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.

Application for the Hostel facilities. [Sinhala | English]

You are requested to submit the duly filled application on your Registration Day.

Hostel Admission

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.

Disciplinary Action: Students against whom disciplinary action has been taken shall forfeit all rights to hostel accommodation.

Hostel Contacts

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