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

413

Prof. Vajira P. Bulugahapitiya, Faculty of Science

Mrs. Chamila Jayalal

Ext. 2123

Pamburana 02 Girls’ Hostel

72

Mrs. A. P. Hemanthi

0714469525

Janaraja Mawatha Rent House/ Girls’ Hostel

30

Prof. Kumudu de Silva, Faculty of Science

Mrs. M. H. C. Priyadarshani

Ext. 2122

Eliyakanda New Boys’ Hostel

165

Dr. S. Wanniarachchi, Faculty of Science

Mr. Srinath Dissanayake

0718153801

Eliyakanda Old Boys’ Hostel

80

Meddawatta Boys’ Hostel

265

Dr. Jinasena Hewage, Faculty of Science

Mr. Kularathne

0718336898

Walauwatta Bikkhu Hostel

85

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

Mr. W. W. Senarath

0702019170

New 100 Room Hostel 1 (Male)

400

Constructions works are ongoing

New 100 Room Hostel 2 ( Female)

400

Constructions works are ongoing

Hapugala

BH-1 Hostel (Male)

408

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

Mr.Pubudu Hewawassam

Ext. 1407

BH-2 Hostel (Male)

64

Ext. 1407

GH-1 Hostel (Female)

96

Dr. W. K. C. N. Dayanthi, Faculty of Engineering

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

Labuduwa Hostel (Female)

92

Kuwait Boys’ Hostel

204

Dr. M. B. Samarawickrama, Faculty of Medicine

Mr. Ajantha Danthanarayana

0715895121

Boys’ Hostel

80

Dadly Silva Rent House (Male)

45

Mapalana

Male Hostel

216

Dr. P. L. N. Lakshman

Mr. Jayantha Witharana

Ext. 279, 280, 281
07117712637

Female Hostel

206

Dr. (Mrs.) Nilanthi Dahanayake

Mrs. D. K. Champika

Ext. 278, 282, 283
0771141753

New 100 Room Hostel (Female)

400