There is a whole range of services available to students and visitors to facilitate both travel and activities and coexistence in the university environment.


By bus: To get to the Tafira Campus, located 10 kilometers from the city center, Guaguas Municipales has lines 7, 25, 26 and 48; and the following Global lines 026, 301, 302, 303, 311, 313, 323, 324, 325, 327 and 328.

Information to obtain the guagua-global voucher


Remember that you can download the “GuaguasLPA” app that notifies you with an alarm when the line arrives at the stop.  Discover more benefits about the app..


On the Tafira Campus we can find one of the university residences of the ULPGC which has a total of 252 rooms. All the rooms are single rooms with bathroom, totally exterior and with large windows (145 x 140), which makes them very bright.

The building was inaugurated in 2000. It consists of a basement and four floors, with two modules per floor. It is located on the Tafira University Campus in the municipality of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

The Residence Hall has a living and reading room, dining room, study and computer room, TV room and assembly hall with capacity for 170 people. It also has a cafeteria and vending machines for food, coffee and soft drinks.

The building has been designed in such a way that there are no architectural barriers for people with reduced mobility and has 4 special rooms for these people, larger than the rest, with adapted bathrooms.



The Tafira campus also has flats located a few meters from the University Residence. The ULPGC has 77 double flats with single rooms, kitchen and bathroom. Residents staying here can benefit from the services and facilities of the Residence Hall.


More information here.


The Engineering Building has a cafeteria offering snacks, drinks, menus and mixed dishes. The usual opening hours are from the opening of the building until 19:30 hours, being reduced in the summer months, at Christmas and Easter.

In addition, the building also has vending machines for hot and cold food and drinks.



The General Reprographics and Binding Service is located in module A of the Engineering Building. This service provides EIIC students with various materials for the development of the different subjects (programs, notes, exercises, etc.). The timetable can be found on the door itself. In summer there are reduced opening hours.


It is located in module F of the Engineering Building. It has a surface area of 1134 m2 distributed over three floors. The library has:


  •     Reading room: 198 seats
  •    Group work room: 12 workstations
  •    Computers for public use: 30 workstations
  •    Self-service photocopiers: 1
  •    Laptops: 40
  •    E-readers (iPad): 7
  •    Scanners: 2


In the library there is a reading and consultation station for users with reduced mobility or visual impairment, with the following characteristics:


  • A3 scanner
  • A3 printer




The Engineering Building has an administration service as well as a concierge service.

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Aulas de estudio

There are several study areas in the building.


Revista "El Digital"

The ULPGC has an electronic magazine called “El Digital”, where you can find interviews, news and other sections of interest. You can consult a new issue every month by clicking on this link.


Servicio de Deportes

The Sports Service of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the body that promotes the knowledge and practice of physical activity, games and sport among the members of the university community: students, teachers and administrative and service staff.

This website aims to be the vehicle of communication between the Sports Service and the university community, providing information on the activities that are carried out on a regular and timely basis. Thus, it will be possible to find out about the specific activities on offer, their timetables and prices. The offer is also open to external people who may be interested.

The catalogue of internships currently includes activities in nature (hiking, mountain biking, camping, etc.), activities in the aquatic environment and on the beach (canoeing, sailing, surfing, bodyboarding, beach volleyball, etc.) and activities in the sports facilities of the school. ) and activities in the sports facilities of the Tafira Campus (Pilates, GAP, tai chi, athletics, judo, sports gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, traditional games and sports, paddle tennis, rugby, speed badminton, archery,…).

The concern for the training and qualification of the university population generates the organization and promotion of courses and monographic conferences developed by specialists.

We invite you to visit the Sports Service website regularly to find out what’s new and to enjoy the wide and varied range of physical and sporting activities on offer; we’re counting on you!

Cultura y Atención Integral

One of the ULPGC’s functions is to disseminate the culture received and to promote the development of personal creativity, defending identity, but without forgetting activities that improve coexistence and respect for cultural diversity.

The Vice-Rector’s Office for Culture and Integral Care aims to be the link between the concerns of the members of the university community and society as a whole in a permanent dialogue. Our aim is to promote and disseminate the works of local and international artists through concerts, exhibitions, theatrical productions, etc., which contribute to integral development.

We consider the University as a place of creativity and dissemination of critical thinking. We believe in an innovative University, with alternatives, based on debate, discussion and the contrast of ideas, beyond the formal training that contributes to the integral formation of its members. To this end, greater collaboration and a high degree of participation are essential.

We are convinced that the actions of this Vice-Rector’s Office should not only serve the university community but also act as a bridge between the ULPGC and society, and establish agreements with various institutions such as the Canary Islands Music Festival, the Las Palmas Film Festival, the Opera Festival, the Conservatories of Music, etc.

Finally, we start from the idea that the University is made up of people. Any action proposed by this Vice-Rector’s Office must be aimed at intellectual, emotional and physical development. For all these reasons, our task will be aimed at responding to these demands from: