The ARC has been set up to deal with any violation of academic policy/integrity/dishonesty. Based on the severity of the offense, the ARC will decide the penalties for the violation. The students’ interests are represented by two nominated members from the Student Body who will form part of the Academic Review Committee (ARC). The Academic Review Committee is headed by the Director of SSLA with two permanent faculty members along with a legal advisor of SSLA representing both, the interests of the students and the School.
The Communications Team is a student run team which is responsible for capturing, collating, documenting and maintaining any and all information of events, conferences/ workshops
that SSLA or it’s students are associated with.
The Communications team has five sub teams. Below listed, are the teams and their core functions.
The UGC anti ragging regulation of 2009 is fully recognized and supported at SSLA. In case of a complaint regarding ragging, anti-ragging committee is in place for approach. In case of an official complaint regarding ragging filed at institute level, this committee would conduct inquiry and take appropriate action.
The student mentoring program at SSLA ensures a smooth adjustment and acclimatization process for the new students.. This program involves one senior student volunteer who is given charge of six new students. These volunteers help newcomers in familiarizing themselves to the new environment. It is overlooked by the senior faculty members at SSLA.
Anti Ragging Squad
The Anti-Ragging Squad is a committee devoted to maintaining the harmony between the students of the college. Not only are they involved in looking out for and preventing what traditionally constitutes ragging, they also take up the task of constantly coming up with better notions of what ragging involves, trying to involve the subtleties of the same. They run frequent campaigns to raise awareness about the necessity to report and thus put an end to all forms of ragging. They can be easily approached with any queries or complaints.
Anti-Ragging Squad- 2016-2019
Following are the Anti Ragging Squad at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA). Term of the committee will be for the period of three years i.e., 2016-19:
Dr. Shweta Deshpande
Col. C.V. Mohan
Sr. Campus Administration
All grievances and complaints brought forward by students, staff and faculty with regard to sexual harassment is overseen by the ASHC. The committee comprises the Director, a clinical psychologist, a permanent faculty member, a SSLA legal advisor, a member of the admin staff, student representatives and a nodal officer (a permanent staff member acting as a point of contact for receiving complaint in this regard).
The CHAC’s aim is to establish and review the students’ communication strategy for health care services. It also reviews all the health care policies and makes suitable recommendations to the management about it.
The Crisis Management Committee is a committee devoted to rectifying larger issues which acquire attention from the administration. This involves not only students, but also members of the faculty, as well the Director, Mrs. Anita Patankar. The discussions in this committee are usually with regards to the management of academic issues, as well as non-academic issues like issues involving the campus, peer conflicts, etc.
The food committee is a part of the hostel life. It is responsible for setting up the menu for the hostel mess. It also ensures that the quality of the food is up to the mark.
The SCRC will work to review, investigate and appropriately manage / deal with any violation of the Social Conduct Policies followed by SSLA and the SI(DU). This committee is headed by the director of SSLA along with two/three permanent faculty members representing both the interests of the students and and also of the institute. The SCRC also has the authority to refer cases to the Symbiosis International (Deemed University) for any further recommendations and penalties.
The SSLA Grievance Redressal Committee is a committee set up specifically to address the grievances of students in a speedy and efficient manner. The committee recognizes that students are better equipped to understand the problems of other students, and would also be more easily approachable by the other students. Grievances are dealt with under the policies of Symbiosis International University and resolved according to the procedures laid down, which are designed to “identify, resolve, and compensate”, as opposed to something as unproductive as simply “punish”.
SSLA Grievance Redressal Committee 2016 -2018
Following are the Grievance Redressal Committee at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts (SSLA). Term of the committee will be for the period of two years i.e., from 2016-18:
The Library Advisory Committee is a reporting committee of the SSLA Faculty Council that provides advice to the Library concerning material and services needed by faculty and students in their teaching and research endeavors.
Constitution & Functions
Position in committee
Name of person
Director / Head of the Constituent Institute /Department
Four Faculty members nominated by the Director
Librarian of the Institute
The duties and functions of the Committee shall be as under:-
The Web Team works in collaboration with the IT cell of SSLA. They work to provide an efficient response to any problem arising due to the malfunction of technical equipment like projectors, sound systems etc. They regularly check the functioning of the computer system of the college, making sure that classes run smoothly and administration is able to function effectively. They also make sure the computer laboratory is in proper condition. The Web Team's primary area of focus is helping the IT Cell with respect to issues of privacy, security of information, the process of networking, setting up emails, and managing cyber communication under the web guidelines of Symbiosis International (Deemed University).