Chulalongkorn University facilities provide students rapid access to needed information for classroom use. The University has an outstanding library which is connected to a large on-line database search system and combines five up-to-date academic service centers. The Chulalongkorn Computer Center is equipped with over two hundred state-of-the-art personal computers. In addition, the self-access learning center is fully equipped with multimedia workstations, sound labs ,video facilities and extensive software and database.
Graduate students can also make use of the outstanding sport and recreational facilities at Chulalongkorn, including a large, modern swimming pool, several tennis courts, three gymnasiums as well as a judo hall and shooting gallery.
The following is a list of popular and useful facilities provided by the university.
Center of Academic Resources (Central Library)
The Center of Academic Resources is located in the Maha Theerarajanusorn Building. It consists of 6 units: The Central Library, the National Documents Center, the Audio-Visual Center, the International Information Resources Service, the art gallery, and Distance Learning Network (CU-GDLN). All the six units provide resource information in all form, i.e. books, periodicals, printed materials, audio-visual materials, databases, and electronic materials. The students can also access the CU cyber zone for Internet search on the second floor.
International students can become members of the Chulalongkorn University Library Network or CHULALINET upon their entrance registration. This entitles them to make use of all libraries under the coverage of the Chulalongkorn University Library Network as well as borrow library materials according to library rules. Membership is automatically renewed at each semester’s registration.
Master and Doctoral Degree students can borrow up to seven books for two weeks. The fine of three baht is applied for every one-day late return. The service hours of the center is 9.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m. from Monday to Friday and 9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. on Saturday. Students are also welcomed to access the CU Digital library to search for information at the center’s website . For any further queries on academic resources and services, please contact the Center of Academic Resources at (662)218-2905.
The CU Health Unit is located on the 2nd floor of Chamchuri 9 Building. It offers primary treatments to university staff and students by one permanent doctor and a visiting doctor from Chulalongkorn Hospital. If students encounter a more serious illness, they will be sent to consult a doctor at Chulalongkorn Hospital, located at the corner of Henri Dunant Road and Rama IV Road.
Consultancy for students and student development
The university provides psychologists and psychiatrists to students who may face problems related to their studies, their adaptation to their environment or their family.
This service is open according to the following schedule:
Monday 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.; Tuesday 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m., 1.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.; Wednesday 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
Note: This schedule is subject to change without notice. The psychologists and psychiatrists meet the students on the above schedule at the Office of Student Relations, which is located on third floor, Chulachakrapong Building, Tel. (662) 218-7051)
Chamchuri 9 – CU Center
The CU Center is a new gathering place for students offering them cafés and canteens where they can relax. There are three floors of reading rooms and study halls installed with Wi-Fi Internet access. The ground floor is an ideal meeting point as well as exhibition hall. The university’s Post Office and CU Cooperative office are also located here. On the second floor is the Chula Health Clinic, providing free medical service to students. The university’s Communication Center can be found on the fourth floor.
Chulalongkorn University offers a number of sports facilities for students to maintain good health. These include:
Chulalongkorn Stadium – this 25,000-seat outdoor stadium is ideal for football, hockey, rugby and other outdoor sports.
Indoor Sport Gymnasium – this gymnasium is housed in a multi-purpose building for sports, including Sepak Takraw, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, badminton, judo, boxing and gymnastics.
Tennis Courts – there are 10 tennis courts with lighting; knock boards for self-practice are also available.
Swimming pools – there are two swimming pools, 25-metre and 50-metre.
CU Book Center
CU Book Center consists of there large, convenient, modern branches on campus: at Sala Phra Kieo (near the Faculty of Economics), Siam Square (1st floor, Wittayakit Building) Chamchuuri Square. These bookshops provide customers with a variety of books in both Thai and foreign languages, CD Rom, magazines and other educational materials. Students can show their student ID card to receive a 10% discount (except for certain items i.e. magazines)
The CU Cooperative store, run by a coop committee, is a complex where students can buy stationary, accessories and necessities at reasonable prices. The store also provides university products such as uniforms, accessories, and souvenirs. The main branch is located at Sala Phra Kieo. A second branch is situated on the ground floor, Barommarajakumari Building.
Located at Samyan Intersection, directly above Samyan MRT Stations, this modern complex offers students as well as the public comprehensive education and IT zones in addition to cafes and restaurants.
Cafeterias and Canteens
Nearly every faculty has its own cafeteria or canteens, which are set up like Food Courts that include individual stalls selling a wide selection of food and beverages. Prices are kept very reasonable as it is understood that students usually have limited budgets.
There are also cafés located at the Faculty of Political Science and Engineering.
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