New Students FAQs

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

How will remote learning look like in UPOU this school year? How will it be implemented?
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 4:19 PM
Will there be orientations for each class/subject? Are the classes also going to be synchronous or asynchronous?
When the UP Open University (UPOU) adopted online learning as a mode to deliver its courses in 2007, it developed a website where students can access their ...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:20 PM
In UPOU, are there going to be synchronous meetings? If yes, how often?
In the University of the Philippines Open University, synchronous meetings, if any, are very often and are usually announced by the Faculty-in-Charge (FIC) ...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:22 PM
What are the main application/s used for online learning in UPOU? How would we know our subject's link for the discussions?
When the UP Open University (UPOU) adopted online learning as a mode to deliver its courses in 2007, it developed a website where students can access their ...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:24 PM
Will students log in on a learning management system for their classes? If there is one, how do they access classes there?
When the UP Open University (UPOU) adopted online learning as a mode to deliver its courses in 2007, it developed a website where students can access their ...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:30 PM
In UPOU, will the majority of classes be as online video sessions? What if a student's data limit can't accommodate online video every time?
UP Open University (UPOU) students basically study their lessons from UP-designed learning materials which could be in the form of modules, books, websites,...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:26 PM
How to contact UPOU professors for class matters (like the lessons, discussions)?
UP Open University students can reach their Faculties-in-Charge using the contact information their FICs provided on their course site. Students can also co...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:28 PM
Can students request for physical/hard copies of learning materials of their courses? When will they receive the course packs and other documents for distance learning?
UP Open University (UPOU) students can request physical copies of their learning modules through the UPOU Dispatch ([email protected]).  All learning...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:32 PM
When do classes in UPOU officially start?
Here are the dates of the start of classes in the UP Open University: 1st Semester AY 2020-2021: 5 September 2020 2nd Semester AY 2020-2021: 16 January...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:33 PM
When will UPOU release the Academic Calendar?
The UP Open University Academic Calendar for the academic year 2020-2021 has been available since early this year (around February-March). Due to the CO...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:35 PM