UPOU Advisory-1 for the Community on COVID-19
To our Community,
Starting today, 17 March 2020, in its effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Philippine government has placed the entire Luzon under Enhanced Community Quarantine. Following this, work from home arrangement (WFHA)has been put in place for all University of the Philippines (UP) Constituent Units (CUs) including the UP Open University (UPOU).
Starting 18 March 2020, only authorized UPOU personnel will be allowed to enter and exit through the UPOU gate. These guidelines will remain in effect until further notice
Phone calls and walk-in visitors in UPOU cannot be attended to as of the moment. All concerns may be directed to the following email addresses:
|Service||Concerned Offices||Email Address|
|General Information about UPOU Programs||Information Officefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Admission, Application Status||Office of the University Registraremail@example.com|
|Registration, Student ID, Refund||Office of the University Registrarfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Students Records, Document Requests (Diploma, TOR, Certification) and Graduation||Office of the University Registraremail@example.com|
|Online Bookstore (Distribution and Sale of Course Materials||OASISfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Academic Advising||Program Chairs||(please refer to upou.edu.ph)|
|Academic Status, Re-admission, LOA, Dropping, Completion, Removal||Faculty Offices||
|Library Services||Library Officeemail@example.com|
|Examination||Office of Student Affairs||
|Scholarship and Financial Services||Office of Student Affairsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Please take note that the admission deadlines for the submission of the application to our Associate, Bachelor, and Master of Public Management programs have been extended to 24 April 2020.
The schedule of the Undergraduate Assessment Test (UgAT) for the 3rd Trimester 2019-2020 admission originally scheduled on 14 March 2020 and the 1st Trimester 2020-2020 admission originally scheduled on 6 June 2020 will be both moved to 20 June 2020, Saturday. Additional information and detailed instructions will be provided by the UPOU Office of the University Registrar to the examinees.
To our students, if you have concerns, you may email your respective Program Chairs (PCs), Administrative Officers, or Deans. Students are advised to be in close communication (via email or MyPortal) with their respective PCs should they encounter difficulties in pursuing their studies given the current situation.
Rest assured that the UPOU administration is monitoring the situation and everyone is advised to standby for further announcements.
Let us all stay safe, and stay informed. Listen to and read news updates from trusted and valid sources. Follow protocols and advisories released by authorities.
UPOU Information Team on COVID-19