A section of offices at Maseno University belonging to the department of public health burnt on Saturday morning.
The cause of the fire, which started at 3am, is yet to be established, Vice-Chancellor Prof Julius Nyabudi said.
"The building offices belongs to the department of public health. Routine office equipment such as computers were burnt," he told the Nation at the scene.
"We have asked police to investigate the cause of the fire," said Prof Nyabundi, who was accompanied by senior staff including deputy vice-chancellor Joseph Chaacha.