experience, celebrate the rich diversity of the campus, provide opportunities to develop leadership skills, participate in community services, and offer an entertaining and safe social atmosphere. Services are offered to ensure the physical, emotional, and mental health of all students and provide guidance towards a career of excellence.
Students at the Katsina University, Katsina enjoy countless opportunities for academic growth, both in and out of the lecture hall. At KUK we organize educational activities for academic challenges and a base of support for scholastic success, and extends to the building of leadership skills and a sense of commitment to the community within the larger society.
The division comprises of the following Units
• Students Sporting And Recreational Activities
• Male students’ accommodation
• Female Students’ Accommodation
• I.D. Card distribution
• NYSC liaison Office
• Career Unit (Scholarship awards)
• Students’ Transportation facility
• Clubs and Societies Unit
REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE GENERAL BEHAVIOUR OF STUDENTS
Wearing clothes with the following characteristics is prohibited within the premises of Katsina University, Katsina.
1. Transparent clothes and those that reveal sensitive part of the body.
2. Dropping shawls and scarves.
3. Sleeveless dress.
4. Strapless blouses or short blouse that does not cover the hip-line.
5. Low neck dress.
6. Mini dress and skirt above the knee.
7. Tight trousers and dresses (clinging clothes).
8. Clothing made from stretching and elastic materials.
9. Outfit (T-shirt, jeans, etc.) that carry obscene and subliminal message and those with suggestive and witty slogans.
10. Coloured hair and coloured attachment with different shades and colours.
11. Ankles chains and rings on toe.
12. Pashmina of any kind or transparent gele
13. Any other appearance considered obscene by the University authority.
1. Wearing of sleeveless clothes.
2. Shirts which are not properly buttoned up and shirt collars that are left flying.
3. Short knickers/boxers.
4. Pulling down trousers to the hipline (sagging).
5. T-shirts and jeans which carry obscene and subliminal message and those with suggestive and witty slogans.
6. Wearing of ear rings, bracelets, and ankle chains.
7. Wearing head ties.
8. Braiding, perming or jerry curls, plaiting and dread locks.
2. Use of face caps and dark eye glasses (excepts for sport and other related activities).
3. Wearing Jeans of any kind.
4. Any other appearance considered obscene by the University authority.
OTHER RELATED OFFENCES
1. Smoking within the University environment.
2. Indecent relationship between the two sexes likes caressing, hugging, kissing, romancing, sitting on other’s laps.
3. Noise in/around the classroom, studio, laboratories, libraries, workshops, and administrative offices.
Relationship with Staff
It is an offence for any student to fight with or abuse any University staff in the course of discharging his/her lawful duties.
Conduct Outside the Campus
All students are expected to be good ambassadors of the University when outside the campus. Any student reported to the University Authority for any misconduct shall face “DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE” for appropriate disciplinary measure.
Fighting by students and use of force on other students to obtain compliance or cause bodily harm attracts expulsion from the University.
Stealing of any form is prohibited in the University. Any student found guilty of stealing in any form shall be expelled from the University.
Membership of Illegal Associations
Students found to be members of illegal associations, clubs, fraternity or confraternity shall faces Disciplinary Committee for appropriate punishment.
Any Student found guilty of rape shall be expelled from the University and handed over to the police for prosecution.
Forgery is a criminal offence. Any student found guilty of forgery shall be expelled from the University.
No student is permitted to stage any of form of demonstration against an individual, University, State or Federal Government of Nigeria without explicit permission from the police. Any student found guilty of this offence face Disciplinary Committee for appropriate punishment.
Wanton Destruction of Public Property
Any student of the University found guilty of destruction of public property shall be surcharged at the current rate of the item. In addition to the surcharge, such a student shall face further appropriate disciplinary action.
Publication of seditious, inciting and scandalous letters or articles against individuals or the University
Any student found to engage in sedition and scandalous letter writing against an individual or the University shall be deemed to have broken his/her Matriculation Oath and shall face Disciplinary Committee for appropriate punishment.
Embezzlement of Association’s Funds
Any student member of a registered association in the University found guilty of embezzling association’s funds shall be deemed to have committed offence and shall be made to refund the money. In addition, the student shall be made to face Disciplinary Committee for further appropriate punishment.
Membership of Secret Cults
Membership of secret cults in the University is prohibited. Accordingly, all forms of cult activities are proscribed. Any student found to be involved in the activities of secret cults shall be expelled from the University.
Any student of the University found guilty of act of insubordination towards constituted authority shall be dealt with accordingly.
Any student found guilty of assault in any form shall be made to face Disciplinary Committee for appropriate punishment.
Under no condition should a student be found intoxicated within the University campus. Any student so found shall face Disciplinary Committee for appropriate punishment.
Any student found guilty of fornication, adultery, sodomy o lesbianism within the University campus shall be expelled from the University
The University has temporary Female hostel inside the University campus, while male hostel accommodation is not available on the campus presently. However, the University rents houses to accommodate some male students outside the campus. These houses shall be treated as part of the campus. They are strictly meant for students of the University only. It is an offence for any student to accommodate another person in the hostel without permission from the University.
Hostel accommodation provides inviting, high-quality, and cost-effective housing for many students. There are also catering services within the campus that enhance the educational experience of our students and meet the needs of the entire University community. The division provides decent hostel accommodation for all female students on request. There are four blocks inside the female hostel capacity of accommodating 250 female students.
The Student Affairs provide private hostel accommodation for 150 male students on first come first served. The building popularly known as the SEA NEVER DRY and is located in the Katsina Layout along Salamah International School and also highly equipped with social amenities
VISITORS TO THE STUDENT HOSTEL
Students may receive visitors between 9:00 am and 6:00pm in the female hostels. It is the duty of students to ensure that their visitors sign the visitors’ book kept by the porter on arrival and departure.
i. Students are not allowed to accommodate guests, who will stay overnight in their rooms.
ii. Male visitors, whether they are outsiders or members of staff or students of the University, are not allowed to enter the rooms or other restricted areas of the hostels of female students whether or not they are related to the student by blood or otherwise. They can only see their host after signing the visitor’s book and the student(s) concerned indicate through the porter that they are available to receive them.
iii. Female visitors, whether they are outsiders or members of staff or students of the university, are not allowed to enter the rooms or other restricted areas of the hostels of the male students whether or not they are related to the students by blood or otherwise. They can only see their hosts after signing the visitor’s book and the student(s) concerned indicate through the porter that they are available to receive them.
iv. Students are responsible for the conduct of their visitors
v. Visitors are not allowed in to the male hostel after 9:00pm and female hostels after 6:00pm.
vi. Consumption or bringing of alcohol and other related intoxicants and drugs into the university is prohibited.
vii. The University campus and all its designated hostel areas are smoking free zones.
viii. Physical combat and assault on persons are prohibited.
ix. Visitors are not allowed to take laws into their hands. All complaints should be lodged with the Porter or the security personnel.