Hostel Accommodation

The University of Ruhuna provides hostel accommodation for about 2000 students at present. With the completion of new hostels under the project of Ministry of Higher education and Highways, 1200 additional students can be provided hostel accommodation by the end of first quarter of 2016.

All students who wish to apply for hostel accommodation should submit their applications by hand or registered post to reach the Assistant Registrar / Student Affairs (for hostels at Wellamadama premises) or the Assistant Registrar of relevant Faculty (for hostels at Mapalana, Hapugala and Karapitiya premises) before the due dates.

According to the Hostel Policy of the University,about 80% of available places students studying in the first and final year will be provided hostel facilities based on the marking scheme approved by the University. The marks will be allocated for distance/ family income/ special reasons related to parents/ special reasons related to siblings of the student.

About 20% of available places at hostels will be allocated to the each of following categories: main office bearers (President/ Vice President/ Secretary/ Junior Treasurer/ Editor) of Student Unions; student selected for University Sport teams and students with dire economic difficulties and physical disabilities; Students study in the second and third year can also apply for hostel accommodation and allocation will be made base on the availability of vacant places under a partial payment of utility charges.


The capacity of the each hostel/private house of the University is as follows:

Premises

Name of the Hostel/Private House

Capacity

Academic Warden

Full time Sub Warden

Contact Info.

Wellamadama

Wellamadama 01 Girls’ Hostel

92

Prof. Kumudu de Silva,
Faculty of Science

Mrs. M. H. C. Priyadarshani

Ext. 2122

Wellamadama 02 Girls’ Hostel

424

Mrs. Shamini Karunarathne

Ext. 2149

Wellamadama 03 Girls’ Hostel

414

Prof. Kumudu de Silva,
Faculty of Science

Prof. Vajira P. Bulugahapitiya,
Faculty of Science

Mrs. Chamila Jayalal

Ext. 2123

Eliyakanda New Girls’ Hostel

396

Mrs. A. P. Hemanthi

0714469525

Eliyakanda Old Girls’ Hostel

162

Mrs. P Kumarasingha

0702519055

Pamburana 02 Girls’ Hostel

90

Dr. Jinasena Hewage,
Faculty of Science

Mr. Kularathna

0718336898

Eliyakanda New Boys’ Hostel

396

Dr. S. Wanniarachchi,
Faculty of Science

Mr. Srinath Dissanayake

0718153801

Eliyakanda Old Boys’ Hostel

75

Meddawatta Boys’ Hostel

270

Dr. Jinasena Hewage,
Faculty of Science

Mr. Kularathne

0718336898

Walauwatta Bikkhu Hostel

85

Rev. Thaldena Ariyawimala Thero,
Faculty of Humanities and Social Science

Mr. Kularathna

0702019170

Hapugala

Hostel C (Male)

412

Dr. G. G. T. Chaminda,
Faculty of Engineering

Ext. 1407

Hostel D (Male)

64

Ext. 1407

Hostel A (Female)

88

Ms. S.N. Malkanthi,
Faculty of Engineering

Mrs. Sriyani Nagahawatta

0773994098

Hostel B (Female)

64

Mrs. Harsha Damayanthi

0773994098

Karapitiya

Stemcor House Girls’ Hostel

170

Dr. Janaki Warushahennadi,
Faculty of Engineering

Mrs. W. M. Liyanage

0718126277

Kuwait Girls’ Hostel

204

New Girls Hostel (Female)

58

Kuwait Boys’ Hostel

204

Dr.W.M.D.G. Wijayarathna,
Faculty of Medicine

Boys’ Hostel

50

Dadly Silva Rent House (Male)

45

Mapalana

Male Hostel

216

Dr. P. L. N. Lakshman

Mr. Jayantha Witharana

Ext. 279, 280, 281
07117712637

Block Hostel No 1 (Female)

20

Dr. N.P. Ranathunge
Faculty of Agriculture

Block Hostel No 2 (Female)

20

Block Hostel No 3 (Female)

20

Block Hostel No 4 (Female)

20

Block Hostel No 5 (Female)

36

Block Hostel No 6 (Female)

36

New Hostel (Female)

396

Block Hostel No 2 (Male)

20

Dr. W.M.C.J. Wijekoon
Faculty of Agriculture

Block Hostel No 3 (Male)

20

Block Hostel No 4 (Male)

20

Unit Hostel No 1 (Male)

36

Unit Hostel No 2 (Male)

36

Unit Hostel No 3 (Male)

36

Unit Hostel No 4 (Male)

36