Being a part of Religious Education Institution, named Pondok Pesantren, UNIDA Gontor adopt boarding system. This is typical of Pesantren system of education and therefore the students are under the guardian of the Head of Pesantren, usually called Kyai (religious leader). In this case, the guardian of UNIDA Gontor students are Dr. K.H. Abdullah Syukri Zarkasyi, K.H. Hasan Abdullah Sahal, K.H. Syamsul Hadi Abdan assisted by Deputy Rector of Student Affairs