The Student Dean's Office


Each Public University must have a Dean of Students, who is chosen by the University Council on the advice of the Appointments Board and under guidelines established by the University Council, in accordance with the University and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001, as amended. As a result, Ms. Sophia Alum Acon is Busitema University's Dean of Students at the moment. She graduated from Makerere University with a Bachelor's Degree in Arts and a Master's Degree in Education management of educational institutions. Having held several administrative positions in various departments at Makerere University, Sophia has extensive experience in administration.

The main responsibility of this office is to supervise student welfare. Ms. Sophia held the position of Dean of Students at Uganda Martyrs University for five(5) years prior to joining Busitema in 2016. As the Faculty Dean, she oversees the administrative responsibilities of a particular faculty on behalf of the University Management, in keeping with Busitema University's unique six (6) campuses. Under the Vice-Chancellor's supervision is the Student Dean.

Ms.Sophia Alum Acon
Dean of Students

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Managing the planning, budgeting and development process of the unit
  • Coordinating the formulation and implementation of policies relating to student’s welfare activities/functions.
  • Overseeing all non-academic programmes that are administered to students in the University including students Organizations, provision of health care services, guidance and counseling services, security and safety, food and accommodation.
  • Reporting students’ misconduct/cases that require disciplinary action to ensure adherence to the University policies, rules and regulations.
  • Administering Institutional Policies and Procedures relating to students stay and conduct at the University.
  • Coordinating with campus constituencies and community leaders in managing co-curricular learning and service opportunities.
  • Serving as liaison between students and University Management.
  • Appraising the performance of staff in the Department.

Staff Members


Ms.Sophia Alum Acon

Dean of students

M.A, Educational Management, Makerere University
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Mr. Wanyama Joseph Erogo

Deputy Dean of Students

Masters in Management Studies, UMI
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Ms. Agnes Masajja Baluka

Senior Sports Tutor

MEPA, Ndejje University
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