What qualities does NDDU look for in a candidate?

  • Notre Dame of Dadiangas Universit (NDDU), in general, welcomes students of any nationality & religious beliefs. However, the student’s contract with the University is semestral, and therefore, the school reserves the right to refuse re-admission to anyone in subsequent semesters.

What are the admissions requirements/credentials?

  1. On the admission of incoming first year students, as well as on the retention of students in programs, NDDU adopts various criteria to include the following:
    1. Result of NDDU Placement Test, and
    2. Grades in High School.
  2. There are general criteria on ad mission and retention of students in the programs.

Credentials for incoming College Students:

  1. Requirements for incoming High School Graduates are the original copies with 2 set photocopies of the following:
    1. NDDU placement test result;
    2. Form 138-A (High School Report Card);
    3. Certificate of Good Moral Character;
    4. Four (4) colored ID pictures (Passport Size);
    5. Accomplished Application Form;
    6. Result of the Interview with the Guidance Counselor;
    7. Certified true copy of PSA Birth Certificate;
    8. Medical Certification from the School Physician.
  2. Requirements for Transferees are the following: (Original copies with 2 sets of photocopies)
    1. NDDU placement test result;
    2. Transfer Credential or Honorable Dismissal;
    3. Result of Interview with the Guidance Counselor;
    4. Accomplished Application Form;
    5. Certificate of good Moral Character and/or Recommendations from School Officials;
    6. Certified true copy of PSA Birth Certificate;
    7. Transcript of Records for evaluation and computation of GPA for Board Courses;
    8. Four (4) colored ID pictures (passport size); and,
    9. Medical Certificate from the school Physician.
  3. Requirements for Marist Technical Training Program (MTTP) enrollees: (vocational course for out-of-school-youth) – c/o MTTP
    1. HS Report Card (Original Copy);
    2. Certification of Good Moral Character;
    3. Doctor’s Certificate (Cedula);
    4. Registration Fees;
    5. Notarial Fees; and,
    6. Presence of parents or guardian.
  4. Foreign Students, in addition to the requirement enumerated in number one (1) and two (2) are to submit the following:
    1. Alien Certificate of Registration;
    2. Birth Certificate
    3. Permit to Study from CHED; and,
    4. Medical Certificate from the School Physician.

Credentials for incoming Grade 11 Senior High School:

  1. PSA Birth Certificate;
  2. Junior High School Report Card;
  3. Certificate of Good Moral Character;
  4. ESC Certification Subsidy (for students from private schools);
  5. Grade 10 Certificate of Completion (for students from public schools: LRN must appear on the certificate); and,
  6. Two (2) pieces of passport size picture (white background).

What are the activities of the whole college?

There are official activities at NDDU, which call for the participation of all students. The following activities are:

  1. Acquaintance Party of each college.
  2. University Intramural and University Week.
  3. Pastoral Day.
  4. Retreat and Recollection.
  5. Field Trips.
  6. Graduation Exercises.
  7. Special school activities which the school or CHED may prescribe from time to time.
  8. Other official meetings or convocations.

What are the available facilities that can be found inside the University?

  • NDDU has more than 10 facilities including Bro. Paul Meuten Library (which can be considered as the largest library in the city), Bro. James McKnight Auditorium, Audio-Visual Rooms, Computer Laboratories, Engineering Laboratory, Science Laboratory, ECE/EE/CpE Laboratory, Health Sciences Laboratory University Bookstore, University Canteens, and many more. It can also be found inside the campus the General Paulino Santos Museum which composed of different cultural artifacts.
  1. Office Simulation Laboratory

The office Simulation Room (OSR) is designed to cater the needs of the students enrolled in BSOA. The office is fully equipped with office facilities and equipment, which are available upon request of the students. It also serves the needs of students from other courses for facilities and equipment for their activities such as research paper oral defense, meetings, and research.

  • Science Laboratory

The Science Laboratories serve the needs of the science classes of the college and the graduate school. They extend services to the faculty and students who wish to conduct school approved research using the laboratory facilities, and to the IBED pupils on the use of the facilities.

The Science Laboratories has an exhibit room which is located beside the Biology lect/Lab room. It houses the whale skeleton and the different sample specimen for research and study purposes.

  • Language Laboratories
  • The Language Laboratories include the Reading Laboratory, Speech Laboratory, and Masscom Laboratory. These are located at the fourth floor of Br. Leonard Sonza’s Building.
  • The Reading Laboratory has different SRA Kits, books, dictionary, other references, and some instructional materials which are used in reading classes (Eng 380 and Eng 381).
  • The Speech Laboratory is equipped with fifty (50) speech booths. Each booth has a headphone, mirror, guidebook and other accessories needed for oral communication drills.
  • The Masscom Laboratory have editing and recording rooms. Various equipment is available for students in the preparation of documentary outputs.

Request for the use of any of the language laboratories or any equipment must be made/filed at least twenty-four (24) hours before the actual use.

  • Engineering Laboratories
  • The ECE/EE/CpE/Architecture laboratories caters to the needs of students’ exposure to laboratory equipment and instruments, as supplement to classroom discussion.

A set of modules for analog and digital communications, data communications equipment, robotics and microcontrollers, PABX and logic trainers, and energy conversion are available for use in addition to laboratory manuals. Books, electronic replacement guide, magazines and handbooks are available for reference.

  • The CE and IE Laboratories

The CE and IE laboratories are located at the ground floor of the Bro. Michael O’Keefe building. It consists of the Hydraulics Room, CE and IE Heavy machines rooms, carpentry working area, and the engineering laboratory office.

  • The CE and IE laboratories extend services to faculty and students who wish to conduct research.

Amon the equipment and facilities available are carpentry tools, plumbing tools, construction materials, testing apparatus and devices, hydraulics apparatus, soil mechanics apparatus and surveying instruments.

  • Health Sciences Laboratories
  • Nursing Skills Laboratory –is a well-lighted and well-ventilated room conducive to demonstration and practice. It is a laboratory simulates major areas in hospital setting and equipped with basic instrument, equipment and supplies to aid in the development of the competence in performing nursing procedure.
  • Medical Technology Laboratory –refers to the room equipped for scientific experiment and research of the medical laboratory students. It is also to perform and analyze the result of complex scientific tests on blood and body fluids.
  • Pharmacy Laboratory –refers to the room equipped for scientific experiment and research of pharmacy student. It is also used as a place where preparation and production of medicine are being made by the students.
  • The Computer Laboratories

Serve the computer and internet needs of students, faculty and staff. Facilities include the lecture computer technology hardware, software computer networking. These are housed in several computer laboratory rooms and two internet rooms with 87 work stations.

Does NDDU give discounts on tuition fee?
  1. NDDU gives special discounts on tuition fees to all members of the same family, that is, blood brothers and sisters, husband, wife, and their children who are studying at NDDU.
  2. The special discount starts from the oldest member and follows the following percentages:

5% tuition fee discount for each of the first three (3) enrollees

10% for the fourth

15% for the fifth

20% for the sixth

25% for the seventh

  • Discounts are made at the end of the semester.
  • Each family must file an application for discount with the Student Accounts-in-charge.

When and how can withdrawal be made?

  1. Refund of fees will be made according to Section 66 of the Manual of Regulations for Private Schools:
  2. A student who transfers or otherwise withdraws, in writing, within two weeks after the beginning of classes and who has already paid the pertinent tuition and other school fees in full or for any length longer than one month will be charged based on the following provisions:
  3. Ten percent (10%) of the total amount due for the term if the students withdraws within the first week of classes,
  4. Twenty percent (20%) of the total amount due if the student withdraws within the second week of classes, regardless of whether or not he has actually attended classes.
  5. The student will be charged all the school fees in full if he/she withdraws any time after the second week of classes. However, if the transfer or withdrawal is due to a justifiable reason, the student shall be charged the pertinent fees only up to and including the last month of attendance.
  6. Withdrawal is due to dissolved subjects is not chargeable but students must file a withdrawal slip with the Registrar’s and Finance office.
  7. Students’ accounts are adjusted only when official forms of withdrawing, dropping and adding are completed and filed with the Registrar’s and Finance office.

How many courses does NDDU offer?

          Currently, NDDU offered more than 60 courses including 14 Graduate School Courses in Doctoral and Master’s Degree, over 30 Courses in Bachelor’s Degree, and more than 15 courses offered for Marist Training Program Non-Formal Education and Tech-Voc Programs.

How do I pay my pre-registration fee and enrollment fee?

  • The pre-registration fee and the enrollment fee can be paid online through online banking system to NDDU’s BDO Unibank accounts:

College & Graduate School                                                  003270064025

Senior High School                                                              010140000909

IBED Lagao (EL & JHS) & Espina                                        010140043578

With account name Notre Dame of Dadiangas University Inc. (NDDU Inc. if paying from G-Cash). Then email the following details:

  1. Proof of fund transfer of validated deposit slip
  2. Date of Transaction
  3. Student Name
  4. Student Number

And send them to respective email addresses assigned:

College & Graduate School                              nddu.finance@gmail.com

Senior High School                                          finance@nddu.edu.ph         

IBED Lagao (EL & JHS) & Espina                    nddu.ibed.finance@gmail.com

For over-the-counter payments, the cashier is open Mondays-Fridays, 7:30-11:30 am & 1:00-4:00 pm, and Saturdays 7:30-11:00 am.

What are the dress code inside the campus?

  • All students (both College and Senior High) are required to wear the prescribed college uniform at all times, except on Wednesday where students can wear their casual and informal attires. However, the following are strictly prohibited inside the campus:
    • See-through clothes
    • Shorts
    • Tattered Pants
    • Hanging Shirts/Blouse
    • Sleeveless
    • Mini-skirts more than 2 inches above the knee (for women) and;
    • Slippers

Meanwhile, hats/caps/bonnets/ are to be taken off when inside the classroom, library, and offices. Also, male students wearing of earrings and piercing with accessories is prohibited.

Are there any required haircuts for students?

  • Yes, there are required haircuts for students when entering inside the campus. For men, the length of front hair must not touch the eyebrows, the side must not touch the ears, and the length of the back hair must not touch the collar of the uniform. For women, skin head is not allowed. And dyeing of hair for both men and women are also prohibited.

What are the grade requirements?

  • The board courses must have at least 2.75 (65%-69%) or better in every subject. No grade below 2.5 (70%-74%) for Accountancy major subjects, and GPA of 2.25 (75%-79%) for BSA and 2.5 (70%-74%) for all other board courses. Meanwhile, Non-board courses must have at least 3.0 (60%-64%) or better in every subject.

What are the requirements to attain scholarship?

How can adding or dropping subjects be made?

  • The adding or dropping of subjects can be made during the first week after the first day of classes by communicating with the Dean of your specific college department.

What should I do if I cannot enroll because of Grade Deficiency?

  • Grade deficiency are the grade that marks with NG (No Grade) or F (FAILED). Having these kind of deficiencies, a student is unable to enroll on the current semester. Communicate with your Professor or with your Dean to know the possible procedures in solving this matter.

What is Pre-Requisite Subjects?

  • Students must follow the course curriculum to make sure that one is not omitting any pre-requisite subject. Any deviation from the curriculum should have explicit approval by the College Dean.

What is the NDDU student AIMS or Student Access Module?

  • Student AIMS is the official online portal of students to register and assessment of their selected subjects to enroll, check their accounts or their academic statuses, and to edit/update their profiles by accessing the link enroll.nddu.edu.ph/nddu/students.

How to determine my Student Number and Password to log in for the AIMS?

  • The student number can be found in the ID number and compose of 9 digits. While the default password is sometimes the last name of the student itself.