Presently, the University has seven permanent hostels, six temporary private houses and the number of students, who were provided with accommodation by the University during the year, are given in tables III-03 and III-04. Six private houses at Ananda Cumaraswamy Mawatha. Colombo 07; Danister De Silva Mawatha, Colombo 09; Ambillawatta Road, Boralesgamuwa; Temple Road, Rattanapitiya; Sujatha Avenue, Kalubowila and Nawinna were taken on lease during this year.
During the year 2007, 2550 undergraduate were provided accommodation in the University Hostels and 423 students were accommodated in the leased-out houses. Accordingly, the University had provided hostel accommodation for 2973 undergraduates which are nearly 35 % out of 8,506, the total student community.
Students from the families in the lower income group and from distant residences are given preference. Rs.2,000/- is charged as the hostel fee for an academic year and Rs.1,000/- is charged as a hostel admission fee with effect from the new intake of 2010/2011 academic year.
Warden is the senior member of the Academic Staff and he/she is responsible for the disciplinary matters in hostels under the guidance and control of the Vice-Chancellor. The Sub – Warden is a resident fulltime sub-warden resides in each hostel.
|Hostel Name||Address||Telephone||Warden||Sub Warden|
|Kithyakara Men’s Hostel||87, Anandarajakaruna Mawatha, Colombo 10||0112681728||Prof. Sandagomi Coparahewa, Department of Sinhala||Mr. W.W.G. Jayantha|
|Havelock Women’s Hostel||90, Sri Sambuddhathwa Jayanthi Mawatha, Colombo 05||0112508223||Dr. C.D.Wijerathna, Department of Chemistry||Mrs. K. M. Jayasinghe|
|Bullers Women’s Hostel||37/15, Bullers Lane, Colombo 07||0112508222||Dr. M.R. Wijesinghe, Department of Chemistry||Mrs. D. S. De Silva|
|Muttiah Women’s Hostel||48, Muttiah Road, Colombo 02||0112304393||Professor Jeeva Niriella, Faculty of Law||Mrs. W. M. S. Weerasekara|
|De Saram Women’s Hostel||215, De Saram Place, Colombo 10||0112681121||Professor S. Sri Ranganathan, Department of Pharmacology||Mrs. M. N. P. Perera|
|Blomfontein Men’s Hostel||176, Norris Canal Road, Colombo 8||0112691789||Dr. Malik Samarasinghe, Department of Surgery||Mr. P. K. Ekanayake|
|De Saram (New) Women’s Hostel||220, De Seram Place, Colombo 10||0112681892||Dr. P.S. Saputhanthri, Department of Plant Science||Mrs. S. Kumarihamy|
|Green Path Bhikku House||71/3 & 71/4, Green Path, Anandacumaraswamy Mw, Colombo 07||0113150577||Ven. Prof. M. Dhammajothi Thero, Department of Sinhala||Mr. P. K. Ekanayake|
|Nawinna Women’s House||445/1, Colombo Road, Nawinna, Maharagama||0112804748||Ms. G.D.C. Mangalika|
|Kirulapone Student House||47, Mahinda Place, Off High Level Road, Kirulapone||0718016203||Mr. M.D. Jothipala|
|Rajagiriya Men’s House||107/12, Rajagiriya Road, Rajagiriya||0112878875||Mr. M.D. Jothipala|
|Boralesgamuwa Student House||290/2, Maharagama Road, Boralesgamuwa||0112545205||Ms. G.D.C. Mangalika|