The hall of residence for the students have been designed to provide sufficient interaction among the students, yet with the maximum possibility of personal space. The girls' and the boys' hostel are located at walking distance to any school. The rooms in the hostels are spacious and ventilated. Both the girls' and the boys' hostel comprise single and shared rooms with quality infra-structural facilities. These hostels have the capacity to accommodate around 400 girls and 1000 boys. The Hostels are identified by names of Mountain Ranges
In the master plan of the university there is a provision of eight boys' hostels and three girls' hostels. The hostel have ample physical space for facilities such as reading room, an indoor games room, TV in common room and a lounge etc. The Mess facility is avaiable within the hostels and all meals are provided in the Mess as per the schedule. The choice of Menu for the month is made in consultation with the Mess Committee consisting of the students in that hostel. Warden & Hostel Caretaker are responsible for the Hostels while Student Committees are formed for efficient running of the Hostels. Internet facility is provided to the Hostels.
The Dean of Students is the head of the hostel management. He is assisted in his administrative responsibilities by Associate Deans and Wardens who are faculty members drawn from various schools. The administrative head of each hostel, the Warden, is a faculty member. There is House Working Committee at the Hostel level. The Hostel Working Committee of each hostel is composed of Warden, Hostel Secretary, Mess Secretary, Sports Secretary, Cultural Secretary, Maintenance Secretary and other representatives. The committee is responsible to ensure smooth, healthy and active pattern of life in each hostel. For operational convenience, the Hostel Working Committee has an Executive Committee and four Sub-Committees namely Mess Committee, House Maintenance and Cleanliness Committee, Common Room Committee and Hostel Honours Committee.The creation of such a working system has been done to ensure that the students are provided with an opportunity to lay down appropriate norms of behaviour to suit different situations and social occasions in the hostels.
A student shall conform to a high standard of discipline and shall conduct himself/herself, within and outside the premises of the University, in a manner befitting the students of University. He/she shall have the seriousness of purpose and shall in every way, train himself/herself to lead a life of earnest endeavor and co-operation. He/she shall show due courtesy and consideration to the employees of the University and Halls of Residence, good neighborliness to his/her fellow students, respect to the Wardens of the Halls of Residence and the teachers of the University and pay due attention and courtesy to visitors. Ragging in any form is banned in SMVD University. The University treats ragging as a cognizable offence and stern action will be taken against the offenders. To safeguard ideals of scholarship, character and personal behaviour, the University reserves the right of withdrawal/expulsion of any student at any time for any reason deemed sufficient. Ragging of any kind and of any manner is strictly prohibited as per order of the Hon'ble Supreme Court. Any body found involved in an act of intimidation / abuse to a fresh student is liable to be prosecuted/ restricted under law.
In order to promote ethical behaviour, the University requires every student to agree to abide by the Honour Code. At the time of admission, every student has to sign the Honour Code and submit a copy to the respective academic section. Violations of this Code are taken very seriously and may result in suspension or expulsion. The Honour Code is given at the end of this document.