STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE

STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE

SY 2018-2020
VISION:     Globally competitive, disciplined and socially engaged students.
MISSION:
                   Considering the important role of the Student Affairs office to empower
                   students to actualize their full potentials, pursue excellence                    
                   in all endeavors and  imbued with the university core values, SAO
                   commits itself to promote holistic student development by:
 
  1. Cultivating vibrant leadership;
  2. Promoting diversity on campus;
  3. Fostering inclusive community;
  4. Pursuing dominance in sports leagues and other competitions;
  5. Forming global and digital citizenships;
  6. Providing quality student personnel services; and
  7. Sustaining Student Affairs staff development.

UNIVERSITY STUDENT COUNCILS

Activities of Student Councils

August 27-29, 2019             -           USC Elections

September 9, 2019              -           USC General Assembly

October 18-20, 2019            -           USC Leadership Congress

November 22, 2019             -           1st USC Dialouge with the AC, Deans and Heads

January 29, 2020                 -           Gary Valencio Face to Face Seminar

February 11-15, 2020          -           USC Week

April 24, 2020                       -           2nd USC Dialouge with the AC, Deans and Heads

UNIVERSITY-WIDE ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Society of Microbiology-CEU Student Chapter
  • Community Outreach Movement Pro-active Student Service (COMPASS)
  • Dramatic Guild
  • English Guild 
  • Honors Society
  • International Students Association (ISA)
  • Mathematics Club
  • Oratorical and Debate Society (ORADES)
  • Peer Facilitators Club
  • Photographers Club
  • Red Cross Youth
  • Science Club
  • Social Sciences Society
  • Student Catholic Action

SCHOOL/COLLEGE-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

School of Accountancy Management

  • Centro Escolar Marketing Society (CEMARS)
  • Junior Financial Executives (JFINEX)
  • Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (JPIA)
  • Management Students Association (MASA)

School of Dentistry

  • Dental Clinicians Club (DCC)
  • Association of Dentistry Students in the Philippines (ADSP)
  • Philippine Dental Students Association (PDSA)

School of Education, Liberal Arts, Music, Social Work

  • Communication Arts Society (CommASoc)
  • Junior Social Work Association of the Philippines (JSWAP) CEU Chapter
  • CEU Educators Rising
  • Conservatory of Music Students Association (COMSA)

School of Medical Technology

  • Philippine Society of Medical Technology Students (PHISMETS)

School of Nutrition and Hospitality Management

  • Association of Hotel and Restaurant Management Students (AHRMS)
  • Association of Tourism Students (ATS)
  • Philippine Association of Nutrition-Delta Chapter (PAN-Delta)

School of Nursing

  • Philippine Nursing Research Society (PNRS)-CEU Cell

School of Optometry

  • Optometry Clinicians Club (OCC)

School of Pharmacy

  • Junior Philippine Pharmacists Association (JPPhA)- CEU Beta Chapter

School of Science and Technology

  • Junior Philippine Computer Society (JPCS)
  • Psychology Society

CEU-PCCA

Vision-Mission

The Centro Escular University Presidential Committee on Culture and the Arts seeks to empower the CEU community to develop all forms of art reflective of the Filipino spirit and to strengthen links with other cultures

Cognizant of the integral part that culture and the arts play in the holistic education of the CEU community, the Presidential Committee on Culture and the Arts aims to:

  • deepen understanding of the Philippines' rich cultural heritage through art shows, exhibits, lectures, performances and the like;
  • enhance cultural awareness and enrich artistic experience in the different fields of art;
  • help preserve the Philippine cultural heritage;
  • deepen love for country and a sense of nationhood;
  • provide activities involving arts and aesthetics to enhance the CEU community's compassionate and caring attitudes;
  • strengthen moral values and ideals; and
  • develop finesse, decency, a taste for the fines things in life, in thought, speech, and behavior.

UNIVERSITY CULTURAL GROUPS

  • CEU Concert Band
  • CEU Folk Dance Trooupe
  • CEU Singers Manila

STUDENT SERVICES

  • International Students services 
  • Guidance and Counseling Department/Section (GCD/GCS)
  • Health Services Department/Section
  • Security Deparment/Section
  • Campus Ministry
  • Community Outreach Department/Section

CO-CURRICULAR, EXTRA-CURRICULAR AND ACADEMIC RELATED

STUDENT COUNCIL AND ORGANIZATION

SUPERVISION OF STUDENT ORGANIZATION

POLICIES ON OBTAINING APPROVAL TO FORM A STUDENT CAMPUS ORIENTATION

POLICIES ON FUND MANAGEMENT OF SCHOOLS/COLLEGES/DEPARTMENTS/COUNCIL/ORGANIZATION

PUBLICATION

FINANCIAL GRANTS FOR PARTICIPATION IN UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES

OTHER FORMS OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE (SAO)

 

 

Athletes compete in the different events such as Basketball Men and Women, Volleyball Men and Women, Futsal Men and Women, Cheerleading, Badminton, Swimming, Taekwondo and Table Tennis in the suggested leagues.

Athletics under the Student Affairs Office caters two (2) kinds of athletes, an athlete student and student athlete:

Athlete Students –These are the recruited players from other schools to play for CEU

Student Athletes – These are the students already enrolled in CEU and recruited to play for the school.

Mother League:

WNCAA-Women’s National Collegiate Athletic Association

MNCAA- Men’s National Collegiate Athletic Association

UCBL – Universities and Colleges Basketball League

NCRAA- National Capital Region Athletic Association

Invitational Competition:

PBA D League

BBI

​PCABL

PCL

 

STUDENT COUNCILS

  • University Student Council

The University Student Council is the highest governing body or official organization of all bona fide college students at CEU Manila, Makati and Malolos. The USC is committed to serve the students and provide them with quality activities and opportunities that will promote student development and welfare and ensure understanding and unity among students, as well as between students and faculty and administrators.

  • School Student Council

The Schools and Colleges have their own Student Councils whose officers and members are only those enrolled in their own schools/colleges/departments.

  • SAM Student Council
  • SELAMS Student Council
  • Medical Technology Student Council
  • Optometry Student Council
  • Dentistry Student Council
  • Pharmacy Student Council
  • Science and Technology Student Council
  • NHM Student Council
  • Nursing Student Council
  • Medicine Student Council

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

  • University-Wide Organizations

* American Society of Microbiology- CEU Student Chapter1

It is an International Student Chapter that aims to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues such as health, food security, climate change that requires scientific research.

* Community Outreach Movement Pro-Active Students Service (COMPASS)

Established in 1998 to develop and fortify the students’ spirit of volunteerism in the University Community Outreach Program by inculcating social responsibility among the members, and having partnership with the University Social Responsibility Program to produce globally competitive, disciplined and socially engaged students.

* Dramatic Guild

The Dramatic Guild is the only theatre-based organization in the University. It promotes cultural awareness and art appreciation by mounting socially relevant, timely and value-laden productions. The Guild conducts a yearly season of productions, workshop in acting, directing, production, and stage management.

* English Guild

The English Guild is a student-based organization that aims to provide additional opportunities to students to enhance their English proficiency through its four sub-guilds, namely, writers guild, speakers guild, readers guild, and grammarians’ guild.

* Honors Society

The Honors Society is an organization of all Academic, University Memorial and USPEP scholars, President’s and Deans’ Listers, and Recipients of Grants of the University. Its philosophy is “Vixi et Mico in Decus” (to live and serve in honor). It aims to promote the welfare and best interest of the scholars of CEU and the utmost development of the students’ potential and worth; to underscore a broad understanding of the role of the students both as academicians and students; and to set good examples to the students towards virtuous ends.

* International Students Association (ISA)

The International Students Association (ISA) is a recognized student organization at Centro Escolar University. The main aim of ISA is to provide International students with the opportunity to experience and appreciate different cultures and promote international friendship.

* Mathematics Club

The CEU Mathematics Club is an organization that brings together students from all educational disciplines that have an intrinsic interest in Mathematics. It aims to develop students’ analytical and critical thinking skills through participation in the activities that would harness students’ growth.

* Oratorical and Debate Society (ORADES)

Established in 2013, it aims to advance the interest and welfare of the students in preserving their rights through oratorical and debate activities. It trains students in different forms of presenting oneself with confidence in the varying forms and kinds of speeches and debate.

* Peer Facilitators Club

It is an organization for all interested students who have passion in caring for others. It is organized to train these students on how to handle conflicts among them; to initiate means of expression for the betterment of the studentry; and to provide a network for interaction between and among students of CEU and the internal and external public of the University as it gears towards forming inter-collegiate and partnerships in creating harmonious relationships; promoting awareness of vital issues and valuable persuasive campaigns.

* Photographers Club

The Photographers Club was established in 2007. Guided and inspired by the University’s maxim “Ciencia y Virtud,” its objectives include: helping students gain further knowledge and skills in photography through seminars, conferences, and workshops; encouraging students to showcase their talents by organizing photo contests and exhibits in CEU and by joining competitions outside CEU.

* Red Cross Youth

The Red Cross Youth is an organization of students with special interest in the welfare of the youth by providing opportunities in youth leadership and humanitarian service. It is affiliated with the Philippine Red Cross, with its mission to direct and harness the youth, their energy and idealism and inculcate in them the humanitarian values, instill in them the practice of a healthy lifestyle, enhance youth leadership through service delivery, and advocate national or international friendship.

* Science Club

The Science Club is an organization open to all bona fide CEU students that aims to promote the interest in understanding the biological and physical sciences. The Science Club is engaged in worthwhile activities which develop environmental awareness, inculcate scientific passion and proliferation, and embody holistic characteristics of a future scientist.

* Social Sciences Society

Founded in 2007 by the efforts of the students who wanted to get involved with issues concerning national interest. The society aims to be a leading organization with relevant knowledge and values on the tenets of the Social Sciences engendered with discipline, integrity and respect for the full realization of social awareness and responsibility for national development.

* Student Catholic Action

Otherwise known as the CEU-SCA, this religious organization seeks to help build a true Catholic community: by promoting the Catholic Faith; setting good examples for the CEU students towards virtuous ends; rendering apostolic service to the school and community; and coordinating with the Campus Ministry, Chaplaincy and the Archdiocese of Manila in pursuit of the goals of the Catholic Church.

* Teatro Escolar Malolos

To emphasize its setting, CEU Malolos has adopted the name Teatro Escolar Malolos for its theatre-based organization. It serves as a training ground for students to actively participate in numerous worthwhile productions to hone their dramatic talents as well as their total personality development through a series of theatre experiences.

  • School/College- Based Organizations

School of Accountancy and Management

  • Centro Escolar Marketing Society (CEMARS)

CEMARS is an organization of Marketing students. It aims to promote and strengthen involvement in academics, co-curricular and extracurricular activities. It designs programs and activities for the general acceptance and appreciation of marketing as an essential business tool. It renders educational assistance to students in the marketing discipline.

  • Junior Financial Executives (JFINEX)

JFINEX is open to all bona fide Banking and Finance students. It aims to upgrade the effectiveness and importance of Banking and Finance as the major subject in the school and an important area in business, and to adapt measures that would foster educational advancement in the field of finance.

  • Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (JPIA)

JPIA is a unifying organization that seeks to create an academic atmosphere conducive to the educational advancement of students in the field of accountancy. It sponsors activities that provide exposure of students to the actual practice of accounting in business life, as well as develop civic consciousness and discipline among its members.

  • Management Students Association (MASA)

MASA is an organization of bona fide management students in CEU. It seeks to promote management as a major field of study and as an important area in business or profession. It initiates activities and programs that promote practical application of management theories and practices, and to develop civic consciousness and social responsibility.

School of Dentistry

  • Dental Clinicians Club (DCC)

The Dental Clinicians Club is an organization of Junior and Senior Dentistry students. It represents the rights and interests of the clinicians, and aims to develop each of their full potential as a person and as a future professional.

  • Association of Dentistry Students in the Philippines (ADSP)

The ADSP aims to develop globally competitive and socially-engaged dentistry students through involvement in diverse student activities.ADSP coordinates with various dental agencies to form linkages and to support the organization’s vision and mission.

  • Philippine Dental Students Association (PDSA)

The PDSA aims to prepare dental students to meet the social, cultural, ethical and scientific obligations of the dental profession in the local, national and international setting. It works in cooperation with other dental schools and associations in the improvement of dental art and science. It also forms linkages with different dental agencies in elevating the standards of dental education in the Philippines.

School of Education, Liberal Arts, Music, Social Work

  • Communication Arts Society (CommASoc)

It is an organization for all students taking up Communication and Media. It is organized to initiate freedom of expression and change for the betterment of the students taking the course and the internal and external public of the university as it gears towards forming inter-collegiate and multi-sectoral partnerships in creating communication messages and programs and promote media education, awareness of vital issues, valuable persuasive campaigns and public service announcements through multimedia.

  • Junior Social Work Association of the Philippines (JSWAP) - CEU Chapter

The organization is for the Social Work students of the School of Education, Liberal Arts, Music, Social Work. It was formed to uphold the values, principles and philosophy of Social Work. It also creates venues wherein students could present their needs and concerns regarding Social Work education and promotes alternative means in response to the problems presented and integrate schools through networking, fellowship programs and other related activities.

  • CEU Educators Rising

This is an organization for Education students whose name is patterned from its mother organization based in the United States of America.The organization specifically aims to cultivate the growth in knowledge, values and skills of future educators; encourage students to explore teaching as a profession; coordinate and disseminate through various means of information about teaching as a profession, employment opportunities, financial assistance options and education and licensure issues.

  • Conservatory of Music Students Association (COMSA)

COMSA is organized to support the Music Program of the University by advancing the interest and welfare of the Music students; by representing the students where their interests are developed; by initiating and encouraging students’ cooperation and participation in school activities; by organizing related activities to national development; and by promoting student centered activities that benefit the Music students.

School of Medical Technology

  • Philippine Society of Medical Technology Students (PHISMETS)

The Philippine Society of Medical Technology Students (PHISMETS) is a school-based organization that aims to establish a central body that coordinates all activities and ensures the growth and development of all Medical Technology students.

School of Nutrition and Hospitality Management

  • Association of Hotel and Restaurant Management Students (AHRMS)

AHRMS is an organization of Hotel and Restaurant Management students. It aims to support the University in its efforts to upgrade and maintain high standard of instruction in Hotel and Restaurant Administration and other related courses.

  • Association of Tourism Students (ATS)

The Association of Tourism Students (ATS) is an organization for Bachelor of Science in International Tourism and Travel Management majors of CEU. It aims to maintain the high standards of instruction in International Tourism and Travel Management.

  • Philippine Association of Nutrition-Delta Chapter (PAN-Delta)

PAN-Delta is the organization of the Nutrition and Dietetics majors in CEU. It aims to initiate and implement projects directed toward the development of the foods, nutrition and dietetics discipline and to contribute to the attainment of proper nutrition of the Filipinos.

School of Nursing

  • Philippine Nursing Research Society (PNRS)- CEU Cell

The Philippine Nursing Research Society (PNRS) -CEU Cell (PNRS) is dedicated to create a community of student nurses interested in promoting and supporting quality nursing research and development. It aims to promote development of the knowledge, skills and attitude of the students as innovative, competitive, productive and responsible members of the nursing profession with the use of critical thinking and clinical reasoning to provide evidence-based practice in the field of research.

School of Optometry

  • Optometry Clinicians Club (OCC)

The Optometry Clinicians Club is an organization open to the third to sixth year students of the School of Optometry. It serves as a tool for the realization of vision care principles. It aims to promote the clinician’s welfare and unity among fellow clinicians, between clinicians and clinic instructors as well as the clinic teachers.

School of Pharmacy

  • Junior Philippine Pharmacists Association (JPPhA)- CEU Beta Chapter0

The CEU JPPhA Beta Chapter is an organization of Pharmacy students in CEU. Gaining university recognition in 1996, its objectives include promoting educational advancement in the field of Pharmacy education and administration and providing students with gradual exposure to actual practice of different specializations in Pharmacy. It is a member of the Federation of Junior Chapter, Philippine Pharmaceutical Association (FJCPPhA).

School of Science and Technology

  • Junior Philippine Computer Society (JPCS)

The Junior Philippine Computer Society (JPCS) is a student organization involved in the fields of Computer Science and Information Technology. It aims to advance the interest and welfare of its members and encourage their cooperation and participation in school and university activities.

  • Psychology Society

The Psychology Society is an organization led by the BS Psychology students of the School of Science and Technology. It works closely with the Psychology Department in rendering psychology related services; organizing seminars/workshops/trainings; and linking with Psychology student societies of other universities and with professional organizations like the Psychological Association of the Philippines and the Philippine Mental Health Association. Affiliate membership is open to any CEU student interested in benefiting from the advances in the field of psychology.

STUDENT PUBLICATIONS

  • The Academe (Manila/Makati/Malolos)

This is the official publication of the students from the three campuses of Centro Escolar University intended to give information on different activities and events in the University. It is also a vehicle showcasing the students’ literary talents in prose and poetry writing.

  • The USC Manila Portfolio

This is the official publication of the University Student Council Manila, the highest governing student organization in the University. Published annually, it chronicles the activities of the Council and other involvements of the student leaders on and off campus.

FINANCIAL GRANTS OF PARTICIPATION IN UNIVERSITY ACTIVITES

1. University Student Council (USC) Officers’ Grants

All USC officers of CEU Manila, Makati and Malolos enjoy grants consisting of discounts on tuition and miscellaneous fees or annual allowance.

2. Cultural Groups

    2.1 CEU Concert Band Grant

All qualified members will receive the following discounts on tuition fee:

  • 50% - first and second years of membership
  • 75% - third year of membership
  • 100% - fourth year of membership

Full or partial discounts on miscellaneous fees may be granted to accomplished band members which shall depend on the performance rendered during the past semester as determined by the Band Director.

Qualifications:

  • A bona fide student of CEU
  • Musically talented and with high level instrumental performance
  • Must undergo and pass talent audition
  • A team player

2.2 CEU Folk Dance Troupe Grant

All qualified members of CEUFDT will receive the following discounts on tuition fee:

  • 50%- first and second years of membership
  • 75%- third year of membership
  • 100%- fourth year of membership

Full or partial discounts on miscellaneous fees may be granted to accomplished dancers which shall depend on the performance rendered during the past semester as determined by the Dance Director.

Qualifications:

  • Bona fide CEU student
  • With pleasing personality
  • With dancing skills
  1. CEU Singers Grant

All qualified members of the CEU Singers will receive the following discounts on tuition fee:

  • 50% - first year and second years of membership
  • 75% - third year of membership
  • 100% - fourth year of membership

Full or partial discounts on miscellaneous fees may be granted to accomplished singers which shall depend on the performance rendered during the past semester as determined by the Musical Director.

Qualifications:

  • First year of membership
  • Undergo and pass talent audition

3. CEU Varsity Grant

All qualified athletes for major and minor events may receive any of the following grants:

  • 100% - tuition and miscellaneous fees
  • 100% - tuition fee only
  • 50% - tuition and miscellaneous fees
  • 50% - tuition fee only
  • 25 % - tuition and miscellaneous fees
  • 25% - tuition fee only

Qualifications:

  • Bona fide CEU students-male or female
  • 16 to 23 years of age
  • Enrolled in the undergraduate program with a minimum load of 15 units and maximum load of 21 units or in the graduate program with a minimum load of 9 units
  • No documented violation(s) of university disciplinary rules and regulations punishable by suspension
  • Willing and able to attend intensive training and scheduled competition regularly
  • Physically fit and with adequate background and skill in the particular sport he/she is joining
  • Not a member of any group or organization (e.g. fraternity/sorority, etc.) engaged in activities harmful to the interest of the community members

4. Mr. and Ms. CEU Grant

Winners of the annual Search for Mr. and Ms. CEU shall receive 100% discount on tuition and miscellaneous fees.

5. Pep Squad Grant

Members of the Pep Squad shall receive a 25-100% discount on tuition fee based on the evaluation and recommendation of the adviser.

Student Loans

1. Tuition Fee Loan

A tuition fee loan of Php 6,000.00 shall be granted to second, third or fourth year student for enrollment purposes or tuition payment for the first or second grading period. It may be granted for the final grading period on a case to case basis.

2Emergency Loan

An emergency loan of PhP1,500.00 may be given to a student who is a victim of robbery/pick-pocket/hold-up and the like.

3. Multi-Purpose Loan

A maximum loan of PhP1,500.00 may be given by the Student Affairs Office to a student for academic-related or reasonable personal needs, subject to availability of funds.

4. CEU Consumers’ Cooperative-SAO Grant

A 50% subsidy on tuition fee for a financially distressed second, third or fourth year student, subject to availability of funds.                          

5. Short-Term Loan

A loan of PhP500.00 may be given to any bona fide CEU student who is an officer or a member of a recognized campus student organization, payable within 15 days.

6. Kita sa Basura, Tulong sa Kapwa (KBTK) Financial Assistance

This assistance is extended to any member of the CEU Community, who is a victim of a calamity/disaster as verified. Application forms are available at the Student Affairs Office.

Student Personal Insurance Benefit

This is a benefit extended to any bona fide CEU student who is injured or has met an accident inside or outside the University. Application forms are available at the Student Affairs Office/Student Activities and Services Section (SAO/SAS).

The beneficiary or his/her authorized representative should follow the following procedures to make the claim:

1. Secure notification of claim and release of claim forms from the Student Affairs Office/Student Activities and Services Section (SAO/

SASS).

2. Properly accomplish notification of claim form and submit to the SAO/SASS, together with the following:

          a. Photocopy of medical certificate, receipts for medicines, hospital bills, doctor’s fees and Certificate of Matriculation to be authenticated against original copy by the SAO/SASS

          b. Photocopy of police report in case of death and vehicular accident (to be authenticated against original copy by the SAO/SASS)

          c. Photocopy of death certificate and fees for funeral and burial services in case of death (to be authenticated and validated against original copy by the SAO/SASS)

3. Indicate names of other insurance companies with which the student is insured and the benefits already claimed/to be claimed from them.

4. File notification of claim form immediately or within forty-five (45) days from occurrence of accident.

5. Submit the properly accomplished Release of Claim form to the Cash Department/Section upon receipt of insurance proceeds. Insurance proceeds shall be released two weeks after submission of all necessary requirements/documents.