THE UNIVERSITY has released the collegiate calendar for Academic Year (AY) 2022-2023, marking Aug. 9 as the start of regular classes.

According to a memorandum released by the Office of the Secretary General (OSG), the new AY will officially begin on Aug. 4 with the traditional Mass of the Holy Spirit or Misa de Apertura.

The Mass will be presided by Pasig Bishop Mylo Hubert Vergara, vice president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, while the Discurso de Apertura, or the lecture delivered by a professor at the opening of classes, will be given by Prof. Clarita Carillo, the assistant to the Rector for planning and quality management.

It will be followed by freshmen orientation activities from Aug. 4 to 5 and the Thomasian Welcome Walk on Aug. 9. The OSG did not specify whether the events would be held face-to-face or virtually.

An academic break after the preliminary period will be observed from Oct. 10 to 11, while the Undas break will be on Oct. 31 to Nov. 3.

The traditional Paskuhan festivities will be on Dec. 19.

The registration for the second term will commence on Jan. 10, and the second semester will begin on Jan. 16.

Another academic break after the preliminary period is scheduled for March 20 to 21.

The Easter break will be from April 2 to 10.

The Student Awards Day is set on May 26.

The Baccalaureate Mass for graduating Thomasians is scheduled for May 30. Solemn investiture rites for Batch 2022-2023 will begin on June 1.

Registration for the special term will be from June 13 to 14. The special term will begin on June 15.

The enriched virtual mode will remain the primary mode of instructional delivery for all programs in UST in AY 2022-2023, according to a separate memorandum from the Office of the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs.


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