Campus Life

At SBU, we understand it is important for you to be in living environment that supports both your study priorities and life style. Finding the right accommodation is closely tied to your academic success. We strive to provide a healthy environment for body, mind, and sprit. Student will have the opportunity to learn and live in an academic environment and should accept the responsibilities which are an integral part of communal living.

Accommodations for Students

There are eight buildings allocated to housing single students, which can accommodate up to 4000 students. Two separate buildings are allocated to married students, which can accommodate 40 families. Students can apply to the Students Accommodation Office to use the facilities. The residence for married researchers was inaugurated on November 10, 2003. It is situated at the foothills of the mountains in northern part of the university. The residence, covering an area of 7200 square meters, is a thirteen-story tower which consists of 48 studios and 64 one-bedroom fully furnished apartments. Each unit has its own bathroom, telephone and internet access, among many other amenities.

Shahid Abbaspour Technical and Engineering Campus of SBU has a boys’ dormitory in two separate buildings with a capacity of 816 students and a Girls’ dormitory in villa and apartment buildings with a capacity of 192 students.

Cafes and Restaurants

There are three main restaurants on the central campus that offer meals at subsidized prices. There are also sandwich bars and cafeterias in all faculties and research institutes that not only serve students with snacks, coffee, etc. but also provide them a venue to assimilate, interact, and socialize with classmates and other university students.

There are also three self-service restaurants with a total capacity of 750 students at Shahid Abbaspour Technical and Engineering Campus that provide subsidized meals for students.


There are dozens of sport halls and stadiums, and a swimming pool in the university. The following sports are available to students: tennis, karate, football, basketball, kung fu, archery, taekwondo, table tennis, swimming, volleyball, handball, chess, track and field, wrestling, 3x3 basketball, beach volleyball, futsal, TRX, body building, yoga, judo, etc.

Health Care and Medical Center               

Health care and medical treatment are two issues that can play a significant role in creating a dynamic academic society, and providing that society with physical, psychological and social health and peace. All SBU students are entitled to the services of the Students’ Health Care Foundation which include specialized medical care, dentistry and mental care. To achieve this, the Health Care Center of SBU, under the supervision of the Vice-president for Student Affairs, has undertaken the responsibility of providing health services to students and faculty members. Medical and nursing facilities, including optometry and audiometry are available on the campus clinic. More intensive care is provided, if necessary, at the hospitals working under SBU for Medical Sciences.

Other Welfare Amenities

SBU provides students with health insurance, accident insurance and consular services. It has an International Center for Persian Language Teaching, libraries, specialized laboratories, internet cafes, a mosque, prayer halls, supermarkets, bakeries, fruit shops, laundries, hairdresser’s salons, etc. SBU also offers internet and transportation services to students.