The college auditorium (Dewan Bahadur Murugappa Hall) is the college auditorium seating a capacity of 600. It also has a spacious stage for conducting cultural programmes and entertainment.
The college library has an adequate collection of 42,000 regular books, 14,000 for SC/ST Book Bank, 1344 books purchased under TEQIP and 741 for General Book Bank housed in a seperate library building with all amenities. About 100 Journals and Magazines and purchased regularly. E-Library has been set up separately. CDs are available for student’s reference. Library is connected with campuswide networking programme. All Government holidays are holidays for the Library. Library has been fully automized. Computerised library service (issue and return of books) has been introduced from the academic year 2008-09. OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) has been made available for staff and students use. The entire library databases are made available in all the departments. The students and staff members can search any book, by title, by author, by publisher wise etc. even from their departments by using OPAC through the following URL http:\\192.168.18.2\Opac\index.asp. They can also verify their account (about the books taken by them) through OPAC. The students may use their Roll No. as user ID and password. 852 CDs are made available in the digital library section for students and staff reference.
NRSC BuildingThe Non Resident Students Centre Building was declared open on the 27th March 1981 for the benefit of day scholars. It houses a couple of spacious dining halls with furniture. A room for the students association and a few guest rooms are also available in the NRSC Building.
Students' Co-operative Store
Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology and Alagappa Polytechnic Students Co-operative Society Limited was registered on 19-01-1956. Every student on admission to the college automatically becomes the member of co-operative store. The store primarily caters to the requirements of the students.
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The college offers facilities for outdoor and indoor games such as cricket, hockey, football, volleyball, basketball, badminton, tennis and table tennis and chess. There is a 400m track for athletics and the necessary equipment for jumps, throws, power lifting and body building. The membership of the tennis club is open to staff and students of the college. An indoor stadium and gymnasium are also available.
CanteenThe college has a fully functioning cafeteria with food and beverages served at a reasonable rate to students as well as staff. The canteen is located in proximity to the Department of Civil Engineering and operates on all working days. Breakfast is served any time between 07.00 am and 10.00 am every day and Lunch is served from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm. Tea, coffee and other liquid refreshments as well as flavourful South Indian comestibles and snacks are provided round the clock every day. The college is based on the township Karaikudi which is greatly famous for its authentic Chettinad cuisine. The college canteen as well as the hostel messes unfailingly capture the flavours of the South and deliver it to the pupils and the faculty with no compromise in hygiene as well. Two separate messes, one for boys and the other for girls, have been provided at their respective hostels.
The college is equipped with its own dispensary intended for the benefit of the students and faculty of the college, mainly the hostel residents. It is situated at close quarters to both the Boys and the Girls hostels and functions every day in the evening. At all times, the dispensary ensures that appropriate treatment is given to the sick as and when needed. The dispensary is facilitated with a doctor on duty and a nurse twenty four hours a day. The doctoring is always done in an environment of total reliability and privacy and zero payment is demanded from the patient in return. A pharmacy that hands out medicaments and antidotes to the afflicted student or staff at no cost is also anchored at the college infirmary. This dispensary is at service to the needy on all days of the week except for Sundays.
Arulmigu Kollangaali Amman Temple is situated just in front of the college entrance.
Bank and ATM Centers
The students of the college also enjoy an added advantage of having access to not one, but two ATMs, not very far from the college itself. There is a State Bank of India ATM only a few yards from the college main entrance and an Indian Bank ATM which lies less than a kilometer away from the college grounds. There is a branch of the Indian Bank very close to the ATM itself, where students can pay their Semester Fees. The monthly mess bills can be paid at the ICICI Bank which is at about 2 kilometers from the Institute. Also, the Boys hostel has an additional facility of paying the mess bill at the first year block to the people from ICICI Bank who come over to collect them occasionally.
Post BoxThere is a post office in the college campus to provide the students with postal services in the vicinity. The post office can be found next to the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the college grounds. There is a Post Master who is stationed at the post office at all times. There are essentialities like inland post cards, courier covers, stamps, and so on available at the Post office for sale. The students, who might find it time consuming to travel to the main town to get postal entities, can purchase them at ease. The ACCET Post office also offers Courier services to its students. Every working day, from 5 pm to 6 pm, Speed Post services are made available in this registry. The post office can also handle personal mailing needs.