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Frequently Asked Questions

The recent COVID-19 outbreak has led us through unfamiliar grounds in teaching and learning. This pandemic has changed the way in which most of us live, work or perform our basic day to day functions. We are all deeply affected by this unusual circumstances; however, by the  grace of God, we will rise above the challenges.

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Adventist University of the Philippines Granted Autonomous Status

The Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) was once again granted autonomous status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), from June 1, 2019, up to May 31, 2021. The university enjoyed the said status since 2003.

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Adventist Education Advantage

Students of Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) once again emerged on top in the field of Academics, with Ms. Grace Eunice C. Salvacion, RND; top 1 for the Nutrition and Dietetics board examination 2019, and Dr. Jon Sergei J. Aclan as Top 1 in the Regional 10 Outstanding Students of the Philippines Calabarzon.

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Excellence | Character | Service

A faith-based learning community, welcoming students of all beliefs and nationalities.

The School that Trains for Service and Prepares People for Heaven

Your gateway to ACE Education


Academic Excellence


  • Educating students to face with confidence a competitive world.
  • Commitment to academic and intellectual excellence with experience.
  • Demonstrate critical reasoning and independent thinking.
  • Promote quality research environment.
  • Communicate effectively in various media.
  • Understand arts and science in a Christian perspective.
  • Exhibit competence in skills, vocational work, and professional practice.
  • Qualify for local, national and international standards.

Christlike Character

Christlike Character


  • Preparing students not only for this world but for the world to come.
  • Establish a saving relationship with God.
  • Nurture a caring relationship with fellowmen.
  • Nurture a personal and moral integrity.
  • Live a healthy lifestyle.
  • Respect transcultural differences and ethnic diversity.


Exemplary Service


  • Training students for unselfish service toward country and humanity.
  • Cultivate the spirit of Christian service.
  • Involve in community and civic service programs.
  • Commit to innovate management and transformational leadership practices.
  • Uphold the worldwide mission of the church.
  • Create a proactive environment responsive to community needs.
  • Instill a positive work attitude.


AUP adapts to the new normal due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In support to the government’s drive in preventing the spread of the virus, the University will offer online classes for Intersemester 2020 for both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Registration will also be online.

Here are the important dates to remember:


News, Updates, & Advisories about COVID-19

Temporary Guidelines on Campus Access

Even though there has been no occurrence of COVID-19 in our locality, the University is implementing mitigation strategies to prevent the possible spread of the virus into the campus. The main strategy is for campus residents to stay inside while limiting the entry of on-campus visitors.

1. Campus residents are restricted from leaving campus. Students who have valid reasons to leave need clearance from the VPSS Office while in-campus employees and their families are to limit going out except for urgent reasons.

2. No off-campus students will be allowed to enter, unless given permission by their academic supervisors. Employees living outside the campus may still enter to work but have the responsibility for controlled travel, self-observation, self-monitoring and availability for possible contact investigations.

3. All incoming persons will be subjected to temperature screening and will not be allowed entrance if their temperature is beyond 37.2 degrees. The University Health Service shall implement a protocol for feverish campus residents who enter.

4. Those who are not campus residents are discouraged from using campus facilities such as the store, ATM, church, clinic, cafeteria, food factory, library, etc.

5. Deliveries have to be verified and cleared by receiving departments. Contractors with identified labourers will be allowed to enter but their access is limited to the construction sites.

6. Official visitors have to wait for confirmation from departments or offices to be visited before being allowed to enter the campus.

The University appreciates the cooperation of all as it promotes preventive measures.


A Video Message from the President


Although President Duterte mentioned the word “lockdown” in his address Thursday night, the term itself is actually not in the Resolution of the Inter-agency Task Force. One recommended measure that concerns AUP students currently wanting to go home is...

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Current News

AUP Week of Revival: Follow

With the theme “Follow”, Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) held their spiritual emphasis week, through morning and afternoon sessions from March 16 to 21, 2020 at Philippine International Church (PIC) with Pastor Don MacLafferty as the guest speaker. The...

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Three of AUP programs undergo PACUCOA Accreditation

In the pursuit of academic excellence, the Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) has undergone another set of accreditation of its three academic programs conducted by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation...

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AWESNA Alumni extends help to AUP working students

AUP-PUC Alumni of Western North America (AWESNA) extended help to working students of Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) through an assistance program held at the commission point—Centennial park on February 15, 2020.  Headed by the AUP Working Student...

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AUP @103: “We Serve as One”

With the theme “We Serve as One”, the Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) celebrated its 103rd Founding Anniversary last February 1, 2020 at the Philippine International Church (PIC). This year’s foundation celebration theme got its inspiration from the...

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2nd International Research Forum

April 20, 2020, Monday, 7AM -5PM | Finster Hall

Theme: “Coopetion and Social Responsibility in the 21st-Century Research


(a) To promote an avenue for future research collaboration

(b) To encourage researchers to disseminate their findings in various disciplines for implementation

DIET HEALS: Higlights, Evidence, Advances, Leaps, and Science

(A Lifestyle Medicine Approach)

April 1, 2020, Wednesday, 8:00AM – 5:15PM

The Colleges of Adventist University of the Philippines

Arts & Humanities

Competent Faculty with Post-Graduate Degree in their fields of study.


Higher than the highest human thought can reach is God’s ideal for His children.


We care for the sick and the weary and lead them to Jesus.


Management of resources should be one of the primary concerns in this life.


Healthy lifestyle, quality living and a happy community.

Science & Technology

The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.


Selfless service for humanity is the key to a happy living and a healthy lifestyle.


Caring for people is our mission of hope and service to the community.


Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel.

Adventist University of the Philippines in Video Presentation.

AUP has been blessed with many things that brought her to its new portals.  The video presentations below are but a teaser of what AUP has become now.