The following is the online enrollment guide for continuing students for both undergraduate and graduate studies for the first semester/ trimester AY 2020-2021.

For the enrollment guide for Continuing Students, refer to here: Online Enrollment Guide for Continuing Students AY 2020-2021




STEP 1: Health Clearance

Important Dates:
(Undergrad) July 6-August 7, 2020
(MSCS, MSES) July 6-August 7, 2020
(MBA) July 6-17, 2020

As part of the post-quarantine measures following the Covid- 19 pandemic, the usual Physical Examination (with laboratory examinations: Chest X-ray, CBC, and Urinalysis) as enrollment requirements shall be deferred temporarily until further notice. In lieu of the above, all incoming new students for AY 2020-2021 who will be needing a health clearance, shall be asked to:

1.    Fill up and submit the UP Cebu Health Declaration Form to the UP Cebu Health Services Unit (HSU) via email at [email protected]

2.    Fill up and submit the Mental Health Screening Form online. Your submitted form goes directly to the Guidance Services of the Office of Student Affairs (OSA).

Your answers are treated with utmost confidentiality.

STEP 2: Admission

Important Dates:
(Undergrad) August 3-7, 2020
(MSCS, MSES) August 3-7, 2020
(MBA) July 16-17, 2020

Please submit the following requirements via the online link emailed to you between August 3, Monday, to August 7, Friday.

Submission is required for items 1, 4, and 6.
Other requirements, if not yet available, may be submitted to us at a later date.
Your FORM 137 and FORM 138 may be submitted to us separately, via direct email or mail from your school (school-to-school).

  1. One recent, colored, 2×2 picture.
  2. 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 it to your School Principal.
  3. High School Report Card or Form 138 bearing the signature of your principal and the remark: “Graduated and eligible for admission to college”.
  4. 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 a discrepancy of the name.
  5. Certificate of Good Moral Character bearing the signature of your principal or guidance counselor.
  6. Accomplished Student Directory, with one recent, colored, 2×2 photo attached in the pdf file.
  7. Accomplished Voluntary Opt-out Formif voluntarily opting out from the Free Higher Education privilege.

Other Requirements (to be accomplished but not to be submitted online with the seven requirements listed above)

  • Health clearance from the UP Cebu Clinic.
  • 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.)

Note: When possibleall original copies of the requirements have to be submitted to the

Office of the University Registrar
Room 102, Administration Building
University of the Philippines Cebu
Gorordo Ave., Lahug, Cebu City
6000 CEBU Philippines

No Admission Slip
 will be issued if you have not been cleared by the UP Cebu  Health Services Unit for the health declaration; and if you have not been cleared by the Fine Arts Program for the Talent Test (for Fine Arts program applicants only).

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

Your acceptance to the University of the Philippines Cebu is provisional subject to the verification and submission of original copies of the requirements.

STEP 3: Enlistment

Important Dates:
(Undergrad) August 17-20, 2020
(MSCS, MSES) August 17-20, 2020
(MBA) July 20-22, 2020

Your Program Adviser or College Secretary’s Office will enlist you for your classes and tag you as “Advised”.

STEP 4: Enrollment

Important Dates:
(Undergrad) August 17-20, 2020
(MSCS, MSES) August 17-20, 2020
(MBA) July 23-24, 2020  

4A. For Non-Paying

Your College Secretary’s Office will generate your UP Form 5. A copy will be emailed to you with your schedule of classes.

4B. For Paying

View your amount payable in SAIS, under Main Menu > Self Service > Student Center > Finances.

  • If you applied for a tuition discount via the Student Financial Assistance (SFA) Online portal or if you have a scholarship, the discount or privilege would have already been reflected in SAIS and your amount payable adjusted accordingly.

If not, you may get in touch with OSA.

After the adjustments have been reflected, pay your tuition and other miscellaneous school fees through Philippine Veterans Bank (0021-006900-001) via online channels such as gcash, instapay, and bank transfers.

Email your proof of payment (must include amount, transaction date, time, and reference number) to your College Secretary’s Office.

Once your payment has been verified, the Cash Office will generate your UP Form 5 EOR. A copy will be emailed to you with your schedule of classes.

STEP 5: Others

If you have a Scholarship, please fill out the Scholars Enlistment Form.

You may get in touch with the Office of Student Affairs at (032) 232 8187 local 115 or via email at [email protected] or message them at

The details in this guide are originally posted on the UP Cebu OUR website.