Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: I am a UP Cebu qualifier, can I appeal for change of degree program?

A: Yes. Please fill out the Online Form for Confirmation or Appeal to UP Cebu by clicking on the link, and choose the appropriate option in the confirmation/appeal form. Please confirm on or before 2019 May 31.  When filling the form, please have your ID and PIN ready which was sent to you along with your Letter of Admissions Offer.

However, there is no guarantee that you will be accepted in the program you are appealing for. All appeals for reconsideration to UP Cebu will be subject to the availability of slots and your UPG score.

If you cannot be accommodated into your chosen program, then you will be reverted back to your original program.


Q: I am an UPCAT qualifier from another UP campus/unit, can I transfer to UP Cebu instead?

A: Qualifiers from other UP units intending to enroll in UP Cebu will have to fill out the Online Form for Confirmation or Appeal to UP Cebu by clicking on the link, and choose the appropriate option in the confirmation/appeal form. You will be asked to attach a screenshot of your UPCAT Letter of Admissions Offer to a different UP Campus.

However, there is no guarantee that you will be accepted in UP Cebu and in the program you are appealing for. All appeals for reconsideration to UP Cebu will be subject to the availability of slots and your UPG score.
Additional guidelines here.


Q: I am a Non-Qualifier to the campuses I applied for but my UPG is 2.8 or better*, can I apply for reconsideration to UP Cebu?

A: The UP Cebu UPG Cut-off is 2.700.

If your UPG is 2.700 or better, please fill out the Online Form for Confirmation or Appeal to UP Cebu by clicking on the link, and choose the appropriate option in the confirmation/appeal form. You will be asked to attach a screenshot of your Non-Qualifier’s Notice (which contains your UPG information).

However, there is no guarantee that you will be accepted in UP Cebu and in the program you are appealing for. All appeals for reconsideration to UP Cebu will be subject to the availability of slots and your UPG score.
Additional guidelines here.

* in the UP Marking System, better means not more than 2.800, e.g. 2.810, 2.900, 3.000


Q: I am a UP Cebu qualifier under the DPWAS**, how can I confirm for a specific program?

A: Please fill out the Online Form for Confirmation or Appeal to UP Cebu by clicking on the link, and choose the appropriate option in the confirmation/appeal form. Please confirm on or before 2019 May 31. Please confirm on or before 2019 May 31.  When filling the form, please have your ID and PIN ready which was sent to you along with your Letter of Admissions Offer.

However, there is no guarantee that you will be accepted in the program you have specified. Admission into a degree program will be subject to the availability of slots and your UPG score.

** DPWAS – Degree Program with Available Slot


Q: Can I enroll in UP Cebu without confirming my slot?

A: Failure to confirm your slot with the Office of Admissions from 2019 April 7 to April 14 will mean that your slot will automatically be forfeited.

Additionally, failure to confirm your slot on or before 2019 May 31 in UP Cebu will mean a forfeited slot and a forfeited slot will be given to waitlisted* students.
Confirm your slot here.

* Waitlisted students are (i) UP Cebu qualifiers who appeal for a change in degree program; (ii) non-UP Cebu UPCAT qualifiers who appeal for transfer to UP Cebu; (iii) UPCAT non-qualifiers with UPG of 2.700 or better who appeal for admission to UP Cebu; and (iv) UP Cebu qualifiers under the DPWAS.


Q: I have been classified under pending cases.

A: Please contact the Office of Admissions to clear your deficiencies. More information here.

Office of Admissions
University of the Philippines
Kalaw Corner Quirino Streets UP Diliman, Quezon City
1101 Philippines
Telefax: +63 (2) 927 4561
Telephone: +63 (2) 981 8500 LOC 3826/3827/3828/3830/3831
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://upcat.up.edu.ph/


Q: If I don’t have yet my original High School Report Card (Form 138) for the Advance Registration, can I still enroll?

A: Yes, you can enroll. But note that your admission is provisional pending submission of the original High School Report Card or Form 138 bearing the signature of your principal and the remark: “Graduated and eligible for admission to college”.

This applies to FORM 137 as well.