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Enrolment Reminders for School Year 2020-2021

Office of the President Memo #001 – July 28, 2020

The University recognizes the tremendous impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the community, particularly our students and their families. While we have planned for the implementation of the PWU Flexible Learning modality for this school year to ensure that education continues for our learners, we understand that many are reeling from the financial impact this crisis has brought.

Together with reducing some of our miscellaneous and other fees this school year, we have also reduced installment charges by fifty percent (50%).1 Moreover, we have partnered with Telco and Equipment providers to offer Tablets and WIFI devices at student-friendly packages.2

To further aid our students in continuing with their education this 1st Trimester SY 2020-2021, the University will allow Tertiary students who have ENLISTED for their courses to be included and participate in the Google Classroom of each course, even if they have not yet officially enrolled. The final deadline for enrollment for 1st Trimester SY 2020-2021 shall be on September 12, 2020.

We are therefore encouraging all students to process their online enrollment/enlistment via the PWU Website so that they may already participate in the Student Orientation which begins July 29, and on the first day of classes on August 3, 2020.

For any questions or concerns you may reach out to the following offices:

May you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy.

Marco Alfredo M. Benitez


Learning Equipment and Connectivity Packages

Office of the President Memo #104 – July 23, 2020

Among the major challenges faced by our community last school year as we transitioned to flexible learning were internet connectivity and the availability of suitable devices to access our learning management platform for both synchronous and asynchronous activities.

In the hope of addressing these challenges, the University has partnered with both telecom and equipment providers in order to offer faculty, employees, and students a more affordable way to own a laptop, tablet or wireless device for the flexible work and learning environments.

The University community may order these equipment and wifi devices through the order forms below. Please refer to the link applicable to your unit:

In order to facilitate delivery of equipment by early August, the order forms shall be available until July 31, 2020 only. The equipment and devices shall be subject to the availability of stocks by the supplier. Only PWU issued email addresses may access the form, and only officially enrolled students for the SY 2020-2021 may avail of these packages.

For your information and guidance.

Marco Alfredo M. Benitez


General Community Quarantine (GCQ) Extension

Office of the President Memo #102 – July 3, 2020

With the announcement of the extension of the General Community Quarantine in Metro Manila, the PWU and PWU-JASMS Campuses will continue to operate under PHASE 2: SKELETAL WORKFORCE of our transition plan. All offices shall submit their employee work schedule to the VP for Administration and HRMO based on the Operational Guidelines released by the HRMO last May 28 and June 4.

Moreover, while we highly encourage enrollment and other student services to be done primarily online (www.pwu.edu.ph), we shall open in-campus student services for enrollment and processing of student clearances next week based on the following schedule and subject to the health and safety protocols being implemented. Please note, no student below 21 years of age will be allowed entry and must send their parent/guardian with an authorization letter and their valid ID.

PWU Taft Campus July 6, Monday Nursing, Medical Technology and Nutrition
July 7, Tuesday CBIBE, Music, Fine Arts, Pharmacy and ETEEAP
July 10, Friday Hospitality Management, Tourism and Food Science & Technology
July 11, Saturday SAS (Communication Arts, Envi Sci, Psychology), Education, Foreign Service and Social Work
JASMS Manila (Indiana) July 6 to 10,
July 20 to 26
Monday to Friday
Basic Education
JASMS Quezon City July 6 to 10,
Monday & Tuesday
Basic Education

Please follow the dates assigned to your program to avoid overcrowding. Schedule is from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Note that we are implementing a strict temperature and health assessment checklist prior to entering the campus, and only a limited number of visitors shall be allowed to enter at any given time. Thus, we still highly encourage the use of our online portal for enrollment and payments.

Please be guided accordingly.

Marco Alfredo M. Benitez


Extension of Enrollment Payments

Office of the President Memo #101 – June 30, 2020

In response to urgent requests from the members of the community and with the approval of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, the University is extending the deadline for Tertiary enrollment payments for the 3rd trimester of SY 2019-2020 from June 27 to July 31, 2020. This means that undergraduate and graduate students who were ENLISTED but not yet officially ENROLLED for the 3rd Trimester now have up to July 31, 2020 to make their enrollment payment.

Moreover, those students who will not be able to pay in full shall be allowed to opt for an installment plan which will allow them to settle their 3rd Trimester arrears until the end of the 1st Trimester SY 2020-2021. Finally, in keeping with OP Memo 099 – Discount on Installment Charges, we are also reducing the installment charges for 3rd Trimester SY 2019-2020 by Fifty percent (50%) for those that will opt to pay their arrears via installment.

We highly encourage those who still need to settle their enrollment payments to do so via our online payment facility available through the PWU Student Portal. For assistance on online payments, or any concerns regarding tuition payments, please kindly email the Finance Office at billing-cash@pwu.edu.ph.

We hope that through these measures we will be able to further aid our students and their families in this time of great need.

Marco Alfredo M. Benitez


Discount on Installment Charges

Office of the President Memo #099 – June 24, 2020

In keeping with the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, and as a response to these difficult times due to the pandemic, the University is reducing the installment charges for school fees by Fifty Percent (50%) for both Basic Education (JASMS) and Tertiary (Undergraduate and Graduate Programs) for all installment schemes:

  1. JASMS – For School Year 2020-2021 for semestral, quarterly and monthly installment schemes.
  2. Tertiary (Undergraduate and Graduate Programs) – For 1st Trimester SY 2020-2021 for 2-installment and monthly payment schemes.

The revised installment charges will appear in the students’ assessment upon enrollment. There will be no additional discount for Cash payment due to the existing discount on Miscellaneous and Other school fees for this coming school year. Moreover, the University reserves the right to revert to the previous installment fees once the current pandemic situation improves.

For JASMS Manila and Quezon City, please coordinate with your respective cashiers for the revised installment charges. Below are the contact details of our University cashiers:

May you and your loved ones continue to be safe.

Marco Alfredo M. Benitez


Extension of General Community Quarantine

Office of the President Memo #097 – June 20, 2020

With the announcement of the extension of the General Community Quarantine (GCQ) in Metro Manila until June 30, 2020, all PWU and JASMS Campuses will remain under Phase 2: Skeletal Workforce for the duration of the GCQ. Only those with prior permission from the SVPAA and VP for Administration shall be allowed entry into campus subject to the health and safety protocols being implemented. Those that can work effectively from home shall continue doing so.

With our deadline for enrollment payments for the 3rd trimester on June 27 and the ongoing enrollment for SY 2020-2021 for the JASMS Manila and QC Campuses, the University Cashiers will be open from June 25-27, 2020 to accept payments on a pre-scheduled basis. However, in keeping with the guidelines of the IATF, no student below 21 years of age or parents/guardians above 60 shall be allowed entry. The Office of Student Affairs (Tertiary) and the Principals of the respective JASMS Campuses will release a Google Form for pre-scheduling visits to the school.

Announcements:

  • Everyone is still highly encouraged to avail of the ONLINE PAYMENT facility through the PWU Student Portal. For assistance on online payments, or any concerns regarding tuition payments, please kindly email the Finance Office billing-cash@pwu.edu.ph
  • For those who wish to request documents from the University Registrar, please email the Registrar’s Office at registrar@pwu.edu.ph or visit our Student Support page
  • Due to Government protocols on mass gatherings, physical Graduation Rites shall be postponed to a later date. The schedule for graduation photo pictorial for graduating students shall be released by the Office of Student Affairs. These will resume once the Government deems that it would be safe for students to return to campus.
  • Application for Admissions for new students and transferees is ONGOING. You may apply through the PWU Website. For assistance on Admissions, please email admissions@pwu.edu.ph
  • ENROLLMENT for School Year 2020-2021 will begin on July 1, 2020. Please visit the PWU website for more details.
  • For any concerns with regards to Scholarship applications, please kindly contact scholarship@pwu.edu.ph

May you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy.

Marco Alfredo M. Benitez



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