Code of Conduct


Code of Conduct


Code of Conduct and Advisory for Students, Staff, and Visitors or Guests


A University is revered as a sanctuary of intellect, and it is imperative to uphold its dignity and decorum consistently. Each University boasts its unique traditions, serving as a hallmark of its identity. Considerable public funds are invested by the government to oversee the University's operations. Consequently, the individuals emerging from the University are anticipated to embody a refined demeanour and possess a keen awareness of self and social responsibility. Such values are instilled through consistent practice and sincerity. We earnestly advise students, staff, and visitors or guests to heed the following guidelines.


1.      All members of the university, including students and staff, are required to use and maintain University properties with the utmost care at all times.


2.      It is expected that students and staff actively support the efficient functioning of the University administration.


3.      Students and staff are expected to dress in a manner that aligns with the professional and academic environment of their respective courses while within the University premises.


4.      Students who do not qualify for university hostel facilities (day scholars) must vacate the university premises by 08:00 p.m. each day.


5.      Hostel residents must adhere to standard check-in and check-out times:


- First-Year Students: 06:00 p.m. to 06:00 a.m.

- Other Students: 08:30 p.m. to 06:00 a.m.


6.      All students across faculties must be aware that hostel accommodations will not be available during their second-year studies.


7.      Students and staff are required to conduct themselves in a manner that upholds the decorum and dignity of the University, taking into account the prevailing circumstances.


8.      Any student who is convicted under the provisions of Acts of Parliament, UGC circulars, or other relevant instruments shall be deemed ineligible for all financial assistance, including Mahapola and Bursary support.


9.      Students are expected to exhibit satisfactory behaviour in examination halls and during University functions, ensuring a respectful and conducive environment for all participants.


10.    Students and staff hosting visitors who are not affiliated with the University must promptly report to the on-duty Security Staff, as part of the security and protocol measures in place.


11.    All students shall follow the prescribed course of study to the satisfaction of the University Authority.


12.    No notice, posters, publications or any other materials shall be displayed on notice boards or elsewhere within the University premises by any student or staff without written permission from the Vice-Chancellor.


13.    No newspaper or periodicals may be sold or handbills distributed on the University premises without written permission of the Vice-Chancellor.


14.    No public meetings may be held by any student or staff within the University premises without written permission from the Vice-Chancellor.


15.    No political meetings, political posters or other symbols of a political nature should be held or exhibited in any grounds or any buildings or other workplaces of the University.


16.    No canvassing should be done for any political party or any candidate standing for a Presidential/ Parliamentary/ Provincial Council or Local Government Election and no election literature should be distributed on any grounds or any buildings or other workplaces of the University during the usual working hours or when academic work is in progress.


17.    Bathing in the 'Kaliodai River' is strictly prohibited for students and staff due to the presence of crocodiles and other aquatic reptiles in its deeper sections.


18.    The surrounding scrub jungle is inhabited by wild boars and snakes. Hence, it is advised that students and staff confine their activities within the designated boundaries of the University.


19.    Students are urged to regard their lecturers as advisors and show respect to the staff of SEUSL.


20.    Mutual respect and a cooperative attitude are expected from all students and staff to foster a positive environment within the University.


21.    Within the boundaries of SEUSL, students and staff are strictly forbidden from selling, storing, supplying, or consuming drugs, alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, or any other intoxicating substances.


22.    All students and staff must adhere to the rules and regulations stipulated by the Government, Ministry, University Grants Commission, and the Universitys Authorities as they evolve over time.


23.    Students and staff are required to refrain from engaging in religious blasphemy and are encouraged to demonstrate respect for the religious and cultural values of others.


24.    Visitors, guests and outsiders must comply with the aforementioned guidelines upon entering the University premises.


Failure to comply with this Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary measures, ranging from warnings and educational interventions to more severe consequences, such as suspension or expulsion. SEUSL is dedicated to establishing a secure and conducive learning environment, and strict adherence to this Code is vital for the overall well-being of the University community.


By adhering to this Code of Conduct, members of the SEUSL community actively contribute to fostering a positive and inclusive academic atmosphere that encourages learning, collaboration, and personal development.