Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions

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Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions 2023/2024

Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions | See details below to apply



Please read the information set down below carefully before you complete any of the attached forms.


  • The registration of new students will take place at their respective
  • All students MUST bring with them the original copies of letters offering them admission into the
  • They MUST also bring the following:
  • Original and Photocopies of their academic certificates or result
  • 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.

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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
TOTAL 41,700.00
  1. Indexing Fee for Bachelor of Science

(Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics and Environmental Health ) students only 10,000.00

TOTAL                                                           51,700.00



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.


1.       TRAVEL


Students are expected to make their own travel arrangements to the University.



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 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.



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 sharing measures.



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 dentist outside the University for treatment.



The registrar (Academic) would like to know as much as possible about each student to enable him 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)



  • After registration, each student will be issued with an identification 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.
  • Please note that the Identification card is an important University 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.


3.       NAMES

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 STUDIES



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.



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.



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.



Please make sure that you are familiar with the content of this document issued by the Director of Student Affairs.



Students are required to provide themselves with the following:

  • Academic Stationery
  • Books and equipment (depending on the school in which one is registered)
  • Clothing and pocket
  • Bedding (Bedcover, blankets, Sheets and



  • 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 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.
  • Games Kit 2,200.00
  • Dissecting Kit 500.00
  • Laboratory Coat (white) 500.00
  • Cartography Kit 1,500.00


  • Requirements for Bachelor of Science (Nursing and Public Health) Students


  1. Full uniform (White Coat and Name Tag)
  2. Stethoscope
  3. A pair of nurses scissors
  4. A small torch
  5. A watch with a second hand
  6. Thermometer
  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
Total 8,550.00  


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.


(ii)                Students who will be required to take Bachelor of Science (Food Nutrition and Dietetics and Environmental Science) will be required to pay an indexing fee of Kshs.10,000.00/=


The fees indicated below are required to be paid by every student on or before the day of registration.

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. 01129062461400 National Bank of Kenya         :           Account No. 01003059150801 Equity Bank Limited                :           Account No. 0180290518859

Payment of fees by cash or cheque is not acceptable.


  Kshs. Kshs.
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

Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions

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 and Environmental Health ) students only





Total 27,750.00 23,950.00

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1.       Definition of student:

  • All students who have been formally admitted to a course of study for an Undergraduate degree within the
  • All occasional students who are registered students of another University but are admitted to courses of study within Kenyatta
  • All postgraduate students who are registered for higher degree courses within the


2.       Vice Chancellor’s powers

The regulations and control of students’ behavior shall be administered by the Vice Chancellor on behalf of the council.


3.      Regulations

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 (Administration): such permission will not be given without proof of a current driving license, a valid road tax license and current certificate of insurance. Such permission may be refused or withdrawn without assigning any reason thereof. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions


(a)     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.


(b)    Academic Responsibility

Attendance of lectures, tutorials, seminars, practicals, and other scheduled courses of instruction are compulsory. The Dean of relevant School must authorize non-attendance due to illness or other good cause.


(c)   Noise

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 premises. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions


(d)   Loss of or damage to students’ property

The University disclaims all responsibility for losses of or damage to students’ property while on University premises.


(e)   Fire Fighting Appliances

It shall be a serious offence against University regulations to interfere with, damage or remove, other than for firefighting purposes, any firefighting appliances. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions


(f)    Procession and Demonstration

  • 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 Government
  • 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


(g)   Drunkenness

Whereas consumption of alcohol is not prohibited, drunkenness and disturbances of other students because of drunkenness will constitute a serious offence. Kenyatta University KUCCPS Joining Instructions


(h)   Drug-Taking and possession of Drugs

It is a serious offence against University regulations to posses or take drugs as a student of this University.


(a)   Correspondence

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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



  • Academic Matters
  • Within the Universities The Kenyatta University Charter and the Statutes empower the Senate 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 Examinations.
  • Senate makes determinations on 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


(iii)              Breach of Examination Regulations

What Constitutes an Examination Offence of Irregularity?

  • Trying to copy from unauthorized
  • Passing verbal or written communication to other candidates in the examination
  • Being in possession of used or unused examination answer books outside the examination
  • Availing written material for use by other
  • Copying from unauthorized material carried by the candidate himself/herself.
  • Returning of examination answer books with written answers after the

Involvement in any examination irregularity will automatically lead to expulsion from the University.

(a)   General Offences

The Senate Students Disciplinary Committee set up under the Kenyatta University Statutes Schedule

  1. 3. and is composed of:


  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) –           Chairperson
  • Principal of the College of concerned student
  • Two student representatives (KUSA President and Academic Secretary)
  • One Senate Representative
  • Dean of School of the concerned student
  • Chairperson of the relevant Department
  • Director of Students Affairs
  • Registrar (Academic) –           Secretary In Attendance
  • Chief Legal Officer
  • Senate Secretariat


The Committee deals with all general offences committed by students in their day to day activities within the University other than the offences the University considers as major offences.

A student shall be given an opportunity of being heard before the students Disciplinary 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:

  • Letters of warning, which will be carried in the Students’
  • Payment for
  • Suspension from the University for a Specific
  • Expulsion from halls of
  • Expulsion from the
  • A combination of any two or more of the
  • Any other penalties as the committee may deem

(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:

  • Boycotts lectures.
  • Maliciously or willfully damages University
  • Violates regulations 3 (g).
  • Assaults any member of staff in the discharge of official
  • Convicted by a Court of law for any criminal offence, which the Council shall deem serious enough to warrant expulsion from the


(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.



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.



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 regulations above.

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