The department is made up of two main sections. The accommodation and catering sections.
The department has a boarding master in charge assisted by two assistant boarding masters.
The accommodation section
This section is managed by the boarding master, assistant boarding masters, house masters, assistant house masters/mistresses and house captains.
There are nine houses used to accommodate students within the institution. Each house has a house master in charge assisted by an assistant house master/mistress and house captain who help in the running of the daily activities of the respective houses.
Eight of the nine houses are named after great African countries and one after a philanthropist who financed its construction that is:
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Cameroon, Zambia, Egypt, Ghana, Oigara