Life on Campus
There are 41 computer laboratories in all the faculties and schools of our university and 1940 computers in these laboratories. Our students can benefit from the computer labs spread to all academic units free of charge besides the course applications.
The laboratories used in education and research activities provide researchers with wide application and research opportunities in almost every branch. A total of 225 laboratories and 44 workshops are equipped with advanced technology and are constantly being developed both in terms of space and technical equipment.
In the language laboratory in Mersin Vocational School, General English and Professional English courses are given to all programs.
Our University's Central Library serves with a 350-person seated area in Çiftlikköy Campus, in an area of 3000 m², by constantly renewing and developing. In accordance with the understanding of Contemporary Librarianship, by the Library; counseling and guidance, lending, interlibrary loan classification services are provided and database subscriptions that provide full text access to tens of thousands of sources, receiving ISBN and ISSN numbers for university publications, cataloging and realization. In addition, 18 computers in the library provide information scanning services and access the library resources over the internet.
Library collection; 89,600 books, 3,897,000 E-books, 44 database subscriptions, 80 purchased printed periodical subscriptions, 34,134 E-journals, 3075 printed theses, 2,0000,000 E-theses and 259 audio books it is formed.
Internet technologies, which are indispensable elements of daily life and science world, are actively used in our university. In-house network facilities and internet are used with 3,600 computers in all our campuses and colleges.
Our students and faculty can benefit from ftp, e-mail, library document scanning system and radio services over the internet. Our students have the opportunity to register, update, and learn their grades on the internet through the Student Information System (OBS); Our faculty members have the opportunity to approve course registration and to enter grades. The Personnel Information System (PBS) is a program where all university personnel can follow their personal information and staff information.
Web Kiosks, which are patented and produced by Mersin University, offer free internet access service indefinitely and include completely free software applications. Metal-enclosed and wall-mounted free internet access terminals have been installed at a total of 100 points in all our schools in the city center and districts.
Mersin University, which is committed to supporting sports and sportsmen as well as educational activities, has achieved many successes in the world and across the country. Our students and lecturers; They make our faces laugh in different sports such as taekwondo, basketball, football, volleyball, badminton, tennis, archery, athletics, step, salsa, and announce the name of our university in our country and in the world.
Our sports fields today; It consists of indoor sports halls, gymnasiums, tennis courts, instrument gymnasiums, football, basketball and volleyball courts, athletic tracks and olympic stadium with a capacity of five thousand spectators, mini golf area, recreation areas and indoor semi-olympic swimming pool. In addition to our students and staff, the people of Mersin can benefit from our sports fields, which provide an environment for sports and social events with wide participation.
Health Research and Practice Hospital: The Research and Practice Center, opened in 1999 after the Faculty of Medicine became operational, was renamed the Health Research and Application Center in 2007. The “Health Research and Practice Hospital” with 722 beds in Mersin University Çiftlikköy Campus, with an area of 100,000 m2, was completed in May 2014 and our hospital started to provide health services in its new building as of 20.05.2014
Our New Hospital provides polyclinic services with 120 examination and treatment rooms in 37 branches, with a total of 18 operating rooms, 2 of which are in the delivery room, 1 in the obstetric surgery room and 15 in the large operating room, with a 50-bed emergency room, 30 adults and 20 children. together with 131 daily treatment beds, radiology unit, laboratory, 127 beds in total, intensive care and reanimation unit, physical therapy and rehabilitation unit, IVF center, chemotherapy unit, angio center, eye bank, special bed services, nuclear medicine, organ our tissue transplantation center carries out kidney and liver transplants. In order to provide a better quality service to patients, the latest technology MR device has been put into service. It is at the service of the people of MERSİN and the whole region with a total of 722 bed capacity, consisting of 592 service beds, 3-bed prisoner service and 127 intensive care beds, consisting of two and single rooms.
The center, which is structured in light of the latest developments in technology and science and considering modern hospital requirements, has the TSE-ISO EN-9001-200 Quality Management System certificate.
Dining Hall Services
All campuses and units of the university offer lunch consisting of four different meals regularly every day. The meals produced in the central kitchen on the Çiftlikköy Campus are distributed to the faculties, schools and vocational schools in the districts.
The central kitchen and dining hall on the Çiftlikköy Campus provides an average of 13 thousand meals each day. The cafeteria with OHSAS, HACCP, ISO 9001-2000 and TSE Quality Certificate has 9 halls with a total of 1,079 sessions. All food production and distribution services are carried out by experienced cooks and staff under the supervision of a food engineer.
Yenişehir Campus refectory, which provides food service to an average of 1.200 people every day, serves in a total area of 725 square meters and in 3 separate halls.
In addition to dining halls, there are various canteens and student cafeterias on campuses. Cafeterias and restaurants in areas such as shopping malls and valley facilities within Çiftlikköy Campus have increased the alternatives offered in nutrition.
In Mersin, there are dormitories belonging to our university, to the Credit and Hostels Institution and to private institutions. In addition to breakfast and dinner services, there is free transportation service to university campuses. There is a student dormitory with a capacity of 65 beds in Gülnar Vocational School. The dormitory for boys and girls affiliated with the Credit and Hostels Institution is located in Çiftlikköy Campus and the dormitory for girls is next to Çiftlikköy Campus. In addition to these, it is possible to rent quality and cheaply priced apartments or rooms in holiday and fall months. The housing needs of our students were significantly resolved with the opening of private dormitories.
There are many conference and meeting halls in different capacities for scientific, social and cultural activities. In addition to the halls in faculties and colleges, the halls on the Çiftlikköy Campus meet the needs of our city as well as our university.
Located on Çiftlikköy Campus, prof Vural Ülkü Conference Hall has a seating capacity of 180 people and the translation hall is equipped with a barcovision, central air conditioning system and advanced technological facilities. Prof. Uğur Oral Culture Center consists of a total of 4 halls. There are 1 conference hall for 407 people, 3 conference halls for 180 people and 2 exhibition halls for 117 people. The cultural center, which has advanced technological facilities, has hosted many national and international events since its opening. The amphitheater with a 2,500-seat capacity, located in the Çiftlikköy Central Campus, began to provide service in the 2001-2002 academic year. The amphitheater, which meets a great need to revive social life in our university and city, hosts various scientific and cultural activities. The Nursery and Kindergarten, which operate under the Health, Culture and Sports Department, create a practice area for students, aimed to provide preschool education to children aged 3-6. There are 6 classrooms, dormitory, kitchen and game rooms in the Nursery and Kindergarten in Çiftlikköy Campus and Yenişehir Campus. The Nursery and Kindergarten with its 150-student capasity provides contemporary education, primarily to Mersin University employees and the children of public employees.
Psychological Counseling and Guidance Services
It continues its activities at Çiftlikköy Campus as a student service within Mersin University and provides psychological counseling and guidance services. The aim of the center is to support our students to develop at the highest level and in many ways in terms of individual, social, educational and professional aspects. In parallel, it conducts preventive and developmental studies for various problems that may arise during the learning process. The center continues its activities in the fields of individual psychological counseling, group psychological counseling, group therapies by planning our studies in line with the priorities of our university and the needs of our students.
The Çiftlikköy Campus has a shopping center that meets the social facility needs of students and faculty since 2000. There are social places for students and staff such as bookstores, restaurants, cafeterias, banks, barber shops, stationery, markets, cinema. In addition, PTT branches and ATMs of various banks serve in Çiftlikköy and Yenişehir campuses.
Transportation to the campuses of our university is provided by various public transportation vehicles and university vehicles. It is possible to reach all campuses of the university easily at any time of the day. Ring services between Çiftlikköy and Yenişehir Campus offer free transportation to students and staff. The university buses, which serve at regular intervals throughout the day, provide transportation between both campuses and on campus.