WALK WITH A SCHOLAR (WWS)
This scheme proposes to arrange specialized mentoring programs for students of Under Graduate Programs in Arts, Science nd Commerce and to provide guidance for their future. The scheme introduces the idea of mentoring and builds on the concept of mentor as a 'guide'and 'friend'. The mentoring scheme for students will be purely voluntary in nature.
SCHOLAR SUPPORT PROGRAMME (SSP)
The Scholar Support Programme (SSP) is part of the 'New Initiatives in Higher Education' of the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Kerala. This compensatory programme aims to identify academically weak students and provide them the additional support in curricular areas of weakness.
ST. JUDE COUNSELLING CENTRE
A counselling centre is functioning in the campus. Availing the services of the centre plays a major role in the student support initiatives of the college.
Those students who are identified with challenges like academic pressures, learning disorders, social incompatibilities, family problems etc.during the personal counselling by the class advisors, are referred to expert counselling by trained counsellors. The counsellors help those students in strict confidentiality to identify, address and solve their problems through guidance and counselling.
There is an efficient tutorial system in the college guided by the concerned teacher. Tutorial sessions are held on Mondays from 1 p.m. to 1.30 p.m. to identify the needs and wants of the students of each class. The teacher in charge interacts with students and gives guidance for the needful. Efficient counselling is also given to students.
As per university rules SC/ST/ minority students receive special help. Extra classes and coaching are provided on every Tuesdays as part of a systematic schedule.
SAVE - A - STAR
Save - a - Star is a project started in 1991 to support the needy students.The staff generously contributes towards this cause. Staff and students actively participate in the auction conducted once a year to raise funds. The fund thus collected is utilized for the deserving students in the form of noon meal, text books, uniform, dress etc. Management and well-wishers also contribute to the fund.
Incitement is the Value Education programme that Morning Star Home Science College offers to the students on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Imparting value based education is an integral part of the Morning Star curriculum. The weekly classes are handled by the assigned teachers.
GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL MECHANISM
There shall be provision for grievance redressal at four levels. Complaints regarding the evaluation shall be brought to the notice of the teacher concerned in the first instance. If the student is not satisfied with the decision of teacher concerned, she may appeal through to the Departmental Redressal Cell which shall have, as members, the Head of the Department, the teacher-in-charge for that particular class and the teacher against whom the complaint is made.
The student has the freedom to make further appeal through the Smart Grievance Redressal to the college level Grievance Redressal Cell which shall have the Principal, the General Co-ordinator and the concerned Head of the Department as members.
If the student is still not satisfied, she may appeal to the University Level Grievance Redressal Cell, which consists of Pro-Vice Chancellor, Affiliation Committee Convener and Controller of Examinations. The verdict of the University Level Grievance Redressal Cell shall be the final.
Complaints regarding the internal evaluation shall be made at the earliest opportunity, preferably within two days of the award of marks.
CAREER GUIDANCE CELL
It was started in 1995 to assist students to select the right profession of their taste and interest. Work shops, Talks, Seminars, Open Discussions are the main programmes.
ANTI RAGGING CELL
The Anti-Ragging Cell keeps a vigil and stop the incidences of Ragging, if any, happening / reported in the places of Student aggregation including, Classrooms, Canteens, Buses, Grounds, Hostels etc. The Cell will also educate the students at large by adopting various means about the menace of Ragging and related Punishments there to.
CELL AGAINST SEXUAL HARRASSMENT(CASH)
As per the guidelines of UGC, NAAC and the Supreme Court an Anti Sexual Harassment Cell has been established by Morning Star College to provide a healthy and congenial atmosphere to the staff and students of the College. The cell was constituted to develop the guidelines and norms for a policy against sexual harassment and to develop principles and procedures for combating sexual harassment.
The Women Cell is constituted to help maintain a harmonious atmosphere at the Institute, to enable women to pursue their work with dignity and reassurance. The Cell has been working to raise awareness on gender equality issues.