Student Welfare Authority(SWA) is the hospitality arm of the University of Nairobi charged with the responsibility of providing accommodation and catering services to the students of the University of Nairobi. In the catering department SWA has several kitchens and cafeteria which provide meals to students and are open between 6:00 am to 8:00 pm providing breakfast, lunch and supper to students at affordable prices. On the halls side SWA has a bed capacity of about 10,000 spread all over the campuses. SWA has computerized its room allocation process through Hostel Management Information System (HAMIS). Students admitted to the University of Nairobi are advised to access the student’s portal and apply for accommodation at the beginning of every academic year. The portal can be accessed on: