In accordance with the national government’s announcement of the shift to Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in the Greater Manila Area or NCR Plus Bubble, as well as the UP Diliman announcement, the UP College of Engineering staff and members of the faculty will adopt a work from home (WFH) arrangement and maintain a skeletal workforce from August 6 to August 20.

For staff, please coordinate with your supervisors and fill-up the form sent by the UPD HRDO for the WFH setup. For faculty, please coordinate with your respective Institute Directors or Department Chairpersons.

Non-urgent concerns and documents that need wet signatures will have to wait until the ECQ is lifted after August 20 for processing. Please do not request digital signatures for documents that require wet signatures, unless both are explicitly required.In exceptional cases, when personnel performing essential functions need to enter a UPCoE facility, then consider the following protocols:

Step 1: Inform the immediate supervisor regarding the request to enter the relevant UPCoE building.

Step 2: The immediate supervisor notifies the Department Chairperson or Institute Director regarding the request.

Step 3: The Department Chairperson or Institute Director notifies the Office of the Associate Dean for Administration for approval.

To facilitate the smooth and fast transaction of requests, the College recommends that the relevant documents (in PDF format) be sent to the following respective contact persons:Financial and accounting documents:

Ms. Gigi Tamayo

Project/research-related documents:

Mr. Mark Opinaldo

All documents requiring either wet signatures or digital signatures, and other communications directed to the Office of the Dean:

Ms. Ina Hipolito

Student registration, dropping, LOA, substitution concerns:

Prof. Eligia Clemente


Ms. Lynne Serrano


Ms. Joy Bolina

Student-related concerns:

Assoc. Prof. Djoan Kate Tungpalan

Please ensure that all submitted documents requiring signatures are complete (i.e. supporting documents, correct signatories, etc.) to avoid any delays. All received documents will be properly acknowledged.

Please refer to the ECQ Guidelines of the UPD College of Engineering for more information. If you have any questions and clarifications, kindly send an email to the Associate Dean for Public Affairs (

UPD CoE Bulletin August 4, 2021