The Office of DVC (A&F) is the overseer of all matters pertaining administration and Finance for the entire university. This office was established according to the University Charter(2007) under section 6 Sub-section 1-6.

Prior to the establishment of the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), it was known as Office of the Registrar. The office is led by Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration & Finance) abbreviated as DVC (A&F). This is an appointment position, appointed by the chancellor on the advice of council and Senate. Currently the office is under Prof.Frederick C. Kahimba


The office of DVC (A&F) is formed by the Directorate of Planning and Development, Department of Finance, Estates and Works Department, Department of Human Resources and Administration, Department of Student Services, Department of University Security and Safety and Department of Health Services.

Directorate of Planning and Development

  • Director of Planning
  • Chief Planning Officer
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Institutional Statistics
  • Policy,Planning and Institutional Transformation

Human Resources and Administration

  • Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer
  • University Security & Safety Section
  • Human Resource Section
  • Administrative Services Section

Department of Finance

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Revenue Section
  • Expenditure Section
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting

Students Welfare and Administration

  • Dean of Students
  • Counselling and Guidance Services
  • Student Governance
  • Student Accomodation
  • Health and Catering Services
  • Games Sports and Recreation

Estates and Works Department

  • Estates and Works Manager
  • Maintanance Section
  • Design and Works Section
  • Real Estates Management and Development

Department of Health Services

  • Resident Medical Officer
  • SUA Health Centre (Main Campus)
  • Mazimbu Hospital (SMC Campus)