Suspension of on-site classes, adjustment of school fees bared
Latest: May 19, 2020. The Offices of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and VP for Finance issued a joint advisory for tertiary students on the suspension of on-site classes (including unfinished laboratory classes) and the "adjustment of school fees representing the cost of unused facilities and services." Download the complete advisory here.
Update: April 25, 2020. University President Fr. Dionisio M. Miranda, SVD delivers his message to the Carolinian community highlighting scientia, virtus, and devotio in these difficult times, as many communities have been placed under extended enhanced community quarantine. Read Fr. Miranda's message here.
Update: April 19, 2020. A more detailed advisory on the end of semester, grading system, thesis and dissertations, graduation ceremonies, Summer term 2020 offerings for graduating students from the old curricula, as well as counseling and mental health support has been released by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Download the complete advisory here.
The College of Law has also published an advisory detailing the revised academic calendar, grades, and summer apprenticeship program. Download the complete advisory here.
Update: April 14, 2020. The Offices of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice President for Administration has issued a joint advisory on the presumptive resumption of classes subject to future declarations by local governments. Download the advisory here.
Update: March 23, 2020. No work for USC administrative personnel beginning tomorrow, March 24, 2020. Download the updated memorandum here. Cebu City has extended enhanced community quarantine until April 28.
March 13, 2020. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo C. Labella has ordered the suspension of classes since March 16, 2020 and extended the period to April 14, 2020 by issuing Executive Order no. 52. series of 2020. The Offices of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice President for Administration has issued an updated memorandum detailing actions and directives for the USC Community. The updated memorandum can be downloaded here, while the previous memorandum can be downloaded here.
Earlier, on March 12, 2020, President Rodrigo R. Duterte held a press conference announcing government measures designed to slow down the spread of COVID-19 through Proclamation No. 922 s. 2020. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas C. Cortes through E.O. no. 63, s. 2020 has suspended classes in all schools in the neighboring city beginning March 13th until further notice, while Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan suspended classes from March 14th to the 28th. Cebu Provincial Governor Gwendolyn F. Garcia also issued E.O. no. 5-G on March 14, 2020 in consonance with national and local efforts to slow down the spread of the virus.
Situation updates on the worldwide outbreak can be found in the World Health Organization website.
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