All the students are provided with on-campus hostel accommodation. A well-equipped dining hall is functioning and the second student mess will be ready soon at the upcoming gymkhana. Students are drawn from nearly 20 states across the country thus providing a holistic environment for their growth.
IIT Dharwad has a 10% girl student population. Sports facilities are being setup on campus (volley ball, football, cricket etc.). In addition, students are permitted to use neighboring University of Agricultural Sciences grounds. Astronomy Club, Electronics Club, Music Club etc. are active. More facilities and activity centers will be ready shortly. Limited medical facilities have been arranged.