2016 / 2017 STEMMUCO Joining Instructions



2016 / 2017 STEMMUCO Joining Instructions

JOINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR NEW STUDENTS SELECTED TO JOIN VARIOUS PROGRAMMES AT STELLA MARIS MTWARA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE FOR 2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

All selected students for the 2016/2017 academic year in various programmes are required to read, understand and abide by the instructions below.

1. LOCATION

Stella Maris Mtwara University College (STEMMUCO) is located at Shangani area along Bandari Road in Mtwara Municipality. The University College is within the Roman Catholic Cathedral premises very close to the Mtwara ferry fish market

2. DATE OF REPORTING AND REGISTRATION

All selected students for Degree Programmes are required to report at the University

College on Monday October 17, 2016 and for those have been selected for certificate and diploma programmes are required to report on 17 October 2016 from 9.00 a.m. for registration.

3. REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION

All selected students shall be registered after fulfillment of the following:

A. FEES PAYMENT

(i)No student shall be allowed to register or attend classes unless the required fees have been paid as shown in the fee structure (Visit our website: www.stemmuco.ac.tz).

(ii)Bring with you the Original pay-in slip. Cheques, cash, faxes, scanned pay-in slips, emails of confirmation of payments and any other form of payments are not acceptable.

(iii)Fees paid will not be refunded if a student withdraws or leaves the University without permission.

(iv)However, if a student receives prior permission from the Deputy Principal for Academic Affairs (DPAA) to withdraw or to be away from the University and provided that the application in writing to withdraw or to be away from the University is submitted within two weeks of the academic year or semester, fifty percent (50%) of the fees may be refunded.

B.DOCUMENTS FOR REGISTRATION

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(i)Note your Course Programme.

(ii)All students must bring Original Degree Certificates and/or Original

Transcripts (For master’s students), Original Certificates of Form Six, Form Four and Diploma/Certificate and Original Birth Certificate.

Note: Photocopies, downloaded internet results, faxes, affidavits and certified results are not acceptable.

(iii)Students shall be registered under the names appearing in the Certificates they submitted for the application. No change of names shall be accepted unless all requirements provided under STEMMUCO Students’ By-Laws have been observed.

(iv)Students are advised to register for the course programme, which they have been admitted.

C. DURING AND AFTER REGISTRATION

(i)No student shall be allowed to postpone studies after the academic year has begun except under special circumstances. Permission to postpone studies shall be considered after the student has produced satisfactory evidence of the reasons for postponement to the DPAA. Special circumstances shall include ill health or serious social problems.

(ii)No students shall be allowed to postpone studies during the two weeks preceding final examinations, but may for valid reasons be considered for postponement of examinations.

(iii)Students shall commit themselves in writing to abide by the University’s

Rules and Regulations as required in the registration form. A copy of the students Rules and Regulations shall be made available to the student through the office of the Dean of Students. Students are encouraged to read and abide by them.

(iv)Students shall be issued identification cards, which they must carry all times and which shall be produced when demanded by appropriate University Officers. The identity card is not transferable and any fraudulent use may result in loss of student privileges or suspension.

(v)Loss of the identity card should be reported to the Office of the Director of Postgraduate Studies, where a new one can be obtained after paying an appropriate fee (currently Tshs 10,000/=) as stipulated under STEMMUCO Rules and Regulations.

(vi)A student registered for a course programme at STEMMUCO may not enroll concurrently in any other institution without special permission in writing of the appropriate Faculty Dean of the University or, in cases where professional examinations are held under inter-institutional arrangements or cooperation.

(vii)Any late registration (two weeks after reporting date) is liable to a penalty

of Tshs 100,000/= (One hundred thousand).

4. STUDENTS UNDER EMPLOYMENT

All students who are under employment are advised to settle their release from duties before reporting at STEMMUCO. However, in case a letter of admission is needed, students are advised to inquire it through the admissions office via Fr. ERNEST

LUBUVA

(Mob: 0785591101 or 0766633500

email: mathiaso@rocketmail.com

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5. ACOMMODATION AND HOSTEL FACILITIES

You are cautioned that STEMMUCO has limited accommodation facilities. The accommodation policy of STEMMUCO is both on-campus and off-campus. Most students stay off-campus. Off-campus students have to take care of their accommodation arrangements. The University College is not involved in looking for off-

campus accommodation however assistance may be obtained from the office of the Dean of Students. Students who opt for in-campus accommodation should not pay for

the accommodation until a room has been allocated. Rooms will be allocated after registration on request. Allocation will be on the basis of first come first served.

6.MEALS, BOOKS & STATIONERY ALLOWANCES

(i)The University College does not offer meals to students; however, private run–catering facilities are available on campus, around the campus and around off-campus hostels. Students are free to take their meals whenever they choose at their own expense.

(ii)For Books, Stationery and other Learning Facilities Students are required to purchase their own stationery, learning facilities e.g. calculator, digital cameras etc), textbooks as recommended by their course coordinators/lecturers.

(iii)Sponsors are at liberty to arrange for the payment of Meals, Books and Stationery to their sponse. All sponsors other than those under formal agreement with STEMMUCO are required to pay directly to the student.

Do not pay them through STEMMUCO.

7.PAYMENT OF FEES

All prescribed fees shall be paid directly to Stella Maris Mtwara University College. Account Name: SAUT-TUITION FEE, Account No: 0150054341502 CRDB BANK (LTD) MTWARA BRANCH.

Karibu Sana!

FR ERNEST LUBUVA

Admissions Officer

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