1. Orientation Week
    1. The first year students (new comers) are given a period of acclimatization which is referred to as the "Orientation Week". The new intake of students must report to the University one week before the continuing students arrive.
    2. During this week they are introduced to the senior University officers and instructors. Usually the University Administration organizes a welcoming function for the new students who are then addressed by the higher administrative and academic officials such as the Vice Chancellor, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), the Dean of Students, Deans of Faculties, the Chief Librarian, the Medical Doctor and Students Wardens.
    3. Arrangements are made to enable the fresh students to acquaint themselves by touring in the University campus as well as some historical places and places of natural heritage on the island.

  2. Mall Services There is a small private shop on the campus to cater for immediate needs and necessities of students and a plan is under way to establish a sizable one so as to cater for all sorts of needs to the University community at large.

  3. Extra Curricula Activities
    1. All the students' activities are planned and conducted jointly by the Students Affairs Department, and the Zanzibar University Students Organization (ZANUSO).
    2. The Department provides welfare and sports services and organizes cultural, artistic and social activities. The students' activities are co-coordinated through Students Committees which are chaired by experienced academic staff members. There are three Students Committees under which all students activities are conducted. These include Educational and Cultural Committee, Social Committee and Sports Committee.