The University has set up, as a matter of priority, a Computer Centre that is well equipped to provide computing facilities to support teaching, research, consultancy and administrative activities for all Units in the University. Appropriate modern hardware and software as well as highly skilled personnel are being made available to the Centre to enable it meet the diverse needs of its customers. The Centre is charged with the responsibility of making the University community computer-literate. In addition, it will offer its services to commercial houses and private individuals and organizations in order to generate revenue. The Centre handles all activities relating to information and communication technology (ICT) of the University. These include INTERNET (provided through a VSAT) connectivity and support for the Nigerian Universities Network.
The Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education is not left out of the ICT infrastructure. The centre is equipped with computers, VSATs. Almost all the activities of the centre are done online.
In support of the University Administration, the Computing Centre maintains and operates the computerized records of students. These records include personal information, and details of registrations, examinations and transcripts.
The following training programmes are available:
- Computer Operations and Application (Covers Literacy, Windows Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word, Desktop publishing).
- Computer Application and Data Processing (Covers Literacy, Windows, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, CorelDraw, Microsoft Word and SPSS).
- Word Processing and Desktop Publishing (Covers Literacy, Microsoft Word, PageMaker, CorelDraw).
- Computer Programming - languages taught include: C++, Visual dBase, Visual Basic, PASCAL, FORTRAN, COBOL, Visual C++ , Web Applications, etc.