Samoa Campus

Samoa Campus

Alafua Halls of Residence

The Student Village

The Student Village is divided into separate quarters for men, women and married couples. There are 13 Halls of Residence; Within the Village grounds is located the TV room, the medical clinic and the laundry. The farm, dining hall, and classrooms are only a 5 minute walk from your living quarters. 

All rooms have a bed, a wall-mounted bookshelf, a table, a chair and a closet. The double rooms are set up for double occupancy with wall fans as an added feature. 

Resident Assistants (RA) are appointed at the beginning of the semester and responsible for the overall supervision of the house’s activities as well as the welfare of the house’s residents. 

RA’s are issued with an electric jug, iron, telephone (internal calls only) and cleaning equipment, basic first aid essentials and candles. 

Housekeeping and Laundry Facilities

The Student Welfare Officer supervises the laundry matron and cleaners responsible for the cleanliness of the Residential area, common room areas when required, all accommodation before and after occupancy and the weekly supply of clean bed linen.  Residents are responsible for cleaning their own rooms and personal laundry.  RAs are responsible for the scheduling of residents to clean shared common room areas.

Each Dorm area has washtubs and a clothes line for washing and drying clothes. Alternatively the laundry is open to students Monday - Friday from 8.00a.m - 3.30p.m. Please note following student rates per load. Always ask for a receipt.

  • Washing - $5.00
  • Drying - $5.00

Room Reservation

Preference is given to first year students followed by returning residents and then other students.

  1. All first year students (both private and sponsored)
    Students/sponsors need to apply to the Student Welfare Officer for reservation of room no later than the 31st December.

  2. Returning residents
    Forms will be distributed to residents in November each year for reservation of rooms for the following year.

  3. Postgraduate students and others
    Students/sponsors need to apply to the Student Welfare Officer for reservation of room no later than the 31st December.

Female Quarters

Single room: Teuila, Suni, Ferila
Shared quarters: Foketi, Fagamanu

Male Quarters:

Single room: Rosa, Puataunofo, Pele, Oliana, Aute
Shared Quarters: Tamaligi

Married Quarters:

Oketi, Mosooi 

Note: Single room for male and female students can be altered depending on demand.


The campus has a 24 hour, 7 day a week security service. Security Officers provide general protection of people and property on campus, but both staff and students are expected to take responsibility for their own safety and the security of their personal belongings. 

Security Officers are posted at the main gate, patrol the campus regularly and are expected to submit written reports on any irregular events observed during their patrol. 

Issues occurring after hours, including lost/misplaced room keys, should seek the assistance of the Security Officers on duty.

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