The University Chaplaincy is a department in the student welfare and Alumni division. It is anchored in the mission and vision of the university. Its main objective is to offer Pastoral Care to all students and staff irrespective of their religion, creed, race, gender or social background. The department offers spiritual guidance and Counselling to all students and staff.
The chaplaincy team comprises of the Catholic Chaplain, Protestant Chaplain and the Muslim Chaplain. The three chaplains coordinate the students’ and staff religious and spiritual activities in the University and Campuses. They coordinate their activities in liaison and leadership of the dean of the students.
The chaplains operate from their offices in Students’ Center for efficient service to the students and staff.
The University policy and guidelines recognizes three religious groups:
- Protestant- Christian Union and Seventh Day Adventists
- Catholic-Young Catholic Society
- Muslim– Muslim Association
The above religious groups have their student leaders who plan with their respective chaplains their calendar of activities. The university has provided these religious groups, places of worship within the University where they offer their services. The Christian Union conducts their worship at MLT Hall. The Seventh Day Adventists at FLT Hall. The Catholics at FLT Hall. The Muslims at the Mosque, within the University. The places of worship can be changed but the students and staff are informed in good time. The University has allocated each Religious group an office in the University Students’ Centre where each religious group officials operate.
- Conducting prayer services to students and staff in the university.
- Conducting prayers and dedications in university events and ceremonies.
- Coordinating religious activities of different religious groups in the university.
- Pastoral and Spiritual counseling to students and staff.
- Facilitates divine worship among students and staff.
- Facilitates catechesis among students and staff.
- Attends to spiritual concerns of students and staff.
- Provides religious and spiritual mentorship to students and staff.
- Provides support to new students in adjusting to university life and culture.
- Officiates sacramental services and rituals to students and staff.
- Initiates and facilitates interfaith programs in the university
- Visits the university campuses to offer the above services to students and staff.