UP Freshman Confirmation for AY 2015-2016

UPD Qualifiers' Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. UPCAT results show that I qualified in UP Diliman under DPWAS. What does it mean?

    Qualifiers under the Degree Program with Available Slot (DPWAS) meet the campus cut-off grade but did not qualify under his/her first and second program choice.

  2. I am WAITLISTED. What does it mean?

    A qualifier who was cut-off due to program quota is waitlisted under his/her program choice provided that the program allows for waitlisting.

  3. I am a UP Diliman BS Food Tech qualifier. I would like to be reconsidered in the course BS Mechanical Engineering. What should I do?

    If you want to be reconsidered for BSMechEngg, you have to give up your slot in BS Food Tech. Then, confirm your slot under DPWAS and choose BS Mechanical Engg. There’s no guarantee that you will be given a slot into that program. This is subject to availability of slots and your UPCAT Score. You may opt to also list BS Food Tech among the degree programs you wish to be considered in.

  4. I am a UP Diliman BS Industrial Engg qualifier, this is my first choice. However, I was wondering if it is still possible for me to shift course prior to my enrolment in UP. Can I be reconsidered to BS Comp Engg?

    If you have already confirmed for BS IE your qualified program, you can no longer be reconsidered under the BS Comp Engg program. You may apply for shifting after 2 semesters or 1 academic year subject to other shifting requirement. Note that failure to confirm will result in forfeiture of your slot.

  5. I am a UP Diliman DPWAS qualifier. Per inquiry, we will be given list of programs with available slot where we can choose 3 programs by priority. What if after the DPWAS processing, I did not qualify in any of the 3 programs. What will I do?

    if you confirm duringthe first batch and you did not qualify based on ranking in any of the 3 programs you chose, you may participate in the second up to the third batch until you are given a final course assignment. It is possible that after the third batch, you may not be given a final course assignment. You may opt to enroll in a different school and explore applying for transfer after one academic year subject to compliance of transfer requirements.

  6. I am a qualifier in UP Diliman under the BS Psych program but I missed the deadline of confirmation. Do I still have a slot under the BS Psych program?

    Failure to confirm will result in forfeiture of slot. If confirmation is still ongoing, you may opt to confirm under a Degree Program With Available Slot.

  7. I am a qualifier in UP Los Baños as my second choice of Campus. But I prefer to enrol in UP Diliman, which is my first choice of campus. Would it be possible to be considered in UP Diliman?

    At this time,UP Diliman is closed to appeals for reconsideration from non-UP Diliman qualifier. You may apply to transfer after 2 semesters or 1 academic year subject to compliance of transfer requirements.

  8. I am a DPWAS qualifier in UP Diliman. My first choice was BS MBB. I would like to be reconsidered in the BS MBB degree program.

    If you wish to be reconsidered under the BS MBB degree program, you may participate in the second batch of DPWAS and choose BS MBB provided that available slots will become available. This may be viewed by April 20, 2015 at the freshman confirmation website. The degree program is not automatically assigned and will depend on the availability of slots and your UPCAT score.

  9. Is there a possibility that I can be considered in a course that has no available slot?

    No. You can only choose from the list of programs with available slot.

  10. Is a DPWAS qualifier’s choice of programs limited to what are written in the admission packet? Or is it possible to choose depending on what degree program is preferred?

    DPWAS qualifiers can only choose from the list of UG degree programs with available slots. If in the first batch, the degree program you prefer is not listed as with available slot, you may choose to confirm in the second batch and choose a preferred degree program if slots become available after the deadline of confirmation for degree program qualifiers on April 17, 2015.

  11. How will we know if there are already available slots in other courses? Would there be online updates?

    Please check the following sites on 20 April 2015 for updates on Undergraduate Degree Programs With Available Slot: www.our.upd.edu.ph, www.crs.upd.edu.ph, www.freshman.up.edu.ph.. DPWAS qualifiers can only choose degree programs from the list of UG degree programs with available slots.

  12. What are the chances of me successfully shifting to my first choice of degree program after confirming in a DPWAS?

    You may apply for shifting after 2 semesters or 1 academic year and subject to compliance with the requirements of your first choice of degree program.

  13. What courses in the DPWAS are considered pre-med courses?

    According to UP Manila (UP PGH), all Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science programs are considered pre-med courses.

  14. Can a UP Diliman qualifier apply to other UP Campus like UP Manila?

    You may inquire directly to the Office of the University Registrar of the UP Campus of interest regarding your appeal for reconsideration.

  15. What is the difference between the DPWAS listed on pages 5 and 18 of the Admission Guide?

    Page 5 of Admission Guide is applicable only after the Degree Program qualifiers confirmation and if slots become available in these degree programs. Page 18 of admission Guide: As of 18 February 2015, degree programs on the list are the Undergraduate Degree Programs With Available Slot. Please check the following sites on 20 April 2015 for updates on Undergraduate Degree Programs With Available Slot: www.our.upd.edu.ph, www.crs.upd.edu.ph, www.freshman.up.edu.ph..

  16. When is the schedule of enrollment?

    Please check the Important Reminders on page 2 and pages 11-12 of the Admission Guide. You may also visit the following sites for more announcements and updates: www.our.upd.edu.ph, www.crs.upd.edu.ph, www.freshman.up.edu.ph.