University of the Philippines Open University
Academic Information Management System (AIMS)
Online Application System

Welcome to UP Open University (UPOU) Online Application System (OAS)
This portal automates the application process to a UPOU program.

Before proceeding with the process, kindly read the admission requirements and qualifications of the program that you are applying for. You can click on this link, to get this information.

While this system allows you to upload a copy of some application requirements, submission of the original copy of your credentials (e.g. Transcript of Records, Recommendation Letters, etc.) is still required.

You can also monitor the progress of your application using the OAS. For more inquiries, please contact us at


The Online Application System (OAS) is now available for the applicants of the undergraduate programs of UPOU. Undergraduate applicants for the 3rd Trimester intake can now apply for admission and submit the admission requirements through the OAS. Please take note of the application period below:

Application period for the 3rd Trimester AY 2020-2021:

AA and BES: 26 August 2020 - 19 December 2020
BAMS: No intake; schedule for AY 2021-2022 intake will be announced on a later date

Applicants for the graduate programs of UPOU can still use the following online forms for application and submission of admission requirements:

Online Application Form for Graduate Programs
Online Application Form for the Professional Teaching Certification Program

For information on admission qualifications, requirements, and procedures, visit

posted on 26 August 2020

Admission to UP Open University

UP Open University (UPOU) offers admission to degree programs in the Undergraduate, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters, and Doctorate levels. Associate and Certification programs are also offered in UPOU. Admission to UPOU is open to the following:

  1. Philippine-based and offshore-based applicants
  2. Foreign nationals
  3. Undergraduate transfer students (from another UP unit or university to UPOU)

Any person seeking admission into a program must satisfy the minimum admission requirement specified in the program applied for and must not be a current student (enrolled, on residency, LOA, AWOL) of another university or college.

Visit the Office of the University Registrar website for more information about admission to degree programs of UPOU, deadlines for submission of application, admission qualifications and requirements, and the admission procedure.

Contact Us

For information about UPOU programs and admission requirements, please visit our website

For general inquiries about UPOU programs, please contact:

  • Information Office
  • UPOU Headquarters
  • Los Banos, Laguna 4031
  • Philippines
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