There are a number of libraries, sports centers, dry cleaners, and other facilities available.
You can borrow, reserve, or request a book as well as renew the return date by visiting the KAIST library website <www.library.kaist.ac.kr> and logging in using your KAIST portal account ID and password. The Undergraduate Branch Library is composed only of large study rooms with no books available for borrowing.
- Mon ~ Fri : 09:00 ~ 24:00 - Sat : 09:00 ~ 24:00, - Sun : 13:00 ~ 24:00
Munji Campus Library (Munji Campus)
• Business hours:
- Mon ~ Fri: 9:00~24:00 - Sat: 13:00~17:00
- Sun: Closed
Post Office (N12)
• Post Office: Mon ~ Fri 09:00 - 17:20
KAIST Clinic (E21)
The KAIST Clinic supports KAIST students, faculty, employees, and their families by providing primary medical service, mental health programs, health screening programs, and vaccination services. Clinic hours differ depending on the division and can be checked through the website.
The nursing staff provide international students with free medications and simple treatments for any health problem, including headache, stomachache, cold, fever and injuries.For serious illness, the campus clinic personnel will tell you the best hospitals and clinics where you can have high-quality medical treatments.
The campus offers a variety of sports facilities. To utilize them, you may want to consider making a reservation first. For night reservations, you have to pay for the lights. For information related to making reservations, see “Quick Tips” (Chapter 10).
Sports Complex (N3)
At the sports complex, you can enjoy a variety of sporting activities such as basketball, badminton, volleyball, screen golf, weight training, table tennis, and dance. You can rent sportswear and make reservations for all rooms and courts at the Sports Administration Office.
You may borrow sports equipment such as balls or rackets or make reservations for football fields in the office located near the entrance of the Sports Complex building. Note that you will need your student ID card when you want to reserve the or borrow equipment. For reservations or inquiries, contact the Sports Administration Office by phone (042-350-4833)
• Business hours:
- Mon ~ Fri: 07:00 ~ 22:00
- Sat: 08:00 ~ 18:00
Undergraduate Field (in front of N13)
The undergraduate field is another turf field that is primarily used for playing soccer and baseball. No lighting is available.
Futsal stadium (in front of N13)
Futsal is a variant of association football that is played on a smaller pitch and mainly played indoors. The two futsal courts have lights available until 22:00. You’ll need an ID card and reservations are needed for team play.
Swimming pool (E15 basement)
Students can use the swimming pool for a daily fee of 1,000 Won. It is open from Monday through Friday from 08:00 to 21:00 and Saturday from 08:00 to 18:00. Just remember to prepare your own swimwear, swimming cap (mandatory), and towel.
The stadium has a turf field for soccer, track lanes for running, and a stand for spectators. Many school-wide sporting events take place here. Keep in mind that the lights go off after 22:00.
West Gym (W2 basement)
Gather your friends for a game of basketball, badminton, volleyball, or racquetball. Reservations can be made and the facilities are open until midnight.
Tennis courts (near N19, E17, and N6)
Three tennis courts are open 24/7; You must bring your own equipment.
Billiard Hall (W2)
Students can use the billiard hall with 10 billiard tables from 11:00 to 24:00. The fee is 700 Won per 10 minutes.
Gyms (N1, N20, N19, E8, W3, W4, W6)
There are six on-campus gyms for weight-training. Try different gyms all over campus as they are free and operate 24/7.