Student Affairs provides services that complement the student educational experience and engage our diverse community, while supporting the growth and development of the students to prepare them for future roles in the global environment.
The Student Affairs Division maintains an active partnership with students in the development of new programmes and enrichment of those already in operation. The activities of the Student Union and all other student Clubs and Societies are coordinated through the Division. The objective is to provide an enriching cultural, physical, social and morally uplifting environment for the student as a rewarding complement to his academic work.
Office: 2nd floor Administrative building
On-campus housing is more than just a place to live while studying at the Eastern Palm University. You’ll be engaged through unique programs and opportunities that emphasize academic and social growth, diversity, wellness, leadership and community building.
Living and learning on Campus
- Living in residence is a great way to experience the Eastern Palm University. By living on campus, you’ll be part of a community and meet new people who will become your life-long friends
- Many of our students leave their families and friends to come to the Eastern Palm University to pursue their dreams. Our residence facilities can become your home away from home while you’re here.
- Founder Cup events are held several times throughout each semester. The goal of Founder cup is to gain points for your respective building by showing your pride in the Eastern Palm University.
- Making the transition from high school to university can sometimes be challenging. Living in a community on campus among our friendly and supportive residence life team makes that transition easier and a lot more fun!
- Our residence community hosts students from around the world and at every level of study. There are many opportunities to meet new people with diverse perspectives and cultures that create a globalized experience for the entire community.
- Professional development programs and sessions are open to residence students every semester on topics including exam preparation, essay writing techniques, resume writing, portfolio development and job interview skills.
- Living in residence increases your chances of academic success. In addition to the convenience of living only minutes away from classrooms and labs, you’ll have access to the facilities and resources you need to thrive, including study areas, common lounges, and a variety of residence life support staff.
EXPLORE OUR SPACES
You can choose the residence that matches your interests and needs
A little bit more privacy and a lot more choice. This residence will make on-campus living an unforgettable addition to your university experience.
Elfin is a great place to dive right into university life. Here you’ll find lots of community spaces that lend to meeting new people, an active community and quiet places to study at any time of day.
Our newest residence houses 130 students in a contemporary, high-rise building with excellent views of the campus, with close proximity to faculty buildings.
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE RESIDENCE
Here, you’ll find all the quiet space you need to study with lots to do when it’s time to socialize. With 40 people per floor, there is a strong community and a small-town feel.
Short term and summer lodging
Residence rooms and suites are available for summer rentals and short-term stays. If you’re coming to EPU for a conference, visit or event, consider staying with us.
At EPU we promote a health and wellness environment by promoting awareness, providing lectures and seminars on certain issues that affects student’s health. The University Health Service provides preventive, curative and environmental health services to all registered students, as well as to all members of staff and their dependents.
The Security Department is entrusted with the main responsibility of protecting lives and property of staff and students of the University. The Department offers a 24-hour service. In times of emergency arising from the fire outbreak, robbery, and so on, the affected student is expected to report immediately to the Chief Security Officer or any other Security Officer on duty for help. In Eastern Palm University, there is no hiding place for cultists. Students are safe and free to carry out their academic pursuits and other legitimate activities without fear of molestation or harassment
FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS
It is important to bear in mind that every individual has some rights that are inalienable. In the exercise of their duties, the security personnel bear this in mind. These rights are enshrined and recognized by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 ( as amended) ( sections 33-42).
OTHER SOCIAL VICE NOT TOLERATED IN THE UNIVERSITY
- Examination offences such as impersonation
- Indecent Dressing
- Substance/Drug Abuse
- Indian Hemp
- All antisocial tendencies and behaviors
The University has zero tolerance for any of these offences and the ultimate price to pay for breaching any of them is at best suspension, or at worst expulsion from the university. Students must decide to live right! “The security is your friend”. Members of the university community are encouraged to report any suspicious movements, persons or objects to the nearest security personnel, or to phone any of the security hot lines for assistance;
At EPU, we provide free counselling sessions to students concerning issues that affects them.
The Eastern Palm University Counselling team provide counselling for students who may be struggling with life concerns which cause unmanageable emotional or psychological distress.
Students are linked to the correct internal or external support system via an assessment process
Internal support can take the form of online self-help, psychoeducational groups or one to one counselling, either face to face or over the telephone.
Students whose needs cannot be best met by the time-focused nature of counselling are linked to the most appropriate external services. This may be their local or national mental health services or specialist third sector agencies.
As with physical health, the University does not treat mental illness and students requiring treatment for such should contact a general practitioner