New Students FAQs

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

Can UPOU students have the preferred number of units? Are slots always available?
UPOU students are guaranteed to enroll the maximum allowable units per term of their program. However, they should consult their Program Chairs first with t...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:36 PM
When can UPOU students receive their Form 5?
Students of the UP Open University (UPOU) can access and print their Form 5 on the Student Portal once they are done, and their registration/enrollment in a...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:38 PM
Do UPOU students have an ID card for this school year? If so, when is it released?
All officially enrolled students of the UP Open University (UPOU), except cross-enrollees, can apply for a student ID card. ID fee is included in other scho...
Thu, Mar 17, 2022 at 2:14 PM
What is the update regarding UP mail and Student Portal Accounts for UPOU students?
UP Open University students, to have your own UP Mail account, kindly reach us through [email protected] As for the Student Portal, new students ...
Thu, Mar 17, 2022 at 2:13 PM
Is enrollment for Residency still going on in UPOU?
All students who have finished all their course work and are just working on their thesis or dissertation may enroll for residency. Similarly, students who ...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:49 PM
When is the deadline of payment for tuition fees in UPOU?
In the UP Open University (UPOU), the deadline of payment for tuition fees is on the last day of registration/enrollment of the semester/trimester. Kind...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:50 PM
In what way can UPOU reach out to students struggling with mental health, especially in dire times like this?
The University of the Philippines Open University Office of Student Affairs (UPOU OSA) launched the “Psychosocial Online Support Hub,” which is an initiativ...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:51 PM
Can UPOU students access all books online and borrow printed books via courier service?
Yes, UP Open University (UPOU) students can access and borrow books from the University Library. Follow the procedures below: 1. Search the available bo...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:53 PM
Will learning resources that would normally be in the University's library be made available online for UPOU students?
Not all learning resources/library resources are available online. Books are in printed copies. Some Faculties-in-Charge use other reference materials. ...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:55 PM
What should I do or follow if I want to apply for shifting into another degree program?
Shifting to another undergraduate program A current UPOU undergraduate student wishing to shift from their current program to another UPOU undergraduate...
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:58 PM