The Student Affairs Division is in charge of all student services except academic matters. The division is under the office of the Vice Chancellor.

The Student Affairs Division of Yobe State University, Damaturu seeks to promote and facilitate student development outside the classroom as well as enhancing the quality of life for the students. The Division responds to the informational and personal concerns of students and oversees the protection of student rights. The Division also plays a major role in promoting and upholding the shared values and ideals of the University community.

The Division provides a lot of student services such as; student counselling, advocacy, sports and recreation, information about scholarships and study grants, student accident insurance, information for parents and families, absence notices, references/verifications for employments and other support services in collaboration with the Student Union Government (SUG) and Students Clubs and Associations.