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Ge 101 part 1

  1. 1. Engr. Ricardo S. Balog Assistant Dean and SWDB Coordinator for Engineering Engineering Orientation
  2. 2. Part I – Introduction to UST <ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Profile of a Thomasian (3 Cs) </li></ul><ul><li>Code of Conduct and Discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Student Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative Offices/Officials </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mission <ul><li>The University of Santo Tomas, the Pontifical and Catholic University of the Philippines, inspired by the ideals of St. Dominic de Guzman and guided by the teachings of St. Thomas Aquinas, dedicates herself to the pursuit of Truth through the production, advancement and transmission of knowledge for the formation of competent and compassionate professionals, committed to the service of the church, the nation and the global community </li></ul>
  4. 4. Vision <ul><li>Faithful to her centuries-old tradition of excellence, the University of Santo Tomas, envisions herself as a globally recognized institution of higher learning, actualizing the professional and moral formation of her students and effecting social transformation. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>1. Competent </li></ul><ul><li>Exudes a high degree of competence in pioneering human endeavors: </li></ul><ul><li>Constant pursuit of truth </li></ul><ul><li>Determined efforts to become signs of intellectual creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Effort to become men and wome n of science and letters </li></ul><ul><li>Quest for excellence </li></ul>Profile of a Thomasian
  6. 6. <ul><li>2. Compassionate </li></ul><ul><li>Reaches out to with Christian compassion in: </li></ul><ul><li>Service particularly to the poor and marginalized member of the society </li></ul><ul><li>Ardent advocacy for life, upholding freedom, justice, peace and solidarity </li></ul>Profile of a Thomasian
  7. 7. Profile of a Thomasian <ul><li>3. Committed </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise profession with deep commitment in: </li></ul><ul><li>Performance of duties as members of the church, as citizens of the country </li></ul><ul><li>Upholding with fidelity professional, ethical, and moral standards </li></ul><ul><li>Striving to be a genuine leader </li></ul><ul><li>Being a courageous Christian witness </li></ul>
  8. 8. Code of Conduct and Discipline
  9. 9. <ul><li>a. Honesty </li></ul><ul><li>The Thomasian puts high premium on the practice of honesty - the act of truth-telling, truth seeking, truth-doing. </li></ul><ul><li>You are dishonest if you commit the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Forge, alter or misuse University documents, records, credentials or effects </li></ul><ul><li>Print, disseminate false information to or about the university </li></ul><ul><li>Cheat in examinations and other school works </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarize </li></ul><ul><li>Theft or stealing of school or students’ properties </li></ul><ul><li>Engage in other acts similar to the above </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  10. 10. <ul><li>b. Courtesy </li></ul><ul><li>an act of respect towards another </li></ul><ul><li>a sign of maturity </li></ul><ul><li>observance creates a climate of goodwill and fellowship </li></ul><ul><li>Thus Thomasian students must, at all times: </li></ul><ul><li>Be courteous and respectful of others </li></ul><ul><li>Refrain from obstructing, preventing or defeating the right and obligation of others to attend to their classes or any official activity </li></ul><ul><li>Comply with lawful orders of University authorities and or their agents </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  11. 11. <ul><li>c. Diligence </li></ul><ul><li>A Thomasian student should have a natural thirst for knowledge and view his/her attendance to academic functions as an opportunity to learn and improve him/herself </li></ul><ul><li>Thus, a student must always be: </li></ul><ul><li>Punctual </li></ul><ul><li>Present in his/her classes and participate in school-sanctioned activities </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared for his/her lessons, homeworks, and examinations </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  12. 12. <ul><li>d. Good Grooming </li></ul><ul><li>Requires the wearing of the prescribed uniform which are designed in accordance with the standard of modesty commonly upheld in a Catholic institution </li></ul><ul><li>Uniforms must be worn with neatness and cleanliness </li></ul><ul><li>Deviation from the official design of the uniform is not allowed </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  13. 13. <ul><li>Good Grooming </li></ul><ul><li>The validated UST ID card forms part of the complete uniform of the student. It must be worn at all times when in the University premises </li></ul><ul><li>Wearing of non-conventional accessories and sporting non-conventional hair-styles are not allowed </li></ul><ul><li>On occasions where students are allowed to wear civilian attire, it is expected that they conform to the standards of propriety and decency </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  14. 14. <ul><li>e. Decency and Modesty in Action </li></ul><ul><li>Requires all Thomasian students to act at all times with proper decorum and etiquette and refrain from engaging in indecent or lewd conduct contrary to Catholic behavior and morality, such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Inappropriate public display of affection </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing, bringing into the campus obscene, or pornographic letters, pictures, magazines and the like </li></ul><ul><li>Participating in or joining indecent shows, films, contests and the like </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  15. 15. <ul><li>Decency and Modesty in Action </li></ul><ul><li>Uttering vulgar or bad words, proclaiming doctrines contrary to the morals and the mission of the University </li></ul><ul><li>Attempting to convert another person to one’s faith or religion </li></ul><ul><li>Cohabitating without the benefit of marriage, or engaging in relationships contrary to the principles adhered to by the University </li></ul><ul><li>Any act of prostitution or employment in immoral establishment </li></ul><ul><li>Similar situations deemed contrary to Catholic morals and sensibilities </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  16. 16. <ul><li>f. Maintenance of Peace and Order </li></ul><ul><li>For the maintenance of peace and order in the University, Thomasian students are enjoined to: </li></ul><ul><li>Behave well at all times, refrain from making unnecessary noise and avoid littering along the corridors especially when classes are going on </li></ul><ul><li>Observe University traffic rules </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  17. 17. <ul><li>Maintenance of Peace and Order </li></ul><ul><li>Wear the prescribed uniform with the validated ID card properly displayed at the upper front side of the uniform </li></ul><ul><li>Refrain from using electronic and communication devices such as cellphones, PSPs and the like during class hours, and most especially during examinations </li></ul><ul><li>Submit to RDT requirement, in compliance with RA 9165 </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  18. 18. <ul><li>Maintenance of Peace and Order </li></ul><ul><li>Also, the University considers certain acts to be detrimental to peace and order in the Thomasian community, hence students are prohibited from: </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing/possessing inside campus deadly weapons </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging or getting involved in hazing or brawls whether inside or outside the campus </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing in, possession of, or drinking alcoholic beverages, as well as possession of, or taking regulated drugs in the University premises, or entering the premises under the influence of the foregoing </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  19. 19. <ul><li>Maintenance of Peace and Order </li></ul><ul><li>Stealing, vandalizing or destroying the University property or that of others </li></ul><ul><li>Gambling/ bringing in gambling paraphernalia inside the campus </li></ul><ul><li>Threatening or inflicting injuries, physical or otherwise to another person, whether it be inside or outside the campus </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing or joining assemblies, gatherings that tend to create unnecessary noise and/ or disturbance </li></ul><ul><li>Creating commotions or serious disturbance inside the building </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  20. 20. <ul><li>Maintenance of Peace and Order </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of/or membership in illegal organizations or those not recognized by the University </li></ul><ul><li>Falsely accusing another student </li></ul><ul><li>Malicious destruction of University property </li></ul><ul><li>Blackmail or other forms of extortion, including acts of coercion, such as preventing other students from attending to their academic-related functions </li></ul><ul><li>Giving or offering anything to induce a person to do something illegal or wrong </li></ul><ul><li>Other offenses analogous to the foregoing </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  21. 21. <ul><li>g. Camaraderie </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of organizations that advocate positive values and self-improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Membership in recognized (by OSA) student organizations </li></ul><ul><li>No to fraternities and similar underground organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise of diligence in organizing, engaging in any group activity </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  22. 22. <ul><li>h. Care of the Environment </li></ul><ul><li>No smoking </li></ul><ul><li>No littering and improper garbage disposal </li></ul><ul><li>No entry for smoke-belching vehicles or don’t leave car engine on while parked inside the campus </li></ul><ul><li>No playing of car stereo at high volume while in the campus </li></ul>Code of Conduct and Discipline (PPS 1027 UST Student Handbook)
  23. 23. Penalties
  24. 24. <ul><li>Penalty </li></ul><ul><li>A disciplinary measure imposed for violations of the Code of Conduct purposedly to: </li></ul><ul><li>Inculcate in the students the ideals of justice and have a healthy respect for rules of law and authority </li></ul><ul><li>Rectify students’ unacceptable behavior </li></ul>PENALTIES (PPS 1028 UST Student Handbook)
  25. 25. <ul><li>Penalty </li></ul><ul><li>Help strengthen the character of students </li></ul><ul><li>Protect the good name and reputation of both students and of the university </li></ul>PENALTIES (PPS 1028 UST Student Handbook)
  26. 26. PENALTIES (PPS 1028 UST Student Handbook) <ul><li>After the observance of the rules on due process, and depending upon the gravity of the offense committed, penalties are imposed and range from, but not limited to, any of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Warning </li></ul><ul><li>Admonition </li></ul><ul><li>Suspension </li></ul><ul><li>Probation </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Expulsion </li></ul>
  27. 27. Other PENALTIES (PPS 1028 UST Student Handbook) <ul><li>Depending upon the gravity of the offense, other penalties may be imposed, alone or in addition to the foregoing penalties: </li></ul><ul><li>Payment of fine/civil liabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Revocation of degree </li></ul><ul><li>Non-issuance of CGMC </li></ul><ul><li>Withholding/non-issuance of diploma </li></ul><ul><li>Disqualification from further enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>Annotation of the offense in the transcript of records of the student </li></ul>
  28. 28. UST Scholarship Program
  29. 29. <ul><li>1. Santo Tomas de Aquino </li></ul><ul><li>for excellent academic performance </li></ul><ul><li>2. Santo Domingo de Guzman </li></ul><ul><li>for excellence in performing arts and sports </li></ul>UST Scholarship Program (PPS 1026 UST Student Handbook)
  30. 30. <ul><li>3. San Martin de Porres </li></ul><ul><li>extended to financially challenged but deserving students </li></ul><ul><li>4. San Lorenzo Ruiz Scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>for students who are in need of financial assistance and who are willing to render working hours to the University </li></ul>UST Scholarship Program (PPS 1026 UST Student Handbook)
  31. 31. Student Awards
  32. 32. <ul><li>1. Rector’s Award </li></ul><ul><li>for consistent academic excellence </li></ul><ul><li>2. Pope Leo XIII Award </li></ul><ul><li>conferred on a student or group of students for outstanding involvement in community development activities </li></ul><ul><li>3. Manuel L. Quezon Award </li></ul><ul><li>for singular ability to lead and organize activities of meaningful significance to the Thomasian community </li></ul>Student Awards (PPS 1025 UST Student Handbook)
  33. 33. <ul><li>4. Archbishop Miguel de Benavides </li></ul><ul><li>for outstanding performance in regional, national, or international competitions </li></ul><ul><li>5. St. Dominic de Guzman Award </li></ul><ul><li>given to organizations for activities that are of significance to the Thomasian community during each current school year </li></ul><ul><li>6. St. Thomas Aquinas Award </li></ul><ul><li>conferred only upon students who received the Rector’s Award and any two other personal awards, either during the same school year or within the duration of the course </li></ul>Student Awards (PPS 1025 UST Student Handbook)
  34. 34. ACADEMIC HONORS (PPS 1024 UST Student Handbook) Honors: GWA Cum Laude 1.46 – 1.75 Magna Cum Laude 1.21 – 1.45 Suma Cum Laude 1.00 – 1.20 Other Conditions: - must have a residence of at least six consecutive semesters immediately preceding date of graduation - no failing grade in any subject including PE and NSTP - must have completed in the University at least 76% of the total no of academic units for graduation - must have taken not less than 75% of the regular load per semester of study - must have never committed major or grave offenses and infractions of the UST Student Handbook, nor have been convicted by final judgment of crimes involving moral turpitude
  35. 35. UST Facilities and Services
  36. 36. <ul><li>Office for Student Affairs (OSA) for the following services: </li></ul><ul><li>Program for off-classroom activities </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship and financial assistance program </li></ul><ul><li>Program for student discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Program for multi-cultural students </li></ul><ul><li>National Service Training Program (NSTP) </li></ul><ul><li>Research program </li></ul>UST Facilities and Services
  37. 37. <ul><li>Guidance Counseling Services </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation and information-giving services </li></ul><ul><li>Appraisal service </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling service </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up service </li></ul><ul><li>Placement service </li></ul>UST Facilities and Services
  38. 38. UST Facilities and Services <ul><li>Student Health Services </li></ul><ul><li>Consultation and dispensary treatment for: </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine and its allied specialties </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cardiology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dermatology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neurology and Psychiatry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Surgery and its allied specialties </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General surgery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EENT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obstetrics and Gynecology </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>Student Health Services </li></ul><ul><li>Consultation and dispensary treatment for: </li></ul><ul><li>Dental Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General dental consultation and treatment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Routine dental examination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filling of cavities and dental extraction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Radiology Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Routine chest and bone x-ray </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Laboratory Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50% discount for routing examination of urine, stool, blood </li></ul></ul>UST Facilities and Services
  40. 40. <ul><li>Hospitalization Privileges </li></ul><ul><li>Php 400 daily rate for room and board allowance for hospitalized patients </li></ul><ul><li>50% discount of doctor’s fee if admitted under a UST Health Service physician </li></ul><ul><li>Admission to the UST Hospital in emergency cases </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency and life-saving treatments free of charge in case of accidents occurring within the University premises and related to their attendance in school… </li></ul>UST Facilities and Services
  41. 41. UST Facilities and Services Important Note: To avail of the hospitalization benefits at the UST Hospital, all patients for admission must carry with them admission orders from any UST Health Service physician!
  42. 42. Safety/Security & Survival Tips
  43. 43. <ul><li>Refrain from using your cellphones when outside the campus </li></ul><ul><li>Refrain from wearing expensive jewelries and similar accessories </li></ul><ul><li>Be prudent in entertaining strangers </li></ul><ul><li>If possible, when outside the campus go in groups (buddy system). </li></ul>Safety & Survival Tips
  44. 44. Safety & Survival Tips <ul><li>Always keep yourself awake when on board public utility vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Refrain from entering dimly lighted streets, alleys </li></ul><ul><li>Always keep yourself properly informed. Make it a habit of reading announcements posted at the lobby classroom and organization bulletin boards </li></ul>