The Dean of Students coordinates the activities of student accommodation and is responsible for the welfare and discipline of students in the University. Apart from the Halls of Residence, each of which is governed by a Warden, other sections overseen by the Dean's office include sports and recreation, chapels and mosques, students’ guild and the counselling centre.


Mr. Cyriaco Kabagambe, Dean of StudentsMr. Cyriaco Kabagambe holds an M.A .Ed.Mgt (Mak), BA (Hons) Mak, Dip.Ed. (Mak) and was Dean of students at Kyambogo University prior to becoming Dean of Students at Makerere University. He has outstanding and distinguished experience in student affairs management especially in governance, student leadership and welfare administration, career guidance, discipline and networking.

For over 25 years, he was involved in student affairs management (Teaching 11 years ,Wardenship 8 years and deanship 7 years ) and accumulated core competences in team work, interpersonal and communication skills ,administrative and leadership skills ,valuing diversity, patience and willingness to listen, sharing and guidance, and negotiation skills. At Kyambogo University, Mr. Kabagambe was an ex-officio member of the University council and it’s committees, a member of the senate and its committees and Head of students’ welfare department. As Dean of Students (2003-2010), he provided for games, sports and other recreational facilities, counseling and guidance services, spiritual nourishment and growth and enforced the University rules and regulations so as to enhance the discipline of students among other responsibilities.

Previously, Mr. Kabagambe was a Warden for Nsibirwa and University Halls (1997-2003), and at the National College of Business Studies (1995-1997) during its transition to Makerere University Business School (MUBS). As a Secondary school teacher (1984-1995) at Butare S.S.S, Wanyange Girls S.S and St. Mary’s College Kisubi, he did not only teach but also served in various other capacities as Executive Committee member of PTA, secretary to staff, head of department, house master, and UNEB examiner.

The Office 

The Dean of Students caters for student welfare in three main areas: University Halls of Residence, where in conjunction with the Wardens ensures that appropriate accommodation facilities and good catering services are provided to students; Recreation and Games - the Department in liaison with the Sports and Recreation staff organizes competitions and sports activities for students; and the Spiritual Centers, where one Imam and two Christian Chaplains within the main campus provide the Spiritual Services. The Dean of Students also gives oversight to the Students' Guild, the Student governing body. The elections of the Guild President, Guild Representative Council (GRC) and the SCR leadership are organised by the Dean of students' office and the Halls of residence are voting centers.

Contact Information

Dean of Students: Mr. Cyriaco Kabagambe
Office of the Dean of Students
Room 208, Senate Building
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 532493
Email: dos[at]

Deputy Dean of Students: Mr. Stephen Kateega
Office of the Deputy Dean of Students,
Room 214, Senate Building
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 534049
Email: skateega[at]


Places of Worship
Chaplain, St. Augustine Chapel (Catholic)
Rev. Fr. Ddungu Josephat
Mobile: +256-772-884397
Chaplain, St. Francis Chapel (Anglican)
Rev. Canon Onesimus Asiimwe
Mobile: +256-414-531367
Imaam, University Mosque
Hajji Sam Ahmad Ssentongo
Office: +256-414-530862

Halls of Residence

Warden, Africa Hall (Ladies): Stella Amero Eduan (PhD)
(B.A, PGDE, M.Ed, PhD)
Office: +256 414 554202
Email: stelladuan[at]

Warden, CCE Hall (Ladies): Mrs. Winnie Kabumbuli
Office: +256 414 533389
Email: wkabumbuli[at]

Warden, Dag Hammarskjold (Postgraduate students Hall):  Mrs. Winnie Kabumbuli
Office: +256 414 530748
Email: wkabumbuli[at]

Warden, Galloway, College of Health Sciences: Ms. Norah Nalubowa
Office: +256 414 540079
Email: agathawolwa[at]

Warden, Kabanyolo Hall, MUARIK: Ms. Rose Nalwanga
(MA Counseling)
Email: joas8105[at]

Warden, Livingtone Hall (Gentlemen): Mr. Edward Lukabala
(MA Counseling)
Office: +256 414 2531942
Email: elukabala[at]

Warden, Lumumba Hall (Gentlemen): Mr. Hassan Lutaya
(MA Education)
Office: +256 414 535324
Email: hlutaya[at]

Warden, Mary Stuart Hall (Ladies): Ms. Grace Kabuye
MA/Ed Mgt, BscEd, PGD-PB
Office: +256 414 541456
Email: gnkabuye[at]

Warden, Mitchell Hall (Gentlemen): Mr. Amos Tukamushaba
(M.A in Public Admn. & Mgt)
Office: +256 414 543060
Email: atukamushabaj[at]

Warden, Nkrumah Hall (Gentlemen): Mr. John Kamya
Office: Mob: +256 414 540435
Email: jkamya[at]

Warden, Nsibirwa Hall (Gentlemen): Mr. John Kamya
Office: +256 414 540424

Email: jkamya[at]

Warden, University Hall (Gentlemen): Hassan Lutaya
(BA, PGDE,Med)
Office: +256 414 530896
Email: hlutaaya[at]

For further details kindly visit the Dean of Students website