IISER Bhopal is a residential institute and requires that all the students registered for a degree programme in the institute reside on campus. The students are also provided a mess and other necessary facilities.
The Institute at present has 5 hostels in Bhauri Campus Hostel 2 and Hostel 3 for girls and Hostel 1, Hostel 5 and Hostel 7 for boys having a total capacity of 500 students. And 4 Mess (Dining Hall-1,Dining Hall-2,Dining Hall-3 and Dining Hall-4).