Haramaya University Services
The university wide computer network is the basis for several services which will improve the university’s teaching and learning process. ICT services encompass but are not restricted to the following services provided by the University and third parties on its behalf, Network infrastructure and computing devices including the physical infrastructure both cable and wireless connections, together with servers, firewalls, switches, routers, wireless access points, desktop computers, laptops, tablets, phones, printers, scanners, photocopiers, LCD projectors, projection screens, smart boards, disc drives, digital signage (display screens), cameras, CCTV and other peripheral devices; and ICT services including web services (e-mail, e-learning, website), Internet access, FTP service, cloud service, storage, maintenance, ICT training, digital promotions, business automation.
Library and Information Service Directorate, an academic directorate under the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, has developed the 'University Museum Management System,' which makes the university's museum resources available to the public. Such historical resources are widely accessible, which makes it easier for researchers to navigate information and increases the university's overall visibility. Such resources are accessible at http://10.230.245.4/.
The Legal Service Directorate of the University is one of the support offices under the Office of the President. It aims at rendering the highest quality legal services in a responsible, thoughtful, and timely manner in order to promote the mission of the University as the leading institution of higher education in Ethiopia. The Office is responsible for providing legal advice and representing the University and all its colleges, schools, departments, centers, divisions, affiliates, and related entities, including the Hiwot Fana Specialized Hospital, on a broad range of legal issues affecting the University. Specifically, the Legal Services Office has duties and responsibilities to:
- Provide oral and written legal advice to decision-makers and administrators on legal issues affecting the University;
- Represent the University in litigation before all courts and tribunals including in administrative and regulatory hearings;
- Oversee the University’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies;
- Coordinate the development of University policies and procedures;
- Negotiate, draft and review legal documents for the purpose of enhancing and protecting the University’s interests.
- Use alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to resolve or facilitate the resolution of disputes or potential disputes between the University and third parties.
- Identify and advise the University on matters relating to new or amended legislation which may impact University policies and practices;
- Provide training on relevant legal topics affecting the University
- Retain and oversee all external counsel on behalf of the University.
Laboratories and Workshops
Haramaya University has established a number of laboratories and workshops for the aim of teaching and research in a variety of disciplines. There are currently 17 computer labs, 80 scientific labs, four workshops, and 23 skill labs with demonstration rooms. summarized as:
|Band||Name of the college/ institute / academy||Computer labs.||Science labs.||Workshops|
|1||Haramaya Institute of Technology||4||33||4|
|College of Computing and Informatics||11||-||-|
|2||College of Natural and Computational Sciences||-||22||1|
|Sport Science Academy||-||-||1|
|3||College of Health and Medical Sciences||-||15||16|
|4||College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences||-||19||-|
|College of Veterinary Medicine||-||6||-|
|5||College of Business and Economics||1||-||-|
|6||College of Education and Behavioural Sciences||-||1||2|
|College of Social Sciences and Humanities||2||-||-|
Incorporating walking, biking, shared rides, and bus transport can help reduce the environmental impacts of transportation and, in turn, help improve the health of students. Safe Routes to School projects can be especially helpful for improving safety on school campuses and in the areas directly surrounding schools.
|Dining Service||There are ten dining halls with capacity of 1000 students, five modern kitchens are there . The health status of the employees is checked every year|
|Dormitory Services||The quality of your living-learning environment plays an important part in your University competence. Our dormitories are a place where you live in a community that values friendship and academic success. In planning and operating our dormitories, we want to meet your needs in every way possible. We believe that life in dormitory offers by far more than a roof over your head! This is because there are internet labs and lounges around your dormitory which works 16 hours a day.
However, an understanding of and respect for the rights of others is of utmost importance in making dormitory life successful. Hence, your cooperation and participation is helpful for the success of your dormitory life. Above all, the staff is here to help you with challenges associated with university life.
|Health Services||There are 4 clinics in all campus. The clinics gives 24 hrs service. For serious health problems the Referral Hospital(Hiwot Fana) is there in Harar campus.|
|Guidance & Counseling services||There is a coordination office for guidance and counseling service in the student dean office . The counseling service is given regularly.|
|Sport & Entertainment service||-There are 4 sport and Entertainment offices in all campuses and one sport and Entertainment coordination office at the main campus.
-Both professionals run the whole sport and entertainment services daily. Like DSTV, TV-Rooms, Lounges, are always ready.