Hostel Rules & Regulations
The Hostel functions on Christian principles of love, discipline, honour and service. Resident facilities are available for bonafide students of the College. The rules and regulations are generally conservative and conventional. The aim is to help young women learn to use the privileges of community living and to accept the restrictions and responsibilities of hostel life.
Admission to the hostel is provisional and for one academic year only. Students are required to re-apply on payment of Rs. 100/- at the end of the academic year, if they want accommodation for the next year.
The Principal has the right to refuse admission to any student who in her opinion is not considered suitable for admission either on medical grounds or for reasons of conduct. The Principal also reserves the right to refuse permission to students to continue in residence.
Fees payable at the time of admission – Rs.22,250 /-
Resident students are required to pay Boarding, Establishment and Medical fees not later than the specified date. Thereafter a fine of Rs.10/- will be collected per day.
Note: – Students and their parents or local guardians are required to make themselves fully conversant with the rules of the College given herein, as they are bound by them, and their signature on the Agreement Form indicate that they agree to abide by the rules and regulations of the hostel.
Every resident student who joins the hostel is expected to respect all the rules and regulations pertaining to attending classes, outings (weekends / day-outs), reporting when sick, use of mobile phones, etc. Resident students indulging in non-conventional and non-traditional lifestyles will be asked to find alternative accommodation immediately.
Students are discouraged from bringing expensive jewellery, large amounts of cash and electrical gadgets including expensive mobile phones to the hostel. Students in the 1st year of study will not be permitted to attend any classes outside the campus, after / before regular class hours in College.
Absence from Class
Students are expected to attend classes regularly. Any irregularity will be dealt with severely.
Quiet Hours and use of mobile phones
Students are expected to maintain silence during Study Hour between 08.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. and remain quiet from 11.00 p.m. on all week days. Disciplinary action will be initiated on those who disrupt or disturb this quiet time. Use of mobile phones during the Study Hour is strictly prohibited. (Parents / Guardians are requested to avoid calling their wards during this time)
Students can go out on the following days with permission:
* Saturdays & Govt. Holidays 08.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m.
* Sundays 07.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m.
Your daughter is allowed to spend three weekends / holidays per semester with you / local guardians. Special Permissions cannot be availed. She should have written permission from you and should be picked up either by you or her guardian after signing in the Register. It is your responsibility to ensure that she reaches the hostel within the specified time.
- It is mandatory that the Local Guardian signs in the Register for night-out permission.
- No student is permitted to leave campus after 06.00 p.m. If she has to take a late train / flight, she will have to stay with her Local Guardian after 06.00 p.m. and then proceed to her destination. Similarly the hostel gates will be opened only by 05.00 a.m. for a student returning to college. Arrangements should be made with the Local Guardian to ensure her safety in the event of an early morning flight / train.
- Residents are expected to return to the hostel on the day of reopening after long weekends, End of Semester Examinations, Christmas and Pongal holidays. A fine of Rs.500/- would be collected from defaulters on the first day and Rs.100/- each for the subsequent days missed.Parents are requested to respect the policies framed for residents and avoid seeking permission to avail leave for their daughters.
- Students should return to hostel only on the day specified by the authorities.
- Leaving the campus without permission from the Warden will lead to disciplinary action. Students resorting to such practices will be asked to vacate the hostel.
- Evening Roll-Call is compulsory and absence without permission will be dealt with seriously.
During the course of the year, if any student is found to violate any of the rules, she will be expelled from the hostel and no appeal directly by her or any others will be entertained.
Sunday is observed as a day of rest and a day of worship. Visitors are not permitted on Sundays. All Christian students are expected to participate in the special Worship Service on Sundays at 6.00 p.m. and the morning or afternoon Chapel Services (07.45 a.m. or 12.15 p.m.)
The College has an Infirmary. A lady doctor is available on campus on all working days from 09.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m. Students who are ill should shift to the College Infirmary and cannot choose to be in their rooms. Any discomfort or sickness has to be reported immediately to the Warden / Doctor. If hospital care is required, necessary arrangements will have to be made by the Local Guardians. It is the responsibility of the Local Guardian to take charge of the student within 30 minutes to one hour of being contacted.
Students are expected to dress modestly and wear appropriate clothes to classes, Chapel, Dining Hall and to the Canteen on Campus.
It is mandatory for students to open an account at the Indian Overseas Bank on campus and ensure that all bank transactions are executed through its Service Counter. Parents are advised to send money only in the form of Demand Draft or Mail Transfers.
Vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals will be served in the Dining Hall. Dividing system is followed for food expenses.
Rebate of mess charges
For a continuous absence of 15 days or more, with prior permission within a calendar month, a student will have to pay Rs.100/- per day which includes Electricity Charges.
Water shortage is not unusual in the city of Chennai. Therefore, if necessary, water will be regulated to meet the minimum requirements of the college community. If the College has to buy water, the expenditure will be shared by all users. In case you decide to accept a place in the hostel, do remember that you are accepting the rules, regulations and general understandings that are laid down for the residents.
During weekends students are not permitted to leave the City without written permission from the Principal.
FOR PARENTS / LOCAL GUARDIANS
Saturdays and Holidays 09.00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.
Visiting Time should be strictly adhered to. Parents / visitors must leave the campus by 05.00 p.m.
An Agreement Form will be given to the parents of the admitted candidates on the day of admission. Kindly return it duly filled. Your daughter will not be allowed to receive visitors or visit any home until the completed form is submitted.
Students are permitted to visit homes according to the Guardian’s list, signed and sent by the parent / local guardian directly to the Principal. Permission requests to attend functions / visit places outside Chennai should be written by the Guardian or the Parent and NOT by the student herself. If this rule is violated the student forfeits her place in the hostel and is expected to vacate her room within 24 hours.
Students once admitted into residence will not be permitted to vacate the hostel during the course of the year without paying the dues.
The hostel establishment charges will not be refunded.