OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR
The Office of the Registrar is the centre of the administrative setup of the University, and is overseen by the Registrar. The Registrar is the Chief Operating Officer (COO), responsible for the day-to-day operations of the University under the Vice Chancellor and in accordance with the policy directives of the Governing Council. The Registrar is the Secretary to the Council.
The Registry accomplishes its tasks through collaborations with other offices of the University's central administration. The Directorates of Academic Affairs, Human Resources, Public Affairs, Works and Physical Development, and Information and Communication Technology provide specific outlets for operationalizing the specific mandates of the Office.
The Registry is also supported by a team of administrators and professionals in various capacities who operate in units: Students Affairs Unit and General Administration. There are also various categories of administrative assistants and other staff in key and specialized areas who perform senior administrative roles in the academic and administrative units on behalf of the Registrar.
The Office of the Registrar is mandated to deliver accurate, prompt and courteous and consistent services to all UHAS constitutents consistent with its educational mission; provide efficient leadership role in the accurate and efficient management of data in all functional areas of management; provide admission and examinations services to students; serve as the official custodian of University records, interpret and apply academic policies; initiate policies, rules and regulations for approval and adoption; coordinate orientation programmes for staff and students; and serve as a resource person for workshops organized by the University.