Halls of Residence
A dormitory is called a Hall in the university. Students admitted to the Departments and Institutes of the University have either to reside in or be attached to a hall of residence. The University has 7 halls for male and 3 for female students. The administration of a hall is headed by a Provost who is assisted by a number of House Tutors.
The University Library is one of the biggest in Bangladesh. The Library holds a collection of more than 3.5 lakh volumes, including bound volumes of periodicals. In addition, it has a collection of over *** manuscripts on various languages and a large number of microfilms, microfiche and CDs. It subscribes over *** current foreign journals.
Resource Centre for the Visually Impaired Students
A Resource Center for the Visually Impaired Students has been established in the Chittagong University Library. The Centre contains modern library facilities for the visually impaired students of the University.
Health Services: The University of Chittagong Medical Centre
The Medical Centre of the University of Chittagong, located near the Law Faculty Building, offers free medical service and free pathological examinations to students, teachers and staffs of the University and also family members of the teachers and staffs. The Centre provides service round the clock, seven days a week, with doctors working in different shifts. The Centre also has eleven doctors and four ambulances. The Centre has in its premises a temporary arrangement for 6 bed accommodation.
Sports and Extracurricular Activities
The Department of Physical Education started its Activities since 1966 form the very begging of Chittagong University. Department has very good reputation all through its duration of activities in the fields of games and sports in Intramural Extramural National games and sports. The Department has its own qualified Physical Educationist and coaches trained form home and abroad. The activities of the Department and Annual program are decided in collaboration with adviser committee headed by Pro-Vice Chancellor. other then games and sports The Department organize several coaching program for all selected team of different games like Cricket, Handball, Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Football, Hockey Athletics Badminton, Table Tennis Gymnastics, Swimming, Water Polo, Chess, Carom etc. Department also issue the certificate to qualified Athlete and players. University Authority provides some Stipend and Free-studentship for selected students.
Department and University Authority and also provide University "Blue" for very good and excellent Athlete and players student. The University Authority provide a facility name "Players Quota" for the 30 talented students with some special quality to admit in different subjects in all faculties. Form the year of 2011 University syndicate decided to start a course Named Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed.) Equivalent to Bachelor of Physical Education under the faculty of social science one year course organized by Department Of Physical Education Chittagong University. University Authority are going to start construction of modern gymnasium form 2011, adjacent to the central play ground. Their are play ground's in the most of the residential Hall and improvised Swimming Pool and other grounds for Respective games.
The Office of the Director Physical Education provides several types of program:
1. Compulsory Physical Education.
2. Certificate course in coaching of all major games and sports.
3. Intramural games for all games named Inter hall, Interfaculty, and Inter department competition.
4. Extramural games and sports named Inter university competition, University games, National games etc.
5. University BLUE.
6. Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed.) Equivalent to Bachelor of Physical Education Going to be started.
7. Facilities for the body builders.
Intramural and Extramural Programme (Games and Sports)
The Directorate also organizes and conducts inter-department and inter-hall tournaments, individual hall athletics, Chittagong University athletics, and Inter- University games and sports. University students participate in national championships in different games and sports for which prior training and coaching are offered.
There are some cafeterias in the campus of University of Chittagong.
University of Chittagong has transport services for students. Students can travel to the University Campus by Shuttle and DEMU Trains from the City. Besides, bus service is always available even on university holidays, to help those students who come to university for library or teacher's council.
Faster Internet Connection: Now internet connection is too much faster in the University of Chittagong. ICT Center of CU has completed setup to increase internet bandwidth (uploading & downloading) from 4mbps/4mbps to 30mbps/30mbps. This service is provided by BTCL through direct optical connectivity. The facilities of this connection are provided in different departments, institutes, research centers and offices through inter-campus optical connectivity.
Courses and Trainings: ICT Center arranges different Certificate Courses in Computer Applications.
Though cost of study for a student at Chittagong University is practically negligible, but lodging in the students dormitories can be expensive. Scholarship scheme and stipends are offered to students of outstanding caliber. Post-graduate research scholarships have also been introduced. Students seeking admission to the university should contact the concerned office as per advertisement published in the national and the local dailies.