March 26, 2021

The Commission on Higher in Education (CHED) approved 24 colleges and universities to conduct face-to-face classes.

The announcement will be effective this second semester of Academic Year 2020-2021. 

The chairperson of CHED, Prospero De Vera III, stated that the said colleges and universities have followed the guidelines proposed by the Commission on Higher Education. 

These are the 25 colleges and universities that has been approved to coduct face-to-face classes next semester: 

  1. Mariano Marcos State University – Batac (Region I)
  2. St. Louis University (CAR)
  3. Our Lady of Fatima University – City of San Fernando (Region III)
  4. Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (NCR)
  5. University of Santo Tomas (NCR)
  6. University of East Ramon Magsaysay (NCR)
  7. Our Lady of Fatima University – Quezon City (NCR)
  8. Our Lady of Fatima University – Valenzuela City (NCR)
  9. Manila Central University (NCR)
  10. Adventist University of the Philippines (Region IV)
  11. De La Salle Health and Medical Science Institute (Region IV)
  12. University of Perpetual Help – Don Jose (Region IV)
  13. Our Lady of Fatima University – Sta. Rosa (Region IV)
  14. Naga College Foundation (Region V)
  15. West Visayas State University (Region VI)
  16. Central Philippine University (Region VI)
  17. Cebu Institute of Medicine (Region VII)
  18. University of Cebu School of Medicine (Region VII)
  19. Iloilo Doctors’ College of Medicine (Region VI)
  20. University of Iloilo (Region VI)
  21. Blancia Foundation College, Inc. (Region IX)
  22. Xavier University (Region X)
  23. Liceo de Cagayan University (Region X)
  24. University of the Philippines-Manila (NCR)

Covid-19 cases has been increasing every day, this day, March 26,2021. The Department of Health logs for about 9,800+ cases of individuals infected with Covid-19. 

Are the approved colleges and universities are really prepared for this?