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 Lyceum of the Philippines University

COVID-19 Academic Plans (May 4 - June 6, 2020)

 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

 

Are we going back to school after the ECQ has been lifted?

No.  Physical face to face classes will not resume for the remainder of this 2nd semester, AY 2019-2020.

 

If we will not go back to school after the ECQ has been lifted, what will happen to our enrolled classes?

Asynchronous Learning will commence from May 4, 2020 - June 6, 2020.

 

When will the Second Semester of AY 2019-2020 end?

The last day of the second semester for AY 2019-2020 will be on June 6, 2020.

 

We often hear and read about “asynchronous learning” - what is “asynchronous learning”?

Asynchronous learning is a form of learning environment that does not occur in the same place or at the same time. Using your free time and your preferred time when you feel learning will be maximized.

 

What is the main platform of the University that provides eLearning so that we can continue studying our lessons at our own pace?

myLPU shall remain to be the main platform for providing eLearning materials to students which they may study at your own pace – your own preferred time.

 

Are students required to log in to myLPU at a specified time?

Students are not required to log in to myLPU at a specified time. Again, your own pace, your own time.

 

As a student, I am pressured and nervous on the requirements given by my teachers. What should I do?

You have the ability to access and satisfy/complete the requirements of your teachers within a flexible time frame according to your own schedule, your own pace, your own time.

 

When is the deadline of submission of all the requirements/outputs?

You can submit on or before the end of semester AY 2019-2020 which will be on June 06, 2020.

 

I am a student and honestly, I cannot fulfill my academic requirements this semester due to lack of internet access and some personal matters. What will happen?

Students who are unable to fulfill academic requirements this semester due to lack of internet access and other factors shall be given a consideration with an incomplete grade (INC) and shall be given until the end of Second Semester, AY 2020-2021 to complete their requirements for a grade.

 

If I will receive an “INC” mark, will I fail?

Not necessarily. If you satisfactorily comply with the requirements of each subject within the period for completion, there is no reason to fail.

 

I am currently enrolled student during this current pandemic, can I just ignore submission of my course requirements?

Students are encouraged to submit assignments, projects, case studies, scenario simulations, creative works and other asynchronous learning approaches as part of the midterm and final requirements/examinations. If not, they will receive an “INC” mark which they may complete by the end of the Second Semester of AY 2020-2021.

 

As a student, I am curious as to how I will be graded due to ECQ and Lockdowns.

The University will broaden its grading options to give our students more flexibility and special consideration this semester to mitigate their anxiety.

Midterm and final numerical grades for the second semester shall range from 1.00-3.00 for qualified/eligible non-graduating and graduating students.

 

How will my teachers compute my grades?

Your submitted assignments, projects, case studies, scenario simulations, creative works and other asynchronous learning approaches will be part of the computation of your grades. Regular examinations may be replaced/modified with alternative form of assessment such as projects, or course works.

 

I am having a hard time understanding the topics given by my teachers. What should I do?

Your teachers are just a message away. You can request your teachers to assist you. Your teachers will continue to communicate/provide instructions to you regarding the requirements using myLPU e-learning portal or any alternative communication and social media tools (e mail, FB, messenger, LPU website, viber, twitter, SMS, etc.). The key is open communication.

 

I am enrolled in a course requiring board or licensure examinations that have a strict retention policy, is the current semester counted?

Retention policies specific to courses with board licensure examinations are lifted for the current semester.

 

I incurred an INC grade for the First Semester AY 2019-2020 that is due for completion on June 2020, is there any extension since I’m having difficulty in the completion due to the current situation?

Completion of incomplete grades for the First Semester AY 2019-2020 that will expire this June 2020 shall be extended by one semester from its original due date.

 

I am a university scholar. With the current situation and challenges, will the University temporarily lift my scholarship program?

Scholars during the current semester will continue to enjoy their scholarship in the first semester of AY 2020-2021.

 

I think I need to have a Special Term (Summer) classes for AY 2019-2020, when can I enroll?

The university will not hold a Special Term (Summer classes) for this School Year.

 

If there will be No Special Term this AY 2019-2020, how can I finish my academic requirements for me to be able to graduate?

Students who need Summer classes to complete the units needed to graduate are recommended to enroll the remaining subjects in the next semester, 1st semester of AY 2020-2021.

 

Are we going to receive a refund, credit or discount of fees this 2nd Semester AY 2019-2020?

Finance department will release a separate advisory on fees that may be refunded or credited.

 

I am having a problem with my Office 365 and myLPU account?

All concerns pertaining to the provision of self-paced instruction through myLPU can be communicated through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Office 365 technical concerns of students This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

What will happen to my enrolled practicum this 2nd semester AY 2019-2020?

Internship/practicum (local and international) and international exchange activities are suspended until further notice. There will be alternative projects/requirements for internship which can be credited for grading which will be communicated by Center for Career Services and Industry Relations to all students enrolled for practicum this semester.

 

I am expecting to graduate this July 2020; will the graduation date be moved?

Senior high school, undergraduate and graduate Commencement Exercises are postponed. LPU will announce the date for the ceremony once the restrictions on mass gatherings have been lifted by the national government

 

This pandemic really affects us students, what shall we do?

With the Filipino spirit of bayanihan and resilience, we know that all trials, and even this crisis, shall pass. We will come out stronger. Lyceans, we are all in this together.