MANUJAMATHA (The Religion of Human)  *  VISHWAPATHA (The Universal Path) * SARVODAYA (The Welfare of All) *  SAMANVAYA (Reconciliation) *  POORNA DRUSHTI (The Integral Vision)


The modern and well equipped building of Library in Kuvempu University offers excellent infrastructure facilities in reading, borrowing and reference to the students, teachers and research scholars of all the departments. Over 69,011 volumes and 251 current periodicals are available. The library has kept pace with modernisation by introducing CD ROM data base, internet and e-mail facilities. It is also a nodal centre for INFLIBNET, thus having access to resources sharing. Bound back-volumes of journals are also available. The library is having access to 2000 e-journals on line under UGC-INFONET programme. The library has also been provided with excellent facilities for the self learning of the student beyond university hours.                         ....More About Library

Prasaranga, the publication and extension wing of the University plays a key role in disseminating knowledge and in building a bridge between the academic world and the society at large. The varied activities of the prasaranga are mainly of three kinds:
1. Publication – of informative booklets on socially relevant subjects, proceedings of the seminars and symposia, monographs by eminent scholars and Kuvempu University Newsletter (a quarterly publication in English and Kannada) and The Journal of Science.
2. Extension activities - Lectures by the University faculty members on social, scientific and literary subjects organised in rural and mofussil places as a part of reaching out to all sections of the society. The “ARIVU” (knowledge) extension lecture series of Kuvempu University Prasaranga have received enthusiastic response everywhere.
3. Special Lectures / Seminars and Symposia - Prasaranga organises special lectures by eminent scholars and seminars on topical issues throughout the academic year. The publications of the Prasaranga are reasonably priced and in a format and style which makes them accessible to all sections of readers.

The University has a well equipped Health Centre with sufficient Male & Female doctors who are assisted by the necessary staff. The centre has an out patient wing and in patients beds. The health centre has the preliminary diagnostic facilities and on line ECG/ Medical advise support of Narayana Hrudalaya is established. An ambulance is also available at the centre.
Medical officers :
1. Dr. Srinivasa Rao : 08282 - 256223


Kuvempu University has maintained an excellent student friendly ambience and assigns top priority to student welfare. A directorate of student welfare has been established to plan and monitor student welfare activities. Presently headed by a faculty member, the directorate plays a key role in award of scholarships and fellowships to students, in organising career guidance and consultancy programmes. A special feature is that every year 20 students are deputed to attend the cultural camp organised by Neenasam, Heggodu, a nationally known centre for theatrical and cultural activities.


The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Cell has been established to provide special assistance to both students and staff belonging to the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. The convener and the members of the cell are from the faculty. The cell sanctions fellowships and scholarships to SC, ST, & OBC  research students and also monitors the implementation of reservation and other policies and measures meant to help persons belonging to the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. The Cell also organises special remedial classes and coaching classes for the competitive examinations.


Kuvempu University NSS wing is rated as one of the best in Karnataka State. There is a programme coordinator whose office is presently housed in front of the Sahyadri College, Shimoga. The NSS wing provides training to the under-graduate students by organising annual camps, national camps and socially useful programmes. It also coordinates the adult literacy programmes in which the students participate actively. The NSS Wing has won a number of awards at the State and higher levels including the “Best University in NSS”. The Post-Graduate unit of NSS has students from the Post-Graduate departments on the campus. It is supervised by a co-ordinator (from the faculty) and his team.


Inter - Collegiate Competitions in almost all the games and aports are organised regularly, in which maximum number of students from the affiliated colleges are participating. About 25 teams in various sports disciplines are taking part in the Inter University competitions. The Director of Physical Educations supervises collegiate sports activities. Sports activities for the Post-Graduate students are organised by the P.G. Sports Secretary under the supervision of Director  of  Physical  Education.

The University has established a well equipped Indoor Sports Complex, which is having facilities for all  indoor games including Volley Ball, Basket Ball, Gymnastics and modern Multi Gymnasium. Apart from this, it houses office of the Director of Physical Education. Secretary of P.G. Sports Section, Chairman and Class rooms for both M.P.Ed. and B.P.Ed. Courses. This also accomplished with 24 well furnished dwelling rooms with attach bath. The construction of a outdoor stadium is in progress.


There are two Post-Graduate men’s hostels and two women’s hostel on the main campus. The working omen hostel on the campus also provides accommodation to students and research scholars. The hostel for students belonging to  backward Classes and Minorities established near the main campus by the State Government provides hostel facility exclusively for the Post-Graduate students of the University. Plans are underway to construct international hostels.
Men’s Hostel Phone No : 08282 256253
Women’s Hostel Phone No : 08282 256257


In order to help students plan their career and seek placement, the Employment Information and Guidance Bureau has been established on the campus. It functions under the supervision of a Director who is from the faculty and assisted by the deputy chief and assistant chief who are appointed by the government. The Bureau circulates information regarding employment opportunities, competitive examinations, UGCJRF and National Eligibility Test, State Level Eligibility Test etc. It also organises employment counselling sessions. The Post-Graduate students, on completion of the P.G. Degrees are required to register at the Bureau. In order to motivate the student community towards the competitive examinations the bureau organises free coaching classes for various competitive examinations such as I.A.S., K.A.S., Banking and Staff Selection Commission.


Kuvempu University has introduced student counselling at different levels. Apart from the course counseling during admissions there is also continuous expert counselling for students to help them overcome their problems.


Many Post Graduate departments of the university have been organising campus interviews to help students to find placement. The university has now established a full fledged Placement Cell in order to monitor placement services for the students.


  In order to motivate students to seek administrative careers and to equip them to face the exams, the university organises training for civil services and other competitive examinations. The training includes counseling and essential skill development apart from academic guidance.


There is a well furnished canteen on the campus with a seating capacity of 50. Catering is available during the working hours of the University.


The location of the Guest House is scenically attractive. It is situated on a hillock overlooking the backwaters of the Bhadra reservoir. It provides an elegant view of the entire project area. It is fully air-conditioned and has excellent catering facilities.

The University assigns high priority to extra curricular activities on the campus. These activities are organised by the Extra-Curricular Activities Association which consists of a coordinator from the faculty and student representatives from all the Post-Graduate departments. A highlight of the activitiesis the annual youth festival (Sahyadri Festival) meant for students of the affiliated colleges and the P.G. Departments. Participants selected here represent the University at interuniversity youth festivals.

To supplement the financial needs & to make the students time useful earn &: learn scheme is introduced.
1. Library Shelfing.
2. Up Keeping .
3. Secretarial Assistance.
4. Projects Works.
5. Gardening etc.

The Faculty Club has been established for organizing programmes of academic interest for the members of the teaching faculty. Special lectures by eminent scholars, scientists and statesmen are organised throughout the year. The lectures are followed by discussions in which the faculty members participate. In addition colloquia are organised under arts and science faculties separately every month in which teachers make presentations on their current areas of research in the presence of an invited expert in the field. This helps the faculty members to share insights from the research work being carried out.

To train the students towards proficiency in English and other foreign language a modern fully computerized language lab has been established in the Academic Block. Trained instructors are provided to guide the students. The students are expected to get the proficiency to face the global challenges.

To facilitate the student’s technology in education and Journalism & Mass communication hitech studio work is under progress.