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STUDENT MANUAL 2010 Edition

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Messages Rev. Fr. Gregorio L. Ba単aga, Jr., C.M, University President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Rev. Fr. Francisco Nicolas P. Magnaye, Jr., C.M., Vice President for Academic Affairs . . . . . . . . 6 Rev. Fr. Maximino D. Rendon, C.M. Vice President for Finance.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Rev. Fr. Andrew S. Bayal, C.M.,Vice President for Student Affairs . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Ms. Ana Liza M. Ragos, Vice President for Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Introduction History of Adamson University . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 University Vision-Mission . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Core Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 St. Vincent De Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 University Governance . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Organizational Chart . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

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ACADEMIC LIFE A. Academic Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 B. Academic Policies . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 B.1. Basic Academic Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 B.2. Academic Administration Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 C. Registration and Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 C.1. Freshmen Students . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 C.2. Readmission/Returning Students . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 C.3. Transferees . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 C.4. College of Law . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 C.5. Graduate School . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 C.6. Cross-Enrollees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 C.7. Foreign Students . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 C.8. Old Students . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 C.9. Irregular Students . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 D. Finance Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 D.1. Assessment of Fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 D.2. Verification Terminals . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 D.3. Tutorial Fees . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 D.4. Terms of Payment . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 D.5. Modes of Payment . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 D.6. Discounts and Scholarships . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 D.7. Outside-Sponsored Scholarships . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 D.8. Refunds . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

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STUDENT LIFE A. Student Services . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 A.1. Library Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 A.2. Guidance, Counseling, Testing and Placement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 A.3. Student Orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 A.4. Student Communication . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 A.5. Information Dissemination . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 A.6. Medical and Dental Services . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 A.7. Campus Ministry . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 A.8. Office for Vincentian Identity and Mission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..56 A.9. Cultural Affairs Office . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 A.10. Internet Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 A.11. Food Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 A.12. Postal Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 A.13. Public Pay Phones . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

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Page A.14. Photocopying . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 A.15. University Book Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 A.16. Facilities and Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 A.17. Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 A.18. Alumni Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 A.19. Adamson University Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 A.20. Financial and Scholarship Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 B. Student Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 B.1. Recognized Student Organizations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 B.2. Student Government . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..62 B.3. Student Publication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 B.4. Extension Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 B.5. Sports Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 C. Student Discipline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 III.

APPENDICES 1. Matrix of Services 2. Discounts and Scholarships 3. Policies and Guidelines in the Conduct of Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Activities 4. Implementing Guidelines on Policies Affecting Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Activities 5. Guidelines for the Conduct of Meetings, General Assembly and Curricular Activities 6. Guidelines in Holding Off-Campus Department Activities 7. Republic Act No. 8049 8. Republic Act No. 7079 9. Republic Act No. 7877

An Adamsonianâ€&#x;s Prayer Adamson Hymn Adamson Alumni Theme Song Adamson Cheers and Chants Adamson Map

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Message from

THE PRESIDENT

My dear student, Welcome to Adamson University! I am glad you chose to enroll at Adamson and be part of our vibrant community. The Student Manual that you have in your hands is a very valuable resource. It is more than just a compilation of procedures, standards and policies of the University. It shows you the different student services available on campus. We want to assist you in making full use of the services, facilities and organizations for your personal growth. Adamson is more than just a school where you can get academic credentials and prepare yourself professionally. It is a community or a “family” that provides you with a nurturing environment conducive to human growth and development. I encourage you to keep this manual and read it regularly. Be familiar with its contents. Follow the norms and policies and more importantly, look at the values that are behind these. Join student organizations and participate actively. Student organizations stimulate personal growth and assist in the development of leadership potentials. Avail of the various services to enhance your life on campus and make your education well-rounded. May your stay at Adamson be enjoyable, memorable and meaningful. God bless you always.

Sincerely yours,

REV. FR. GREGORIO L. BAÑAGA, JR., C.M.

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Message from the

VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Dear Students, Welcome to Adamson University – the dynamic institution that provides education “with a heart!” We are glad to present this revised Student Manual for the SY 2010-2011, which contains information about services and organizations available, as well as university policies and regulations for you, our dear students. This provides a good introduction to university life for those of you who are new to the campus. It is likewise a great vehicle for you to become acquainted with your rights and responsibilities towards pursuing your academic goals. Please take advantage of the many academic and non-academic opportunities available to you. Seek assistance and guidance, when needed, from your fellow students, faculty and staff. In all aspects of your experiences at Adamson University make your educational journey the most exciting by becoming involved in different academic programs, campus events and community activities. With various offerings/student organizations and activities, there is surely something that will relate most closely to your particular academic and extracurricular interests and needs. We wish you great success as you begin or continue your journey with Adamson University and may all the services and support that AdU can offer accompany you on your path to graduation. God‟s blessings be with you always!

REV. FR. FRANCISCO NICOLAS P. MAGNAYE, JR., C.M.

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Message from the

VICE PRESIDENT FOR FINANCE

WELCOME to Adamson University – a Catholic Vincentian educational institution of learning committed to provide excellent quality education that you rightly deserve. YOU, dear students are the most important stakeholders in our academic community. As such, the University endeavors to develop you into wellrounded individuals equipped with the skills and competencies necessary for your individual development and professional growth. We hope that your stay in the campus will be a challenging and enriching experience as you make a steady progress in your academic life guided by your dreams and goals. We encourage you to make use of the available facilities, technology, equipment, training programs and various opportunities that the school provides for you. Needless to say, you must give the best of yourself in your studies so that in so doing, you move closer to making your dreams and goals a reality. This 2010 edition of Student Manual is meant as a tool in helping you shape your educational journey. In your campus life, this must-read handy book can interestingly serve as your effective guide and useful companion for your conducive academic learning. It lays down certain rules, standards and effective disciplinary practices that you are duty-bound to follow as responsible students. We ask that you respectfully abide by them as your mark of a true Adamsonian. May we take this opportunity to thank your parents, our invaluable partners in the noble mission and task of education, for their trust in our academic institution.

REV. FR. MAXIMINO D. RENDON, C.M.

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Message from the

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS

My dear student, Welcome to your second home! This Student Manual embodies your future! Know your way in and out of the University. Everything written facilitates your stay at Adamson University, from the day you set foot until the day you graduate. Please feel free to browse over the pages and equip yourself for a brighter future. Be involved in the different activities which you believe would harness your intellect and talents. Strive to make your stay something to look back to, and we shall always be your proud Alma Mater! How do we realize our dreams? It begins with the desire to persevere. For clarifications, you may visit the Office for Student Affairs and we shall always be willing to lend a helping hand. More power to you!

REV. FR. ANDREW S. BAYAL, C.M.

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Message from the

VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATION

Success does not happen overnight. It requires patience, hard work, diligence, perseverance, discipline, just to name a few. The same is true when our commitment is to help our students find their way towards achieving academic excellence without neglecting their spiritual development. Just as we can all appreciate a handy road-map for a smooth and easy travel, the Student Handbook is being provided to you so that you can familiarize yourself about the policies, and the rules and regulations of various sectors of this University. They are there to guide you for whatever legitimate concerns you may have now and in the future. We hope that your journey with us will not only challenge you to become the best person that you can be, but also to become one of the esteemed Vincentian alumni of Adamson University in the years to come.

MRS. ANA LIZA M. RAGOS

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I. INTRODUCTION HISTORY OF ADAMSON UNIVERSITY Dr. George Lucas Adamson, a Greek chemist from Athens, founded the Adamson School of Industrial Chemistry (ASIC) on June 20, 1932 to train young men and women along the lines of practical industrial chemistry. It started as a one-classroom school that evolved into the Adamson School of Industrial Chemistry and Engineering (ASICE) on February 19, 1936. Upon approval by the Secretary of Public Instruction of its application for university status on February 5, 1941, it became known as Adamson University (AdU).

George Lucas‟s cousin, Alexander Athos Adamson came to the school shortly after to help the fledgling school. Alexander joined the administration on July 15, 1932, serving at one time or another as Vice-President, Treasurer and Registrar. Much later, Alexander‟s brother George Athos Adamson also came onboard in 1934, becoming the School Dean, Dean of the College of Engineering and professor. Evdoxia Savaides Adamson, wife of George Lucas, started working and teaching in the University in 1939, then served as Dean of the College of Education and of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Sofia Adamson, George Athos‟s wife, taught in the College of Education after arriving in 1939 and briefly served as Directress of the Junior Normal College. Except for George Athos who left after the war with his wife, all the Adamsons remained working in the University until its turnover to the Vincentian Fathers and Brothers of the

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Congregation of the Mission in 1964. George Lucas Adamson served as President until 1967, for a total of 35 years including a three-year holdover stint at the assumption of the Vincentians as administrators. Before finally settling on its permanent home along San Marcelino Street in 1946 after the war, the school stayed in three different locations: Sta. Cruz (19321933), San Miguel (1933-1939) and Intramuros (1939-1941). In San Marcelino, the University expanded with the acquisition of the Meralco building in 1968 and the St. Theresa‟s College-Manila campus in 1977, both just across the street. Fr. Leandro I. Montañana, C.M., a Spanish Vincentian was the second President and first under the C.M. administration. He served in that capacity until 1985 when Fr. Rolando S. Dela Goza, C.M., the first Filipino President, succeeded him all the way to 1994. Next came Fr. Jimmy Belita, C.M., University President until 2003 who in turn was succeeded by the current President, Fr. Gregorio L. Bañaga, Jr., C.M.

Although best known for its chemistry and engineering programs, Adamson gradually added architecture, sciences, pharmacy, business, education, liberal arts, law, graduate school, basic education, and theology courses as it grew bigger. The transfer of ownership in 1964 incorporated the University into the Adamson-Ozanam Educational Institutions, Inc. led to its transition from a secular to a Catholic institution. St. Vincent de Paul, founder of the C.M., was declared University Patron Saint and the motto “Veritas in Caritate” (Truth in Charity) was adopted. A new vision was articulated, basically that of offering affordable quality education especially for the socially disadvantaged – one not substantially different from that of the Founder‟s who wanted to help Filipinos gain a livelihood by offering a maximum amount of practical education in a minimum amount of time. In keeping up with the new millennium‟s challenges

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and demands, the university responded by offering information technology, nursing, customs administration, and hospitality management. Adamson University was also declared a historic site by the National Historical Institute in 2007, the year it celebrated its Diamond Jubilee. Today, it is a dynamic and harmonious community of administrators, faculty, employees and students teaming up in pursuit of academic excellence to produce socially responsible and globally competitive graduates. Its continued quest for excellence tempered by its desire to make an impact in its community renders the holistic education offered by the University as true to its aim of providing education with a heart.

UNIVERSITY VISION-MISSION VISION Adamson University, a Catholic, Vincentian educational institution, is a recognized leading center for quality education particularly for the socially disadvantaged.

MISSION As a Catholic University, we diligently pursue truth and knowledge, inspired by Gospel values and guided by the teachings of the Church; As a Vincentian community, we inspire others to follow the example of St. Vincent de Paul, who led and organized his contemporaries in creatively responding to those who are in need; As an institution of learning, we assist in the formation of competent, creative, and socially responsible leaders through our commitment to excellence in discovery, learning, and service; As a catalyst of social transformation, we provide quality services that empower others to become agents of change.

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CORE VALUES (5S) We pursue our vision and accomplish our mission from the following fundamental values that are at the heart of who we are:

SEARCH FOR EXCELLENCE The highest standards of academic excellence and professionalism in service are the hallmarks of our educative endeavors. We regularly assess and transform our programs to make them effective for learning discovery of knowledge and community service. Our service ethics manifests strong sense of responsibility, competency, efficiency and professional conduct.

SPIRIT OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL The spirit of St. Vincent inspires and permeates our learning community, programs and services. This spirit is shown in our sensitivity to the presence of God, compassionate service and the building of supportive relationships towards an effective service to persons in need.

SOLIDARITY Drawn together by a common vision and mission we believe education is a shared responsibility and a collaborative effort where the gifts of persons are valued. Our learning community is a "family" where participation, teamwork, interdependence, communication and dialogue prevail. A culture of appreciation builds up our community, encouraging us towards excellence and professionalism. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Education at Adamson University aims at developing a sense of social responsibility - a mark of an authentic Christian faith. Social responsibility leads us to empower the marginalized sectors of society through the creation of knowledge and human development. We are committed to work for the building of a society based on justice, peace, and respect for human dignity and the integrity of creation. SUSTAINED INTEGRAL DEVELOPMENT Education is a lifelong quest whose primary purpose is the full and integral development of the human person. We are committed to provide programs for holistic development and continuous learning. Networking with other educational institutions, government agencies, industries, business and other groups enhances our educational services.

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The Man Whose Spirit Lives On: ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Saint Vincent de Paul was born at Pouy in Gascony, Southern France in 1581. He came from a poor family of peasants and spent his early years taking care of swine. A rich benefactor sent him to school. At the age of 19 he was ordained priest. He had a rather self-seeking start in the priesthood. Under the influence of his spiritual directors he underwent a striking conversation in which he gave his life over to God in service of the poor. For a few years he was pastor of a parish and then a chaplain to the galley slaves in Paris. But it was in preaching missions and teaching the peasants in the countryside that he found his special calling. He gathered a group of priests who assisted him in conducting missions. The group subsequently became the Congregation of the Mission (1625), a community of priests and brothers whose end is "to preach the good news to the poor." Eager to reform the life and training of the clergy, he and his community also organized retreats and established seminaries. In 1633 he gathered together a group of simple girls to minister to the sick poor with the assistance of St. Louise de Marillac. Today this community is known as the Daughters of Charity. He also established the Confraternities of Charity and the Ladies of Charity (lay organizations) to assist the poor. When he died on September 27, 1660, all of Paris mourned for him. The Church honors St. Vincent on this day. He is known throughout the world today as the patron of all charitable associations. His spirituality lives on in hundreds of thousands of laymen and women, priests, sisters and brothers who follow in his footsteps. On August 3, 1728, Pope Benedict XIII declared Vincent “Blessed”. Pope Leo XII constituted him “Universal Patron of Charity” on April 16, 1885. His lifesize statue stands in St. Peter‟s Basilica in Rome. St. Vincent de Paul is the Patron Saint of Adamson University. Inspired by his example, the Vincentian community at Adamson University is committed to provide education particularly to the socially disadvantaged. They believe that education is one of the best ways to develop the human person and to uplift the social condition of the marginalized sectors of society.

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UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE Adamson University is a Catholic learning institution owned and managed by Vincentian priests and brothers. As an educational apostolate of the Congregation of the Mission, the University, consistent to its doctrinal purpose, seeks to cater to socially disadvantaged students. In the entire stay of the students in the University, it is expected that the academic, co-academic and extra-curricular activities will form an individual, whose ideals are reflective of the values needed for the benefit of the academic community, and the whole nation. Student services are readily available to complement the conduct of aforesaid activities in accordance with the established policies aimed at maintaining the academic standards of the University. Enrollment of the student is viewed as a special contract indicative of his acceptance to the University rules and regulations set forth in this Student Manual, pursuant with the role of the University, namely: for character formation, teaching of discipline, developmental growth and Vincentian education.

ACCREDITATION Adamson University is an accredited member of the following national and international educational organizations:  Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU)  Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)  International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)  Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU)  Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP)  Association of Catholic Universities of the Philippines (ACUP)  Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA)  The Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP)  Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU)  South Manila Inter-Institutional Consortium (SMI-IC)  University Belt (U-Belt) Consortium Moreover, Adamson University is affiliated with or is an institutional member of several other international and national professional associations and organizations.

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I. ACADEMIC LIFE A. ACADEMIC PROGRAMS GRADUATE SCHOOL Doctor of Philosophy in Education Doctor of Philosophy in Management Master of Arts in Education Specialization in: *School Administration and Supervision *Computer Aided Instruction Master of Business Administration Master of Science in Chemistry Master of Science in Management Engineering Master of Science in Pharmacy Master of Arts in Theology Major in: *Pastoral Ministry *Dogmatic Studies *Vincentian Studies Master in Engineering Master in Information Technology COLLEGE OF LAW Bachelor of Laws COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE Bachelor of Science in Architecture COLLEGE OF PHARMACY Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Bachelor of Arts Major in: Economics, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Political Science COLLEGE OF SCIENCE Bachelor of Science in Biology Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Bachelor of Science in Information System Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Bachelor of Science in Psychology Associate in Computer Technology COLLEGE OF NURSING Bachelor of Science in Nursing COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Bachelor of Elementary Education Major in: Special Education Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in: English, Social Studies, MAPEH, Mathematics, Filipino COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Bachelor of Science in Accountancy Bachelor off Science in Business Administration Major in: Financial Management, Business Economics, Marketing Management, Operation Management Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration

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Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING B.S. in Ceramic Engineering B.S. in Chemical Engineering B.S. in Civil Engineering B.S. in Computer Engineering B.S. in Electrical Engineering B.S. in Electronics & Comm. Engineering B.S. in Geology Engineering B.S. in Industrial Engineering B.S. in Mechanical Engineering B.S. in Mining Engineering NATIONAL SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS) Literacy Training Service (LTS) Citizen Military Training (CMT) BASIC EDUCATION with Computer Subjects (High School & Grade School, Boys & Girls)

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B. ACADEMIC POLICIES B.1. Basic Academic Policies 1. Code of Academic Integrity All persons involved in the educational programs and services of the University as student, teacher, researcher, staff or academic administrator shall uphold honesty and integrity in their academic activities at all times. They shall avoid acts such as cheating, plagiarism, deceit, fabrication of facts and records, bribery, misrepresentation and all acts of dishonesty. 2. Enrollment and Student Records a. Enrollment at Adamson University is a contractual relationship between the student and the University. The student agrees to abide by policies, rules and regulations of the University as contained in the student manual and other memoranda to be issued from time to time, in accordance with the mandate and authority granted to it as a duly registered private educational institution. The University confers to the student the corresponding title, certificate or degree after completion of the prescribed course of study and upon compliance with the requirements, rules and regulations of government regulatory agencies such as the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), the Department of Education (DepED), the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and other concerned agencies. b. The University Registrar is the authorized officer to enroll students. She determines the enrollment processes and manages such processes in coordination with other academic and administrative officers and personnel. c. Official academic records of all enrolled students shall be kept by the Registrar using appropriate storage media, and shall be accessed only through her authority. Changing of academic records shall become official only upon acceptance by the Registrar, following the policies, procedures and forms prescribed for the purpose. 3. Academic Programs and Subject Offerings a. New academic programs offered by the University shall pass through rigorous review by academic officers, concerned administrators and faculty members. It shall consider capabilities and needs of students as well as the standards of the scientific community and the demands of industry. Under the supervision of the VP for Academic Affairs, existing programs shall be subjected to regular annual review by the Dean/ Department Chairperson with the participation of faculty

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members. All academic programs shall comply with the standards prescribed by the CHED, the accrediting agencies, the professional associations and by the industry. b. New academic programs, including extension programs and consortia arrangements overseas or local based, may be proposed by a faculty member or by an academic officer to be supported with appropriate study. They shall be properly reviewed and endorsed by the Department or College to the Academic Council. The Academic Council may form a technical panel to study the proposal and to recommend appropriate action to the President. Upon approval all new academic programs shall be declared open for enrollment for incoming freshmen students by the Registrar. c. Programs may be recommended for phase out by the Academic Council in consultation with various departments and offices. Incoming third year and other fourth year students enrolled in courses to be phased out shall be provided opportunity to complete the prescribed courses within two school years after the declaration of phase out by the Registrar. Students who are unable to complete the old curriculum within the allowed transition period shall shift to the new curriculum. d. The University shall offer subjects based on sequence of subjects as provided for in the approved curriculum. Off semester subjects may be offered at the option of the University depending on requirements of students, and following the guidelines provided for the purpose. 4. Academic Credit System a. In general, credit for a course is determined by the number and length of class meetings per week per semester. For a lecture subject, a class meeting of three (3) hours a week earns three (3) units of credit. For a laboratory subject, a class of three (3) hours a week earns 1 unit of credit. b. Students shall follow the sequence of subjects according to the approved curriculum. Subjects with pre-requisites are marked as such in the curriculum. Subjects taken and completed without satisfying the prescribed pre-requisite will not be credited for graduation purposes. c. Simultaneous enrollment in a semester of pre-requisite and succeeding subjects is to be avoided. If done without proper permit, only the pre-requisite subject may be credited during the semester. However, simultaneous enrollment of pre-requisite and succeeding subjects may be permitted for students on their terminal year, and only upon approval by the Dean, and as recommended by the Department Chairperson.

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d. Except when otherwise specified in a curriculum, the regular load per semester is 21 academic lecture units, or equivalent in laboratory units, or 9 academic lecture units or equivalent in laboratory units, during summer. Academic load in excess of the regular load shall be disallowed. e. In general, students shall be allowed to enroll one academic program at a time, and only in those subjects included in the curriculum where they are officially enrolled in. 5. Examinations a. The periodic examinations given each semester are Preliminary, MidTerm, and Final examinations. Students shall secure their examination permits from the Cashierâ€&#x;s Office, Finance Department. Faculty members shall check examination permits. b. Special Examinations b.1. Special examinations are given to students who failed to take the scheduled periodic exam for any of the following reasons: b.1.1.Illness or injury caused by accident as evidenced by a medical certificate. b.1.2. Death of a member of the family (grandparent, parent, guardian, brother, sister, spouse or child), as evidenced by testimony and/or letter from guardian/parents b.1.3. Other emergencies or reasons determined as valid and meritorious by the Chairperson/Dean. b.2. Special examination may be given within one week after the scheduled periodic exam. Affected students shall apply for special examination at the Chairperson/Deanâ€&#x;s Office following the prescribed form. b.3. Special examinations will be based on the syllabus. The Chairperson/Dean may designate a faculty member who shall formulate and administer the special examination, if the teacher of the student is not available. c. Qualifying Examinations for Some Academic Programs Some colleges such as the College of Engineering, require their students who satisfactorily completed the first two years of their respective curriculum to take the Engineering Qualifying Examination. The examination is administered in an announced date after the distribution of the final grades.

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6. Grading System a. Number of Periodic Exams and Quizzes Implementing Guidelines: a.1. Periodic examinations a.1.1. A minimum of 4 periodic examinations (prelim, midterm, pre-final, and final exam) shall be given and constructed simulating the questions in the board exam. a.1.2.The coverage of the examinations shall be as follows; Start of classes

Prelim Exam

Midterm

Prelim

Midterm Exam

End of classes

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Comprehensive Final Exam

a.1.3. Professors shall submit a copy of their exam to their head for evaluation and strict monitoring. a.1.4.Professors shall discuss the answers of the examination and provide the results promptly to the students. a.1.5.The final exam maybe written or in other form as required by the course, duly approved by the Chair/Dean. a.2. Standardization of Test Content a.2.1. Item analysis shall be conducted to standardize the content of the exam. a.2.2. All faculty members will be required to submit the result of their evaluation to the Dean or the Chairperson for monitoring. a.3. Quizzes a.3.1. At least 1 short quiz per term shall be given. b. Performance-Based Evaluation and Computation of Semestral Grades Implementing Guidelines: b.1. A “Pass or Fail” policy shall be strictly observed, except on output-based subjects (e.g. thesis or its equivalent, and internship), where “No grade” may be given. b.2. A student will only earn credits for the subject if he passes both lecture and laboratory components. The student will be required to re-enroll both lecture and laboratory if he/she failed either of the components. b.3. Performance-based grading system. b.3.1.Due to inherent differences in the course requirements of different subjects in the various programs, the parameters to be used for the evaluation of students‟ performance and its corresponding weight, shall be

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based on the course objectives as stipulated in the syllabus. The course requirements and its corresponding weight distribution shall be a consensus among the faculty handling the same subject or should be decided upon by an individual faculty who is the only one handling the subject. In either case the course requirements and its corresponding weight distribution shall be verified and confirmed by the dean/chair. b.3.2.Grades in the examinations, quizzes, and other requirements shall be computed as the percentage of raw scores and shall not be transmuted. b.3.3. The passing grade is 70%. b.3.4.The course requirements, its breakdown, and the computation of grade shall be provided for to the students by their respective professor at the start of the semester. b.4. Computation of semestral grades b.4.1. A tentative grade will be computed based on the studentâ€&#x;s performance for the prelim, midterm, and prefinals, with a 20:20:30 percentage weight distribution, respectively. The percentage equivalent of the tentative grade will be computed based on the total percentage points of 70. b.4.2.A cut-off grade for exemption from taking the final exam will be determined by the college/department, but this should not be less than 82% (or a tentative grade of 57 for the 3 terms, prelim, midterm, and finals). b.4.3.The computed percentage equivalent of the tentative grade will be reflected as the semestral grade, if an exempted student opted not to take the final exam. b.4.4. If a student who was exempted opted to take the final exam, the semestral grade will be computed based on the breakdown as described below. TENTATIVE GRADE Prelim Grade Midterm Grade Pre-Final Grade SEMESTRAL GRADE Tentative Grade Comprehensive Final Exam

20% 20% 30% 70% 70% 30% 100%

b.5. There shall be one grade for subjects with lecture and laboratory components.

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b.6. A uniform weight distribution for the lecture and laboratory components of a particular subject shall be observed in the University, based on the unit credits assigned to the subject. However, the college/department may deviate on this provision, based on the nature of the course requirements. SUGGESTED PERCENTAGE WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION FOR SUBJECTS WITH LECTURE & LABORATORY COMPONENTS For a 2 unit lec with 1 unit lab/design Lecture Laboratory For a 3 unit lec with 2 unit lab/design Lecture Laboratory

For a 2 unit lec with 2 unit lab/design Lecture Laboratory

c.

67% 33% 100% 60% 40% 100%

50% 50% 100%

Encoding of Grades c.1. Schedule for the encoding of grades will be as usual, as provided for by the Office of the Registrar. c.2. Grades of lecture & laboratory should be fused before encoding by the faculty loaded such. c.3. Faculty members should post the list of exempted students after the pre-final exam. c.4.The pre-final grades will be encoded together with the semestral grade, as scheduled by the Office of the Registrar.

d. Remedial Exams d.1. A semestral grade that is equal to or greater than 65 but less than 70, will be given remedial exam. d.1.1. The remedial exam is a pass or fail exam. d.1.2. A semestral grade of 3.0 will be given in passing the remedial exam and 5.0 will be given for failing it. d.2. The remedial exam should be administered prior to the encoding of the semestral grade. e. Make-up Exam, Quiz, or other Requirements e.1. Special exam/make-up exam shall be allowed for the following reason(s): e.1.1. Illness or injury caused by accident evidenced by a medical certificate.

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e.1.2.Death of a family member (grandparent, parent, guardian, sibling, spouse, or child). e.1.3. Force majeure e.2. Guidelines for giving make-up exam, quiz, or other requirements e.2.1.Students are given five (5) working days to show proof of their excuse(s). e.2.2.Students shall be required to take the exam immediately after the reason was verified to be valid. e.2.3. If a student failed to comply he/she will be given a score of “0” for the exam, unless for a verified valid reason where the student will be given consideration to take the exam on a scheduled date prior to the enrollment period for the next semester, or else a grade of 5.0 will be issued. e.2.4.The concerned faculty shall provide the College/ Department a copy of the special exam, which shall be administered by the Dean or Chair for the comprehensive final exam. f. “No Grade” Policy f.1. “No grade” may be given only in output-based subjects (e.g. thesis or its equivalent, and internship). f.2. A student is given a period of one year to comply with the course requirement(s). Noncompliance shall be accorded a grade of 5.0 after the prescribed period have lapsed. g. Academic Honors g.1. Academic honors are based on the general weighted average. Academic Honor Summa Cum Laude Magna Cum Laude Cum Laude

GWA Requirement ≤ 1.24 ≤ 1.49 ≤ 1.74

g.2. To qualify for honors the student must meet the following conditions: g.2.1. Is a regular student taking 100% of the regular semestral load g.2.2. Have not failed nor dropped any subject g.2.3. Have not been charged of any disciplinary case g.3. Any deviation(s) will be given the highest honor of “academic merit award” g.4. Awarding honors to transferees g.4.1. A transferee should at least have taken 75% of the required credits in his course to qualify for the “academic merit award”.

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h. Grade Point Equivalent Semestral Grade 100 99 98 97 96 95 94 93 92 91 90 89 88 87 86 85 84 83 82 81 80 79 78 77 76 75 74 73 72 71 70 <70

Grade Point Equivalent

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1.00

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Description

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5.00

F DR NG

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7. Student Academic Status and Classification a. Probationary Status a.1.Probationary status is given to a student who has academic deficiency of 30% or more of enrolled academic units at the end of a given semester. Grades of 5.0 (Failed), 6.0 (Dropped) or equivalent in percentage, are included in the determination of academic deficiency. a.2.Incomplete grades shall be counted accumulated academic deficiency.

as

part

of the

a.3. A student on probation is subject to the following restrictions: a.3.1. Can enroll a maximum of 15 academic units or a maximum of 70% of the regular load during a term. Theology subject is excluded in the counting of the allowed maximum units. Students who are on their terminal semester may be allowed to enroll more units, but subject to the approval of the Department Chairperson/Dean. a.3.2. Can be disqualified: â&#x20AC;˘To apply or continue holding office as editor and staff member of any official student school paper â&#x20AC;˘To apply or continue holding office as officer in AUSG, RSO or any of the school organizations or societies including class organizations. a.4. A student will be placed on probation on a semester immediately succeeding a term when the deficiencies are incurred during which period he/she shall undertake to clear all academic deficiencies. a.5. Summer term is considered an extension of the second semester of the regular school year. A student may be granted an extended probationary status for a maximum of one semester upon recommendation of the Department Chairperson and approval of the Dean. b. Academic Exclusion b.1. A student on probation who does not pass all subjects previously failed, or who is unable to clear his probationary status within the required period granted, shall be excluded from enrollment in his/her program, or from the University. c. Leave of Absence

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c.1. A student who does not intend to enroll the following semester is required to file a Leave of Absence at the Registrarâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office. The application for Leave of Absence shall indicate the reasons for the leave, the intended duration and a declaration that the student shall not enroll in any other school for the duration of the leave. c.2. Failure to file leave of absence shall have the following effects: The period covered by the studentâ&#x20AC;&#x;s absence shall continue to be counted towards his/her Maximum Allowable Residence (MAR), which is equal to the required number of years to complete the course multiplied by 1.5. Official leave of absence shall not include in counting the years of residency. If a new curriculum is implemented during his absence, he shall be required to follow the new curriculum, if his absence extends more than two school years after the implementation of the new curriculum and the phase out of the old curriculum. c.3. Students on Leave of Absence may be re-admitted by the Registrar upon recommendation of the Department Chairperson/Dean, and subject to terms and conditions as may be imposed by the college. d. Classification of Students d.1.Classification by Year. Students shall be classified by curriculum year based on the number of credits already earned, and in accordance with curriculum standards where students are enrolled in. Reference date shall be the start of the school year. d.2. Classification by Semestral Load. Students with more than fifteen units load shall be classified as Fulltime students, while students with fifteen units or less shall be classified as Part-time students. Reference shall be on a semestral basis. d.3. Enrollment of Part-time students with less than 15 units load per semester is discouraged. 8. Student Attendance a. Every student is required to attend no less than 80 % of required contact hours in a given subject to earn the corresponding units.

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The number of contact hours allowed for absences should not exceed 20% of the required. a. As a guide in determining the number of contact hours per subject, a one-unit lecture subject requires 18 contact hours, and a one unit laboratory subject requires 54 contact hours. For subjects with lecture and laboratory components, contact hours are the combined equivalent. Absences incurred within the allowed hours of absence will not exempt the student from complying with the requirements of the subject. c. Any student who accumulates absences more than the maximum number of hours allowed in a subject: c.1. Is disqualified from earning any unit for the subject. c.2. Is dropped from the class with a final mark of 6.0 (DROPPED) if he dropped officially. c.3. Is given a grade of 5.0 (Failed) if he is failing at the time of the last tolerated absence and failed to drop officially. d. Parents or guardians will be notified of the excessive absences incurred by the student through the Guidance Office or by an office designated by proper administrative authority. e. Student Tardiness e.1. Three (3) incidences of tardiness of the student shall be equivalent to one (1) absence e.2. A student who comes to class within 15 minutes for a 1-hour class, 20 minutes for 1.5-hour class and 30 minutes or more for a two-hour class shall be marked late. Counting of minutes is based at the start of the official class schedule. e.3. A student who comes to class after the allowed time for tardiness shall be marked absent. f. Academic Activities or Subject Matter Missed By Students f.1. Academic activities including tests, quizzes and lessons missed by a student on account of absence or tardiness may be substituted with appropriate make-up at the discretion of the teacher. f.2. Assignments, research papers and other academic activities assigned by the teacher during the absence of the student shall be submitted or complied with by the student under the same conditions given to the class. The student is expected to be responsible to know what he missed during his absence.

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B.2. Academic Administration Policies 1. Overload a. The Department Chairperson/Dean may allow students who are on their terminal semester to enroll up to six (6) lecture units in excess of the regular load. For compelling reasons accepted by the Department Chairman/Dean, enrollment in 3 Laboratory subjects may be allowed provided the total units shall not exceed 21. b. The Chairperson shall endorse an application for overload to the Dean‟s Office based on his assessment of the ability of the student to take up subjects in excess of the regular load. c. Unless another schedule is announced by the Registrar, applications for overload for the next semester may be filed at the Registrar‟s Office beginning one week before the final examinations. d. Students applying for overload shall accomplish the Request for Overload Form (AdU Form No. 22) provided by the Academic Departments and they shall follow procedures and requirements as indicated in the said form. 2. Cross-Enrollment a. Students are given permission to cross-enroll the required subjects in other Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) for the following reasons: a.1. The subject required by a student is phased out. a.2. The student is graduating and the subject is not currently offered during the semester and no equivalent subject could be found from the current subject offerings in his/her college and in other colleges within the University. b. Cross enrollment shall be allowed in schools, which are members of the South Manila Inter-Institutional Consortium Schools, or those that have been granted accredited status by PAASCU or PACU-COA, or granted deregulated or autonomous status by CHED. c. Students who wish to cross-enroll shall accomplish Request to Cross-Enroll Form (AdU Form12) available at the Registrar‟s Office. They shall follow the procedures and fulfill the requirements as indicated in the form.

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3. Petition for Regular Class a. Petition is a process whereby students may officially request for the opening of a regular class of a subject included in a curriculum. Request shall be made through accomplishing the AdU SCS Form No. 30 (Petition Form). b. During summer, the minimum number of students for a petitioned class is 25, while in a regular semester, the minimum number of students is 30. Request to open a new class shall be recommended by the Dean/Department Chair and approved by the Registrar. c. Once the petitioned class becomes official, students who signed up for its opening shall not be allowed to drop the subject unless the petition was discontinued/cancelled by the college/department. 4. Petition for Tutorial Class a. A petitioned subject with less than the minimum number of students required is considered a tutorial class. Sections of offsemester subjects with enrollees below the minimum number required are considered tutorial classes and shall be charged as such. b. Students who signed up for a petitioned or tutorial class shall not be allowed to withdraw from the class once it becomes official. The department should inform students about this condition before they sign-up. c. Students shall accomplish Form AdU SCS Form No. 29 (Petition for Tutorial Class Form) for the petition of tutorial classes and shall follow procedures and fulfill requirements as per instructions indicated in the form. 5. Dissolved Subjects a. Sections of off-semester subjects with less than 30 enrollees shall be dissolved by the Registrar or at the request of the college/department, shall be retained as tutorial classes and be charged as such. b. Dissolved sections are automatically deleted from the master list of sections. Students from these sections shall be included in other sections.

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6. Fused Subjects The Dean/Department Chairperson should determine the sections to be fused based on the following criteria: a. Sections with the same subject code, subject title, number of units and with the same schedule. If the schedules are not the same, the schedule of the retained section shall be followed. b.

Students enrolled in a dissolved section will be accommodated in other sections. If the student decides not to take the subject, it should be dropped through accomplishing the AdU SCS Form No. 27.

c.

The combined number of students should not exceed the standard class size of a regular section.

7. “INCLUSION” of Students in Class Lists a. Inclusion is the process of enlisting the name of a student in a class after the enrollment period. Inclusion period is within two (2) class meetings after the release of the first class list by the Registrar. The process is carried out by filling out the inclusion form. b. Inclusion shall be encoded at the Office of the Registrar upon approval of the Department Chairperson/Dean. Student will present his/her copy of approved inclusion form to the teacher when he/she reports to the class. 8. Dropping of Subjects without Records a. No record will appear in the Permanent Student Record if a subject enrolled is officially dropped within three days after the start of classes as scheduled in the School Calendar or as determined by the Registrar. b. AdU Form No. 4 (pink) is accomplished when dropping without record and student shall follow procedures indicated in the form. 9. Dropping of Subjects with Records a. A student receives a grade of 6.0 or “DROPPED” if dropping is done before MID-TERM examination. b. AdU Form No. 4 (white) is accomplished for dropping with record and student shall follow procedures indicated in the form.

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10. Transfer A student who intends to transfer to another school must apply for Transfer Credentials (AdU Form 10) at the Registrarâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office. He/She shall be required to submit a duly accomplished clearance and surrender his/her school I.D. The transfer credentials consist of: a. True Copy of Grades (Transcript of Records shall be forwarded upon the request of the accepting school) b. Certificate of Good Moral Character c. Certificate of Transfer A student involved in a disciplinary case shall not be issued a certificate of good moral character. 11. Change of Course or Major a.

A student may apply to shift to another program offered within the University after completing at least one semester of his current course.

b. Shifting to other courses shall be approved by the mother Department or College and by the accepting Department or College. The appropriate Change of Major/Course form (AdU Form No. 5) shall be accomplished. c. Changing of course or major more than twice shall not be allowed. d. A student academically excluded from one course but not from the University may be legible to change his course or major. 12. Academic Awards and Honors a. Graduation with Academic Distinction Three categories are awarded for superior academic achievement leading to the bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x;s degree. This honor, based upon graduation grade-point average (GPA), becomes part of the official record, is awarded upon graduation and appears on the transcript and diploma of the recipient. a.1. Undergraduate Level Summa Cum Laude 1.00 to 1.29 Lowest Grade Allowed is 2.0

Magna Cum Laude 1.30 to 1.49 Lowest Grade Allowed is 2.30

Cum Laude 1.5 to 1.69 Lowest Grade Allowed is 2.60

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With Distinction: GWA of at least 1.69 but has significant disqualifications. In the undergraduate level, all subjects taken are included in the computation of GPA .If the GPA is within the range required for Summa Cum Laude or Magna Cum Laude, but has incurred a grade much lower than the allowed for these honors, the next honor will be awarded. Example: GPA is 1.29 but has grade/s below 2.0, Magna Cum Laude will be awarded instead of Summa Cum Laude. a.2. Graduate Level Meritissimus 1.00 to 1.10 Lowest Grade Allowed is 1.20

Benemeritus 1.11 to 1.20 Lowest Grade Allowed is 1.30

NOTE: With Distinction: GPA of at least 1.20 but has significant disqualifications. In the Graduate Level, students with deferred grades in their Oral Defense will automatically get a grade not higher than 1.50. If the GPA is within the range required for Meritissimus or Benemeritus but has incurred a grade much lower than the allowed for these honors, the next honor will be awarded. Example: GPA is 1.10 but has grade/s below 1.2, Benemeritus will be awarded instead of Meritissimus. b. Academic Awards Honors are also bestowed in recognition of outstanding academic achievement. They are awarded to every undergraduate student, who attains the required proficiency and whose exemplary performance merits special attention. b.1. Dean‟s List A full time student who obtains a weighted average of 1.69 or above in a semester may be included in the Dean‟s List of Honor Students which is compiled at the end of each semester. He receives a letter from the Dean notifying him of his citation for distinguished scholarship. A part-time student is eligible for inclusion in the Dean‟s List after an accumulation of eighteen units of superior academic work. b.2. Awards Candidates eligible for the Bachelor‟s Degree may receive distinction awards under the following conditions:

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At least one-half of the total number of academic units prescribed for graduation has been completed in Adamson University. All College academic units are included in the weighted average whether earned in Adamson University or in other institutions and whether the subjects taken are required for the particular degree or not. The moral character of the candidate is found to be beyond reproach. b.3. Loyalty Award. A student who has completed his entire schooling from the first grade to baccalaureate at Adamson University is given a Loyalty Award. 13. Academic Infractions a. Any violation of the Code of Academic Integrity by any student is considered a grave offense punishable by expulsion. Any sanction lower than expulsion may be considered subject to approval by the University President. b. Any person who allegedly committed academic infractions shall be given chance to explain and defend his side in accordance with policies and procedures of the University on due process. c. In the case of students, an incident report shall be submitted by the teacher or concerned personnel to the Department Chairperson or Dean of the affected student specifying the date, time, subject and nature of offense. The Academic Dean shall handle the cases involving students. In the case of faculty members or academic and co-academic employees, complaints or charges shall be handled by the Human Resource Development Office in accordance with established rules and procedures. In the case of academic officers, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs shall assume jurisdiction.

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C. REGISTRATION AND ENROLLMENT C.1. FRESHMEN STUDENTS University Entrance Exam (UEE) Requirements: 1. 4 pcs. 2 x 2 ID pictures 2. Photocopy of Form 138 (HS Report Card) 3. Entrance Examination Fee Enrollment Requirements and Procedures (One-Stop-Shop): Student applicants who passed the University Entrance Examination (UEE) shall submit the following requirements upon enrollment and follow the corresponding procedures: Requirements UEE Result 4 pcs. 2 x 2 ID pictures Form 138 (original copy) Original Copy of Certificate of Good Moral Character signed by the Principal or Guidance Counselor Original Copy of Birth Certificate from the National Statistics Office (NSO) Letter of Application for student applicants not enrolled in college for a period of one year or more after high school graduation)

Procedures 1. Get UEE result at Admission Section. 2. Submit credentials to the Admission Section and accomplish registration forms and information sheet. 3. Report to the Department Chairperson/College Dean for interview (for programs with board examination and conditional UEE result). 4. Proceed to Admission Section for submission of information sheet, down payment, issuance of certificate of enrollment, and ID picture taking. 5. Proceed to the University Store for the school uniform. 6. Attend freshmen orientation with a parent or guardian as scheduled.

C.2. READMISSION/RETURNING STUDENTS Enrollment Requirements and Procedures: 1. Secure clearances from the following offices: Registrarâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office Finance Department (Window B) Library (Main) Office for Student Affairs (OSA-Discipline) 2. Proceed to the Department/College concerned to complete the readmission form. 3. Proceed to enrollment.

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C.3. TRANSFEREES Admission Requirements: 1. 4 pcs. 2 x 2 ID pictures 2. Letter of Application 3. Certified True Copy of Grades 4. Endorsement from the Dean/Department Chairperson for Entrance Examination 5. Entrance Examination Fee 6. Honorable Dismissal/Transfer Credentials Enrollment Requirements and Procedures: Incoming transferees who passed the UEE shall submit the following requirements and follow the corresponding procedures: Requirements Procedures 1. Get UEE result at the Admission UEE Result Office. 2 pcs. 2 x 2 ID pictures Original Copy of Certificate of 2. Proceed to the respective Department/College for interview Good Moral Character from and evaluation of subjects taken previous School from the previous school. Certified True Copy of 3. Submission of evaluated school Grades credentials, accomplished Student Application Letter Information Sheet (Form 1), and Honorable Dismissal/Transfer enrollment form at the Admission Credentials Section, and settle downpayment at the Cashierâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office. 4. Get subjects, sections, and schedule posted at the ST Quadrangle. 5. If NSTP subjects were taken, proceed directly to the respective Department, for advising of subjects to be enrolled. If not, go first to the NSTP Office, before proceeding to the respective Department for advising 6. Proceed to Computer Laboratory 3 at the ST Building, ground floor for the encoding of subjects. Present the approved green registration form to the Laboratory Supervisor. Get Certificate of Enrollment after encoding. 7. Apply for school ID at the Admissionâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office. Present information sheet. 9. Proceed to the University Store to claim 1 set of school and PE uniform. 10. Attend freshmen orientation with parents or guardian as scheduled.

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C.4. COLLEGE OF LAW Admission Requirements: 1. 2 pcs. 2 x 2 pictures 2. Official Transcript of Records (Bachelor‟s Degree) 3. Application Letter 4. Letter of Recommendation from former professors 5. Entrance Examination Fee Enrollment Requirements and Procedures: Student applicants who passed the UEE shall submit the following requirements and follow the corresponding procedures: Requirements 2 pcs 2 x 2 ID pictures UEE Result Certificate of Good Moral Character from previous School Original Transcript of Records Transfer Credentials Application Letter

Procedures 1. Submit credentials to the Office of the College of Law. 2. Accomplish Information Sheet and settle down payment at the Cashier‟s Office. 3. Get subjects, sections and schedules at the posting area. 4. Accomplish Advising Form and subject checklist approved and signed by the Adviser and secure a copy. 5. Go to ID Section for school ID processing. 6. Proceed to assigned Computer Laboratory for encoding of subjects and for the computerized registration form.

C.5. GRADUATE SCHOOL Admission Requirements: 1. 2 pcs. 2 x 2 ID pictures 2. Official Transcript of Records (Bachelor‟s Degree) 3. Application Letter 4. Letter of Recommendation from former professors 5. Entrance Examination Fee Enrollment Requirements and Procedures: Applicants who passed the UEE shall submit the following requirements and follow the corresponding procedures:

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Requirements 2 pcs 2 x 2 ID pictures UEE Result Certificate of Good Moral Character from previous School Original Transcript of Records Transfer Credentials Application Letter

Procedure 1. Submit credentials to the Office of the Graduate School. 2. Refer to steps 2-5 for enrollment procedures for the College of Law. 3. Proceed to respective Department for interview and evaluation of subjects taken from the former school.

C.6. CROSS-ENROLLEES Admission Requirements: 1. Non-Consortium Member School a. 4 pcs. 2 x 2 pictures b. Permit to Cross-Enroll from mother school c. Accomplished Adamson University Application Form to CrossEnroll 2. Consortium Member School a. 2 pcs. 2 x 2 pictures b. Permit to Cross-Enroll from mother school c. Accomplished Adamson University Application Form to CrossEnroll Enrollment Requirements and Procedure: A cross-enrollee from another College or University is allowed to enroll for a period of one (1) semester provided that he/she presents a valid permit granted by the school where he/she is enrolled. Non-Consortium Member School After completing the requirements, a cross-enrollee follows the same enrollment procedures for old students. Consortium Member School After completing the requirements, a cross-enrollee follows the same enrollment procedures for old students. Payment of tuition fee should be based and done in the host school. C.7. FOREIGN STUDENTS Admission Requirements: 1. Application Letter addressed to the Registrar with waiver letter not to take any advance units 2. Six (6) copies of the Personal History Statement (PHS) in English and in national alphabet accomplished and signed by the applicant, accompanied by personal seal, if nay, original photo and original left and right thumbprints affixed thereat

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3. Two (2) sets of Official Transcript of Records/Scholastic Records, duly authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate in the applicant‟s country of origin or legal residence, “SEEN AND NOTED” stamp is not acceptable 4. Two (2) sets of notarized Affidavit of Support and Proof of Adequate Financial Support to cover expenses for student‟s accommodation and subsistence, school dues, and other incidental expenses (Bank Statement) 5. Two (2) sets of Certificate of Good Moral Character from the Principal or School Head of the Institution where last attended. 6. Two (2) sets of photocopy of passport pages where name, photo, and birth date appear 7. Four (4) pcs. 2 x 2 ID pictures 8. Acceptance Fee 9. University Entrance Examination (UEE) Enrollment Requirements and Procedures: Must first write or consult the Office of the Registrar, Foreign Section. After the formal application and requirements are accomplished, the student qualifies for registration, and a Notice of Acceptance will be issued to him. Pay the Acceptance Fee Settle the down payment at the Cashier‟s Office, then follow the same enrollment procedures for new students.

C.8. OLD STUDENTS Enrollment Requirements and Procedure: Requirements Procedure 1. Proceed to Cashier‟s Office for Copy of grades (for advising) payment. 2. Go to respective Department for advising. 3. Present the payment receipt to the adviser to get advising form and subject checklist 4. Accomplish the forms 5. Return forms to the Adviser who will assign block section number 6. Sign in the control list for block section 7. Proceed to the Department or advising area for the releasing of the computerized registration form.

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C.9. IRREGULAR STUDENTS Enrollment Requirements and Procedure: Requirements Procedure 1. Proceed to the Cashierâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office for Copy of grades (for advising) payment. 2. Go to respective department for advising. 3. Present the payment receipt to the adviser to get advising form and subject checklist 4. Accomplish the forms. 5. Return forms to the Adviser for approval of selected students. 6. Proceed to the assigned Computer Laboratory with the approved advising form for the encoding of schedule. 7. If there will be changes in the approved subjects, secure the approval of the adviser. If none, wait for the release of the computerized registration form. SPECIAL RECOGNIZABLE TRANSACTIONS: 1. Not part of the curriculum Present enrollment form as endorsed by the Computer Laboratory Supervisor. If subject to be encoded needs the approval of the Dean and Chairperson, a letter of approval is required. 2. Pre-requisite not taken. Present enrollment form as endorsed by the Computer Laboratory Supervisor. Present a TCG of the previous semesters for verification. 3. Subject already taken (re-enroll subjects) Present enrollment form with endorsement from the Student Record Evaluator and Laboratory Supervisor. 4. Simultaneous/Overload Present enrollment form together with simultaneous/overload form as approved by the Chairperson, Dean and the Registrar. 5. Transferees Present enrollment forms together with the accomplished Information Sheet and newly assigned Student Number issued by the Admission Office.

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6. Cross-Enrollees Present enrollment form together with the Information Sheet and newly assigned student number issued by the Admission Office. In case of consortium, the student must secure clearance from Cashier‟s Office. 7. Shiftees Present enrollment form. Present approved shifting form. 8. Graduate of another course. Present enrollment form with the information sheet issued by the Admission Office. 9. Student Number not found. Student must present registration form with endorsement by the Laboratory Supervisor. 10. Academic Probation Students present registration form and academic clearance from their respective Deans/Chair before enrolling subjects not more than 15 units.

WITHDRAWAL OF CREDENTIALS AND ENROLLMENT Students who withdraw their enrollment within one week after the start of classes will have their credentials returned. Those who withdraw after two weeks from the start of classes are advised to apply for transfer credentials, instead. Accordingly, as to the CHED guidelines, the student is charged the full payment of fees if he/she withdraws after two (2) weeks of classes. LOAD REVISION (Inclusion, Deletion and Dropping of Subjects) Load revision considers inclusion, deletion and dropping of subjects without record by the students, affords the opportunity to revise and arrange their schedules during enrollment except when enrolled in block sections. PROCEDURES: The student gets Load Revision form from the Scheduling Section (Registrar‟s Office). Inclusion is done in the department where subject is offered. Student control number for each subject included must be written in the adviser‟s form reference. Inclusion is allowed if:  A change in load is due to dissolved subject.  A student who takes an underload is advised to take additional subjects.

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The department must approve substitute or additional subject. Student may check enrollment in kiosks at ST lobby after the inclusion period.

DROPPING AND PETITION OF SUBJECTS Dropping of Subjects: 1. Dropping of subject without record of enrollment A student may drop the subject without record of enrollment one week after the start of classes. Consult the Dean/Chairperson of the Department concerned. Ask the approval of the Registrar, and; Reported with an appropriate form to the Cashier‟s and Registrar‟s Offices, within the first week of classes. 2. Dropping of subject with record of enrollment Noted by the Instructor of every subject Acknowledged by the Dean, Chairperson and professor concerned. Ask the approval of the Registrar, and ; Report with an appropriate form to the Cashier‟s and the Registrar‟s Offices. Subjects not officially dropped at any time of the school terms are considered failure and marked 5.0, and will be recorded in the student permanent record book. Subjects are officially dropped if applied before the mid-term examination and are given a grade of “DROPPED” (6.0). Petition of Subjects: The student should go to the Department for advising. The student should present ID for identification. The student should sign the petition sheet. Students who signed are considered “enrolled”. The student should get the approved petition from the respective concerned Department. STUDENT RANKING For administrative purposes, students enrolled in the University are classified according to progress towards graduation as follows: st

Freshman. A student is classified as 1 year if he/she has passed the total st number of academic units required in the 1 year. nd

Sophomore. A student is classified as 2 year if he/she has passed the total st nd number of academic units required in the 1 and 2 years of his/her course.

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Junior. A student is classified as 3 year if he/she has passed the total number st nd rd of academic units required in the 1 , 2 , and 3 years of his/her course with NSTP completed. th

Senior. A student is classified as 4 year if he/she has passed the total number st nd rd th of academic units required in the 1 , 2 , 3 and 4 years of his/her course with NSTP completed. th

Terminal, A student is classified as 5 year if he/she has passed the total st nd rd th th number of academic units required in the 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 and 5 years of his/her course with NSTP completed.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS As a general rule, no student should be allowed to graduate unless, he or she complies with all academic, non-academic, and other requirements imposed by the University for graduation. This specifically pertains to the following: obtaining passing grades in all subjects in the curriculum, complying with the National Service Training Program (NSTP) requirements, and completing all admissions requirements â&#x20AC;&#x201C; including Form 137 or Transcript of Records (TOR) from the School of last attendance and Certified Photocopy of Birth Certificate from National Statistics Office (NSO). A student who expects to graduate in a given semester is encouraged to apply for an evaluation of his/her academic records two months before the end of the school term that precedes the semester of his/her graduation. A candidate for graduation must file an official application for his/her graduation in the Office of the Registrar before the Mid-Term Examination of his/her last Semester in the University. Other requirements for graduation are the following: 1. In general, a minimum of one school yearâ&#x20AC;&#x;s residence, that is 36 units of credit and 2/3 of the work in the major field must have been completed at Adamson University. Particular departments have certain special requirements. 2. A statement of clearance from all financial obligations with the University. 3. A statement of clearance from OSA-Discipline that the student concerned has no pending civil, criminal, disciplinary or administrative case. 4. Student should apply for True Copy of Grades for evaluation of grades. 5. Fill up an application form for graduation to be submitted to the Registrarâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office in their respective course. 6. A student with incomplete grades will not be allowed to attend the Commencement Exercises. 7. A student is required to attend the graduation recollection and orientation as scheduled. 8. A candidate for graduation should follow the required attire. 9. The graduation fee is included in the Final Assessment.

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ISSUANCE OF SCHOOL CREDENTIALS Transcript of Records (graduate/undergraduate) Diploma True Copy of Grades Transfer Credentials Certificate of Graduation and other certificates These credentials will be issued only after a student has cleared all his/her financial obligations to the University and from the Office for Student Affairs.

D. FINANCE POLICIES D.1. Assessment of Fees Temporary assessment of tuition and other school fees shall be provided to students upon enrollment. Corrections and adjustments in enrollment should be done within ONE (1) week from the official start of classes at the Registrarâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office. After this period, corrections and adjustments in enrollment and the computerized assessed fees shall not be entertained anymore. Students are advised to secure the final assessment of fees from the Students Accounts Section, Finance Department, for review to ensure their correctness. Graduation fees are included in the final assessment of fees for graduating students. Graduating students are advised to fully settle their outstanding balances at the Tellerâ&#x20AC;&#x;s counters, Cash Management Office, prior to the final examination period. The Cash Management Office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on a Saturday prior to the prelim, mid-term and final examinations period to facilitate payment. Pre-assessment of fees for some other purposes should be applied for in writing at the Finance Department for a fee of P50. D.2. Verification Terminals The students can verify their account balances at the verification terminals located near the main entrance of Cardinal Santos (CS) and St. Theresa (ST) Buildings.

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D.3. Tutorial Fees An off-semester subject with a class size of less than 30 students and summer classes of less than 25 students are considered tutorial classes. (Please refer to the detailed academic policies on petition for tutorial class.) Deadline for petition to open tutorial classes and approval is two weeks prior to prelim exams. A student signing in a tutorial class petition form automatically enters into an agreement with his co-petitioners to share equally the additional (tutorial) fees to make up the 30 students to a class for a semester, and 25 students in summer. The lesser the numbers of students, the greater is the tutorial fee. Tutorial classes are expensive and students are advised to compute/know the fee. The formula for computing the tutorial fee is: Tutorial fee = 30 less the actual number of students x number of units x rate/unit Actual number of students Regular Class Size Semester Summer

Undergraduate 30 25

Law School 20 15

Regular Class Size Semester/Summer

Graduate School 7 for MBA, MA in Education 5 for PhD, MEP,MIT, MSP,MS in Mgt Engineering, MS Chem

D.4. Terms of Payment a. Cash Basis A student paying the school fees in full upon enrollment enjoys two percent (2%) discount based on tuition fees. b. Installment Basis Down payment, payable in cash upon enrollment, is about 25% of the total school fees based on the incoming freshmen rate. The balance of school fees after the down payment may be settled monthly (PAY LITE PROGRAM), or over the three (3) periodical exams: the prelim, midterm and final exams. The amount due should be paid one week before the examination period.

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D.5. Modes of Payment a. Over the Tellersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Counter at the Cash Management Office b Thru ATM (PNB) A student can secure an ATM account with PNB, UN Avenue (formerly San Marcelino Branch), at a minimum deposit of P500. Parents and students can pay school fees anytime and anywhere in the Philippines thru the ATM account. Parents can also send allowances to their students thru this account. An ATM terminal is provided by PNB inside the campus for the convenience and security of the students when withdrawing money. c. OFW-Sponsored Payments Students, whose parents/sponsors are overseas workers, can apply for the Overseas Remittance Program of the Philippine National Bank (PNB) with Adamson University. The overseas parent/sponsor can remit the payment directly to the Adamson account thru the remittance program. d. Promissory Note In special cases, a student, who is unable to pay his due account, can secure a promissory note from the Cash Management Office, Finance Department. The note may be secured by a post-dated check, which the due date should not be beyond two (2) weeks after the examination period. The note should be signed by the parents/guardian, and approved by the Comptroller or the Director, Cash Management Office Once a postdated check (PDC), intended for prelim exams, is dishonored on due date, the issuer/student is no longer allowed to issue a PDC for the midterm exams. A service charge of P300 shall be imposed for every dishonored check. The approved promissory note shall serve as the permit to take the exams. D.6. Discounts & Scholarships Discounts on tuition fees granted to siblings, CBA, academic and other scholars should be applied every semester. Application for discounts shall be filed during enrollment. The birth certificate or baptismal certificate (if birth certificate is not immediately available) shall be attached to the application form for sibling discount for the initial application.

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An extension shall be granted to a maximum period of two (2) weeks after the official start of classes. D.7. Outside-Sponsored Scholarships The student presents the original copy of the proof of his scholarship to the Students Accounts Section, Finance Department. The scholar is responsible for following up the update of his account with his sponsor. D.8. Refunds a. Full Dropping of Subjects 1. To be entitled to a refund, the withdrawal of enrollment should be done during enrollment period. 2. If classes have already started, the student will be charged 10% or 20% of the total school fees if withdrawal of enrollment is within the first week or second week of classes, respectively. The excess payment after the charge is refundable. 3. For withdrawals on the third week of classes, the charge will be full. 4. For withdrawals during enrollment due to lack of subjects/dissolved subjects, the charge is only P100 for old students and P500 for freshmen. Excess payment is refundable. 5. For withdrawals due to justifiable reasons like death, illness, accidents and the like, the charge is proportionate up to the month of notice of withdrawal, or up to the last attendance as determined by the approving office. Presentation of supporting documents is required. (Example: death certificate, medical certificate, hospital billing, official receipts and the like) b. Partial Dropping of Subjects Subjects dropped within the â&#x20AC;&#x153;dropping without recordâ&#x20AC;? period are of charge. Beyond this period, it will be charged in full.

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PAY LITE PROGRAM Installment Basis Down payment, settled in cash upon enrollment, is about 25% of the total school fees based on the incoming freshmen rate. The balance of school fees after the down payment may be paid monthly (PAY LITE PROGRAM) or over the three (3) periodical exams: the prelim, midterm and final exams. The amount due should be paid one week before the examination period.

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II. STUDENT LIFE Adamson Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x;s central mission is the facilitation of the learning process for all students and the cultivation of an environment which enriches and supports learning and personal development. The campus atmosphere that the University provides for students, exercises a decisive influence that extends beyond lectures, classes or the laboratory. In its commitment to give quality education, the University relies on both of its excellent educational resources and co-academic venues in which the development of values, character, creativity and leadership skills are being addressed.

A. STUDENT SERVICES A.1. Library Services The library exists primarily to serve the library and information needs of the students and faculty of the University. Since it is designated for the use of all, it must necessarily operate within the framework of regulations. These are designed to facilitate rather than restrict the services of the library. Libraries are strictly for individual research and study. Loud conversations are not allowed. Eating, drinking, sleeping, smoking, littering and loitering are strictly prohibited. Cellphone must be in silent mode. Plate making, charging of laptop/cell phones, watching movies and games are strictly prohibited. Library Hours Section/Branch Main/Leandro MontaĂąana, CM Library (LM) Bldg. Archives (Ground Floor, SV Bldg.) Grad. School Library (Ground Floor, SV Bldg.) Law Library (Ground Floor, SV Bldg.)

Regular Semester 8 am-8 pm; Mon to Fri 8 am-1 pm ;Saturday (8 am-5 pm Saturday during major exams)

Summer 8 am-7 pm Mon to Fri

8 am-5 pm; Mon to Fri

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1-8 pm Mon to Fri 8 am-8 pm; Saturday

1-8 pm Mon to Fri

9 am-9 pm; Mon to Fri 9 am-8 pm; Saturday

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Library Registration To register, a student must present his computerized schedule for validation to the Librarian. Library Procedure 1. Entrance/Exit Every user must present his/her currently validated AdU ID upon entry. NO IDENTIFICATION CARD, NO ENTRY. All users are required to deposit all personal belongings, including bags, briefcases, binders, and personal books at the Bags Counter and bring their wallets, calculators, cell phones and jewelry with them. The Librarians are not liable for the loss of any of these items. Depository number tags should not be brought outside the library premises. Lost tags shall be replaced at cost (Php50.00). Readers leaving the library are required to present their things for inspection at the Control Counter. 2. Borrowing Regulations A valid AdU ID must be presented in order to borrow and return any library material. Borrowers are requested to print their names and student number legibly on the book card, and give it to the Library Staff. A maximum of two (2) circulation books may be borrowed for one (1) week at a time, renewable if not in demand. Reserved books may be borrowed for room use on an hourly basis, and may be renewed if not requested by another borrow. One (1) reserved and one (1) Filipiniana book may be borrowed for overnight use from 5:00 p.m., and must be returned at 9:00 a.m. the following day. Non-Circulating Material 1. Architecture, Nursing, Periodicals, General Reference and Pharmacy collection are strictly for library/room use and photocopy only. 2. Theses and Special Collections are strictly for library use only. Penalties Delinquent borrowers (undergraduates) will be charged for the following fines for overdue materials: Php2.00 per hour per book in the reserved collection, Php2.00 per day per book for circulation materials and Php10.00 per hour per item for AV materials. Theft and mutilation of library property are subject to disciplinary action, aside from the suspension of library privileges. A lost or damaged book may either be replaced with the same title or another related title subject to the approval of the Director of Library Services or paid at a cost based on the current market price of the book,

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shipping fee plus a processing fee of Php50.00 and the accrued fines if there are any. Payments for overdue fines and lost library materials shall be made at the Cashierâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office. Receipt for any payment made must be presented to the section/ librarian where the book is borrowed. A.2. Guidance, Counseling, Testing and Placement The Guidance Center provides a variety of academic, personal and career development services that will promote student success and progress toward attainment of educational goals. It delivers services related to non-classroom; individual based development services to students, and provides testing services as well as career and placement. The Center provides learning experiences, counseling and psychological activities to help students make the most of their time at the University. It is also a venue for them to sort out their concerns to enhance their wellbeing. Students are treated with respect and are seen as individuals with unique strengths and limitations. The Guidance Center protects individualâ&#x20AC;&#x;s right to privacy by keeping all information and appointments with students in strictest confidentiality. Students are encouraged to visit the respective Guidance offices located at: th CS - 4 floor and mezzanine; nd rd OZ - 2 and 3 floors; and st nd rd ST - 1 , 2 , and 3 floors. A.3. Student Orientation To build a community, every new student is welcome to the University. New students are initiated into the life of the University through the various orientation programs. The Office for Student Affairs (OSA) assists students by giving the proper University orientation as they enter the premises of the school. OSA acquaints new students with the physical set-up, the administrators and their roles, academic requirements, the rules and regulations of the University, and the different student services and the co-curricular activities for leadership and growth. Parents are asked to attend and participate as an acknowledgment of their role as primary educators of their children. A.4. Student Communication The proper and timely articulation of University policies and procedures is crucial to making student life more fruitful and meaningful. OSA provides regular student communication to ensure that they are informed, updated or reminded about the existing, recently approved or

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revised policies and procedures by posting announcements on various bulletin boards or distributing circulars. A.5. Information Dissemination It refers to all printed, mimeographed or photocopied materials published by students for campus circulation. Included are the different materials to announce or inform about activities on campus, e.g. posters and streamers Posting and Distribution All publications for posting and distribution should have prior clearance from the OSA. Publications must be properly signed (no initials or aliases are allowed). Advertisements of commodities related to education and community welfare, such as books, magazines, school equipment and supplies, wholesome foods and the like are welcome. No advertisements of liquor, cigars or cigarettes and other substances injurious to health, the environment, the safety and welfare of the people are allowed (Rule IV, Sec. 7a. DECS Regulation on Journalism Act. 1991). Only bulletin boards designated, as posting areas should be used for announcements. Walls are not to be used for postings. Announcements should be removed as soon as the activity is done. A.6. Medical and Dental Services A first-aid clinic is available to students for treatment of minor ailments and emergencies. Clinics are located at the following: Ground Floor, ST (St. Theresa‟s) Bldg

- 7 AM to 9 PM (Mon to Fri) - 7 AM to 3 PM (Sat excl Summer) Ground Floor, SV (St. Vincent) Bldg. - 7 AM to 9 PM (Mon to Fri) Ground Floor, CS (Cardinal Santos) Bldg.- 7 AM to 3 PM (Mon to Fri) Third Floor, OZ (Ozanam) Bldg. - 8 AM to 4 PM (Mon to Fri)

A.7. Campus Ministry Part of a person‟s integral development is provided by activities, plans and programs that promote value and faith formation and, growth in spiritual life. These programs exemplified by the Spirit of St. Vincent DePaul aim at creating a Catholic and Vincentian culture within the campus. The Campus Ministry Office (CMO) is a special place in the University where every Adamsonian may experience belongingness, affirmation, reconciliation, friendship & spiritual renewal. It organizes and facilitates activities that foster a sense of community and healing so that one may experience God‟s love and compassion.

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The Campus Ministry Office performs liturgical, pastoral, counseling, educational, prophetic and organizational functions. CMO programs and activities include liturgical and para-liturgical celebrations, recollections and retreats, psycho-spiritual, social and pastoral formations, advocacies, reception of sacraments, assistance to popular missions, vocation promotions, catechesis, popular devotions and prayers, seminars and forums on religious issues and Vincentian spirituality and youth activities. Vincentian Vocation Club The Vincentian Vocation Club is a community of young men, discerning to become Vincentian priests or lay brothers. A.8. Office for Vincentian Identity and Mission The Office for Vincentian Identity and Mission (OVIM) is a newly-revived office of Adamson University. After a lull for almost three years, it was reopened in May, 2008. It is directly under the University Presidentâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office. OVIM is primarily responsible for clarifying and disseminating the nature and philosophy of the Vincentian mission in contemporary society especially on their application to education, and integrating them into the programs of the University. Specifically, it promotes effective communication or dissemination of the Vincentian heritage, as well as, establishes linkages with other Vincentian institutions locally and abroad, for better understanding of how the Vincentian mission is translated into different life situations and cultures. The office houses the Vincentian print and audio visual materials of the University, and caters to the needs of students and staff as well. Initially, books in English, Spanish, French and Indonesian are available for those who would like to do research work and/or know more about St. Vincent de Paul. It is also in the process of coming up with a webpage that would provide more formation materials. OVIM runs parallel with the Vincentian Center for the AsiaPacific (VINCAP), a project of the Asia-Pacific Visitorsâ&#x20AC;&#x; Conference (APVC). Both have been merged and are working hand in hand, anchored on and oriented towards Vincentian charism, spirit, identity, and mission.

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A.9. Cultural Affairs Office The Cultural Affairs Office dedicates itself to presenting a wide variety of professional performing arts programs and events to the Adamson University community. Through its activities, a well-balanced non-formal education of culture and the arts are being promoted. The CAO consists of eight (8) performing groups: Adamson University Brass Band, Adamson University Acoustic Band, Adamson University Chorale, Adamson University Quartet, Adamson University Duet, Adamson University Folk Dance Troupe, Adamson University Jazz Group, and Adamson University Street Dance Troupe whose members are all trained to be excellent performers.

A.10. Internet Services The Information Technology Center provides internet access and email services to all members of the community. A.11. Food Services The canteen concessionaires serve meals daily during the week. The canteens are open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and are located at CS, ST, SV, OZ, and FRC Buildings. A.12. Postal Service Letters may be mailed at the postal office near the ST gate. It is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Saturday. A.13. Public Pay Phones Several telephone booths are located inside the University, particularly at the ST quadrangle and CS covered area.

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A.14. Photocopying Photocopying services are available in the premises of the University. A.15. University Bookstore The University bookstores are located at the CS and ST buildings. The stores sell school supplies, textbooks, gift & souvenir items, uniforms and Adamson merchandise. They are open from Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. A.16. Facilities and Equipment Facilities and equipment are available to students for their academic and other student activities. Reservations may be made through the Physical Facilities Office located at the CS building. All requests should be approved first by OSA. Guidelines on the Use of Facilities and Equipment Maintenance As members of the University community, students are expected to take good care of the buildings, the facilities and equipment, to keep the classrooms clean and orderly, to dispose of litter, bubble gum and other trash appropriately and, to refrain from eating and drinking inside the classrooms and function rooms. Further, to refrain from tinkering with the air-conditioning controls and other equipment inside the classrooms or function rooms, and to report those needed repair to the Physical Facilities Office at the CS Building.

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5S Program The students are our partners in carrying out the following policies and good practices in relation to the 5S program. As such, students shall: 1. Be responsible in following the “CLEAN-AS-YOU-GO” and “CLEAN-ASYOU-WALK” policies. “Clean-as-you-go” Every student is responsible for cleaning any place, room, facility or equipment immediately after using. “Clean-as-you-walk” Every student is responsible to clean any area, room, facilities or equipment within his/ her reach while moving. 2. At the end of each class and before the entry of the next class, all trash shall be properly disposed of. In case trash can is already full, personal trash shall be carried by the student and disposed of in the nearest available trash can. 3. Students staying inside the classroom during non-class hours are responsible for its cleanliness. Any trash nearby is presumed to be their responsibility. 4. Student organizations sponsoring activities and using common serving facilities such as theaters, seminar rooms, and gym shall be responsible for carrying out the cleanliness policies. A.17. Security The Office for Security and Safety (OSS) is located at the CS Building. It provides 24 hour security and safety services. Security guards are assigned to various parts of the campus. A.18. Alumni Services The Adamson University Alumni Association, Inc. (AUAAI) caters to the developing needs of the graduating students and University alumni. This is done by keeping track of the graduates of the University through an alumni database. Alumni Website and Alumni groups are established to strengthen tie-up with all the members worldwide. Hosting alumni homecomings and get-togethers are some of the major activities being conducted by the AUAAI. Other programs of the Association include the following: Search for the Most Outstanding Alumni Recognition of Outstanding High School Students Sports Events Outreach Seminars and Workshops

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A.19. Adamson University Website You may access information about the University thru its website: http://www.adamson.edu.ph A.20. Financial and Scholarship Programs The Office for Student Assistance and Scholarship (OSAS) aims to centralize all efforts in the supervision of scholars and scholarship programs, and the dissemination of information on all matters related to scholarships, and study grants for the Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x;s student body. For other Grants and Scholarship Programs NOT with OSAS, applicants may contact the Department directly handling these grants and programs, or they may approach OSAS for appropriate directions.

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B. STUDENT ACTIVITIES B.1. Recognized Student Organizations (RSO) The University through the Office for Student Affairs (OSA) recognizes the existence of several student organizations. These groups enhance the otherwise routinary activities of students in the campus. With the Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Vision-Mission serving as their guiding principle, they help their members to: Get opportunities to serve their fellow students and the community. Develop skills and talents. Learn to communicate and relate with others.

B.2. Student Government Student Government is, first and foremost, a laboratory for civic education where students who demonstrate exemplary capacities for leadership and willingness to serve their fellow students acquire actual experience in the existence of civic responsibility. The University charges its students with the responsibility of participating in the management of its institutional vision-mission and core values. Further, the University needs to provide and regulate the means by which such participation is enabled. The student government is an extra classroom which the University needs to manage well to prepare students for responsible participation in civil society. Managing student government and facilitating its operations are vital services that OSA provides.

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B.3. Student Publications The Adamson Chronicle Ugnayan RSO Newsletters

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the official student publication the official publication of Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) periodic publication of each RSO

B.4. Extension Programs Students are encouraged to participate in social action and community extension services of the University. They are invited to get involved actively in sharing their time and talents in implementing community organization and development programs. B.5. Sports Development Adamson University through the Office of Athletics and Recreation (OAR) offers extensive sports and recreation programs for the students and members of the University community. It manages the StudentAthletes program and the Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Varsity Teamsâ&#x20AC;&#x; participation in intercollegiate leagues such as the UAAP. The office aims to: Instill in student-athletes a commitment to the values of discipline, sportsmanship, teamwork, loyalty, integrity, academic excellence, and social responsibility; Develop in every student-athlete a sense of self-worth, loyalty and pride in the University and the ideals it stands for; Create an environment where the coaching staff, student-athletes and support staff can work together for the total development of student-athletes as well as athletics within the University, and, to; Inspire the academic community and the alumni to support the student-athletes and be involved in their holistic development.

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C. STUDENT DISCIPLINE .PROCEDURES IN DISCIPLINARY CASES OF STUDENTS Considering that the Code of Discipline (CD) contains rules of conduct that the student should observe all throughout his life in and out of the campus, its imperative for the Office for Student Affairs (OSA) to maintain and ensure the implementation of such rules for the good of the students and the preservation of order, integrity and reputation of the entire academic community. The following shall be the rules of procedure in disciplinary cases: I. JURISDICTION All cases pertaining to student discipline are cognizable with the Discipline Section (DS) under the Office for Student Affairs. II. SANCTION/PENALTY The sanctions/penalties for student cases are imposed not as a retribution for the offense committed but as a corrective mechanism to reform propensity to commit similar or graver infractions, and exemplary in nature so as not to be imitated by other students. FOR MINOR OFFENSES First Commission Oral and written reprimand from the DS Officer, and; Written apology from the student Second Commission Oral and written reprimand from the OSA Director, and; Written apology from the student Third Commission The case shall be treated as a major offense and shall be endorsed to the Discipline Committee (DC). FOR MAJOR OFFENSES Based on the DCâ&#x20AC;&#x;s appreciation of facts and evidences, the following shall be imposed, one or any combination of the following penalties: 1. Reprimand 2. Community service 3. Suspension for a period to be determined by the OSA Director as recommended by the DC members 4. Dismissal or Exclusion 5. Expulsion

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III. COMMITTEE ON DISCIPLINE A permanent committee may be constituted for the purpose of hearing and deciding the cases filed against studentsâ&#x20AC;&#x; infractions. Also, to guaranty impartiality and probity of the committee, additional members may be appointed by the Vice-President for Student Affairs (VPSA) upon the recommendation of the OSA Director. The following are the regular members of the Committee on Discipline: 1. The OSA Director or the Discipline officers; 2. The Dean of the concerned student or authorized representative; and, 3. The AUSG President or authorized representative. The following may be appointed as members of the Committee: 1. A representative from the Faculty/Employee Association 2. Department chairperson of the student concerned 3. Any member in good standing of the community IV. RULES OF PROCEDURES A. COMPLAINT FILING 1. Any member of the Adamson University community may file with the DS-OSA a verified written complaint against a student which may contain all evidences to prove the cause of the same. 2. The DS officer may initiate a complaint against a student for and in behalf of any non-member of the academic community. 3. An incident report from the Office of the Safety and Security and any other office in the University pertaining to any infraction of the Code of Discipline shall be deemed considered to be a formal complaint against a student. B. HEARING PROCEDURES 1. Student shall be informed in writing of the nature and cause of accusation. 2. Student shall answer charges, with the assistance of counsel. 3. Student shall be informed of evidence against him. 4. Student shall have the right to adduce evidence. 5. Evidence must be considered by the school authority to hear and decide the case.

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OFFENSES/PENALTY SCHEMES A. MINOR OFFENSES Non-Wearing of ID Improper Wearing of I.D. Improper Wearing of Uniform Cross-Dressing (Gays) Non-Prescribed Shoes Wearing of Rubber Slippers(flat or with heels)Flip Flops for girls and boys Mini Skirts, Dresses (above the knee dresses), Above Knee Pants Tight Fitting Pants/Leggings Tattered Pants Walking Shorts Tight Fitting Blouses Sleeveless Shirt/Blouse Backless Blouse Strapless Blouse Off shoulder Blouse See-Through Shirts/Blouses T-Shirt/Blouses w/ Indecent Pictures and Prints Non-Prescribed Haircut for Boys Wearing of Earrings for Boys Excessive Earrings for Boys/Girls Make-up (Gays) Dyed Hair Using Vulgar Words and Rough Behavior Use of Abusive or Obscene Language Loitering and Making Noise Unauthorized Use of School Facilities including Classroom Littering Playing Pranks, Putting up feet on chairs, tables and walls Unauthorized charging of laptops, cellular phones and other electric gadgets inside the classroom

st

1 Offense

Oral and written reprimand from the DS Officer; and; Written apology from the student.

Penalty/Sanction nd rd 2 Offense 3 Offense

Oral and written Reprimand from the OSA Director, and Written apology from the student

The case shall be treated as a major offense and shall be endorsed to the Discipline Committee (DC).

Illegal Entry of Laptop

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B. MAJOR OFFENSES Penalty/Sanction st

1 Offense Possession/Distribution in any form of pornographic material, sexual objects and contraceptives within the University Carrying/Playing cards and other forms of gambling within the University Public Display of Intimate gestures of affection which constitute obscene and immoral conduct inside the University Proselytizing against and/or maligning the Catholic Church, her teachings and practices. Shouting and creating noise inside and outside the classroom Unauthorized entry in the campus, pretending to be a visitor or another person Forcible entry into Adamson University campus Using another personâ&#x20AC;&#x;s ID, Lending of ID; Using two or more IDs Unauthorized collection (extortion) of money, checks or other instruments used as University collection purposes Tampering, mutilating of Student ID for the purpose of fraudulent entry into the University premises Willful disrespect, whether in words or deeds, towards any member of the administration, faculty, staff and security personnel Bribing or receiving bribe from faculty members, administrators, employees, and students Having somebody else take an examination for another (on which case both shall be liable) Coercing another student to join any illegal group or organization

2

nd

Offense

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal /Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

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B. MAJOR OFFENSES Penalty/Sanction st

1 Offense Using the car pass of another student, lending of car pass sticker, including tampering, defacing and issuing car pass sticker for the purpose of fraudulent entry on campus Cheating during examinations Staying in the campus beyond the 10:00 PM curfew hours or staying overnight in the campus without authority Disruption of academic functions like seminars, convocations, symposia, and other school activities that tend to create public disturbance or disorder Involvement in any form of attack to another person such as rumble, fist fighting, punching or armed combat. Vandalism or any willful and deliberate destruction of school property including acts such as defacing or writing on walls, desks, armchairs, etc. Entering the campus premises under the influence of wine, liquor or any intoxicating beverages or drinking alcoholic beverages inside the campus Gross act of disrespect, in words and deeds, which tend to put any member of the faculty, administration or staff in ridicule or contempt Acts that prevent, coerce, force or intimidate others form entering the campus or attending classes or other school functions Theft of school or personal property or attempts to do such criminal acts Direct/Physical assault upon students, faculty member, administration, or nonteaching staff or any person in authority

2

nd

Offense

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal /Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal /Expulsion Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

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B. MAJOR OFFENSES Penalty/Sanction st

1 Offense Act of conspiring together to dishonor, humiliate, embarrass and/or realign the integrity of the institution, administrator, faculty, staff, employee and student Grave threats to inflict harm on another personâ&#x20AC;&#x;s honor or property, such as death threats, kidnapping, rape, blackmail and the likes Final conviction before any court for criminal offense involving moral turpitude, against person or property other than through reckless imprudence Forging, falsifying or tampering any academic or official records or documents; making a false statement of any material fact; or practicing or attempting to practice any deception or fraud in connection with his admission, registration, examination, enrollment or graduation from the University Acts such as public and malicious imputation of a crime, of a vice or defect, or any act, omission, condition, status or circumstances tending to cause dishonor, discredit or contempt to the name of the University or any faculty, employee or student Membership to any unrecognized association/organization or fraternity/sorority Oral Defamation Serious physical injury Violation of new anti-hazing law and/or recruitment of a student to join any unrecognized association, organization, fraternity and the like

2

nd

Offense

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal /Expulsion Suspension Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

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B. MAJOR OFFENSES Penalty/Sanction st

1 Offense Carrying or possession of firearms, deadly weapons (e.g. lead pipes, ice picks, bladed weapons such as : Swiss knife, ballpen knife and belt knife, brass buckles, etc.) and explosives including pillbox, firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices and parts of their manufacture within the premises of the University Violation of Dangerous Drug Law and other related laws Immoral and sex-related acts Pregnancy out of wedlock Abortion Portrayal of untoward behavior designed to cause sexual excitement and/or depiction or description of licentiousness or lewdness Showing, exhibiting, display and/or exposing nude or half naked in any of the following forms/modes: a. Print media (articles, tabloids, newspapers, magazine, etc.) b. Broadcast (radio, internet, cable, satellite, TV, etc.) c. Others (film, movies, video, tape CDs, VCDs) Misappropriation or embezzlement of Organization/Classâ&#x20AC;&#x; Fund Indiscriminate Use of all Forms of Musical Instruments (radio, cassette recorder) Megaphones, Bullhorns, Cameras, Cellular Phones, Videos, and other Game Devices during Class Hours. All acts in violation of the Revised Penal Code. Wearing of T-shirts/blouses, ID laces, necklace, bracelets, anklet and knuckles with fraternities/ sororities insignia Disturbing classes

2

nd

Offense

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion Leave of Absence Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Depending on the gravity of the offense.

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

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B. MAJOR OFFENSES Penalty/Sanction st

1 Offense Posting and/or distribution of unauthorized announcements/ notices, propaganda or articles Smoking within school premises

nd

Offense

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Suspension

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Gross misconduct

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion

Acts of immorality

Exclusion/Dismissal/ Expulsion Suspension

Cyber crimes related activities

2

Dismissal

STANDARD OF CONDUCT ON CAMPUS The following are expected to be seriously complied with as a standard conduct, norms, behavior of every student, such as but not limited to: Respecting other students‟ culture and religion. Obeying campus rules on decency, dress code and morality. Observing classroom and facilities‟ house rules. Respecting teachers, employees, administrators, and other persons in authority. All other acts in accordance with the wellestablished rules and regulations of the university.

OUTSIDE CAMPUS Outside the campus, students are expected to be normally upright, courteous and respectful of the rights of others. The purposes of the University such as character formation, teaching of personal discipline and preserving the school‟s good name and reputation covers acts of all its members (students, faculty, employees and administrators) even if done outside the university premises. The students especially, should conduct themselves outside the school premises befitting the status of a student of a Catholic University not only during class days but also during non-class days.

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III. APPENDICES Appendix 1 MATRIX OF SERVICES Services Accreditation/Recognition of Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) RSO/AUSG/Student Activity Processing Guidance and Counseling Outreach

Mass Schedules ID Processing Internet Medical/Dental Car Pass Stickers Assessment/ Tuition Fee/Payment Lost and Found Printing Services Announcements for Posting Sports Equipment

Student Handbook Uniform Exemption Venue/Facility Reservation

Services Gate Pass Entry of Equipment Entry of Visitor/Guest Adding/ Dropping of Subjects Completion of Grades Shifting Readmission

Responsible Office Office for Student Affairs – Development Section OSA-Development Guidance Center Integrated Community Extension Services (ICES) Campus Ministry Office (CMO) Registrar – ID Section Information Technology Center (ITC)/Library Health Clinic Office of Security and Safety (OSS) Finance Department – Cashier‟s Office OSS University Store/ AdU Printing Press IDEA/OSADevelopment Office of Athletics and Recreation (OAR) /P.E. Department OSA OSA-Discipline Physical Facilities Office (PFO)

Responsible Office PFO/OSA/OSS OSA-Discipline OSA-Discipline Registrar Academic Department Academic Department Academic Department

Approving Officer

Contact # (5242011 loc.)

Director

256

Director

256

Director

212

Director

259

Director Head

220 102

Director Director

223 300

Director Cashier

103 106

Director Head/

103 / 322 122/256

Director/Head Director/Chair

Director Head

304 /326 243 257

Director

121

Approving Officer

Contact # (5242011 loc.)

Director Director Director

121/257/103 257 257

Registrar Chairperson Chairperson Chairperson

129

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Appendix 2 DISCOUNTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS A. Adamson University TYPE

WHERE DATE OF APPLICATION TO APPLY I. Entrance Scholarships:

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

a. For schools with at least 100 graduates; b. Honor graduates from Schools recognized by the Government. Valedictorian

Office of the Registrar

During Enrollment Period

100% Free Tuition Fee (lec/lab) for one school year

Certificate of Honor stating the total number of graduates signed by the High School Principal

One (1) 2x2 ID picture

Salutatorian

Office of the Registrar

During Enrollment Period

50% Free Tuition Fee (lec/lab) for one school year

Certificate of Honor stating the total number of graduates signed by the High School Principal

One (1) 2x2 ID picture

II. Academic Scholarships University Scholarship

Office of the Registrar

Upon release of semestral grades; During enrollment period

100% Free Tuition Fee (lec/lab)

General Weighted Ave. (GWA) of 1.0 to 1.49 only No grade below 1.7 or 88% in previous semester

College Scholarship

Office of the Registrar

Upon release of semestral grades;

50% Free Tuition Fee (lec/lab)

General Weighted Ave. (GWA) of 1.5 to 1.69 only No grade below 2.0 or 85% in previous semester

During enrollment period

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TYPE

WHERE TO APPLY

DATE OF APPLICATION

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS No Failure (5.0), Dropped (6.0), Incomplete (4.0) grades or withdrawn subjects. All college academic and non-academic units registered in the semester are included in the computation of the general weighted average (GWA). Transferees must have at least one (1) school year residence. Taking advance subjects is strictly prohibited. The students registered as academic scholars must carry the regular load as prescribed in their curriculum. Must have a good moral character. Must abide with the Constitution and By-Laws of Academic Scholars‟ Alliance – Adamson University (ASAAdU)

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TYPE

WHERE TO APPLY

III. Siblings (brother /sister)

DATE OF APPLICATION

COVERAGE

Finance Department

Upon enrollment or not later than 2 weeks after the official start of classes

5% discount per sibling

Computerized Schedule; Birth Certificate (photocopy)

IV. Ozanam Study Grant Program (OSGP, the largest scholarship provided by the University

Office for Student Assistance and Scholarship (OSAS)

At least 2 months prior to enrolment

100% Free Tuition Fee and other fees Monthly Allowance Opportunity to work and assist in the Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x;s various offices.

Granted to deserving (85% average or 2.0) financially challenged students. Maintain GWA every semester, satisfactory work outputs, and apostolic work Must be a Catholic.

V. University Band

Cultural Affairs Office

Summer

50-100% Tuition Fee and other fees

Should satisfactorily play a musical instrument. Provided to deserving (85% average or 2.0) financially challenged students.

VI. Athletics

Office of Athletics and Recreation (OAR)

100% Free Tuition Fee and other fees (Team A,/B)

REQUIREMENTS

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

Passed the Try-Out

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TYPE

WHERE TO APPLY

DATE OF APPLICATION

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

VII. Adamson Dance Troupe, Pep Squad (Drummers)

Office for Athletics and Recreation

VIII. Adamson University Financial Aid Program (AUFAP)

OSAS

During enrollment period

50-100% Free Tuition Fee

Granted to financially challenged students Passed interview and screening

IX. Adamson University Chorale

Cultural Affairs Office

During enrollment period

P6,000 discount from total school fees

Passed the audition Obtained 2.5 General Average

25-100% Free Tuition Fee only

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

Passed the Audition.

B. GOVERNMENT I. Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Scholarships Private Educational Student Financial Assistance (PESFA)

CHED-NCR Monitored by the Office of the Registrar

During Enrollment Period

Certain amount covered in Tuition Fee With Stipend

Endorsement Certificate from CHED

Maintain good grades; No failing grade

Study Now Pay Later Program (SNPL)

CHED-NCR Monitored by the Office of the Registrar

During Enrollment Period

Certain amount covered in Tuition Fee With Stipend

Endorsement Certificate from CHED

Maintain good grades; No failing grade

Selected Ethnic Groups Educational Assistance Program (SEGEAP)

CHED-NCR Monitored by the Office of the Registrar

During Enrollment Period

Certain amount covered in Tuition Fee With Stipend

Endorsement Certificate from CHED

Maintain good grades; No failing grade

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TYPE

WHERE TO APPLY

National Integration Study Grant Program (NISGP)

CHED-NCR Monitored by the Office of the Registrar

State Scholarship Program (SSP)

CHED-NCR Monitored by the Office of the Registrar

Regional Scholarship Program (RSP)

CHED-NCR Monitored by the Office of the Registrar

National Scholarship Program (NSP)

DATE OF APPLICATION

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

Certain amount covered in Tuition Fee and other fees With Stipend

Endorsement Certificate from CHED

Maintain good grades No failing grade

Certain amount covered in Tuition Fee With Stipend

Endorsement Certificate from CHED

Maintain good grades No failing grade

During Enrollment Period

Certain amount covered in Tuition Fee With Stipend

Endorsement Certificate from CHED

Maintain good grades No failing grade

CHED-NCR Monitored by the Office of the Registrar

During Enrollment Period

Certain amount covered in Tuition Fee With Stipend

Endorsement Certificate from CHED

II. Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO)

PVAO Monitored by the Office of the Registrar and the Finance Department

Billing form with Blue Book from PVAO

Certain amount covered in Tuition Fee and other fees

Endorsement Certificate from PVAO with Blue Book

III. United States Veterans Affairs

U.S. Veterans

Tuition Fee and other fees

Endorsement Certificate from USVA

During Enrollment Period

During Enrollment Period

Maintain good grades No failing grade

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WHERE DATE OF COVERAGE REQUIREMENTS APPLICATION TO APPLY IV. Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) TYPE

GSIS Educational Plan

GSIS Main, Scholarship Division Monitored by the Office of the Registrar

During Enrollment Period

Tuition Fee Monthly Stipend

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

Endorsement Certificate from GSIS

V. AFP Educational Benefit System Office Presidential Decree No. 577 (PD 577)

Office of the Registrar & Finance Department

During Enrollment Period

Tuition Fee and other fees

Endorsement Certificate from AFP (PD 577)

Presidential Decree No. 451 (PD 451)

Office of the Registrar & Finance Department

During Enrollment Period

Tuition Fee and other fees

Endorsement Certificate from AFP (PD 451)

AFP Provident Trust Fund

Finance Department

During Enrollment Period

Tuition Fee and other fees

Endorsement Certificate from AFP (PTF)

VI. Department of Science and Technology (DOST)

DOST Main Office in Taguig City Monitored by: Colleges of Liberal Arts and Education

During Enrollment Period

Tuition Fee (P6,000/ sem); Stipend, P1,2003,000/mo Book Allowance (P2,500); PE UniformFreshmen; Transpo, (Province) w/ Receipt for Reimburs ement

Endorsement Certificate from DOSTMain, Taguig City upon enrollment

No grade lower than 2.0 No failing grade

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WHERE DATE OF COVERAGE REQUIREMENTS APPLICATION TO APPLY VII. National Commission on Indigenous People TYPE

Educational Assistance Program Grantees

NCIP Office

VIII. Servicemen

Finance Department

During Enrollment Period

Tuition Fee and other fees

Endorsement Certificate from NCIP

30% Free Tuition Fee (lec/lab)

Endorsement Certificate from NBI/PNP

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

C. CORPORATE AND INDIVIDUAL GRANTS Adamson University Alumni Assn. Inc. Scholarship (AUAAI)

AUAAI

ACS Scholarship Grant

College of Engineering

Certification

Fluor Metrobank Foundation, Inc.

College of Engineering

No failing grade and dropped subjects Entry and maintaining average grade of 2.0 or 85%

Adamson University Chemistry Alumni, Assoc., Inc. (AUCAAI)

Chemistry Department

Before Enrollment Period

During Enrollment Period

100% Tuition Fee Misc. discount

HS Report Card or Semestral grade w/ NO grade lower than 85% or 2.0; Good academic standing; Financially challenged; Preferably Computerrelated or technical course; Biodata w/ 2x2 pics

AUAAI conditions

Certification

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TYPE

WHERE TO APPLY

DATE OF APPLICATION

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

Atty. Ponciano Cruz Scholarship

OSAS

Before Enrollment Period

100% Tuition Fee Misc. discount

HS Report Card with NO grade lower than 85%; Certification of upper 20% ranking in the graduating batch; Parent/ Guardianâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Income must not be higher than P200,000; For employed: Form 2316, 1701, 1700 OR; Income Affidavit & Certification for non-filing of ITR; Recommendation by 3 disinterested parties; Preferably Bachelor of Law or Technical Course; Biodata with 2x2 pics

SM Foundation

Finance Department

During Enrollment Period

Certain amount covered in Tuition Fee and other fees Monthly Stipend

Endorsement Certificate from SM Foundation

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS Submission of official grades every semester Attendance to OSAS activities

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TYPE

WHERE TO APPLY

A-S Alumni Assoc. Scholarship

OSAS

Caritas Manila

St. Vincent de Paul Parish

St. Vincent de Paul Parish Scholar

St. Vincent de Paul Parish

DATE OF APPLICATION

Before Enrollment Period

One-year before enrollment application

COVERAGE

100% Tuition Fee Misc. discount

REQUIREMENTS

HS Report Card or Semestral grade with NO grade lower than 85% or 2.0 Must be recommended by College of Eng‟g and Course Dept. Parent/Guardian‟s Income must not be higher than P200,000 For employed: Form 2316, 1701, 1700 OR Income Affidavit & Certification for non-filing of ITR Preferably Eng‟g course Biodata w/ 2x2 pics

Tuition Fee, P2,000 school supplies P1,000 monthly allowance

Endorsement from Caritas Manila Passed University Entrance Exam

Tuition Fee P2,200 monthly allowance

Poor and deserving AdU students

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS Submission of Official grades every semester Attendance to OSAS activities

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WHERE TO APPLY

DATE OF APPLICATION

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

Diego Rubio Scholarship

OSAS

Before Enrollment Period

100% Tuition Fee Misc Discount; Book Allowance

HS Report Card or Semestral grade w/ NO grade lower than 85% or 2.0; Recommendation by College of Eng‟g and Course Dept.; Parent‟s/ Guardian‟s Income must not be higher than P200,000; For employed: Form 2316, 1701, 1700 OR Income Affidavit & Certification for non-filing of ITR; Preferably Chemical Engineering course; Biodata w/ 2x2 pics

Prudential Life Educational Plan, Inc.

Finance Department

During Enrollment Period

Tuition Fee and other fees

Endorsement Certificate from Prudential Life Educational Plan, Inc.

Vincentian Central House

Marian Center, Inc.

One-year before enrollment application

Tuition Fee P2,200 monthly allowance

Poor and deserving AdU students

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS Submission of Official grades every semester; Attendance to activities of OSAS

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WHERE TO APPLY

DATE OF APPLICATION

Dr. Sammy Al-Hamidi Scholarship

OSAS

Before Enrollment Period

OutsideSponsored Scholarships

OSAS

Congressional Migrant Worker City Government of Quezon City

COVERAGE

100% Tuition Fee Misc. discount

REQUIREMENTS

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

HS Report Card or Semestral Grade with NO grade lower than 85% or 2.0; Recommendation by the College of Engineering and Course Department; Parent‟s/ Guardian‟s Income must not be higher than P200,000; For employed: Form 2316, 1701, 1700 OR Income Affidavit & Certification for non-filing of ITR; Preferably Engineering Course; Biodata with 2x2 pics

Submission of official grades every semester; Attendance to OSAS activities

During enrollment period

Original proof of scholarship

Scholar to update account with sponsor.

Finance Department

During Enrollment Period

Certification

Finance Department

During Enrollment Period

With P4,000 for Tuition Fee

Certification

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WHERE TO APPLY

DATE OF APPLICATION

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

Ms. Mary Jane A. AlMahdi Scholarship

OSAS

Before Enrollment Period

100% Tuition Fee (lec/lab) and Misc. for one semester Allowance of P2,200 /month

HS Report Card with NO grade lower than 85%; Certification of upper 20% ranking in the graduating batch; Recommendat ion by the College of Engineering and Course Department; Parent‟s/ Guardian‟s Income must not be higher than P200,000 For employed: Form 2316, 1701, 1700 OR Income Affidavit and Certification for non-filing of ITR; Preferably Chemistry or Chemical Engineering course; Biodata with 2x2 pics

Caritas Manila/ Hospicio de San Jose

Finance Department

During Enrollment Period

Endorsement Certificate from Caritas Manila/

MERCK Inc. Scholarship

OSAS

Before Enrollment Period

100% Free Tuition Fee and other Fees 100% Tuition Fee (lec/lab) and Misc. for one semester Book Allowance

HS Report Card or Semestral Grade with no grade lower than 85% or 2.0;

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS Submission of official grades every semester; Attendance to OSAS activities

Submission of official grades every semester Attendance to OSAS activities

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TYPE

WHERE TO APPLY

DATE OF APPLICATION

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

Certification of Upper 20% ranking in the graduating batch Recommendation by the College of Engineering and Course Department Parent‟s/ Guardian‟s Income must not be higher than P200,000 For employed: Form 2316, 1701; 1700 OR Income Affidavit & Certification for non-filing of ITR; Preferably Chemistry or Chemical Engineering course; Biodata with 2x2 pics UAE Dubai Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship

OSAS

Before Enrollment Period

100% Tuition Fee Misc. discount

HS Report Card or Semestral grade w/ No grade lower than 85% or 2.0; Recommendation by the College of Eng‟g and Course Dept; Parent‟s/ Guardian‟s Income must not be higher than P200,000 For employed: Form 2316,

Submission of Official grades every semester; Attendance to OSAS activities

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TYPE

WHERE TO APPLY

DATE OF APPLICATION

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

1701, 1700 OR Income Affidavit & Certification for Non-filing of ITR; Preferably any Eng‟g course; Biodata w/ 2x2 pics PhilTrust Scholarship

OSAS

Before Enrollment Period

100% Tuition Fee Misc. discount; Book Allowance

HS Report Card or Semestral grade w/ NO grade lower than 85% or 2.0; Recommendation by the College of Business Administration and Course Department; Parent‟s/ Guardian‟s Income must not be higher than P200,000 For employed: Form 2316, 1701, 1700 OR Income Affidavit & Certification for Non-filing of ITR; Preferably Business Administration Course; Biodata w/ 2x2 pics

Submission of Official grades every semester; Attendance to activities of OSAS

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TYPE St. Justin de Jacobis Study Grant Program

WHERE TO APPLY Compania Mercantil de San Vicente

DATE OF APPLICATION

During Enrollment Period

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

Tuition Fee, Monthly Allowance, Other school fees equivalent to 18 units every sem. & 6 units during summer Preference to be accepted in the Dormitories owned and managed by the Congregation of the Mission Insurance Coverage in cases of workrelated accidents .

Financially handicapped, but of good moral conduct and integrity, and intellectually capable. Open only to 1st and 2nd year college students. Written application Income Tax Return of Parents or Guardians.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS Maintain a GWA of not lower than 2.5, provided that all grades of “incomplete” are removed prior to the next enrollment period No “dropped” subjects Dropped subjects will be paid by the student on payment terms specified by him/her. Applicant must pass training program covering one regular semester

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C. CORPORATE AND INDIVIDUAL GRANTS

TYPE Megaworld Scholarship

WHERE TO APPLY OSAS

DATE OF APPLICATION

Before Enrollment Period

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

100% Tuition Fee (lec/lab) and Misc. for one semester Book allowance

For Incoming Freshmen: HS Report Card with NO grade lower than 80%; Cert. of Upper 10% ranking in the grad.batch; Letter of admission from AdU For College Applicants: Official grade of 1st sem. to the most recent sem. with NO grade lower than 2.5 Latest Assessment and Course Curr. Other docs: Parent‟s/ Guardian‟s income must not be higher than P200,000.00 For employed: Form 2316, 1701, 1700 OR Income Affidavit & Cert. for nonfiling of ITR Medical Certificate Cert. of Good Moral Char. Brgy Clearance with NO derogatory record;

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

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TYPE

WHERE TO APPLY

DATE OF APPLICATION

COVERAGE

REQUIREMENTS

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS

NBI or Police Clearance Short Essay on “How the Megaworld Found. will Help Me & My Family” Sketch of Permanent Residence 4 pcs. 2x2 & 1x1 pics Biodata Photograph of applicant w/ family or guardian 75% Jubilee Foundation Scholarship

OSAS

Before Enrollment Period

100% Tuition Fee Misc. discount

HS Report Card or semestral grade w/ NO grade lower than 85% or 2.0 Must be recommended by College of Sciences and Course Dept Parent‟s/ Guardian‟s Income must not be higher than P200,000 For employed: Form 2316, 1701, 1700 OR Income Affidavit & Certification for non-filing of ITR Preferably Chemistry course Biodata w/ 2x2 pics

Submission of official grades every semester Attendance to OSAS activities

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Appendix 3 POLICIES AND GUIDELINES IN THE CONDUCT OF CO-CURRICULAR AND EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES INTRODUCTION Adamson University recognizes the value of the co-curricular and extracurricular activities and affirms their importance in assisting students develop their knowledge, skills, and personal qualities to be successful in a diverse society. The co-curricular and extra-curricular activities are integral part of the total school program and the opportunities for participation shall be opened to all students. It is, however, the primordial concern of the management that the conduct of these activities will not be to the disadvantage of the academic activities. Representatives of Adamson University when they perform in public are expected to conduct themselves properly at all times in a manner that will reflect the high standards and ideals of the school and the entire academic community. As a result, participants and organizers of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities shall be governed by policies and guidelines and the appropriate standards of behavior. Section 1. PURPOSE AND SCOPE The policies for curricular and co-curricular activities are formulated for the following purposes: 1.1. To ensure that these activities shall not interfere nor supplant the regular academic curriculum. 1.2. To provide clear guidelines for rationalized conduct of student activities, both co-curricular and extra-curricular in nature. 1.3. To ensure the quality of educational and social activities sponsored by any organization or office inside and outside the University. 1.4. To protect students and other members of the academic community from abuses that relate to the conduct of these activities. 1.5. The policy applies to the following: a. Academic activities – These are activities which are integral to the subject and other curricular requirements which result in a course grade and credit. b. Co-curricular activities – These are activities which relate to the subject and other curricular requirements but do not result in a course grade or credit. c. Extra-curricular activities – These are activities which are not part of the curricular requirements such as those by Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs)

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d. Selling of tickets, solicitation and vending â&#x20AC;&#x201C; This is in relation to activities conducted within and outside the campus organized by a member or any unit of the University. Section 2. GENERAL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 2.1. Repeated disruption of classes by co-curricular and extra-curricular activities affecting delivery of lessons is strictly prohibited. Faculty members are required to fulfill the contact hours equivalent to the unit credit of the subject in accordance to CHED regulations. 2.2. Plant Visit/Fieldtrip as part of the Curriculum: a. If the CHED approved curriculum includes a subject for Plant Visits/Fieldtrips, for students in the terminal year of their major courses, such activity is allowed. Plant visits/Fieldtrips in general education and service subjects is not allowed. b. Approved plant visits/fieldtrips shall be conducted within one-day but overnight stay is not allowed. Side trip to places unrelated to the academic activity is prohibited. c. Plant visit/fieldtrip as a curricular requirement needs the approval of the Department Chair, Dean and the Vice President for Academic Affairs. A Permit to Travel shall be issued prior to the conduct of the activity. d. Point of departure and arrival of participants shall be at Adamson University. Faculty advisers are required to accompany and supervise the students during the entire duration of the activity. e. Plant visit/fieldtrip requiring air travel and exorbitant fees is not allowed. f. Plant visit/fieldtrip shall be conducted on days with regular classes. 2.3. Academic Departments/Offices are not allowed to conduct extracurricular activities. 2.4. Students and student organizations are required to observe the policies in the Student Manual at all times and in all occasions in the conduct of extra-curricular activity. 2.5. Suspension of classes for non-academic/extra-curricular activities, in general, is not allowed, to avoid disruption of classes. Suspension of classes needs the approval of the Vice President for Academic Affairs after evaluating the merit of the request. Section. 3. AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES Major co-curricular or extra-curricular activities shall be declared at the start of the school year for scheduling and planning purposes. Among the authorized activities that shall be declared are: 3.1. College/Department General Assembly conducted once during school year and to be held on Saturdays. 3.2. College/Department Days celebration to be held during the University Foundation Week celebration.

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3.3. Activities conducted by outside organizations requiring the attendance of students and faculty members, i.e., UAAP Games, and other activities of organizations where Adamson University is an institutional member. 3.4. Non-academic activities and meetings shall be conducted on a designated Activity Day every month by the Academic Council to avoid the disruption of classes. 3.5. Faculty members/employees are not allowed to contract out activities for students. Only academic heads or officers are authorized to contract a third party and only when there is no alternative way to acquire the service needed. Such contract needs the approval of the Vice President for Academic Affairs or Vice President for Student Affairs. 3.6. The conduct of co-curricular activities and extra-curricular activities must be approved or authorized by the Office for Student Affairs. Section 4. RECOGNIZED CONFLICTS Sometimes conflicts arise for students between academic commitments and co-curricular/extra-curricular activities. Students, faculty, staff, and administrators all share the responsibility of recognizing, minimizing and resolving these conflicts. These complementary programs include athletic, cultural, educational, volunteer activities and others of the same nature. When a conflict arises for a student between a regularly scheduled class and a co-curricular/extra-curricular activity, the College Dean is responsible for identifying â&#x20AC;&#x153;College Recognized Conflicts.â&#x20AC;? The recognition of a conflict between academic commitments and other activities does not imply that a student is excused from class and other academic responsibilities, such as a laboratory or periodical examination. There are no conflicts for which students are automatically excused from class or other academic commitments. Practice for a co-curricular/extra-curricular activity and preparation for practice will not be recognized as a genuine conflict. Students who are on probation may not miss a regularly scheduled class or other academic responsibilities related to the class to participate in a cocurricular/extra-curricular activity. Reasonable accommodation that resolves the conflict without sacrificing the academic integrity and rigor of the course (conflict between varsity players and college faculty) should be worked-out by the student and the faculty member at no instance that a co-curricular and extra-curricular activity shall supplant an academic activity. Section 5. USE OF UNIVERSITY PROPERTY OR FACILITY All offices and departments shall include in their annual budget an allocation for the use of school facilities, i.e., venues, transportation. Rates for the use of a facility shall be in accordance with the guidelines set by Physical Facilities Office (PFO) and the Finance Department. For student activities, appropriate miscellaneous charges shall be included in their enrollment assessment to allow the free use of facilities in accordance to set guidelines by the Finance Department.

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Using different venue, facility or time schedule other than those assigned to an activity is not allowed unless the change is approved by PFO due to valid reasons. The loss or misuse of equipment or facility will be the financial obligation of the participant. Application for use of school facilities shall follow the policies and guidelines of the PFO. Use of the University Theater shall be coursed through the Cultural Affairs Office (CAO) for processing and scheduling. Section 6. COLLECTION, SOLICITATION AND VENDING IN THE CAMPUS 6.1. Only the Cashierâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office is authorized to collect fines, payments, charges, contributions or donations. No other office or person may collect without the specific and expressed authorization from the University President. All entities shall abide to the Policy on Centralized Collection. 6.2. Selling of tickets or collection of any contribution in any form or for any purpose or project from students in connection with the conduct of academic, co-curricular or extra-curricular activity without the proper authorization from the President or his authorized representative is not allowed. 6.3. Enticing students to buy tickets or attend extra-curricular/co-curricular activity by giving points, exemption in quizzes or passing grade is strictly prohibited and is considered a major offense. Likewise, profiting from students in the conduct of such activities is strictly prohibited. 6.4. Solicitation of students to fund campaign outside the University is not permitted. However, the University believes in and contributes to community and welfare organizations. For these and other charities, the Office of the President considers each case on its merits and makes donations as warranted in the name of the University. 6.5. Financial report must be submitted to the Office for Student Affairs or to the approving office after the conduct of the activity for audit purposes. 6.6. Printing of t-shirts by the different departments/organizations and selling of these shall need the approval of the Office for Student Affairs. The department/organization shall coordinate with the Business Affairs Office for the printing and selling. Likewise, the printing of souvenir programs, brochures, tickets and others shall be through the University Printing Press. 6.7. Vending inside the campus or selling consumer goods or services, which are not all part or related to any subject or approved activity, by faculty members, employees or students is not allowed. Items sold inside the campus shall be through the bookstore or authorized outlet of the BAO. 6.8. Bus companies that provide transportation services to studentsâ&#x20AC;&#x; activities must be accredited by the Physical Facilities Office (PFO). The PFO will assist organizers in choosing a transportation company that can offer the most reasonable rate to keep the cost of the activity low. 6.9. No one is authorized to use the University name and seal without the approval of the Office of the President.

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Section 7. VIOLATIONS AND SANCTIONS When a faculty member or employee violates policy, his/her offense can generally be classified as either major or minor. In general, disciplinary action may be anything from a warning (verbal or written) to suspension or dismissal. All cases of violation will undergo due process. The President shall convene a hearing committee to investigate and recommend appropriate sanction for reported violations. Hence, penalties and sanctions for similar offenses cited in the Manual of Regulations for Private Schools and the Labor Code of the Philippines shall be adopted. Major Offense The following violations are considered major offenses and merit dismissal of the employee on the first offense, if proven guilty: a. Conducting plant visits, fieldtrips or any out-of-town campus activities in violation of set guidelines. b. Selling of tickets, whether voluntary or involuntary for whatever purpose without the approval of concerned University officials. c. Unauthorized collection of fees for school activities for and in behalf of the University. d. Malversation of activity funds. e. Failure to remit to the Treasurerâ&#x20AC;&#x;s Office any excess amount from the fees charged after conducting the activity within the reglementary period required by the same office. f. Contracting agreements with any third party in relation to any activity which is blatantly onerous to the students or any office/department of the University. g. Unauthorized use of the University name and seal without the approval of the Office of the President. h. Willful disobedience of lawful orders, or willful breach of trust and other causes analogous to the foregoing. The following violations considered of lesser degree have the following sanctions: Violation

1 st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense

a. Failure to file an accomplishment and financial report on designated time to the immediate superior or any appropriate office in the University. b. Willful disregard in observing house rules of the University facility used in conducting activity. c. Using the University facility different from what is declared in the permission granted d. Using media coverage for the activity without the directive and consent of the IDEA Office.

Reprimand

Suspension

Dismissal

Reprimand

Barred from using the facility Warning Reprimand Barred from the user. using the the facility Suspension Dismissal

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Other analogous cases from the Code of Ethics, Manual of Regulations for Private Schools and the Labor Code of the Philippines are not precluded from applicability. In the case of students, the Student Manual should be applied and if some offenses are not contained therewith, it ought to be added. Penalties or sanctions are imposed not in a retributive manner, rather a corrective mechanism, so as not to be repeated and exemplary, so as not to be imitated. The hearing committee shall have a wide discretion in deviating from the defined rules, bearing in mind, that the penalty should commensurate to the offense committed and take into consideration their responsibility towards the student by subscribing to the highest level of ethical practice and service as teachers and employees of Adamson University. References: 1. Revised Policies on Centralized Collection 2. Guidelines from the Office of the Cultural Affairs 3. Physical Facilities Office: Revised Policies and Guidelines 4. VPAA Memo. No. 14 s.2005 & No. 31 s.2005 5. Adamson University Student Manual 6. Manual for Academic Policies (revised 2005) 7. Manual of Regulations for Private Schools 8. Labor Code of the Philippines 9. CHED Circular Memoranda Approved for implementation, June 18, 2007

Appendix 4 OSA RESOLUTION NO. 01 Series of 2007 IMPLEMENTING GUIDELINES ON POLICIES AFFECTING CO-CURRICULAR AND EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES BE IT RESOLVED, as it is hereby resolved that, Policies and Guidelines in the conduct of Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Activities be implemented subject to the following Rules of Procedure: 1. ON AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES a. As a general rule, college/department days celebration should be held during University Foundation Week celebration. (VPAA Memo. No. 33, Sec. 3, 3.2)

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Except for the celebration of founding anniversaries which may be allowed to be celebrated in one day subject to the approval of the VPAA through the Deans and VPSA through OSA. (e.g. College of Pharmacy, July 20, 2007; College of Business Administration, December 3, 2007) b. Activities conducted by outside organizations requiring attendance of students and faculty members may be allowed. (i.e., UAAP games and other organizations in which Adamson University is an institutional member.) (VPAA Memo. No. 33, Sec. 3, 3.3) The approval of other activities spearheaded by organizations in which Adamson University is an institutional member is subject to the approval of the VPAA, through the Deans and the VPSA through OSA. c. Non-academic activities and meetings shall be conducted on a designated Activity Day to be determined by the Academic Council every month to avoid disruption of classes. (VPAA Memo. No. 33, Sec. 3, 3.4) The Activity Days of every school year shall be determined by the Academic Council before the end of the immediately preceding semester. VPAA Memo. No. 44, series of 2007 provides for the Activity Days for school year 2007-2008. The following are the priority activities for the Activity Day: 1. OSA-Sponsored Activities 2. College/Department Activities except General Assembly 3. AUSG, CSG Activities d. The conduct of co-curricular activities and extra-curricular activities must be approved or authorized by the Office for Student Affairs. Co-curricular activities are those which relate to the subject and other curricular requirements but do not result in a course grade or credit. Extra-curricular activities are activities which are not part of the curricular requirements such as those by Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs). (VPAA Memo. No. 33, Sec. 3, 3.6) The usual procedure and guidelines set by OSA for activity approval must be followed. (Refer to Sec. 3 of OSA-Development Manual; Form 9A or 9B) As to the rules regarding financial disbursements, the usual budgetary appropriations for activities (i.e. snacks, lunch, etc.) observed by the Finance Department should also be observed. 2. USE OF UNIVERSITY PROPERTY OR FACILITY For student activities, appropriate miscellaneous charges shall be included in their enrollment assessment to follow the free use of facilities in accordance to set guidelines by the Finance Department. (VPAA Memo. No. 33, Sec. 5, 5.2)

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A portion of Student Activity Fee, as may be determined by the Finance Department and OSA, may be allocated to defray expenses concerning the use of facilities except the Adamson Theater. 3. COLLECTION, SOLICITATION AND VENDING IN THE CAMPUS a. Only the Cashier‟s Office is authorized to collect fines, payments, charges, contributions or donations. No other office or person may collect without the specific and expressed authorization from the University President. All entries shall abide by the policy on Centralized Collection. (VPAA Memo. No. 33, Sec. 6, 6.1) The Recognized Student Organizations are not covered by Centralized Collection Policy upon authority given by the University President through the Finance Department. The following concerns are subject to the approval, supervision and regulation of the Office for Student Affairs: a.1. Membership Fee – This pertains to the specific amount collected by the organization from their members subject to the following guidelines: a.1.1. There must be a written request from the organization and approval from OSA allowing the amount to be collected which should not exceed fifty pesos (P50.00). a.1.2. Upon approval, the RSO officers are required to issue Official Receipts from OSA to all paying members for monitoring and auditing purposes. a.1.3. The amount collected shall form part of the organizational fund and shall be immediately deposited to the respective ATM account. a.2. Solidarity Share for OSA-Sponsored Activities – This refers to the reasonable amount, as may be determined by the OSA Director, being contributed by the student participants for their developmental formations. Such amount will be added to the fund intended for the activities and shall be declared in the liquidation. b. Financial report must be submitted to the Office for Student Affairs or to the approving office after the conduct of the activity for audit purposes. (VPAA Memo. No. 33, Sec. 6, 6.5) Financial report must be submitted to OSA five (5) days after the conduct of activity. Such report must be supported with official receipts for verification purposes. For RSO and AUSG, Financial Statement shall be submitted every th 5 day of the month for activities covered by the immediately preceding month.

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c. Printing of t-shirts by the different departments/organizations and selling of these shall need the approval of the Office for Student Affairs. The department/organization shall coordinate with the Business Affairs Office for the printing and selling. Likewise, the printing of souvenir programs, brochures, tickets and others shall be done through the University Printing Press. (VPAA Memo. No. 33, Sec. 6, 6.6) Upon written authority from the Finance Department, the printing and selling of t-shirts for RSOs, AUSG, The Adamson Chronicle, Ugnayan, Foreign Students Association, AUSEA and Frontliners shall be regulated, monitored and controlled by OSA. Listed below are the requirements for the accreditation of printers: c.1. There must be a letter â&#x20AC;&#x201C; proposal addressed to the OSA Director stating among others their company profile, services offered, pricing rules and sample products. c.2. Barangay Clearance c.3. Business Permit c.4. Official Receipts with BIR Permit Number The following are the rules to be observed for printing: c.1. Only accredited printers shall be allowed to transact business with all recognized student organizations, including AUSG and CSGs. c.2. OSA shall conduct public bidding of all accredited printers and shall thereafter award a project to the winner. c.3. The actual selling price shall be subject to the regulations of OSA. c.4.The printer shall allot twenty pesos (P20.00) per t-shirt which shall be divided equally by the Adamson University Scholarship and Student Development Foundation (AUSSDF) and OSA Developmental programs. c.5. The maximum mark up price shall not be more than twenty pesos (P20.00) per t-shirt. c.6. The proceeds from the mark-up price should form part of the organizational fund. c.7. The mark-up price of all other printed materials should not be more than ten percent (10%) of the cost. c.8. The Printer should allot ten percent (10%) of the purchase price which shall be divided equally by the Adamson University Scholarship and Student Development Foundation (AUSSDF) and OSA Developmental programs. c.9. All contracts pertaining to printing shall be subject to the approval of OSA. N.B.

The other provisions of the policy on co-curricular and extra-curricular activities not covered by the foregoing are deemed self-executory.

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Prepared by:

(Sgd) ATTY. JULIUS A. BABISTA Director, OSA Approved by:

(Sgd) REV. FR. GERALD T. BORJA, C.M. Vice President for Student Affairs

Appendix 5 GUIDELINES FOR THE CONDUCT OF MEETINGS, GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Adamson University is committed to fostering an environment that promotes successful conduct of academic activities at all levels. The achievement of such success is dependent on an environment free of behaviors which can undermine the important mission of our institution. Conduct of noncurricular activities is a privilege earned through compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. This set of guidelines is intended to be a positive statement in support of our teachers and students as they strive to engage in various activities outside their classes. A. College/Departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Meetings Guidelines: 1. To minimize conflict with classes, conduct meetings outside teaching schedule 2. Colleges are enjoined to limit monthly meetings to three hours and departments to two hours. 3. Maximize the use of memos for announcements of important matters 4. Submit a copy of the minutes of the monthly meeting as exhibit for IQUAME and other accreditation purposes 5. Schedule meetings and other activities on designated Activity Day of the Month 6. Always inform HRDO about meetings for the faculty attendance B. General Assembly Guidelines: 1. College/Departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x;s General Assembly shall be conducted on a Saturday and the venue shall be within the campus. 2. Secure approval from appropriate offices.

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3. General Assembly shall be half-day only to give way to other colleges/departments that will use the same venue. 4. General assemblies shall be used as a forum to present the following: a. New/Existing curricular programs b. Co-curricular/Extra-curricular activities c. Departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x;s accomplishments/plans d. Faculty members and student officers e. Student concerns and other relevant concerns 5. As college/department has approved budget for the General Assembly, collection for registration fee/certificates is not allowed. Serving and collecting contribution for food should not be compulsory. 6. In general, General Assembly is conducted once during the school year. C. Curricular Activities Guideline: Conduct of curricular activities shall fall under the supervision of the VP for Academic Affairs, College Dean and Department Chair in accordance with the CHED Guidelines and University Policies. Expenses of students are limited to declared items that are necessary for the conduct of the academic activities in the subject. Collection of these fees shall be in accordance with the Policy on Centralized Collection. D. Activity Day Activity Days are regular class days. There shall be no suspension of classes. For offices that do not have meetings/activities. Outside the schedule of the meetings/activities For students/faculty members who are not part of the meetings/activities

Appendix 6 GUIDELINES IN HOLDING OFF-CAMPUS DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES Comment [v1]: Does not concern students â&#x20AC;&#x201C; must be removed

1. Off-campus activities in the form of outing and teambuilding activities if feasible should be scheduled outside of class hours such as weekends or during the semestral break; 2. If the activity is to be conducted on a weekday, approval shall be for one (1) regular working day only for every semester which can be applied only once in any of the following activities such as (a) Teambuilding (b) Planning (c) Outing (d) Retreat/Recollection. Any extension would constitute an absence of the employee in the office/classes unless a prior leave application has been filed and approved for the succeeding days so as not to effect a deduction in pay.

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3. Any Off-campus activity such as the conduct of an out-of-town trip has to be supported with a program schedule/agenda to be attached to the department‟s letter request and sent to the following offices for approval: For the Academic group – approval by VPAA For the Co-academic group – approval by VPA 4. The department/office with a scheduled off-campus activity shall be responsible for disseminating the appropriate notices at least one week before the scheduled department date for the guidance of the students and other clientele. 5. Offices which are involved in the enrollment season (e.g. Treasurer, Registrar, ITC, Academic departments) should schedule their off-campus activity outside of the enrollment period. 6. Department heads bringing along their student assistants in their offcampus activity should comply with the requirements of the OSAS such as securing insurance, parent‟s waiver, etc. failing which, the student assistants will be prohibited from joining the activity. 7. For purposes of attendance and for appropriate excuses to be granted, a copy of the approved activity signed by the VPA/VPAA together with the listing of participants should be forwarded to HRDO no later than the next day after the conduct of the activity. Said listing should also include those employees who are not part of the department but are officially invited by the host department as program facilitators or speaker in their team building activity. 8. Following the University‟s budget guidelines, the department should ensure that the expenses to be incurred in the department activity should be within the approved budget. Any excess amount cannot be charged on other department activities nor will a reimbursement for the excess amount incurred be considered. 9. Activities that are institutional in nature or activities organized by top management involving administrators are excluded from these guidelines. 10. The administration reserves the right to cancel the approval granted earlier and/or have the department activity rescheduled should there be priority assignments (e.g. accreditation visit, major examination schedule) that may conflict with a scheduled off-campus activity.

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Appendix 7 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8049 AN ACT REGULATING HAZING AND OTHER FORMS OF INITIATION RITES IN FRATERNITIES, SORORITIES, AND ORGANIZATIONS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFORE Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: Section 1. Hazing as used in this Act is an initiation rite or practice as a prerequisite for admission into membership in a fraternity, sorority or organization by placing the recruit, neophyte or applicant in some embarrassing or humiliating situations such as forcing him to menial, silly, foolish and similar tasks or activities or otherwise subjecting him to physical or psychological suffering or injury. The term organization shall include any club or the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police, Philippine Military Academy, or officer or cadet corps of the Citizen's Military Training, Citizen's Army Training. The physical, mental and psychological testing and training procedure and practices to determine and enhance the physical, mental and psychological fitness of prospective regular members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police as approved by the Secretary of National Defense and the National Police Commission duly recommended by the Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Director General of the Philippine National Police shall not be considered as hazing for the purposes of this Act. Section 2. No hazing or initiation rites in any form or manner by a fraternity, sorority or organization shall be allowed without prior written notice to the school authorities or head of organization seven days (7) days before the conduct of such initiation. The written notice shall indicate the period of the initiation activities which shall not exceed three days (3) , shall include the names of to be subjected to such activities, and shall further contain an undertaking that no physical violence be employed by anybody during such initiation rites. Section 3. The head of the school or organization or their representatives must assign at least two (2) representatives of the school or organization, as the case maybe, to be present during the initiation. It is the duty of such representative to see to it that no physical harm of any kind shall be inflicted upon a recruit, neophyte or applicant. Section 4. If the person subjected to hazing or other forms of initiation rites suffer any physical injury or dies as a result thereof, the officers and members of the fraternity, sorority or organization who actually participated in the infliction of physical harm shall be liable as principals. The person or persons who participated in the hazing shall suffer: a) The penalty of reclusion perpetua if death, rape, sodomy or mutilation results therefrom.

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b) The penalty of reclusion temporal in its medium period if in consequence of the hazing the victim shall become insane, imbecile, impotent or blind. c) The penalty of reclusion temporal in its medium period if in consequences of the hazing the victim shall have lost the use of speech or the power to hear, or shall have lost an eye, a hand, d) a foot, an arm or a leg or shall have lost the use of any such member shall have become incapacitated for the activity or work in which he was habitually engaged. e) The penalty of reclusion temporal in its minimum period if in consequence of the hazing the victim shall become deformed or shall have lost any other part of his body, or shall have lost the use thereof, or shall have been ill or incapacitated for the performance of the activity or work in which he was habitually engaged for a period of more than ninety (90) days. f) The penalty of prision mayor in its maximum period if in consequences of the hazing victim shall have been ill or incapacitated for the performance of the activity or work in which he was habitually engaged for more than thirty (30) days. g) The penalty of prision mayor in its medium period if in consequence of the hazing the victim shall have been ill or incapacitated for the performance of the activity or work in which he was habitually engaged for ten days (10) days or more, or that the injury sustained shall require medical attendance for the same period. h) The penalty of prision mayor in its minimum period if in consequence of the hazing the victim shall have been ill or incapacitated for the performance of the activity or work in which he was habitually engaged from one (1) to nine (9) days, or that the injury sustained shall require medical attendance for the same period. i) The penalty of prision correctional in its maximum period if in consequence of the hazing the victim sustained physical injuries which do not prevent him from engaging in his habitual activity or work nor require medical attendance. The responsible officials of the school or of the police, military or citizen's army training organization may impose the appropriate administrative sanctions on the person or persons charged under this provision even before their conviction. The maximum penalty herein provided shall be imposed in any of the following instances: a) when the recruitment is accompanied by force, violence, threat, intimidation or deceit on the person of the recruit who refuses to join; b) when the recruit, neophyte or applicant initially consents to join but upon learning that hazing will be committed on his person, is prevented from quitting; c) when the recruit, neophyte applicant having undergone hazing is prevented from reporting the unlawful act to his parents or guardians,

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to the proper school authorities, or to the police authorities, through force, violence, threat intimidation; d) when the hazing is committed outside of the school institution; or e) when the victim is below twelve (12) years of age at the time of the hazing. The owner of the place where hazing is conducted shall be liable as an accomplice, when he has actual knowledge of the hazing conducted therein but failed to take any action to prevent the same from occurring. If the hazing is held in the home of one of the officers or members of the fraternity, group, or organization, the parents shall be held liable as principals when they have actual knowledge of the hazing conducted therein but failed to take any action to prevent the same from occurring. The school authorities including faculty members who consent to the hazing or who have actual knowledge thereof, but failed to take any action to prevent the same from occurring shall be punished as accomplices for the acts of hazing committed by the perpetrators. The officers, former officers, or alumni of the organization, group, fraternity or sorority who actually planned the hazing although not present when the acts constituting the hazing were committed shall be liable as principals. Officers or members of an organization, group, fraternity or sorority who knowingly cooperated in carrying out the hazing by inducing the victim to be present thereat shall be liable as principals. A fraternity or sororityâ&#x20AC;&#x;s adviser who is present when the acts constituting the hazing were committed and failed to take any action to prevent the same from occurring shall be liable as principal. The presence of any person during the hazing is prima facie evidence of participation therein as a principal unless he prevented the commission of the acts punishable herein. Any person charged under this provision shall not be entitled to the mitigating circumstances that there was no intention to commit so grave a wrong. This section shall apply to the president, manager, director or other responsible officer of a corporation engaged in hazing as a requirement for employment in the manner provided herein. Section. 5. If any provision or part of this Act is declared invalid or unconstitutional, the other parts or provisions thereof shall remain valid and effective. Section. 6. All laws, orders, rules or regulations which are inconsistent with or contrary to the provisions of this Act are hereby amended or repealed accordingly.

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Section. 7. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two (2) national newspapers of general circulation. Approved, June 7, 1995.

Appendix 8 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7079 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF CAMPUS JOURNALISM AND OTHER PURPOSES. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: Section 1. Title. - This act shall be known and referred to as the " Campus Journalism Act of 1991. " Section 2. Declaration of Policy.- It is declared policy of the State to uphold and protect the freedom of the press even at the campus level and to promote the development and growth of campus journalism as means of strengthening of ethical values, encouraging critical and creative thinking, and developing moral character and personal discipline of the Filipino youth. In furtherance, of this policy, the State shall undertake various programs and projects aimed at improving the journalistic skills of students concerned and promoting responsible and free journalism. Section 3. Definition of Terms. a) School. - An institution for learning in the elementary, secondary or tertiary level comprised of the studentry, administration, faculty and non faculty personnel; b) Student Publication. - The issue of any printed material that is dependently published by , and which meets the needs and interest of, the studentry; c) Student Journalist. - Any bona fide student enrolled for the current semester or term, who has passed or met the qualification and standards of the editorial board. He must likewise maintain a satisfactory academic standing. d) Editorial Board. - In the tertiary level, the editorial board shall be composed of student journalists who have qualified in placement examinations. In case of elementary and high school levels, the editorial board shall be composed of duly appointed faculty and adviser, the editor who qualified and a representative of the Parents-Teachers' Association, who will determine the editorial policies to be implemented by the editor and staff members of the student publication concerned. At the tertiary level, the editorial board may include a publication adviser at the option of its members. e) Editorial Policies. - A set of guidelines by which a student publication is operated and managed, taking into account pertinent laws as well as the

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school administration's policies. Said guidelines shall determine the frequency of publication, the manner of selecting articles and features and other similar matters. Section. 4. Student Publication - A student publication is published by the student body through an editorial board and publication staff composed of students selected by fair and competitive examinations. Once the publication is established, its editorial board shall freely determine its editorial policies and manage the publication's fund. Section. 5. Funding of Student Publication. - Funding for the student publication may include the savings of the respective school's appropriations, student subscriptions, donations, and other sources of funds. In no instance shall the department of Education, Culture and Sports or the school administration concerned withhold the release of funds sourced from the savings of the appropriations of respective schools and other sources intended for the student publication. Subscription fees collected by the school administration shall be released automatically to the student publication concerned. Section. 6. Publication Adviser. - The publication adviser shall be selected by the school administration from a list of recommendees submitted by the publication staff. The function of the adviser shall be limited to one of technical guidance. Section. 7. Security of Tenure. - A member of the publication staff must maintain his/her status as student in order to retain membership of the publication staff. A student shall not be expelled or suspended solely on the basis of articles he/she has written, or on the basis of the performance of his/her duties in the student publication. Section. 8. Press Conferences and Training Seminars. - The Department of Education, Culture and Sports shall sponsor periodic competitions, press conferences and training seminars in which student-editors/writers and teachersadvisers of student publication in elementary, secondary and tertiary levels shall participate. Such competitions, conferences and seminars shall be held at the institutional, divisional, and regional levels, culminating with the holding of the annual national elementary, secondary or tertiary School Press Conference in places of historical and/or cultural interest in the country. Section 9. Rules and Regulations. - The Department of Education, Culture and Sports, in coordination of the officers of the national elementary, secondary and tertiary organizations or official advisers of student publications, together with the student journalist at the tertiary level and existing organizations of student journalists, shall promulgate the rules and regulations and necessary for the effective implementation of this Act.

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Section 10. Tax Exemption. - pursuant to paragraph 4, Section 4, Article XIV of the Constitution, all grants, endowments, donations, or contributions used actually, directly and exclusively for the promotion of campus journalism as provided for in this Act shall exempt from donor's or gift tax. Section 11. Appropriations. - For the initial year of implementation, the sum of Five million pesos (P5,000,000.00) is hereby authorized to be charged against the savings for the current appropriations of the Department of Education, Culture and Sports. There after, such amount as maybe necessary shall be included in the General Appropriations Act. Section 12. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect after fifteen (15) days following the completion of its publication in the Official Gazette or in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation. (87 OG 37, Sept. 16, 1991, p. 5337.) Approved, July 5, 1991.

Appendix 9 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7877 AN ACT DECLARING SEXUAL HARRASHMENT UNLAWFUL IN THE EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION OR TRAINING ENVIRONMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled. Section 1. Title - This act shall be known as the " Anti-Sexual Harassment Act of 1995." Section 2. Declaration of Policy - The state shall value the dignity of every individual, enhance the development of its human resources, guarantee full respect for human rights, and uphold the dignity of workers, employees, applicants for employment, students or those undergoing training, instruction or education. Towards this end, all forms of sexual harassment in the employment, education or training environment are hereby declared unlawful. Section 3. Work, Education, or Training-related Sexual Harassment Defined. Work, education or training-related sexual harassment its committed by an employer , employee, manager, supervisor, agent of the employer, teacher, instructor, professor, coach, trainor, or any other person who, having authority, influence or moral ascendancy over another on a work or training or education environment, demands, requests, or otherwise requires any sexual favor from the other regardless of whether the demand, request or requirement for submission is accepted by the object said Act. a. In a work-related or employment environment, sexual harassment is committed when:

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1. The sexual favor is made as a condition on the hiring or in the employment, reemployment or continued employment of said individual, or in granting said individual favorable compensation, terms, conditions, promotions, or privileges; or the refusal to grant the sexual favor results in limiting, 2. Segregating or classifying the employee which in any way would discriminate, deprive or diminish employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect said employee; 3. The above acts would impair the employeeâ&#x20AC;&#x;s rights or privileges under existing labor laws; or 4. The above acts would result in an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment for the employee. b. In an education or training environment, sexual harassment is committed: 1. Against one who is under the care custody or supervision of the offender; 2. Against whose education, training, apprenticeship or tutorship is entrusted to the offender; 3. When the sexual favor is made a condition to the giving of passing grade, or the granting if honors and scholarships, or the payment of a stipend, allowance or other benefits, privileges, or considerations; or 4. When sexual advances result in an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment for the student, trainee or apprentice. Any person who directs or induces another or commit any act of sexual harassment as herein defined, or who cooperates in the commission thereof by another without which it would not have been committed shall also be held liable under this Act. Section 4. Duty of the Employer or Head of Office in a Work-related Education or Training Environment. It shall be the duty of the employer or the head of the work-related, educational or training environment or institution to prevent or deter the commission of acts of sexual harassment and to provide the procedures for the resolution, settlement or prosecution of acts of sexual harassment. Towards this end, the employer or head of the office shall: a. Promulgate appropriate rules and regulations in consultation with and jointly approved by the employees or students or trainees, through their duly designated representatives, prescribing the procedures for the investigation of sexual harassment cases and the administrative sanctions therefore. Administrative sanctions shall not be a bar to prosecution in the proper courts for unlawful acts of sexual harassment. The said rules and regulations issued pursuant to this sub-section shall (or) include, among others, guidelines on proper decorum in the workplace and educational or training institutions. b. Create a committee on decorum and investigation of cases on sexual harassment. The committee shall conduct meetings, as the case may be,

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with officers and employees, teachers, instructors, professors, coaches, trainors and students or trainees to increase understanding and prevent incidents of sexual harassment. It shall also conduct the investigation of alleged cases constituting sexual harassment. In the case of work-related environment, the committee shall be composed of at least one (1) representative from the management, the union, if any, the employees from the supervisory rank, and from the rank and the file employees. In the case of educational or training institutions, the committee shall composed of one (1) representative from the administration, the trainors, instructors, professors or coaches and students or trainees, as the case maybe. The employer or the head of the office, educational or training institution shall disseminate or post a copy of this Act for the information of all concerned. Section 5. Liability of the Employer, Head of Office, Educational or Training Institution. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The employer of head of office, educational or training institution shall be solidarily liable or damages arising form the acts of sexual harassment committed in the employment, education or training enrichment if the employer or head of office , educational or training institution is informed of such acts by the offended party and no immediate action is taken thereon. Section 6. Independent Action for Damages. - Nothing in this Act shall preclude the victim of work, education or training-related sexual harassment from instituting a separate and independent action for damages and other affirmative relief. Section 7. Penalties. - Any person who violates the provisions of this Act shall, upon conviction , be penalized by imprisonment of not less than one (1) month nor more than six (6) months, or a fine of not less than Ten thousand pesos (P10,000) or more than Twenty thousand pesos (P 20,000), or both such fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the court. Any action arising from the violation of the provision of this Act shall prescribe in three (3) years. Section. 8. Separability Clause. - If any portion or provision of this Act is declared void or unconstitutional, the remaining portions or provisions hereof shall not be affected by such declaration. Section 9. Repealing Clause. - All laws, decrees, orders, rules and regulations, other issuances, or parts thereof consistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.

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Section 10. Effectivity Clause. - This Act shall take affect fifteen (15) days after its complete publication in at least two (2) national newspapers of general circulation.

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AN ADAMSONIAN’S PRAYER

Dear LORD, Teach me the things that are important: To be generous with Your gifts, Compassionate to those who have less, Just in the face of unfair circumstances, True when the world‟s values contradict my own, Gracious when things don‟t go my way, And magnanimous when they do. May nothing else matter Except Faith in Your goodness, my neighbor‟s, and mine, Hope that things can get better, And Charity that always sets things right.

May Your special Love for the Poor, The mark of my uniquely Vincentian education, Be the work I excel in, The standard I constantly refer to, And my courage when I meet You someday. With Mary, our Mother, and St. Vincent de Paul, Amen.

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ADAMSON HYMN Adamson Alma Mater dear All hail thy name In our wand‟ring far or near We‟ll spread thy fame Within thy portals hallowed True wisdom we have followed In every clime our loyal hearts Will never fail Through changeless time Dear Adamson “U” hail!

Fling out thy banner high The blue and white Lift our voices to the sky With raging might Each noble son and daughter From thee will never falter Thru ev‟ry hour to keep us Faithful, strong and pure God grant us pow‟r to Make our triumph sure!

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ISANG GANAP NA ADAMSONIAN (Adamson Alumni Theme Song) 1. Katulad ko‟y isang umaga Na laging may pag-asa. Hinubog ng tadhana sa paaralang sinta. Likas sa pagkatao ang pagtulong sa iba. 2. Yaman ko‟y aking karunungan, Si San Vicente ang naging gabay. Mga guro‟t kaibigan naging laging sandigan Salamat sa isang magandang kinabukasan. KORO: (Na) Ako‟y isang ganap na Adamsonian Sa puso, sa gawa at sa isipan. Pasasalamat at pagpupugay Sa Pamantasan kong mahal alay. At muling magbabalik sa „king pinagmulan Tagumpay ang hatid ng isang ganap na Adamsonian. 3. Sa kap‟wa ko‟y laging mapagmahal, Hindi lumilimot sa Maykapal. Nagsisilbi‟ng tapat sa bayang sinilangan. Taas noo sa buong mundong ipagsisigawan. Tulay: Patuloy na lilipad ang isang Adamsonian, Magiging matatag sa hamon ng buhay! Koda: …tagumpay ang hatid, hindi padadaig, laging mananaig ang isang ganap na Adamsonian! Erick F. Sta. Maria – Composer, Arranger and Vocals B.S. Psychology Batch 1989

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ADAMSON CHEERS AND CHANTS

FALCON LET’S GO! Falcon let‟s go! Falcon let‟s fight! Falcon let‟s go and win this fight! (4x)

UNAWAKANAHIMO UNAWAKANAHIMO! UNAWAKAHIMA! UNAWAKANAHIMO! RA! RA! RA!

And win this fight! Aaah Falcons! Aaah Fight! Aaah Falcons! FIGHT! TEAM! FIGHT!

SPELL FALCONS

O, MIGHTY FALCONS

F! F! F - A - L! C! C! O - N - S! (2x)

O, mighty Falcons blue & white O, mighty Falcons win this fight!

F - A - L! C - O - N - S!

A! - D! - U! A - D - U fight! (2x)

F! A! L! C! O! N! S! (3x)

We are the Adamson falcons ready to fight, ready to fight (2x) A! - D! - U! A - D - U fight! A! - D! - U! A - D - U FALCONS!

SPELL ADAMSON A! D! A - M! S - O - N! (3x) A! DAM! SON! (3x) U!

UM- AH Um! Um-ah! Falcons got the power, say … (3x) Bang Bang! Choo choo train! C”mon falcons do your thing! (3x)

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WE ARE THE ADAMSON FALCONS

I We are the Adamson Falcons, Ready to fight, ready to fight! We are the Adamson Falcons Doing it right, doing it right!

II We are going to face you With all our might, with all our might. We are going to blow you Way out of sight, way out of sight.

III We are so cool, Blue Falcons rule! (Repeat I, II, III)

We are the Adamson Falcons Ready to fight!

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ADAMSON MAP

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