Office of the Dean of Students


The University and other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001, as amended, requires each Public University to have a a Dean of Students who is appointed by the University Council on the recommendation of the Appointments Board of that University and on terms and conditions determined by the University Council. As such, Ms. Sophia Alum Acon is the current Dean of Students at Busitema University. She Holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Educational Management and a Bachelor of Arts Degree both from Makerere University. Sophia has a vast exprience in administration having held a number of administrative positions in various departments at Makerere university.

Prior to Joining Busitema in 2016, Sophia was the Dean of Students Uganda Matyrs University for 5 years.The Primary purpose of this office is to oversee the welfare of students. Given Busitema University's distinctiveness with six campuses, each Faculty has a Faculty Dean who carries out the administrative duties of a given faculty on behalf of the University Managemnt. The Dean of students is Responsible to the Vice-Chancellor.

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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