School of Law

ADMISSIONS AND EXAMINATIONS BOARD

I. PROCEDURE AND GUIDELINES IN THE ADMISSION OF STUDENTS

A. Prospective First Year Students

Only those who have completed the statutory and regulatory academic qualifications for the law course shall be admitted to the School of Law.

An applicant to the SLU School of Law must be a holder of any Bachelor’s degree and must at least have finished eighteen (18) units of English, eighteen (18) units of Social Sciences and six (6) units of Math. Pursuant to LEB Resolution No. 18 dated 23 August 2011, those who are graduates of a bachelor’s degree in the arts or sciences but are deficient in some units in English, Mathematics or Social Sciences may be admitted provided they complete said deficiencies during the summer/ short term.

1. An applicant must submit the following requirements in a long brown envelope:

a. Duly accomplished application form (can be secured from the SLU School of Law Office)
b. Certificate of Eligibility (PhiLSAT) or Certificate of Exemption from the PhiLSAT (for honor graduates)
c. Certified true copy and two (2) photocopies of Transcript of Records
d. Original and two (2) photocopies of Certificate of Graduation
e. Original and two (2) photocopies of Certificate of Good Moral Character
f. Certified true copy and two (2) photocopies of Birth Certificate
g. 3 pcs. 2x2 pictures (white background)
h. Transfer Credentials (Non-Louisian Graduate)

2. The requirements must be submitted on or before June 30 for those who wish to be admitted in the first semester of the Academic Year, and on or before December 15 for those who wish to be admitted in the second semester. The Admissions and Examinations Board may, in its discretion and based on meritorious reasons, extend the deadline for submission of applications and requirements. SAINT LO UIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW Diego Silang Bldg., A. Bonifacio St., Baguio City 2600, Philippines Tel No. +63 74 444 8246 to 48 local 203

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3. Upon submission of all requirements, the same is evaluated for completeness and correctness within one (1) day from submission;

4. For those whose documents and papers are incomplete, they shall be advised to complete the same within fifteen (15) from their initial submission of requirements but not later than the day of enrollment. Only those who have completed their requirements may be admitted and allowed to enroll.

5. For those who are deficient in some units in English, Mathematics or Social Sciences, they shall execute an undertaking to complete the deficiencies as a condition for their admission. They shall not be allowed to enroll in the next academic year until and unless they have complied with such undertaking.

B. Transfer Students

1. An applicant must submit a letter of admission, addressed to the Admissions and Examinations Board, setting forth the reasons why the applicant wishes to transfer to the School and why the applicant should be admitted. A certified copy of the Transcript of Records of the applicant must be attached to the letter.

2. The Admissions and Examinations Board shall evaluate and deliberate as to whether the applicant will be admitted guided by the following:

a. To ensure the quality of its graduates, the School shall not admit fourth year transferees. The minimum academic residency must at least be two (2) academic years. The Admissions and Examinations Board may, however, allow the transfer of a student who has fully or partially completed the third-year subjects in another Higher Education Institution (HEI) with a condition that the third year subjects shall not be credited and the student will be admitted as a third year student in the School.

b. Applicants who have failing grades in the semester immediately preceding the desired transfer to the School regardless of the year level they were already in the HEI they were enrolled in shall be admitted as first year students. The units earned in the previous HEI shall not be credited.

c. Applicants who do not have any failing grades in the semester immediately preceding the desired transfer to the School but had failing grades in any previous semester may be admitted with a condition that they should not have any failing or dropped marks in any subject within the first two (2) semesters they are enrolled in in the School. Failure to comply with the condition will result to their non-readmission.

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3. If the applicant will be admitted, the Admissions and Examinations Board shall likewise assess the academic credits earned and academic deficiencies required to be completed, and may, in its discretion, impose additional conditions for admission.

4. The applicant shall be informed of the decision of the Admissions and Examinations Board.

5. If the decision is favorable then the applicant must submit the following requirements in a long brown envelope:

a. Two (2) photocopies of Transcript of Records

b. Transfer Credentials

c. Original and two (2) photocopies of Certificate of Graduation

d. Original and two (2) photocopies of Certificate of Good Moral Character

e. Certified true copy and two (2) photocopies of Birth Certificate

f. 3 pcs. 2x2 pictures (white background)

C. Refresher Students

The School offers a refresher program to its graduates as well as law graduates of other HEIs.

1. Those who wish to enroll in this program must submit the following:

a. Two (2) photocopies of Certificate of Graduation

b. Two (2) photocopies of Transcript of Records The original of these documents must be brought during enrollment for comparison and verification.

2. The School does not provide a special class or section for refresher students. They shall comply with the same academic requirements as the regular fourth year students enrolled in the same subject.

 

All other issuances of the School of Law which are in conflict with the above-stated are deemed modified accordingly.

These guidelines shall be effective starting this First Semester, Academic Year 2018- 2019.

Approved this 24th day of July 2018.