UPCAT 2020

Welcome to the University of the Philippines Cebu
Freshman Confirmation for Academic Year 2020-2021

What to Expect in Academic Year 2020-2021

STEP 1. Confirm in UP

FIRST CONFIRMATION to keep your offer (UP System) and be part of the UP community

Please note that you are required to ACCEPT the OFFER FOR ADMISSION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES STARTING 2020 JUNE 3, WEDNESDAY, UNTIL 2020 JUNE 30, TUESDAY, ONLY.

If you decline or do not reply to the offer by the deadline, your slot will be forfeited. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Step 2. Confirm in UP CEBU

SECOND CONFIRMATION for UP Cebu or in your Campus of Choice

    • To confirm your enrollment or non-enrollment in the University of the Philippines Cebu
    • To appeal for admission to the University of the Philippines Cebu as UPCAT qualifier from another campus
    • To appeal for admission to the University of the Philippines Cebu as non-qualifier with UPG of 2.700 or better

Please fill out the Online Form for Confirmation or Appeal to UP Cebu by clicking on the link.
Link will be available starting 2020 July 6, Monday.
Please confirm on or before 2020 July 24, Friday.

  • The link above is for confirmations and appeals to UP Cebu ONLY. Successful applicants intending to apply in other UP units or campuses may contact the concerned campus directly (see links below).
  • Students who confirm their slot with the degree program as indicated in their Letter of Admissions Offer may start submitting their requirements to the Office of the University Registrar (OUR), via our online link, during the Advance Registration period.
  • For qualifiers from other UP units and for non-qualifiers who have UPGs that are 2.8 or better, click here for guidelines.
  • Requests for UPG will not be entertained.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Click on the links for Admission Information and for a Primer on Student Services in other UP Campuses (some links are still for AY 2019-2020)


Important Dates for UP Cebu Incoming First Year Students 2020

June 3 to June 30 First Online Confirmation for ALL successful applicants via the UP System Office of Admissions
July 6 Start of Second Online Confirmation for UP Cebu Qualifiers and Online Appeals to UP Cebu campus (See above)
July 6 to July 24 Second Online Confirmation for UP Cebu Qualifiers and Online Appeals to UP Cebu campus (See above)
July 24 Deadline of second confirmation and appeals for admission (See link)
July 6 to August 7 Health Clearance (See Note 1)
August 3 to
August 7
Online First Year Registration (See Note 3)
Read ahead the Privacy Notice for Students (See Note 2)
September 7 to
September 8
Online regular registration for First Years unable to enroll during the advance online registration
September 7 8:00AM – 12:00NN, TBA
· Orientation Program for Parents
September 10 First Day of Classes
8:00AM, Library Building
· University Orientation Program for First Year Students
start 1:30PM, in your respective colleges
· College Orientation for First Years

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


Step 3. First Year Registration

NOTE 1. Health Clearance

As part of the post-quarantine measures following the Covid-19 pandemic, the usual Physical Examination (with laboratory examinations: Chest X-ray, CBC, and Urinalysis) as enrollment requirements shall be deferred temporarily until further notice. In lieu of the above, all incoming first years for AY 2020-2021, including graduate students, CFA applicants, and transferees who will be needing a health clearance shall be asked to submit an accomplished Health Declaration Form and a Mental Health Screening Form, online. Your answers are treated with utmost confidentiality. Specific instructions are as follows:

  1. Fill out the UP Cebu Health Declaration Form and submit the accomplished form to the UP Cebu Health Services Unit (HSU) via email at [email protected].
  2. Fill out the Mental Health Screening Form and submit the accomplished form online.
    Your submitted form goes directly to the Guidance Services of the Office of Student Affairs (OSA).
  3. The UP Cebu Health Services Unit (HSU) shall clear the student and notify the Office of the University Registrar, after your submitted health declaration form and mental health screening form have been checked and verified.

For inquiries, please contact:

* You will be asked to comply with the requisite laboratory, medical, and dental examinations upon resumption of face-to-face classes.


NOTE 2. Data Privacy

Read here the full text of the Privacy Notice for Students of the University of the Philippines.

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.
Link will be available starting 2020 August 3, Monday and sent to you via email. Please check your emails. The link will not be posted on this site but will be sent to your email address.

Registration Step 1.

Having received your UP Admissions Offer and/or confirmation of your admission in UP Cebu, you should start preparing for the requirements enumerated below.

Please submit the following requirements via the online link emailed to you between August 3, Monday, to August 7, Friday.

Submission is required for items 1, 4, and 6.
Other requirements, if not yet available, may be submitted to us at a later date.
Your FORM 137 and FORM 138 may be submitted to us separately, via direct email or mail from your school (school-to-school).

    1. One recent, colored, 2×2 picture.
    2. 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.
    3. High School Report Card or Form 138 bearing the signature of your principal and the remark: “Graduated and eligible for admission to college”.
    4. 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.
    5. Certificate of Good Moral Character bearing the signature of your principal or guidance counselor.
    6. Accomplished Student Directory, with one recent, colored, 2×2 photo attached in the pdf file.
    7. 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 Determination Test (TDT). And click here to register for the TDT.
      (In the interest of the safety of all, both faculty and applicants, the Talent Determination Test (TDT) and proceeding interviews will now be conducted online. All forms, portfolios and supplementary documents will also be submitted digitally.)

After your online-submitted requirements have been checked and verified, the Office of the University Registrar will email to you your UP Cebu Admission Slip.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES CEBU  IS PROVISIONAL SUBJECT TO  THE VERIFICATION AND SUBMISSION OF ORIGINAL COPIES OF THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED ABOVE.

Note: When possible, all original copies of the requirements have to be submitted to the
Office of the University Registrar
Room 102, Administration Building
University of the Philippines Cebu
Gorordo Ave., Lahug, Cebu City
6000 CEBU Philippines

Important!
No Admission Slip
will be issued if you have not been cleared by the UP Cebu  Health Services Unit for the health declaration; and if you have not been cleared by the Fine Arts Program for the Talent Test (for Fine Arts program applicants only).

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, stamped “REGISTERED”, which details your schedule of classes. A copy will be emailed to you by the Office of the College Secretary where your program belongs.

Upon resumption of classes, you will be asked to sign your Form 5 certifying to the correctness of its information and to sign your assent to UP’s Privacy Notice for Students (See Note 2).

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 (0021-006900-001) via online channels such as gcash, instapay, pesonet, and bank transfers.
    • You will then be issued your UP Form 5 eOR, stamped “REGISTERED”, which details your schedule of classes. This will be emailed to you by the Office of the College Secretary where your program belongs.

      Upon resumption of face-to-face classes, you will be asked to sign your Form 5 certifying to the correctness of its information and to sign your assent to UP’s Privacy Notice for Students (See Note 2).
Registration Step 4.

If you have a Scholarship, please fill out the Scholars Enlistment Form.

If you want to apply for the Dormitory, please fill out the Dormitory Application Form.

For inquiries on scholarships and dormitory, please contact:

And, you are done with registration!

IMPORTANT

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 22 February 2018.

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.


COLLEGES
    • College of Communication, Art, and Design
      • Certificate in Fine Arts (Product Design)
      • Certificate in Fine Arts (Studio Arts)
      • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Product Design)
      • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio Arts)
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication
    • College of Science
      • Bachelor of Science in Biology
      • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
      • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
    • College of Social Sciences
      • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
      • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    • School of Management
      • Bachelor of Science in Management