Life on Campus

STUDENTS? RIGHTS
Every student has the right to freedom and protection from all forms of decimation or harassment on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, political belief, creed, national origin, age, or handicap.  The University shall not interfere with the rights of students to join any registered association.  Students should have accurate information relating to acceptable academic standing, graduation requirements, and individual course objectives and requirements.  In all instances of general discipline, academic discipline and academic evaluation, the student has the right to fair and impartial treatment.  The University recognizes the right of all students to discuss,  to exchange thoughts and opinion, and to speak, write, or print freely on any subject in accordance with the national constitution of the country.  The University considers the freedoms of inquiry and discussion as essential to a student?s intellectual development.  In excising their rights and freedom, students should not infringe on other people?s rights and freedom.  Students are responsible for their behavior, actions, conduct and the protection of the environment and common facilities for everybody in the community.  A student who feels aggrieved should report the matter to the Dean of Students, dean of faculty or security office.

JUNIOR COMMON ROOM (JCR)
The Student Centre (Junior Common Room) is located between Old Hall and Barret Halls of residence.  The centre houses the students? resource room cum activity room, a canteen, recreational facilities and indoor games and offices for student affairs offices.  The office of the Dean of Students is responsible for the maintenance of the centre; Students wishing to use the resource room for any function should seek permission from the Dean of Students.  Funds raised from JCR are sometimes used to advance soft loans to needy students through the office of the Dean of Students and SUEU.

Student Clubs and Associations
Students are free to form organizations which get registered at the Dean of Students office.  The clubs and societies could be for specific educational, professional, social and recreational purposes.

Listed below are some of the organizations currently registered:

  • Horticulture
  • Computer Science
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Biochemistry
  • Youth Wildlife and Environmental Movement
  • Aids Control
  • Club de I Egerton Francophone
  • Egerton University Agricultural Engineering Club
  • Agribusiness Society
  • Presidential Award Scheme
  • Christian Union
  • Muslim Association
  • Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Club
  • AIESEC
  • Educational Women Students Association
  • Egerton University Choral Music and Dance Society

In additional to the above listed professional organizations, there are also registered district associations dealing with the welfare of their respective members.  Students are encouraged to join clubs or associations of their choice or form new ones.