SASC – Student Affairs and Services Center
SASC serves as the official medium of communication between the student body and the College; and the general public on matters concerning student development, student welfare, student activities, and student discipline.
It is open from Mondays to Fridays at 8AM to 5PM and Saturdays at 8AM-12NN. It is also open for any tele-consultations or inquiry via online platforms.
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Its main objectives are:
- Total development of the student for academic excellence, personal development, leadership and social responsibility in accordance with the College’s vision, mission, goals, and objectives;
- Provision of opportunities for students’ active participation and involvement in the life and activities of the academic community as well as of the wider Community; and the
- Promotion of the code of conduct necessary for discipline in an academic community; leading to the acceptance and positive responses to the College’s objectives.
Availment of Services
Any student who seeks e-welfare services can avail through SASC Teams in the Microsoft Teams platform for Education, the official Learning Management System (LMS) of GCM. Tele-consultation is also open using other e-platforms.
- Student Welfare Services
The following services are available in the SASC MS Teams e-Guidance Channel:
- Information and Orientation Services. This is for all students to have comprehensive information and guidelines during adjustments and transitions in the flexible learning. This includes available virtual orientation of the services, mental health tips and guides, and helpful digital information that are timely and relevant to the students.
- Student Personal Inventory and Assessment. A systematic gathering of data for assessment, evaluation, and identification of the characteristics and potentials of all students. Student may maximize the result by minimizing weaknesses and maximizing strengths to reach the full potential as a student and a person.
- e-Guidance and Counselling services. The service focuses on attending concerns to facilitate assessment and resolution to issues affecting personal and academic life of students. This is accessible through SASC MS Teams e-guidance. Included also is the e-informed consent guidelines.
- Intervention Referral Services. This serves as a specialized kind of arrangement where the school obtains assistance and services of internal and external resources such as expert and professional services and facilities to advance in addressing the need of a student.
- Internal Referral. There are two ways wherein internal referral work. One is from concerned student, faculty or personnel to refer to the SASC Department via e-platform a student needing assistance. The other way is for a SASC Staff to refer the student to a concerned department within the school to ensure that expressed concern or need is addressed.
- External Referral. The process wherein after thorough assessments and attempts to address student need, internal resolutions were unsuccessful such that external expertise and facilities are required to seek further professional interventions to achieve successful outcome.
- Evaluation, Data Banking, and Data Utilization program. This is the collection and interpretation of empirical data such as but not limited to the concerns of students, impact of a specific program, service, and/or activity for the purpose of designing, modifying, and/or developing a certain program that advances in addressing the concerns based on the generated findings. Mostly surveys or google forms are maximized.
- Student Development Services
The following services are available in the student support programs of the school and can be accessed through SASC MS Teams Channel:
- Supreme Student Council (SSC). This is a school organized and supervised student governing body to provide support to the student general population. The Council bridges between the students and the school management ensuring that the needs of the students are promptly and appropriately attended and the concerns of school are being disseminated properly to the students. This service can be availed by logging into the Student Council Channel under SASC MS Teams platform.
- Student Organization (SO). These are students-organized and led groups duly authorized by the school to implement activities and programs aligned with their advocacy that promotes the welfare and well-being of students in enhancing and maximizing balanced learning opportunities while in medical school even in this flexible learning scheme. Can be accessed through SASC Teams Info Talk.
- Webinars and Trainings. SASC in collaboration with SSC and SO conducts and / or facilitates online capability building activities to ensure the opportunity to inculcate, address, and/or advance the prevailing needs, knowledge, and/or skill of the students in attaining holistic development. This can be explored under SASC MS Teams Advisories.
- Student Discipline
In the flexible learning, monitoring and implementation on compliance of school applicable rules and regulations in governing the behavior and conduct of students stipulated in the Code of Conduct of Students is lodged under e-Grievance Services accessible through SASC Teams platform using e-grievance link:https://bit.ly/e-Grievance
Rules encompass conduct and behavior of a Medical Student in all virtual and limited necessary face to face transactions among students, faculty and other school personnel. School uniform / Dress Code during virtual classes; Identification or Access Codes rules, and proper decorum, among others.
- Institutional Support Programs and Services
- Admission and Testing. Students are assisted in the implementation of Admission process and administer psychological tests for appraisal during face to face and implemented approved procedures during e-admissions.
- Institutional Activities and Programs. The supervision of organizing annual school programs that enhances and supports the capability and talents of students. This includes the conduct of regular Intramurals and e-Intramurals during virtual classes, PLE support, Founder’s Day, Graduation, and other activities that uses different regular and online platforms.
- Scholarships and other Financial Assistance. The allocation of financial aids to deserving students and other grantees.
- Regular and e-Student Helpdesk. Facilitation of assistance and concerns of students (may it be health, academics, financial, and other general concerns).
- International Affairs Service. Facilitation of assistance in the visa and other concerns of international students.
- Student Housing or School Dormitory Service. Provision of information about the available school dormitories that ensures a venue that is safe, secure, and at the same time conducive to learning.
- Community Extension Service. Supports opportunities to develop social program and awareness and facilitates participation of students through the SSC and SO.
ISU – INTERNATIONAL STUDENT UNIT
Consistent with the Gullas College of Medicine (GCM) vision of becoming an internationally recognized top medical school, the International Student Unit (ISU) was established to provide comprehensive, integrated and efficient support services to all domestic and international medical students.
ISU is the starting point for information, support and guidance. Personalised advice and information about all aspects of university life such as admission and registration, student visa, well-being, academic performance, advising on compliance with domestic statutes, arrangements for hostels or dormitories in and outside campus, travels, and assistance for any help needed along the journey of medical school life.
An effective and responsive team of professionals and organizations work collaboratively to ensure personal and academic success of domestic international students. The team includes the ISU Director and Staff; Academic and Non-Academic Heads; Student-Led Organizations; and the Authorized Partners or Associates who are responsible in the promotion of the university abroad and who assist in the admission and guidance of students from the commencement until the conclusion of medical degree.
There are three (3) authorized Associates to promote GCM in the international market and assist in guiding students until post-graduation:
CEO: DR. CHIRAG HASMUKH VAGHELA
CEO: DR. GHITTISAK ATITHDAECHAPHOOM
Founder and CEO: DR. HERALD SEKAR MILLER
CEO: MR. SUNDHARALINGAM RAMESH
Initiatives remain open to support students virtually. Email and video/audio conference appointments are available during business hours: Mon-Fri at 8AM-5PM and Sat at 8AM-12NN.
The Alumni Association comprises of the graduates from the Gullas College of Medicine. The Association coordinates with the College in planning and implementation of activities geared toward career growth, tracking of professional status, sponsorships, support and active participation of institutional activities, and over-all development of the Alma Mater.
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The result aims to organize and strengthen the Alumni Association of the College and intends to solicit recommendations and suggestions for future PLE and other Alumni support programs.
Microsoft Teams for Education (MS Teams) is the Learning Management System (LMS) of the Gullas College of Medicine. The platform engages students, faculty, and staff with virtual face-to-face connections and asynchronous activities.
Here are the steps on how to get started with MS Teams app:
Download your Microsoft Teams here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-ww/microsoft-teams/log-in
To familiarize with MS Teams, see this manual:
Engage all the applications of Office 365 through logging in to your account: https://www.office.com/
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The Gullas College of Medicine Library is one of the branch libraries of the University of the Visayas. It is a special library which provides effective services to the medical students, practitioners, researchers, alumni, faculty, and other members of the academic community for their research, information and instructional needs.
The Gullas College of Medicine Library, which is one of the branch libraries of the University of the Visayas Main Library. The initial collection was a private collection of books from the Gullas-Lucero family. Later on volumes of books were added to the library.
It provides the basic and current collection resources in all subject fields covered by the university curricula to meet the needs of the faculty members, students, researchers, and other members of the academic community.
HERDIN plus is an online portal that provides easy management and access to health research and related information.
To access online researches go to http://www.herdin.ph/
For request of remote access of reading materials and learning resources, please fill-out this form: https://bit.ly/GCMLibServices
Note: You can borrow a book for 1 week and can be renewed for 2 times provided that no other student will use the book.
- Technical Services
- Reader’s Services
- User Education
- Library Orientation
- Local Library Network
- Literature Search
- Reference Services
- Current Awareness / Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)
- Readers’ Advisory Service
- Library Online appointment
- Internet Services
Library Rules & Regulations:
1. Borrowing Privileges
- Medical Students may borrow not more than two (2) circulation books at a time for a period of three (3) days.
- Administrative Staff, Faculty and Officials of the University may borrow not more than three (5) circulation books. Books borrowed must be returned every end of the year for clearance and inventory purposes.
2. Recall and Renewal of Books
Recall: Any book on loan may be recalled if:
- It is needed by other users.
- An official of the University has an urgent need of the book.
- The book is to be placed on “Reserve” or is to be given shorter loan period.
- It is overdue.
- The library conducts its mandated physical annual inventory.
Renewal: Any book on loan may be renewed if:
- Nobody among the legitimate library users needs or wants to borrow the said material.
- The book is seldom used or not in demand.
3. Penalties and Fines
Recall: Any book on loan may be recalled if:
- Circulation Books. Any student who fails to return books in general circulation on its due date and after recall shall pay a fine of Php10.00 per day exclusive of holidays and Sundays;
- Reserved Books. Any student who fails to return a reserved book shall pay a fine of Php10.00 per day exclusive of holidays and Sundays;
- Books intended for photocopy outside. These should be returned after 30 minutes. A student who fails to return the book shall pay a fine of Php10.00 per day.
- Books intended for classroom use. These should be returned after the class. A student who fails to return the book shall pay a fine of P10.00 if it will be returned the next day, after 8:00 AM a P5.00 fine shall be imposed per succeeding hour.
4. Losses and Damages
Recall: Any book on loan may be recalled if:
- Lost books should be replaced within thirty (30) days with the same or related title and the user pays a fine equivalent to 25% of the cost of the lost book.
- Damage and destruction of library materials such as vandalism, mutilation, tearing off pages and other related acts must be reported at once. Any person found doing the acts shall be made to replace the materials and a one (1) month suspension of the library privileges will be imposed on the student.
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