Academic Policies

Academic policies are set guidelines assisting the student in directing their academic journey in the university from enrollment to graduation, that shall cultivate and uphold honor and excellence.

Admission Policy
No student shall be denied admission to the University System by reason of age, sex, nationality, religious belief, or political affiliations [from Art. 332...
Mon, Jul 6, 2020 at 4:05 PM
Credit Unit
One credit unit is equivalent to one semester hour. A three-unit course therefore has a total of three hours of instruction per week, or a total of 48 hours...
Mon, Jul 6, 2020 at 4:06 PM
Crediting of Courses / Transfer of Credits
For Undergraduate Students For UP Transferees Courses taken in another UP unit or program may be credited provided the content of these courses is equiv...
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Deferment of Admission
(Approved during the 1st University Council Meeting of the University of the Philippines Open University) An applicant is granted admission for a specific ...
Mon, Jul 6, 2020 at 4:12 PM
Graduation with Honors
(Revised UP Code: Art 410 as amended at 958th BOR Meeting: 24 Feb 1983) Students who complete their courses with the following ABSOLUTE MINIMUM weighted av...
Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 5:05 PM
Regular Load for Undergraduate Programs
(Office of the Chancellor Memorandum 2019-002: Rearticulation of the 12- unit Regular/Normal Load for UPOU Undergraduate Programs) The regular/normal load ...
Mon, Jul 6, 2020 at 4:17 PM