Marshal Division of the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka was established in 2014 with the aim of supporting the university's mission by planning, organizing and implementing all possible measures to maintain student discipline and minimize all forms of student misconduct, including ragging. The division maintains student discipline and law and order by keeping a twenty four hour vigil in the university and monitoring students’ behavior in the university promises
The Marshal Division comes under the direct purview of the Vice chancellor and it assists Deans of the Faculties, the Proctor, Deputy Proctors, Wardens Proctor in maintaining student discipline. The Division also assists the University Security Division to ensure the protection of university students and property. Further, the division plays a liaison role in assisting the police in maintaining law and order during university activities.
Currently, the Marshal Division of the University is functioning with a Chief Marshal and three Marshals. Marshals intervene in occasions of misconduct and breakdown of law and order and report such incidents to relevant university authorities especially to the Proctor and police when required.