Main Campus
Minden, Penang


USM Main Campus: It is the 'soul' of USM, is the big brother of all the five campuses. Established as the second university in the country in 1969, it was first known as Universiti Pulau Pinang and in 1971, USM moved from its temporary premises at the Malayan Teachers’ Training College, Bukit Gelugor to the present 416.6 hectare site at Minden, Penang Island. It currently offers various courses, mostly in the Arts and Sciences. The Main Campus has always been regarded as a place to be seen, as the gateway of superb educational experience location.

Campus Life

Activities in Main Campus
Feel At Home At OUR Comfortable Hostels

The USM student accommodations provide the best experiential atmosphere and systematic management system and is developed specifically for the students to enjoy the comfort in their rooms and in the best services offered. USM student accommodations also offer interesting and wondrous activities there. Right from the beginning until today and onwards into the future, our accommodations will always ensure the best beds and dorms with proper amenities to enhance our students' satisfaction.

These Amenities Are Available in Every Hostel

Free Wifi

Washing Machine

Coffee Maker




Hair Dryer


Everyone is Welcome


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