New Students FAQs

This folder will provide you with information new students need to know for their stay with the University,

What to expect in the UPOU Community?
Note: These were written from UPOU students’ perspectives. [1] I visit the UPOU Headquarters (HQ) more often during my first term and I can say that the...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 9:32 AM
What is it like to be a UPOU student?
Note: These were written from UPOU students’ perspectives. [1] Just like any other student, we also have struggles but the struggle of being a UPOU stud...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 9:33 AM
How to survive UPOU?
Note: These were written from UPOU students’ perspectives. [1] Other than having a long list of study habits, for me the three very important things to ...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 3:58 PM
How can students make the most of their journey at UPOU?
Note: These were written from UPOU students’ perspectives. [1] Treasure everything that you are learning not only in the aspect of academics but especia...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:28 PM
Where to find and have a copy of the UPOU academic roadmap?
Course guides are available on MyPortal, the UP Open University (UPOU) virtual classroom. Enrolled students have access to these course guides or academic r...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:28 PM
What are the plans of the UPOU administration for the welfare of the UPOU community considering the pandemic?
Since the enhanced community quarantine period, the UPOU has set up the following measures to assist the UPOU Community (students, alumni, faculty, staff, a...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:06 PM
What is UPOU’s mode of learning? Will the mode of learning change when the pandemic ends?
The UP Open University (UPOU) has been delivering its programs and courses fully online since 2007. At UPOU, we adopt a learner-centered approach to educati...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:07 PM
What are the student financial assistance programs that we can avail to support our studies through remote learning?
The UP Open University Office of Student Affairs (UPOU OSA) has several financial assistance programs available for all UPOU students: Scholarships St...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:09 PM
How can the University ensure that it can help or give resources to the students with no gadgets or access to the Internet?
To accommodate UPOU students applying for gadgets and internet subsidy, the UPOU has implemented the Gadget and Internet Connection Subsidy for undergraduat...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:11 PM
Is there any scholarship available for Freshmen? How do we apply for it?
Scholarship opportunities for UPOU students (including freshmen) are available. The complete list of requirements and application procedures can be found he...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:17 PM