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


STEP 1. Confirm in UP

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


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.
The link will be available starting 2020 July 6, Monday.
Please confirm on or before 2020 July 30, Thursday.

  • 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 30 Second Online Confirmation for UP Cebu Qualifiers and Online Appeals to UP Cebu campus (See above)
July 30 Deadline of second confirmation and appeals for admission (See link)
July 6 to August 7 Medical and Dental Examination (See Note 1)
August 3 to August 7 Online Advance Registration for First Years (See Note 3)
Read ahead the Privacy Notice for Students (See Note 2)
For dormitory applications (See Note 5)
September 7 to September 8 Online regular registration for First Years unable to enroll during the advance online registration
TBA 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. Advance Registration


Submit yourself to the following laboratory examinations:

  • a.) chest x-ray
  • b.) CBC
  • c.) urinalysis

You may go through the laboratory examinations at our affiliated laboratory, Alpha Diagnostic Center (F. Ramos Street cor. Gen. Echavez Ext., Cebu City). Secure a request form from the UP Cebu Clinic (Health Services Unit), email: [email protected].

OR You may also have the laboratory examination in a laboratory of your choice. Please email the results to the UP Cebu Clinic ([email protected]), so you may be cleared for this requirement.

For additional instructions, please email [email protected] or call the clinic at (032) 232 8187 local 305.

Keep a copy of your laboratory results. You may not borrow them once you submit them to the UP Cebu Clinic.

The UP Cebu Clinic shall clear the student and notify the Office of the University Registrar, after your submitted laboratory results have been checked and verified.

* You will be asked to comply with the requisite dental examination upon resumption of classes within the duration of the First Semester AY 2020-2021.


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.


Online advance registration and submission of requirements.
Link will be available starting 2020 August 3, Monday.


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 provided above between August 3, Monday, to August 7, Friday.

Note: Upon resumption of classesall original hard copies of these requirements have to be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar at Room 102 of the UP Cebu Administration Building.One recent, colored, 2×2 picture.

    1. 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”.
      Note: To secure your Form 137 from your school, print this Letter Request Form, fill it out, and give to your School Principal.
    2. High School Report Card or Form 138 bearing the signature of your principal and the remark: “Graduated and eligible for admission to college”.
    3. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) (formerly 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.
    4. Certificate of Good Moral Character bearing the signature of your principal or guidance counselor.
    5. Accomplished Student Directory, with one recent, colored, 2×2 photo attached in the pdf file.
    6. Accomplished Voluntary Opt-out Formif 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)

    • Medical clearance from the UP Cebu Clinic. (See Note 1).
    • Talent Test resultif 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 as online transactions.)

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

No Admission Slip
 will be issued if you have not been cleared by the UP Cebu Clinic for medical; 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.

Select an appointment schedule to have your picture taken for your school RFID. Link to the appointment scheduler will be included with your Admission Slip. Click here for more info.


Registration Step 3.

From 2020 August 17, Monday to August 20, Thursday,
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 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 enlist through the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) by sending us an email at [email protected] or message us through our OSA facebook page.
State your: 1) complete name, 2) degree program and year level, and 3) name of your scholarship.
Please attach supporting documents, if applicable (e.g. scholarship certification).

If you want to apply for the Dormitory, you may fill out and email the Dormitory Application Form, with attachments, to [email protected]. You may email the same if you have any questions.

And, you are done with advance registration!

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.


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.

Posted from UP Cebu OUR Website