Application Policies for Transferees and Shiftees (1st Sem., 2018-2019)

Shiftees are (1) students from a campus or Constituent University (CU) (e.g. UP Manila) who wish to enroll in another college (e.g., Pharmacy to Public Health) of the same campus or; (2) students from within a college who wish to get into a degree program other than that which they were originally qualified for (e.g., B.A. Philippine Arts to B.A. Political Science of the College of Arts and Sciences).
Transferees are (1) students from another Constituent University (e.g. UP Los Baños) who wish to enroll in UP Manila or; (2) students from another university who want to enroll in UP Manila.

A. Requirements
1. Students from another university must have passed at least thirty three (33) academic units
while students from other Constituent University must have passed at least thirty (30) collegiate
academic units.

2. The applicant who wants to transfer must meet not only the minimum General Weighted
Average (GWA) of the University (2.00) but shall also satisfy the other admission
requirements of the accepting degree program/College (GWA, interview, examination,
available slots, etc.)

2.1 The College of Medicine does not accept transferees nor shiftees.

2.2 The College of Allied Medical Professions will not accept shiftees and transferees for
AY 2018-2019.

2.3 College of Arts and Sciences:
2.3.1 Accepts shiftees from U.P. Manila and transferees from other UP campuses.
A GWA of 2.75 or better for all academic subjects/courses is required for all degree
courses, except for B.S. Biology where the GWA should be 2.00 or better.
2.3.2 For transferees, a GWA of 2.00 or better is required for all academic degree
programs except for B.S. Biology which does not accept transferees from other
2.3.3 For both shiftees and transferees, only incoming sophomores will be accepted to
the B.S. Biochemistry, B.S. Computer Science and B.S. Applied Physics programs.

2.4 College of Dentistry:
2.4.1 Accepts only shiftees from U.P. Manila and transferees from other UP campuses
during the first two years of Pre-Dentistry with a GWA of 2.5 or better.

2.5 College of Nursing

2.5.1 Accepts shiftees (UP Manila) and transferees from other UP Constituent Universities only with a GWA of 2.00 or better as incoming first year level students. 
2.5.2 Qualified applicants will be ranked according to their GWA and will be interviewed by the College Admission Committee. 

2.6 College of Pharmacy
2.6.1 Accepts transferees from other schools with a GWA of 1.75 or better and
shiftees/transferees from UP campuses with a GWA of 2.00 or better.
2.6.2 Accepts second degree applicants: non-UP graduate with a GWA of 2.25 or better
and UP graduate with a GWA of 2.50 or better.
2.6.3 Qualified applicants will be ranked according to the criteria (school of origin, GWA,
present course, grades in computational sciences and chemistry and reason for
transfer) set by the College and will be interviewed by the College Committee
on Admissions and Scholarships.
Only those who qualified in the initial screening (after ranking of the applicants) will be
called for interview. This is to emphasize that NOT ALL applicants will be interviewed.

2.7 College of Public Health does not accept transferees nor shiftees.

B. Procedure
1. Accomplish the Undergraduate Admission Application form (one copy per course
application only).
2. In a brown envelope, submit to the Office of the University Registrar the following documents together with the completed application form:
2.1 Official Transcript of Records (for 2nd degree applicants only) or True Copy of
Grades (for continuing students) properly authenticated/signed by the
Registrar/Dean and the grading system of the school attended. TOR or TCG must
be complete up to the last term of schooling.
2.2 Certificate of good moral character from either the Dean/College Secretary/Faculty
Member of the school currently enrolled in.
2.3 Official Receipt of Application Fee issued by the UP Manila Cashier
2.4 One (1) 2 x 2 picture

C. Return Service Agreement
The Colleges of Allied Medical Professions, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health are covered by
the Return Service Agreement (RSA).

The RSA is an absolute admission requirement for the accepted applicants to the above-
mentioned colleges. The agreement states that the student shall serve in the Philippines within five
years after graduation.

June 15, 2018 (Friday)

July 27, 2018 (Wednesday)