Department of Student Affairs & Alumni is popularly addressed by its Malay acronym HEPA is an important department in Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP). It was formed in 2002 and is headed by the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs & Alumni. The department is currently operated at main campus UniMAP. The main function of the department is to oversee all activities organised by the student bodies, as well as providing physical, welfare, financial or advisory services to the students of UniMAP in ensuring the students live in a conducive campus environment

Student Affairs & Alumni officers give student welfare, training and guidance to students in the hopes of improving individual performance and development. A variety of approaches have been taken and several changes in the administration and management systems have been carried out to give the best and most competent services to all students. It is partly our work to help produce graduates who are well-educated with well-mannered realizing their full potential in line with developing graduates who are intellectually, spiritually, morally and physically balanced and upstanding.

Our department has several units which operate various activities and services continuously to provide best service to students as follows : 

•Educational Funding & Student Welfare
•Student Club & Societies
•Student Activities Financial Allocation
•Student Training & Development Programs
•Soft skills Enhancement
•Alumni Networking