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Campus Facilities

The vibrant campus life of Sri Sri University promises a different world altogether. Placed in the tropical climate of Odisha, one would enjoy the abundance of rainfall, the wintery chill of December, and the bloom of spring.

For a well-rounded experience, the Sri Sri University campus provides wide ranges of facilities, so that it becomes easier for students to cope up with the campus culture.

The campus is a sprawling magnificent beauty of 188 acres of land, with both residential and non-residential facilities.

 

The environment of the university with a cluster of minimalistic structures amid trees, shrubs, and well-laid out lawns provides a serene ambiance.

Cafeteria

The University is in a true sense a picturesque blend of ‘Unity in diversity’, and to feed this unique diversity the campus has three different cafeterias.

The cafeterias are hygienic, well-regulated, and audited by the authority to ensure food safety standards. These three different cafeterias provide a wide range of items suiting the needs of unique taste from every hook and nook of India and also of the International Students.

One of the cafeterias is located near the Kaivalya, which offers snacks, fruit juices, and other packaged foods to the students, the next one is placed at the main academic building of Shruti which offers a unique blend of South Indian flavors juxtaposed with the true ethnic Odia delicacies. 

Here, one can enjoy from breakfast oatmeals to lunch meals and the other is Vishwa Foods.

Vishwa Foods is a buzzing cafeteria which is a beautiful open-air café. It provides just the right space for socializing for students to indulge in mouth-watering delicacies. 

Vishwa being the main cafeteria space witnesses occasional social gatherings, birthday parties, open-mic events to Christmas carnivals. This place also has an open-air gym and a ground to get social.

The menu keeps changing every day to maintain the interest of the students. Continental food is also a part of its menu to suit international students’ needs.

Central dining hall ~ Kaivalya

‘Kaivalya’ is the central dining space of the Sri Sri University campus. It provides three meals in a day from breakfast, lunch to dinner.

The word ‘Kaivalya’ derives its meaning of  ‘liberation’ (a path of ‘Raj Yoga’). Resonating in a similar vibe, ‘Kaivalya’ in the campus is liberation to a hungry stomach. In another way, it’s the campus’s Annadatta

The central dining mess is 100% vegetarian with hygienic kitchen services. It is ISO: 22000 certified complying with all the quality standards. The food served here is ‘Sattvik’ (high on subtle life energies) as the philosophy of Indian teachings believe that ‘what you eat impacts your mind’.

The aim of the dining facility is to serve organic food as far as possible. The menu is different for all seven days a week and gets updated every six months based on a feedback system. 

The food caters to a wide group of people coming from all over the world. It is a way of communal dining that brings all the students, staff, and employees under one roof. 

The spirit of volunteering is encouraged by giving the opportunity to the ones interested to be a part of the kitchen’s serving activities.

Classrooms ~Conjunction of Modern & traditional

The university has both naturally ventilated as well as air-conditioned, spacious lecture halls and tutorial rooms, with both modern and traditional settings, thoughtfully designed to provide a high-quality learning ambiance. 

A sound teaching methodology complemented with multimedia technology enables the faculty members to hold interactive teaching sessions with students and make learning a unique experience.

 

 

Auditoriums

The Sri Sri University has an elaborate and vast Autorium called the Multipurpose Hall with a seating capacity of 10,000 [Check: No data received]. The major program and events of the University takes place in this auditorium hall, like Convocation and Induction Program.

In addition to the Multipurpose Hall, the Univesrity also has reserved auditorium spaces in Shruti Building and an open amphitheatre near Jaydev Block.

Eco-friendly Drives

The plantation drive is a visionary initiative that puts a natural check on environmental pollution and to escal

ate the oxygen quotient in the university.

The campus is a witness bearer to several major plantation ventures, undertaken to plant lakhs of saplings. These eco-friendly steps are coordinated and carried out throughout the year.

Other sustainable green initiatives such as rainwater harvesting, water management, sewage treatment, solar energy, permaculture are also popular here.

In addition to that, the University campus also has an organic farm, which grows seasonal fruits and vegetables. This complements the raw vegetable need in the central dining mess of Kaivalya. Farming these green leafy vegetables also keeps a check on pesticide usage.Faculty Chambers ~ Bridging spaces

The faculty chambers are centrally air-conditioned in every academic block. Here, the students have personal interactions with the faculty on academic and matters of further conduct. 

These spaces have ultimately emerged as the bedrock for the generation of bright ideas. And also to provide the faculty with a peaceful and comfortable place for their academic pursuits.

Guest homes

The University lies its belief in Atithi Devo Bhava, synergizing with the same the guest houses of Sindhu, Kaveri and etc have all the basic amenities of luxury and comfort.

The guest houses are independent cottages, which hosts guests and visitors throughout the year. The spaces are completely air-conditioned. All rooms and cottages have attached toilets and kitchen space. The guest houses are also enabled with 24-hour staff service.

Gymnasium

The University realizes that ‘Health is Wealth’. While the campus resonates with the ancient teachings of Yoga to keep the body and mind fit it also lives in symbiosis with western techniques.

The gym facility on the campus lies in the halls of residence for the students.

The gyms are well-equipped fitness centers which are used by students & staff of the university. Facilities are available with equipment such as a back extension machine, barbell rod, bench press, boxing bag, curl bench and dumbbells for biceps and triceps, exercise cycles, and many more of the latest fitness equipment. 

The halls of residence for both boys and girls have their independent gyms. The campus also has the facility of an open-air Gym for the boys’ hostel.

Residential Facilities

We have multiple halls of residence both for boys and girls, located conveniently next to the university dining hall.

Constructed in a quarry, these halls of residence for the students- ‘Kailash’, ‘Ambar’, ‘Kadambari’, ‘Aravali’, ‘HB 4’ and ‘Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhavan’ are well- ventilated and fully furnished with provision for twin, triple and four sharing rooms, depending on the course to be pursued. 

Air-conditioned rooms are provided based on availability. Geyser for hot water facility is provided during the winter. Ensuring a safe hygienic stay, clean drinking water treated with the RO process is available.

The social hub for all the halls of residence in the common room which has facilities like Television and indoor games of Table Tennis. 

The halls of residence are designed such, to provide a peaceful environment for the students with all precautions taken for their safety.

Banking and Postal Services

The University houses eminent banking services with a branch of ICICI bank within the university campus to provide banking facilities to one and all. The bank also has an ATM service within the campus for the convenience of students and staff. Students have the provision to open their accounts in the bank by an easy to follow procedure.

The working hours of the bank are from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

In addition to the ICICI Bank, the University also has a SBI ATM , so that students don’t face any kind of issue or friction.

Information and communication technology

The Academic, residential, and office unit of the university campus is Wi-Fi enabled with strong internet connectivity.

The network infrastructure is served through high-end firewall and HP core switches. The DNS server facility is embedded in firewall itself and the Mail server is managed on google cloud. 

The power infrastructure is supported by a heavy-duty uninterrupted power supply for all systems and servers to avoid data loss. 

Fast internet connectivity plays an important role in facilitating academic as well as research and development activities for faculty members and students.

State of the art infrastructure

It is a universal truth that physical infrastructure facilities are enabling factors for quality education. The laboratories, classrooms, library, halls of residence, cafeterias, and other spaces in our university are comparable with other premium educational institutions.

The campus provides an ambiance perfectly conducive to teaching, learning, research, and meditation.

Laboratories/Studios

The University harnesses the best of modern technology to support the intellectual curiosity of its students and faculty. 

The laboratories and studios are sufficiently well equipped with tools to ensure that students have an experiential education.

The open and flexible spaces in these labs promote collaborations across disciplines and promote creative learning opportunities.

Health Care

We have a dedicated in-house medical clinic with a full-time practitioner for dispensing medical advice and consultation on health matters, first-aid, and illnesses.

There is a stationed ambulance in the university to hand-hold cases to the hospitals as and when needed.

As an inclusive University, we also have the additional assistance equipment support for the differently-abled and the elderly. 

The University has made unprecedented attempts to make the campus friendly for the differently-abled and the elderly. Ramps and elevators facilitate the movement within the academic buildings. The University also has washrooms to support their unique needs.

In addition to that, the University has Ayurveda Hospital with an emergency unit , surgical unit and also medical unit. This ensures student in the campus find the help they are seeking for, in case of mid-hinght emergencies and etc.

Departmental Store- Facilities

The Sri Sri Tatva Divine shop, is a one-stop departmental store. It provides all the necessities for the students, staff, and visitors. The departmental store is a part of the upcoming two-storey shopping complex.

Transportation

The Sri Sri University provides a dedicated bus service commutation for its day scholars, faculty, and other members. It  places a premium guard with regard to safety, hygiene, and punctuality to commutation.

The buses of the University are equipped with medical services and a GPS system.

The buses ply on the following routes at a designated time: 

(a) Bhubaneswar – University – Bhubaneswar 

(b) Cuttack- University – Cuttack

When students are required to stay back late for training, workshops, extracurricular activities, or organizational activities, the university caters to the varied transportation needs.

In addition to this, the university has a sufficient number of vehicles to take care of the day to day travel affair of its staffs and faculty members.

Vivechana ~ The counseling space

Acknowledging the need for holistic well-being, Vivechana~The Counselling Space is a supportive facility providing a therapeutic approach for a healthy mind, body, and spirit.

The core of Vivechana~ the Counselling Space lies in its Spiritual understanding of the Human Psyche and grounds itself on the amalgamative perspectives of ‘Vedic, Yogic & Modern Psychology’.

Vivechana caters to Psychometric Assessments, Therapy (Psychotherapy & Physiotherapy), Career Guidance, Empirical Research, Certificate Course, and Collaboration.

Sumeru Travels

Sumeru Travel Solutions LLP operates inside the campus which offers a wide range of quality travel services at an affordable cost. 

The travel services include flight ticket, train ticket, passport/visa, insurance, taxi, holiday package, etc. The confirmation of taxi and cabs is provided along with photograph and contact no of the driver for safety.

Sri Sri Kaushal Vikas Kendra India ~ The skill development centre

The University finds itself equally responsible for the youth workers who could not complete their education and dropped out of school for some reasons.  

With the objective to connect them back to the mainstream of society, vocational training is provided to them.

The center operates under three wings:

The in-house training where housekeeping, hospitality, housing, and security guard training is conducted. Post successful completion of the same they are offered jobs in different Art of Living ashrams.

The Vidya Training Center is a tie-up between Larsen and Toubro and the University which provides training to Rural Youth (with minimum 10th Pass) who later get placed /absorbed in LNT projects across the country.

The Vidya Training Center is a tie-up between Larsen and Toubro and the University which provides training to Rural Youth (with minimum 10th Pass) who later get placed /absorbed in LNT projects across the country.

Salons

The University is equipped with a separate salon for men and women to take care of the grooming and fashion needs of the students and staff.

The salons provide every sort of services of complete makeover and grooming.