UP College Admissions 2024

Last Updated:  11 June 2024

Welcome to the University of the Philippines Cebu
First Year Enrollment for Academic Year 2024-2025

Learning Delivery Modes in the First Semester AY 2024-2025

Enrolling in UP CEBU

Please fill out the UP Cebu Student Registration Form by clicking on the link.

  • The link above is for UP Cebu ONLY.
  • Successful UPCAT applicants must have a FINAL Offer of Admission to a degree program in UP Cebu.
  • Requests for UPG will not be entertained.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Important Dates for UP Cebu Incoming First Year Students 2024

June 3 to July 5 Health Clearance (See Note 1)
July 8 to July 12 First Year Registration (See Note 3)
Read ahead the Privacy Notice for Students (See Note 2)
August 2 – August 8 Regular Registration Period
for the First Semester AY 2024-2025
TBD · Orientation Program for Parents
August 12, Monday First Day of Classes

· University Orientation Program for First Year Students (9:00AM – 12:00NN, In-Person F2F)
· College Orientation for First Years (start 1:30PM, in your respective colleges)

* Free Higher Education and RA 10931 (See Note 4)

NOTE 1. Health Clearance

Submit yourself to the following laboratory examinations:

    1. chest x-ray
    2. CBC

You may go through the laboratory examinations at our affiliated laboratory.

Alpha Diagnostic Center, Corner General, F. Ramos st, Echavez Ext, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu, (032) 254 7305

Secure a request form from the UP Cebu Clinic.

You may also have the laboratory examination in a laboratory of your choice. Bring the results to the UP Cebu Clinic where you will fill out a form that the UP Cebu physician will duly sign.

You will also need to undergo medical and dental examinations at the UP Cebu Clinic. Medical and dental examinations for students are scheduled on the indicated dates above every Monday – Friday (except holidays) from 8:00AM to 11:0AM and 1:00PM to 3:00PM. For instructions, please email [email protected] or call the clinic at (032) 232 8187 local 317.

Those who have dental problems are advised to seek treatment from a dentist before visiting the school clinic.

Keep a photocopy of your laboratory results. You may not borrow them once you submit them to the UP Cebu Clinic. Place the original documents together with an ID picture inside a long brown envelope for submission.

After completing your medical and dental examinations, take your medical certificate for submission to the Office of the University Registrar.

Certification and data privacy consent forms for pre enrollment health assessment (PEHA):

Certification for PEHA

Form to be signed by parent or guardian of minor who will undergo PEHA

For inquiries, please contact:

NOTE 2. Data Privacy

Read here the full text of the Privacy Notice for Students of the University of the Philippines (revised as of the 1st semester/trimester AY 2024-2025).

As part of the registration process, you will be asked to sign an assent form that you have read and understood the University of the Philippines’ Privacy Notice for students.

NOTE 3. Online First Year Registration

Online first year registration and submission of requirements.

Registration Step 1.

Having received your UP Admissions Offer in UP Cebu, you should start preparing for the requirements enumerated below.

Please submit the following requirements
via the 🌐online submission link, and
via hand-carry delivery of 📌physical documents to UP Cebu OUR
by the corresponding deadlines indicated in our email notification to you.

🌐 Submission of online copies is required for items 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7.
📌 Submission of ORIGINAL physical copies is required for items 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.

    1. 🌐 Screenshot of your UPCAT Offer of Admission, showing your Name, Campus, and Degree Program.
    2. 📌🌐 🞹Two (2) recent, colored, 2×2 photo.
    3. 📌 Official Secondary Permanent Records or Form 137 from Grade 7 to 12 bearing the signature of your principal, with school seal, and the remark: “Graduated and eligible for admission to college”.
      (May be transmitted school-to-school)
      Note: To secure your Form 137 from your school, print this Letter Request Form, fill it out, and give to your School Principal.
    4. 📌🌐 🞹High School Report Card or Form 138 bearing the signature of your principal and the remark: “Graduated and eligible for admission to college”.
    5. 📌🌐 🞹Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) or National Statistics Office (NSO) Birth Certificate (in case your name cannot be read on the certificate, please attach a copy issued by the Local Civil Registrar; if there is a difference between the name used on your report card and on your birth certificate, the name on the latter will be used). Submit a Notarized Affidavit of two disinterested persons in case of discrepancy of name.
      Note: If you cannot submit a scanned copy of your PSA or NSO Birth Certificate at this time, please submit a photo or screenshot of your written explanation on why it is so, as submission in the online portal, in place of the scanned copy of your Birth Certificate. To AASS students or enrollees qualifed under the varsity program, please secure at least one personal copy as you will be needing to submit copies of it throughout the duration of your stay in the university specially during registration in sports events. The submitted copy in the OUR cannot be taken out for this reason.
    6. 📌 Certificate of Good Moral Character bearing the signature of your principal or guidance counselor.
    7. 🌐 Accomplished Student Directory, with one recent, colored, 2×2 photo attached in the pdf file.
    8. Accomplished Voluntary Opt-out Form, if voluntarily opting out from the Free Higher Education privilege (See Note 4).

Other Requirements (to be accomplished but not to be submitted online with the seven requirements listed above)

    • Health clearance from the UP Cebu Clinic. (See Note 1).
    • Talent Test result, if you applied for the Fine Arts Program.
      Click here for information on the Fine Arts Program and the schedule of the Talent Aptitude Test (TAT). You may send them a message through their Facebook page. Other details here.

After your submitted requirements have been checked and verified, the Office of the University Registrar will provide you your UP Cebu Admission Slip. You may then proceed to your College for enrollment.


📌 Original copies of the requirements have to be submitted to the
Office of the University Registrar
G/F, College of Science Building (CSB)
University of the Philippines Cebu
Gorordo Ave., Lahug, Cebu City
6000 CEBU Philippines

Registration Step 2.

Select your preferred PE and NSTP class.

Registration Step 3.

The Office of the College Secretary of your college will be processing your UP Form 5.

A – For students who are eligible and opting to avail of the Free Higher Education privilege

You will then be issued your UP Form 5, watermarked “REGISTERED”, which details your schedule of classes.

B – For students who are NOT eligible or are voluntarily opting out of the Free Higher Education privilege (See Note 4)

(You may download here the Voluntary Opt-out Form, and fill it up accordingly.)

    • Email to the OUR ([email protected]) your duly signed Voluntary Opt-out Form, if applicable, and ask to be assessed.
    • Pay your tuition and other miscellaneous school fees through Philippine Veterans Bank (21-0000-067) via online channels such as gcash, instapay, pesonet, and bank transfers.
      [If paying via GCash, please add 4 zeroes at the start to have 13 digits, 000021-0000-067.]

      Make sure your payment status is COMPLETED or SUCCESSFUL.
      Email your proof of payment (must include amount paidtransaction datetime, and reference number).
      For GCash transactions, make sure to enable mobile or email notifications. Attach proof of completed payment from GCash SMS or GCash Email with InstaPay Trace Number. (also found in your GCash Inbox, “Your Bank Transfer Status” message)
      Incomplete information may lead to delays or the non-processing of your enrollment as your payment could not be verified.

      See samples below for correct proof of payment.

    • You will then be issued your UP Form 5 eOR, watermarked “Officially Enrolled”, which details your schedule of classes.
Registration Step 4.

If you have or are looking for a Scholarship, please contact OSA.

If you want to apply for the Dormitory, please fill out the Dormitory Application Form. Online application is temporarily suspended. The application process for university dormitories will reopen once the enrollment period for the First Semester of Academic Year 2024-2025 begins.

Note: Please hold off on submitting your application until you have finished enrolling and obtained a copy of your Form 5 (or Temporary Form 5 if available) for the First Semester of Academic Year 2024-2025. Also, kindly ensure to provide the 2023 Income Tax Returns for both of your parents. We will only accept applications with all requirements fully completed.

Check dormitory rental rates and other information here.

For inquiries on scholarships and dormitory, please contact:

And, you are done with registration!


Safekeep your UP Form 5 for your personal record during your entire duration of college.

Documents submitted to the OUR cannot be borrowed at any time. See to it that you have copies of all the documents needed and if possible, have photocopies of all the documents for your file.

NOTE 4. Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act of 2017

UP Cebu shall implement Republic Act 10931 known as the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act of 2017 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) that was approved and signed on 2018 February 22.

Anent to this are the Implementation Guidelines for the Grant of Free Tuition and Other School Fees in UP dated 2019 September 3.

Opting Out of Free Tuition

UP Cebu students may also voluntarily opt out from availing the Free Tuition privilege. Should this be the decision, after submitting a duly accomplished Voluntary Opt-out Form, the student will pay the full tuition and other fees, as his/her contribution to the University.

Please refer to the Implementation Guidelines for the Grant of Free Tuition and Other School Fees in UP (pages 12-15) for the steps in the Opt-Out process.

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