The Information and Documentation Centre (IDC) is the central coordinating office for the administration and monitoring of the Course Unit System (CUS) and Study Streams.

It’s tasks are:

  • Monitoring the Course Unit System
  • Maintaining Students Records
  • Co-ordinating Information and Academic Activities among Departments, Units and the Student Community
  • Preparing Examination Schedules and Logistics
  • Distributing Class Lists to All Departments and Units
  • Notifying Students of the Course Units on Offer for the Academic Year Concerned

The Information and Documentation Centre (IDC) is located at room number 04 at New Arts Building Faculty of Arts. The center is open 8.30 am to 4.30 pm every weekday. The coordinator of the center is Dr. T.A. Mahinda Pushpakumra Senior lecturer at the Department of Economics Faculty of Arts. The IDC provides services for both staff and students based on Student Information System (SIS)(

The IDC maintain students’ personal and academic information system. Student should immediately inform to the IDC about any change of their personal information. The IDC communicates with students only through the official email address given by the University of Colombo. The students are advised to actively use official email address to communicate with the IDC. Begin of every academic year students should register for courses at the IDC through the online programme Student Information System (SIS). Another main role of IDC is preparing lecture time table and exam time table. Student can get their time tables through SIS online programme.

For details and clarification on the Course Unit System, and Study Streams, undergraduate students should consult Dr. T.A. Mahinda Pushpakumara, Coordinator of the IDC, Dr. Manori K Weeratunga, Director of Studies and representatives nominated by each Department or Unit or by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts. The Information on Department representatives can be found on the IDC notice boards.


The Academic Counsellor Professor N. Chandrasiri Niriella supports students to achieve their academic goals in several ways: provides accurate and consistent information, clarifies program requirements, policies and procedures, assists students who have academic difficulties, assists students in identifying appropriate institutional resources, facilitates relationships between students and other individuals in the university and outside who may provide valuable assistance, etc. Please contact: Professor N. Chandrasiri Niriella, Academic Counsellor of the Faculty of Arts, who is attached to the Information and Documentation Centre (IDC).