The University provides hostel facilities only for a limited number of students. However, further expansion of this facility is envisaged. Priority will be given for the First and Final year students. A few university-owned buildings and rented houses are being used as student hostels. Accommodation facilities are given according to the student ratio in each faculty located in the Wellamadama Complex. Student hostels are located in Maddewatta, Pamburana and inside the main university premises.

Scholarships and Awards


Students are offered following financial assistance for their university education.
  • Mahapola higher education scholarships
  • Student bursaries
Other scholarshipsIn addition, there is a number of Merit Scholarships and awards(Harischandra Gold Medal, Awards provided by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka and Lucky Lanka Milk processing Ltd ) offered to the students with extraordinary performance.

Student Welfare


The Students' welfare Branch at the University look after the needs of the students outside their courses. It is located in the second floor of the Administration Building. Services such as student registration, Mahapola scholarships, bursaries, provisions of students' hostels and cafeterias are operated by the students' affairs branch. Further there is a counseling service to help the students in problems that affect their studies.The university medical center provides medical facilities for the students who suffer from health problems..

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