The boarders are to be housed in the Vivekananda Bhawan. The boarding house has a well-equipped kitchen, dinning hall, study and re-creation room and bathrooms with hot and cold water. Separate arrangements have been made for boys and girl students according to their age and classes in individual dormitories. The Hostel Manager/Incharge assisted by other hostel staff stay in the hostel is to look after the children.
Food Arrangement : The hostel provie only vegetarian food. The items of menu consist of Indian dishes of various regions. The boarderes get daily fresh fruit and milk. The food offered is well balanced and healthy. Extra milk is provied if recommended by the school physician: 400 ml milk per day at market rates. The kitchen Manager is responsible for preparation of food and the kitchen arrangements. The hostel incharge carries over all responsibility for the food functioning of the hostel.
Medical Facilities : Separate arrangements are provided for treatment of the students. There is a separate room with 5 beds for the boarders who need to be hospitalised. A Nurse and a part time School Physician take care of health problems of the students. There is list of approved specialists and Nursing Homes, where the students canb be admitted in emergenecy.
Ayurveda : Beside ths Hostel would provide ayurvedic medicine to the children in order to keep them fit and immune against illness by providing herbal products as and when needed. The Vivekananda School maintains on regular basis essential ayurvedic medicine under the scheme of Aerogyanidhi, In order to strengthem the physical conditions of the students, arrangements shall be made for regular yogic exercises.
School Uniform : The School provides the prescribed articles of unifrom at an extra cost. Care is taken that the school dress suits the Indian climatic conditions, in particularly the climatic conditions in Dehradunm, and that the dress also conforms to the dress of the people in general. As prupose of education is to empower the students to participate in a leading way in the work of social upliftment and well-being of their fellow citizens in their later life, their dress plays a very important role in integrating them with their social traditions and their culture; the effort are made to avoid the impression as if the students of Vivekananda School look strangers in their own social milieu by dressing themselves in the dress of strangers, a fact which in any way runs contrary to the aims of education or the main stream of common life or climate.
GIRLS : Salwar of ochre(only) colour,Kameez in white and brown check and Duppata in corresponding colour,dark brown socks with ochre colour stripe and black shoes. In Winter woolen pullover and a blazer.
BOYS : Shirt of ochre colour, terricot pant in dark brown colour,sark brown socks with ochre colourstripe and the black shoes. In Winter pullover and a blazer/vest.
Traveling Expenses : Parents of the students shall be required to send sufficient money one month before the end of each term if they want the School to make the arraignments for the homeward journey of their children. The School shall not make any advance expenditure on account of journey of their wards.