Class suspension in UP Diliman, September 28, 2011

Update from CSSP Student Council:

Per Chancellor Caesar Saloma announcement:

7AM-1PM classes cancelled on September 28, 2011 to restore UPD to normal status (after being ravaged by Typhoon Pedring).

Please do not go to campus at all if routes are impassable. You will be excused from class per UPD SOP.

Note from me: No mention yet about afternoon classes. By the way, the website of UP Diliman ( is down. This was confirmed to me by Dr. Ma. Luisa de Leon-Bolinao, Chair of the UP History Department via Facebook. has reported that the following universities have also suspended their respective classes for today:

  • University of Sto. Tomas
  • De La Salle University – Manila (all classes and office works suspended until 1 p.m.)
  • Adamson University
  • La Consolacion College-Manila
  • Sta. Isabel College-Manila
  • Technological Insitute of the Philippines-Manila
  • Technological Insitute of the Philippines – Quezon City
  • Philippine Christian University-Taft
  • University of the Philippines Diliman (all classes suspended from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
  • University of the East – Manila  (only elementary and high school classes suspended)
  • University of the East – Caloocan (only elementary and high school classes suspended)
  • Manila Central University, Caloocan
  • St. Mary’s College, Quezon City
  • Sta. Cecilia College, Valenzuela
  • Colegio de Sta. Cecilia, Valenzuela
  • OB Montessori, Greenhills
  • Holy Family School, Diliman
  • Centro Escolar University – Malolos
  • Bulacan Polytechnic College
  • Bulacan State UniversityBaliuag University
  • La Consolacion University Philippines

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