Enrollment Procedure

Enrollment at UPOU is done using the online registration system (ORS) which can be accessed through the Student Portal. Only the following students are eligible to enroll at UP Open University:

  1. Newly admitted students;
  2. Continuing students;
  3. Cross-Enrollees; and
  4. Non-Degree students.

For more information about enrollment at UPOU, go to the Enrollment page.

Enrollment Guidelines:

  1. Only students who are eligible to enroll are given access to the Online Registration System (ORS).
  2. The ORS is only accessible during the prescribed enrollment period; therefore, enrollment and payment of fees must be completed within this period. Refer to the academic calendar for enrollment schedules.
  3. All registration fees must be paid in full during the prescribed enrollment period. For scholarship grants and student loans, refer to the Office of the Student Affairs website for information.

Important Reminders before Enrolling:

For first time enrollees: Click on the “Request for Password” link on the homepage of the Student Portal and enter the student number assigned during admissions. Check your email for the system-generated password. Use this password when logging in to the Student Portal.

For all enrollees: Please make sure you are eligible to enroll and have sought academic advising before enrolling. Go to the Course Offerings page for the list of courses offered for the term.

How to Enroll/Register Courses:

Step 1: Log in to the Student Portal and access the Online Registration System (ORS).

Step 2: Select the term and select courses by clicking the course number/code.  The system will automatically display the assessment of fees once courses are selected.

 Step 3: Pay the registration fees through one of the payment facilities. Get a copy of the bank-validated slip/credit card transaction slip/official receipt. Upload a scanned copy/digital image of the payment slip to complete your enrollment.

Step 4: Wait for the confirmation of your enrollment. Students who pay their fees using the online payment option and those on scholarship will receive an automatic confirmation of enrollment.