Instructions for ODEL students

New Student Applications

Prospective students who wish to study online should apply for admission through this link:

Campuses and Registry will not accept any paper applications.

Payment Methods

Finance department and campuses will not accept any payments. Please use the following methods to deposit in your Wallet.

Deposits at any of the Standard Chartered Banks

Account number 01080 4470 8601

Name: the Catholic University of Eastern Africa

RTGS Transfer

Account name: Catholic university of Eastern Africa

Bank name: Standard chartered bank

Account number: 0108044708601

Branch: Karen

Swift code: SCBLKENxxxx

Country: Kenya

Wire Transfer

Mpesa Paybill Number 500097

Original Document Verification

New students must bring the original documents to any of the locations.

Langata/Main Campus

City Campus

Kisumu Campus

Gaba Campus

Identified CUEA staff at these location will verify the documents. Students should bring a copy and originals for verification. Ensure that you receive an email confirmation upon verification from online system.

Support Requests

Students should log all the issues at the following portal to facilitate easy resolution.

Continuing Students and Course Selection

  • ODeL will email the courses on offer 2 weeks before the new semester.
  • The student will deposit the required tuition and administration fees into the bank account by electronic funds transfer, mPesa or by visiting the bank.
  • The student wallet in SAMS will automatically be credited with the amount they deposited.

  • The student will communicate and register on SAMS their course selection.
  • ODeL will grant the student access to the Learning Management System (Moodle) in which the courses are hosted.
  • ODeL will then send the student Access Instructions via email.
  • The student will be supported via the online Support Ticketing System which allows various university departments and ODeL to log in and assist the student based on the nature of their inquiry.


  • The distance learner will receive the exam timetable via email and Moodle
  • The student will sit the exams at the main campus or other locations as per allocation by ODeL.
  • The student will access results and statements online via SAMS.


P.O. Box 62157 - 00200
Nairobi, Kenya

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Mobile: +(254) 709-691111
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Bogani East road, off Magadi rd.



P.O. Box 908 - 30100 
Eldoret, Kenya

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Kisumu rd, nxt to Eldoret Polytechnic