All the Schools, Departments, Centers and other buildings of the campus are connected through Fiber Optic Backbone from centralised hubs located in the Main Campus at Thrikkakara and in the Lakeside Campus at Kochi City. The Lakeside Campus is about 15 kms away from the Main Campus and is connected through a Fiber Optic Cable. The LAN of each department is managed through manageable distribution switches hosted at each department which is connected to the campus backbone.
The University has a bandwidth of 1 Gbps provided by National Mission on Education through Information and Communicaton Technology (NME-ICT) project under the NKN (National Knowledge Network) project of the Govt. of India. The users of CUSAT will get 150/100 Mbps download/upload bandwidth under this project. Apart from these University maintains a 24 Mbps leased line internet connectivity to host the internet servers like Web, Mail, DNS etc and other public services.
University also maintains a telephone exchange with 2000 line capacity. This exchange connects the Main and Lakeside Campuses and also has the facility for Direct Inward Dialing which gives the facility to get each Officer of the University directly.
For more than a decade now, the University has been employing a powerful automated Payroll Aystem and Examination System. The Finance System launched at the Finance Department is built using ERP5 software, based on the Open Source Platform.