The main campus of the university, Palkalaiperur campus is spread over an area of 500 acres of land on the Tiruchirappalli-Pudukkottai highway. A majority of the university departments are located in this campus. The campus has eight hostels, library, sports complex, bank, post office, staff quarters, guest house, etc.
The university also has another campus at Khajamalai. This campus has the Bharathidasan University Technology Park (BUTP), academic staff hostel and students’ hostel.
Hostels are available at both the campuses of the university. The university has eight hostels housing 1460 students. Among these, there are four boys’ hostels and four girls’ hostels. While Sindhu hostel is situated at the Khajamalai Campus, the other seven hostels are located at the Palkalaiperur campus. The hostels are equipped with modern kitchen and dining facilities apart from which, sports complex, bank, post office, canteen and health centre are also available to the students. Each hostel is provided with, wifi connectivity, a television and cable connectivity.
The university has excellent sports infrastructure including a gymnasium and yoga centre, table tennis court, chess, carom, weight lifting and power lifting. The university provides training in basketball, badminton, cricket, football, hockey, kho-kho, kabaddi and volleyball. The University also has 400 metre athletic track where all field events are conducted.
The Bharathidasan University library was established in 1982. The university library consists of 81222 books and the Department Library consists of 59845 books. The library is wi-fi enabled and has WEBOPAC which allows the users to browse the entire library collection by keywords, title, subject, author, etc. The Bharathidasan University Library Weblog also allows the users to access web-based resources. The library also has a CD/DVD collection containing software tutorials, stories and entertainment, etc.