OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
MEMORANDUM No. 13, series 2021
TO: ALL DEANS and FACULTY MEMBERS
SUBJECT: Opening of Academic Year 2021-2022
DATE: July 30, 2021
Pursuant to the declaration of the Inter Agency Task Force (IATF), Manila shall be under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with heightened and additional restriction from July 30 to August 5, 2021 and Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) from August 6 to 20, 2021.
In spite of this, the OPENING OF AY 2021-2022 ON 9 AUGUST 2021 SHALL PROCEED AS SCHEDULED. All classes, both asynchronous and synchronous, will not be suspended during ECQ. Please ensure that the different colleges and academic units, shall conduct student orientation. Further, all faculty members must be available for consultation during this period.
In order to ensure smooth implementation of blended learning, all faculty members must upload their modules, lessons, and other activities in UDMoodle or any applicable platform, before the start of the semester. As we start another school year under the new normal, I implore all faculty to be flexible and creative in their teaching methodologies.
Stay safe and continue to follow minimum health protocols.
For information and widest dissemination.
RONALD A. HERRERA Ph.D