Eelo University is a Community Based Institution (CBI) established by members of the Somali community from Awdal Region residing both inside and outside of the country. The university has the following bodies for its effective management:
- Board of Directors
- Management Team headed by Vice Chancellor
The BOD is the university’s highest body and is responsible in setting policy, procedures, and planning for all academic and administration activities of the university within the context of institutional needs and priorities. The Chancellor is titular head of university. It is a ceremonial position without executive duties. The Vice Chancellor is the head of the Management Team, the focal point of the university’s day-to-day activities, and responsible in ensuring that decisions taken by the BD are executed in line with university policies and procedures.