Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions 2022/2023
Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions | See details below to apply
The fees indicated below are required to be paid by every student on or before the day of
Please note that payment must be paid in any branch of the following banks in Kenya:
Family Bank: Account No. 045000023316
Co-operative Bank of Kenya: Account No. 0112962461400
National Bank of Kenya: Account No. 0100359150801
Equity Bank Limited: Account No. 0180290518859
Payment of fees by cash or cheque is not acceptable.
FEE DESCRIPTION 1
ST SEMESTER 2
Tuition fee 8,000.00 8,000.00
Accommodation fees 3,000.00 3,500.00
Registration fees 500.00 –
Caution Money 2,000.00 –
Examination fees 1,500.00 1,500.00
Activity fees 500.00 500.00
Student Identity Card 500.00 –
Medical Subscription 1,000.00 1,000.00
Library 250.00 250.00
Computer fees 2,000.00 2,000.00
KUSA Membership 300.00 –
KUSA Subscription 200.00 200.00
Alumni fees 500.00 –
Recreation and Sports Facilities 2,000.00 2,000.00
Total 22,750.00 18,950.00
Indexing fee for Bachelor of Science (Food,
Nutrition and Dietetics) students only 5,000.00 5,000.00
Total 27,750.00 23,950.00
DECLARATION OF ACCEPTANCE TO PAY FEES:
I Full Name of Parent or Guardian (If parents are not
Parent/Guardian of (Full name of student)
Admission/ Reference Number: who has been admitted to
Pursue a course leading to the degree of Bachelor of
*Accept to pay the required fees/do not accept to pay the fees.
(*delete as appropriate*)
Signature of Parent/Guardian: Date:
FORM KU/ (ia)
OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR (ACADEMIC)
INFORMATION FOR NEW STUDENTS 2022/2023 ACADEMIC YEAR
Please read the information set down below carefully before you complete any of the attached
1. ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION
(a) The registration of new students will take place at their respective Campuses.
(b) All students MUST bring with them the original copies of letters offering them
admission into the University.
(c) They MUST also bring the following:
(i) Original and Photocopies of their academic certificates or result slips.
(ii) Original and Copy of the National Identification card (ID)
Please note that no student will be registered without the documents mentioned in (b) and (c)
ABOVE. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
2. FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ONE ACADEMIC YEAR
i. Tuition (Kenyans) 16,000.00
ii. Accommodation Fee 7,000.00
iii. Registration Fee 500.00
iv. Caution Money 2,000.00
v. Examination Fee 3,000.00
vi. Activity Fee 1,000.00
vii. Student Identity Card 500.00
viii. Medical Subscription 2,000.00
ix. Library 500.00
x. KUSA Subscription 400.00
xi. KUSA Membership 300.00
xii. Alumni Fees 500.00
xiii. Computer Fees 4,000.00
xiv. Recreation and Sports Facilities 4,000.00
xv. Indexing Fee for Bachelor of Science
Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics) students only 10,000.00
All students are required to pay the first semester fees as shown in Form KU/1 before they are
allowed to register into the University. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
Students are expected to make their own travel arrangements to the University.
4. MEDICAL EXAMINATION
Admission into the University is subject to a satisfactory Medical Report being received
by the University. A student is therefore required to undergo a medical examination by a
recognized medical practitioner before coming to the University. This is very important
baseline information for a student’s health during his/her academic career and should be
as accurate and exhaustive as possible.
Form KU/4 is attached for this purpose. Please bring the form with you when you come
for registration and submit it to the University Medical Officer.
5. MEDICAL ATTENTION AT THE UNIVERSITY
The University Health Unit is open to all students. However, students are advised to be
prepared to meet all the expenses of any medical attention not provided by the
University, bearing in mind that most Public Health Institutions have now instituted cost
6. OPTICAL AND DENTAL TREATMENT
The University does not provide optical and dental treatment. Any student having or
suspecting to have problems should consult opticians and where necessary buy spectacles
before coming to the University. Similarly, any student who might have dental problems
should consult a dentist outside the University for treatment.
7. STUDENT’S PERSONAL DETAILS – FORM KU/6
The registrar (Academic) would like to know as much as possible about each student to
enable him to understand and to serve each student better. For this purpose Form (KU/6) is
provided. Please complete the two copies and return them to the Registrar (Academic)
8. STUDENTS IDENTIFICATION CARD
(a) After registration, each student will be issued an identification card. You should
be ready to show it as may be required during your life at the University. In this
connection, you are required to submit four 1” x 1” photographs to the Registrar
(Academic) along with your letter of acceptance. The photographs must be taken
from a good studio noting that the University does not accept photographs taken from
“Photo-Me” Kiosks. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
(b) Please note that the Identification card is an important University document. Great
care should be taken not to lose it. Lending it to anybody else who is not authorized to
use the card is forbidden since you are the only person authorized to use your
particular card. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
Please note that the set of names on all forms must be the same as the ones under which
you registered for your examinations. Change of names after registration at the
University will be permitted only after producing an affidavit or Deed of Change of
Name from an advocate or a commissioner of oaths effecting such a change. Such
change of name is ONLY PERMITTED DURING THE SECOND YEAR OF
10. FOREIGN STUDENTS
Foreign students will pay full economic fees as may be determined by the University
Council from time to time. In this connection, foreign students should complete Form
KU/8. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
11. NON-RESIDENTS STUDENTS
If you do not wish to reside at the University Students’ Halls of Residence, you will still
be required to register yourself with the Office of Director Accommodation Services.
12. THE UNIVERSITY CALENDAR
The University calendar stipulates academic regulations that will govern your academic
career as a student in this University. You should ensure that you are fully conversant
with the relevant sections that concern your particular degree course and examinations.
Copies are available in the University Library. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
13. STUDENTS’ GUIDE
Please make sure that you are familiar with the content of this document issued by the
Director of Student Affairs. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
14. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY THE STUDENTS
Students are required to provide themselves with the following:
(i) Academic Stationery
(ii) Books and equipment (depending on the school in which one is registered)
(iii) Clothing and pocket money.
(iv) Bedding (Bedcover, blankets, Sheets and Bucket.
15. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
(i) Students who will be registered to read Geography, Botany, Zoology and
Physical Education will be required to purchase a Cartography Kit, a Dissecting
Kit, Laboratory Coat (White) or a Games Kit depending on the Department that
registers them. If you intend to register in any of the four departments listed
above, please be prepared to buy what the department will require at the market
rate. As a guide, the following are the current prices. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
(i) Games Kit Kshs.2,200.00
(ii) Dissecting Kit Kshs.500.00
(iii) Laboratory Coat (white) Kshs.500.00
(iv) Cartography Kit Kshs.1,500.00
(ii) Requirements for Bachelor of Science (Nursing and Public Health) Students
placement. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
1. Full uniform (White Coat and Name Tag)
3. A pair of nurses scissors
4. A small torch
5. A watch with a second hand
7. Tape measure
Indexing by the Nursing Council of Kenya package
Kshs. 4,000.00 – Indexing Fee
Kshs. 3,000.00 – Procedure Manual
Kshs. 250.00 – Scope of practice
Kshs. 250.00 – Code of conduct
Kshs. 250.00 – Standards of Nursing Education and practice
Kshs. 800.00 – Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Training File
Nursing Council of Kenya, Bank Account:
0948023954 – BARCLAYS BANK, QUEENSWAY BRANCH
01136098613400 – CO-OPERATIVE BANK, KIBERA BRANCH
Payments should be made within the first two weeks, then present the bank slips to the
Department of Nursing Sciences.
(iii) Students who will be required to take Bachelor of Science (Food Nutrition
and Dietetics) will be required to pay an indexing fee of Kshs.10,000.00/=
OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR (ACADEMIC)
LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE TO ABIDE BY
UNIVERSITY RULES AND REGULATIONS
(To be completed in duplicate by those accepting the offer. Please return one copy and retain the
the second one.)
Regulations Governing the Conduct and Discipline of the Student of the University prepared in
accordance with the Kenyatta University Act, 1985 are reproduced here below. Read them
carefully and confirm your willingness to abide by them by signing at the end of this document
(on page 6)
REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE OF
THE STUDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY
1. Definition of student:
(a) All students who have been formally admitted to a course of study for an Undergraduate
degree within the University.
(b) All occasional students who are registered students of another University but are admitted to
courses of study within Kenyatta University.
(c) All postgraduate students who are registered for higher degree courses within the University.
2. Vice Chancellor’s powers
The regulations and control of students’ behaviour shall be administered by the Vice-Chancellor
on behalf of the council.
The following regulations shall apply to all students:-
(a) Motor Vehicle
A student may not keep a motor vehicle on University premises without written permission from
the Registrar: such permission will not be given without proof of a current driving license, a
valid read tax license and current certificate of insurance. Such permission may be refused or
withdrawn without assigning any reason thereof.
(b) Responsibility of University property
A student or group of students will be held responsible for any damage to University property
resulting from misuse or willful destruction of such property by that student or group of students.
(c) Academic Responsibility
Attendance of lectures, tutorials, seminars, practicals, and other scheduled courses of instruction
is compulsory. The Dean of the relevant Schools must authorize non-attendance due to illness or
other good cause. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
It shall be an offence against University regulations to create unreasonable noise or behave in an
unruly or rowdy manner to the disturbance or annoyance of other occupants of University
(e) Loss of or damage to students’ property
The University disclaims all responsibility for losses of or damage to students’ property while on
(f) Fire Fighting Appliances
It shall be a serious offence against University regulations to interfere with, damage or remove,
other than for firefighting purposes, any fire fighting appliances.
(g) Procession and Demonstration
(i) It shall be a serious offence for any student or group of students whilst within the
University to convene, organize, participate in any way be involved in any
demonstrations, gatherings or processions or in any unauthorized ceremonies, gatherings
or demonstrations for which permission has not been obtained from the University
(ii) It shall be a serious offence for any student or group of students to organize or
participate in pickets or in any manner prevent any student or member of staff from
performing their normal duties.
Whereas consumption of alcohol is not prohibited, drunkenness and disturbances of other
students because of drunkenness will constitute a serious offence.
(i) Drug-Taking and possession of Drugs
It is a serious offence against University regulations to possess or take drugs as a student of this
University. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
(i) Correspondence to the press or other mass media by members of the University their
individual capacity, individual students or officials of the students’ organization and other
students should bear their individual names and their private address.
(ii) No student shall make any public statement on behalf of the union or other societies on
matters affecting the University without special authority from the Vice-Chancellor.
(iii) Correspondence by individual students or by officials of the students’ organizations
(including students’ societies) to representatives of foreign governments or other
sponsoring bodies shall be sent through the office of the Dean of Students, who will
forward as appropriate. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
(iv) Invitation to Government Ministries, representatives of foreign governments or other
important persons to visit the University in their official capacity shall be notified to the
University authorities in good time.
4. DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES
(a) Academic Matters
(i) Within the Kenyatta University Act, 1985 and the statutes/Regulations made there
under, the senate is empowered to discipline all students on all academic matters.
Such discipline includes: receiving and approving recommendations from School
Boards and Board Examiners with respect to who qualifies to sit University
(ii) Who repeats which year, breach of examination regulations and who is to be
discontinued from approved programmes of study. The decision of the Senate is
binding subject only to an appeal for review on the basis of fresh evidence.
(iii) Breach of Examination Regulations
What Constitutes an Examination Offence of Irregularity
Trying to copy from unauthorized material.
Passing verbal or written communication to other candidates in the examination room.
Being in possession of used or unused examination answer books outside the examination
Availing written material for use by other candidates.
Copying from unauthorized material carried by the candidate himself/herself.
Returning examination answer books with written answers after the examinations.
Involvement in any examination irregularity will automatically lead to expulsion from the
(b) General Offences
The senate Students’ Disciplinary Committee set up under section 14(2) (f) of the Kenyatta
University Act 1985 composed of:-
(i) Vice-Chancellor (Chairman)
(ii) Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
(iii) Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance, Planning & Development)
(iv) Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
(v) Two student representatives one of whom shall be the KUSA Chairman.
(vi) Two Senate Representatives.
(vii) Dean of School of the Student concerned.
(viii) Chairman of the relevant Department.
(ix) Relevant Warden. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
(x) Registrar (Academic) – secretary.
The Committee deals with all general offences committed by students in their day today
activities within the University other than the offences the University considers as major
offences. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
A student shall be given an opportunity of being heard before the student Disciplinary
The committee makes its decision.
Under the senate students Disciplinary Committee, the penalties for the various general offences
will vary according to the gravity of the offence.
The penalties will include:-
(i) Letters of warning, which will be carried in the Students’ file.
(ii) Payment for damages.
(iii) Suspension from the University for a Specific Period.
(iv) Expulsion from halls of residence.
(v) Expulsion from the University.
(vi) A combination of any two or more of the above.
(vii) Any other penalties as the committee may deem fit.
(c) Council shall have the right to expel a student from the University without reference
to the students when a student commits any of the following:-
(i) Boycotts lectures
(ii) Maliciously or willfully damages University property
(iii) Violates regulations 3 (g)
(iv) Assaults any member of staff in the discharge of official duties.
(v) Convicted by a Court of law for any criminal offence, which the Council
shall deem serious enough to warrant expulsion from the University. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
(d) State Security Matters
The sovereignty of the state, together with the State Security machinery to safeguard the
sovereignty embraces the entire republic, within which the University falls. Accordingly,
notwithstanding the existing University Machinery, the state security Machinery cannot be
faltered in the execution of its functions and duties. Such machinery is outside the University
jurisdiction and any redress to action taken to such powers should be sought from the
Government without in any way involving the University. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
5. VARIATION OF REGULATIONS
The Vice-Chancellor shall have the power to add to or/and vary regulations contained in Section
3 until the next meeting of Council, But such addition or variation shall cease to have effect
unless confirmed by Council at such meeting. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions
DECLARATION BY STUDENT
This is to confirm that I DO ACCEPT the offer and I promise to abide by the Regulations
governing the conduct and discipline of the students of the University as spelt out in the regulation given above.