Welfare of the students in the University is considered crucial to the well being of the entire University community. The University has an office of the Director of Students Welfare Services. The Director of Students works in conjunction with the Dean of Students in all matters affecting students' life and welfare. Students are encouraged to participate in as many activities as possible in order to make their non- academic life fully worthwhile.
The location of Maseno in a rural environment makes provision of accommodation a critical component of Student Welfare. In this regard therefore the University has been quite focused in increasing the number of accommodation facilities to allow as many students as possible to have an opportunity to stay on campus
In this regard, the University has constructed self-catering accommodation units which will not only curb accommodation crisis but also encourage responsibility and discipline in students. Apart from the daily programmme of lectures, this new accommodation concert will enable students to run their own schedule for the study and meals respectively.
The University has a full-fledged Counseling Units which caters for all students who may require counseling. Three trained counselors support the services of the Unit.
Games and Sports.
Maseno University has some of the best field game facilities in the region. The climate allows for evergreen playing fields events. There is an Olympic size stadium which is the envy of many. Students are encouraged to participate in the games.