New Student Activities Center(New SAC) is main center for all student activities. It provides various facilities to residents of IIT Kanpur including Sports Complex, OAT, Offices of Students' Gymkhana Representatives, different Shops etc. It is fully equipped with modern architecture and one of the main attraction at IIT kanpur campus. Residents of IIT Kanpur can access various facilities as per the rules and regulations.
Sports Complex has high class indoor courts.It opens early in the morning at 6 AM and closes at 11 PM.Anyone who wants to play any indoor game must have non-marking shoes.Reception section also has some non-marking shoes. Which can be taken on the behalf of ID-card. It has a Badminton-Hall which consists of 3 courts. One of them is reserved for CPA students.Anyone wants to play there has to sign in register that's available on reception and can play for an hour in a slot. It has a T.T. Hall which has 8 tables. It has a Squash Hall which consist of 2 courts. One can take squash-racket and ball from reception by showing Institute ID-card. It has a Yoga/Aerobics hall.Anyone who wants to join Yoga classes must get membership.Membership form can be collected from Reception. It has a Billiards-Hall which consists of 7 tables. To play billiards one requires membership. It has a Gymnasium.Anyone who wants to use this facility must get membership. There are 2 slots 7 AM to 8 AM and 6PM to 7PM are reserved for females. Others are open to all.
Open Air Theater
New SAC has an OAT which very nicely structured. More than 2500 people can sit a time during any function. It is mainly used for festivals like Antaragni, Techkriti, Udghosh,Freshers night , inter-hall and intra-hall competitions.Films and Media Council screens movies,matches etc.Games and Sports council held talks with professionals players.
Food Court is one of the most popular food outlets in the campus. There are 5 outlets namely Domino's, Kathi Rolls, Wazwan Foods, Veggies and Crown Burgers. There are a lot of options to try viz. snacks, deserts , rolls, parathas, north indian dishes, etc. It is open from 10 AM till 4AM in the wee hours. It is the best place to rejoice your taste buds which suffer from the monotony of mess food.
Student Clubs and Communities Centers
The offices of Students' Gymkhana are located in the New SAC and there are specialized rooms for various clubs under the Cultural Council like Dance Club, Book Club, Music Club, Fine Arts Club, HSS Club, ELS club etc. Along with these, the Astronomy Club and the Aeromodeling Club are setup on the rooftop. It also houses the Senate Hall where the Students Senate meetings are held. There is a office of an NGO called Prayas which is managed by some students and faculty members. They teach to many poor children of workers of IIT Kanpur and Nankaari village.
It has well organized team headed by chairman, SPEC. Chairman SPEC is a faculty member. It consist of some students members, coaches and other staff members.Further information can be obtained from concerned people.