The Jesuit Community at Arul Anandar College (Autonomous) runs Arul Anandar College, mainly for the education and welfare of the economically disadvantaged rural students who come from far off places to pursue higher education.

The aim of the hostel is to help the hostellers to grow in compassion, competence and character and thus to build a just society. The hostel provides facilitates to the students to develop their talents with the view to forming them into integrated and complete persons.

Students must achieve this objective by excelling in academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.