Student Service

Welcome to the Dean of Students Service Office

The Dean of Students Service Office creates a culture of care for students and staff by providing exemplary services planned to improve students’ academic and personal development. It serves as a central role in a student’s learning and personal development, advancing the University’s mission of Excellence by equipping students with the skills, confidence and experience to be engaged campus citizens and effective leaders who will make a positive impact on the national as well as global community.

The Dean of Students Service staffs is committed to building and maintaining a vibrant community which is inclusive and open to new and differing experiences and viewpoints. The Dean of Students Service Office with its different teams provide leadership and oversight to many divisions all of whom promote educational and leadership experiences that prepare them to serve their communities and respect the dignity of all persons.

Students at AASTU are advised to familiarize with the student service offices which provide welfare services to them on the Campus on a day-to-day basis. The Student Services consists of a range of teams that strongly support students and the university clients. The teams are committed to sensitively address the needs of our students through a dynamic procedure and staff management that is premeditated for effective and efficient welfare provision in all areas of the offices. The Student Services offices highly encourage and prioritize well disciplined, ethical and morally strong students who fully engage in innovation, creativity, and excellence in science and technology.

In orthodoxy with AASTU’s Vision, Mission, and Strategic Plan of 2030, the Students’ Service Dean Office is committed to ensuring that our services are up to continental / international standards.

The Students’ Service Dean aspires to provide quality services and administrative excellence by sensitively addressing the needs through strategically designed procedures of appropriate, efficient and effective welfare provision.

The Dean of Students’ Service Office supports the University’s student-centered mission by focusing on creating a culture of care for students, Providing education through extra-curricular activities, advocacy, and support to encourage and empower all students to achieve success in their academic, social, and personal development, improve the spirit of team work to promote and encourage well-being, and foster an inclusive campus climate and facilitates the successful navigation of campus life.


  • Improve  organizational resources and asset management

  • Develop basic and supportive students’ services delivery and access

  • Advance knowledge, skill, motivation, & professional ethics of the staff

  • Improve working environment, organizational culture and leadership

  • Establish and maintain the necessary infrastructure and facility

  • Maintain student welfare (peace, health, security, and academic success)

  • Identify and assist students with different categories of need

  • To redirect the behavior of Students into acceptable patterns.

  • To protect the rights of all students within the university community

  • Promote student development and enhances the AASTU student experience through intentional intervention and guidance, programs, services, and crisis intervention.

  • Appropriateness

  • Success

  • Equity

  • Excellence

  • Quality

  • Relevance

  • Transparency

  • Participatory  

  • Accountability

Teams and Services

The students’ cafeteria is an important environment for promoting students’ physical health and social interaction, preventing behavioral challenges, and fostering positive values. Students obtain their daily nutrients from food eaten at these cafeterias. AASTU Students’ cafeteria, delivers meals using a standard menu which is designed by the full participation of the students’ union and experienced staff of the office, and it included variety of meals put in sequence that prioritize their health and level of satisfaction. Besides, the university arranged multiple Lounges (Cafeterias), Juice Shops, and Fast Food Spots where students can recreate and dine at the same time. These lounges and juice shops are intended to provide varieties of food and drink for students and staff.

The Dormitory Services Team is always with you under each of your buildings and rooms with the full understanding that the highest quality of students’ living and studying environment plays a significant role for the success of the students. Dormitory placement is fair, and it is based on the year and department of the students. Our dormitories intended to value friendship, and solidarity that facilitate academic excellence and innovation. In our dormitories, students should feel safe and secured. By expanding the internet services in the dormitories for 24/7, we are bringing the world into your rooms and thumbs. The DSTV installments in every building of the dormitories, common rooms also provide array of options to watch soccer, movies, and so much more infotainment preferences from the multi-choice. Our staffs in this team strive to make sure that student residences are clean, safe, reliable, tech-supported, value friendship, and foster academic success. Students shall know that some rooms have been reserved for students who would join our university with special needs. Therefore, if you have special needs (or a particular type of disability), you are advised to indicate this clearly in your application form and report in person so that we can allocate the most appropriate room possible and available.

In AASTU sport, recreation, and clubs are active in engaging the students’ and staffs. Year-in and year-out games such as football, volleyball, basketball, chess and table pool are giving options for students to spend their leisure time and refresh their mind and body. The dedicated staffs in this team provide multiple facilities such as coaching and soccer amenities. The recreation group also arranges infotainment programs such as guest shows, music concerts, coffee ceremonies, drama, theaters, poems, jokes, and stand up comedies, to cite some. Run and supported by this team, there are many clubs which function properly. The art club Brana; in science and technology clubs the GDSC, The Ahemenes space science, CGI, Innovative advancement clubs; in the entrepreneur and mindset clubs ADC AASTU developer club, Casopia and Cognifit clubs; sport clubs Chess club and Physical Fitness, Charity club and Female club are on board which provide students to exercise and experience the real world in the university. And there are some more additional clubs.

This team’s priority is to identify and assist students with different categories of need. The team facilitates and monitors operations of professional clubs and welfare associations in the student community. It also

works to strengthen student governance structures. Full maintaining of a high level of discipline and inculcating of good habits among the students is the stake here. The team also facilitates students’ participation in co-curricular activities both nationally and internationally. These would strengthen students’ participation in recreational activities on campus and outside the campus.

AASTU is a healthy university. However, the students’ clinic team are professionals who provide stable prevention and care possible (medication services) with the objective of maintaining every student’s good health to increase their academic performances. Among options of health services are interventions of one-to-one support. In a proactive manner, we provide medication services up to the capacity of the clinic, it is Medium clinic. In addition, the students’ can get medication in the Tirunesh-Beijing Hospital as there is a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between our university and the Hospital. Expanded services are also available to cases more severe than the treatment capacity Tirunesh-Beijing Hospital, on which the university compensate the price the patient student paid on referrals.

The psychologist team, Guidance and Counseling Team, follows practical approaches and effective intervention activities in providing all rounded psychological support. The main intentions in this section of the students’ service office are to build a strong emotional control, cognitive capacity, and psycho-motor enhancement. Both individual and group counseling is conducted. The professionals also come down to the students’ dormitories and classrooms to asses any guidance and counseling case and provide the right counseling and guidance. Our professional staffs assist students in coping with multiple stressors, managing anxiety, building self-confidence and self-esteem, and enhancing the academic achievement of students. Short term training and workshops on issues of life skills, reproductive health, adjusting to a new environment, coping with stress, and managing peer influence (pressure) are also conducted by this team.

Ethical and well-built students are believed to be academically successful, and they are keys to contribute for student’s development. Good manner is what AASTU strives to excel. Obedience is what AASTU would like to scale up. AASTU never negotiate and tolerate on breaching laws, rules, legislation and ethics. Any disciplinary breach is punishable. The team in this section strives to assist students to build ethics and morality. Through research, the professionals find out emerging and persisting ethical and disciplinary problems among the student community and suggest possible remedies for each. Besides, this

team investigates and processes any disciplinary issue and misconduct brought to case for the unit of students’ service affairs.


The primary objective of every business process in AASTU is to meet the University’s target of developing the student welfare system for the attainment of academic excellence, full engagement in innovative and creative activities, high completion rate, and all-round education. The students’ union is established to actively and proactively involve and assist the university’s moving business process. They represent the whole student community, and they are the voices of the same. Watched, monitored and assisted by the students’ house of speakers, the autonomous executive members of the students’ union represent dinning services affairs, sport and recreation affairs, general services affairs, women affairs, special needs affairs, academic affairs, financial affairs, Audit affair, health affair, clubs and associations’ affairs, charity affairs, disciplines affairs, and communications affairs in the university. Any student has the right to elect and be elected as member of the students’ union every two year. The election process is purely academic, fair, democratic and procedural. While you stay in the union, you can exercise real life and acquire skills of leadership, innovation, creativity, communication, volunteerism, and entrepreneurship.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Plan, organize, coordinate and control all activities pertinent to non-academic student affairs;

    • Develop guidelines and working procedures on student affairs policies and procedures including: Guidance & Counseling, student Disciplinary Case Management, Sport & Club Management and Recreation, dormitory, cafeteria;

    • Develop effective and efficient student affairs provision methods and ensure their proper implementation;

    • Develop automated comprehensive student affairs information system and ensure its proper utilization;

    • Advise all bodies concerned on the efficient and effective handling of student service tasks;

    • Ensure that student affairs management related decisions given at each level under the University are consistent with pertinent policies and regulations of the University;

    • Develop student affairs management and administration related strategies and operational plans and follow up on their implementation on approval;

        • Develop schemes for effective personnel management strategies to include conducting meaningful staff evaluations and employing documentation practices that encourage professional growth.

        • Advise University higher officials on student affairs related matters;

        • Monitor student behavior in all areas of campus by being visible and available; Serve as the Campus Discipline Officer.

        • Advise students on non-academic matters and provide Guidance & Counseling, Disciplinary Case Management, Sports & Club Management and Recreation;

        • Work in cooperation with work units concerned with the welfare of students;

        • Ensure that goods and services needed for the facilitation and execution of student affairs are procured in time and within budget and recommend payments;

        • Implement all disciplinary decisions made by the academic units which are entitled to look into student disciplinary cases;

        • Give the necessary support to strengthen the Student Union;


Dr. Solomon Tesfaye Bekele

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Differential Analysis

Dean of Students’ Service

Office Location: AASTU, Block 54 office 202

Email: ;

Mobile: +251-911-758165

Office Tel: +251-11-888-3429

 List of Staff and Contact Details: 

Tariku Solomon:

Students’ cafeteria team leader

Office Location: AASTU, Block 54 office 202


Mobile: +251-911-758165

Office Tel: +251-11-888-3429

Lamrot Eshetu Hailemariam:

Sport, Recreation, & Club Management Team Leader 

Office Location: AASTU, Block 54 office 311


Mobile: +251-929-522074

Office Tel: +251-11-888-3459

Wondaferew Seife T/ Aregay:

Student clinic coordinator

Office Location: AASTU, Block 54 office 102


Mobile: +251-913-675534

Office Tel: +251-11-888-3429