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UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES LOS BANOS

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2016-2017


FIRST SEMESTER
Advanced Placement Examination for Qualified
New Freshmen (Optional)
Last Day for Transfer Students to File
Application for Admission
Removal Examination Period**
Validation for Advanced Credits
MEDICAL EXAMINATION
New Rural High School Freshmen
New Freshmen
New Certificate in Forestry Students
New Graduate/New Diploma Students
Old Returning and Transferees
Non-Degree Students
Continuing Students
ADVANCED REGISTRATION
New Freshmen
New Certificate in Forestry Students
Deadline for Filing Application for Re-admission***
(At OVCAA)
Last Day for Non-Degree Students to File Application
For Admission
GENERAL REGISTRATION (including
New Graduate/New Diploma Students)
Proficiency Examination in Physical Education (PEPE)
START OF CLASSES
Convocation for New Freshmen
Last Day for Late Registration
UP Foundation Day
Deadline for Filing Application for the
UP College Admission Test (UPCAT)
For Metro Manila Applicants
For Other Applicants
College Faculty Meeting to Approve Candidates for
Graduation
Last Day for Colleges to Submit Approved
List of Candidates for Graduation
University Council Curriculum Committee Meeting
University Council Executive Committee Meeting
UNIVERSITY COUNCIL MEETING TO
APPROVE CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION

April 13, Wed April 15, Fri


May 20, Fri
July 11, Mon July 14, Thu
July 19, Tue July 22, Fri
April 25, Mon April 26, Fri
April 20, Wed April 21, Thu
April 22, Fri
July 11, Mon July 13, Wed
July 14, Thu
July 22, Fri
Optional

SECOND SEMESTER

MIDYEAR 2017*

November 04, Fri


January 03, Tue - January 06, Fri

June 05, Mon-June 06,Tue

January 05, Thu - January 06, Fri


January 05, Thu -January 06, Fri
January 05 -January 06. Fri
January 09, Mon
Optional

June 20, Mon June 21, Tue


June 20, Mon June 21, Tue

January 05, Thu January 06, Fri

July 15, Fri

January 06, Fri

July 25, Mon

January 09, Mon

July 28, Thu - August 02, Tue


August 04, Thu August 09, Tue
August 03, Wed
August 03, Wed
August 12, Fri

January12,Thu January16,Mon
January 17, Tue January 20,Fri
January 17, Tue

June 08,Thu June 09,Fri

January 25, Wed

June 16, Fri


June 18, Sun

August 15, Mon


(For Midyear 2016 candidates)

January 23, Mon


(For 1st Semester 2016-2017
candidates)

June 07, Wed


(For 2nd Semester 2016-2017
candidates)

August 18, Thu


August 22, Mon
September 05, Mon
September 12, Mon
(For Midyear 2016 Graduates)

January 27, Fri


January 30, Mon
February 06, Mon
February 13, Mon
(For 1st Semester 2016-2017
candidates)

June 09, Fri


June 09, Fri
June 13, Tue
June 16, Fri
(For 2nd Semester 2016-2017
candidates)

June 13, Tue

(c/o UP Office of Admissions)

UP COLLEGE ADMISSION TEST (UPCAT)


Rural High School Entrance Examination
December 03, Sat
For SY 2017-2018
March 06, Mon
UPLB Foundation Day
Mid Semester and Last Day for Dropping of Subjects
Without Evaluation of Student Performance
October 01, Sat
March 17, Fri
June 29, Thu
LOYALTY DAY ALUMNI HOMECOMING
October 10, Mon
Deadline for Graduating Students to Clear
October 28, Fri
April 12, Wed
July 05, Wed
Previous Deficiencies
Deadline for Dropping of Subjects With Pass or
November 04, Fri
April 20, Thu
July 07, Fri
Fail Evaluation of Student Performance
Last Day of Holding Activities
November 11, Fri
April 27, Thu
November 18, Fri
May 04, Thu
Deadline for Filing Leave of Absence
END OF CLASSES
December 02, Fri
May 18, Thu
July 15, Sat
Integration Period
December 03, Sat
May 19, Fri
July 16, Sun
December 05, Mon December 10, Sat
May 22, Mon May 27, Sat
July 19, MonJuly 18, Tue
FINAL EXAMINATIONS
LAST DAY FOR SUBMITTING GRADES FOR ALL
December 16, Fri
June 02, Fri
July 24, Mon
STUDENTS
Christmas Vacation
December 23, Fri - January 01, Sun
Board of Regents Meeting to Confirm Graduation
(As per BOR schedule)
(As per BOR schedule)
(As per BOR schedule)
Rural High School Recognition and Moving Up Day
May 31, Wed
Graduate School Recognition and Hooding Ceremony
June 23, Fri
UPLB COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES
June 24, Sat
*For the Midyear session, 3-unit lecture classes meet 1 hour and 45 minutes daily, Monday to Saturday for the 28 class days
**A special removal outside this period may be implemented by the Unit subject to removal fees
***Application submitted beyond the deadline will be processed for the following term

OFFICIAL HOLIDAYS*
(AY 2016-2017)
Sunday
Monday
Saturday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Saturday
Sunday
Friday
Saturday

2016
21 August
Ninoy Aquino Day
29 August
National Heroes Day
17 September
Los Baos Day
31 October
Special Non-working Day
01 November
All Saints Day
30 November
Bonifacio Day
24 December
Special Non-working Day
25 December
Christmas Day
30 December
Rizal Day
31 December
Last Day of the Year

2017
01January
28 January
25 February
09 April
13 April
14 April
01 May
12 June
19 June

Sunday
Saturday
Saturday
Sunday
Thursday
Friday
Monday
Monday
Monday

New Years Day


Lunar New Years Day
People Power Day
Araw ng Kagitingan
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday
Labor Day
Independence Day
Laguna Day

*Based on Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015 signed by President Benigno S. Aquino, entitled DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS AND
SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS FOR THE YEAR 2016. The exact dates for the national holidays in observance of Eidl Fitr and Eid ul Adha are
still to be determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar. Holidays in 2017 are listed according to their original dates pending the issuance of a
Presidential Proclamation.
The UPLB Academic Calendar AY 2016-2017 was noted by the Board of Regents during its1317th Meeting on 28 April 2016.

REVISED SUMMARY OF NUMBER OF CLASS DAYS


First Semester, 2016-2017
August
September
October
November
December

M
3
4
4
4
0
15

T
4
4
4
4
0
16

W
5
4
4
4
0
17

Th
4
5
4
4
1
18

F
4
5
4
4
1
18

Sat
4
3
5
4
0
16

Total
24
25
25
24
2
100

F
2
4
5
3
2
16

Sat
1
3
4
5
2
15

Total
12
23
27
23
15
100

F
3
2
5

Sat
2
3
5

Total
15
13
28

Second Semester, 2016-2017


January
February
March
April
May

M
2
4
4
4
2
16

T
3
4
4
4
3
18

W
2
4
5
4
3
18

Th
2
4
5
3
3
17

Midyear 2017
June
July

mgc*04-06-2016

M
1
2
3

T
3
2
5

W
3
2
5

Th
3
2
5