As reflected in Appendix F of the Student Manual, every student of the University shall enjoy certain rights subject to limitations as prescribed by law and the university policies and regulations.
Students of the University have the right to:
a. Receive quality and relevant education through competent instruction in accordance to national goals, educational objectives, and the standards of the university for their full development as human beings;
b. Receive guidance and counselling services to provide them with appropriate opportunities to better understand themselves, to make decisions, and to select the field of works suited to their potentials;
c. Express freely their beliefs and opinions as long as these do not disrupt the administrative, academic and discipline of the university;
d. Publish a school paper;
e. Invite resource speakers during convocations, fora, symposia, and assemblies of similar nature;
f. Participate in the formulation and development of policies affecting the university in relation to the local, regional and national laws through representation in the appropriate bodies of the university to be determined and approved by the Board of Regents;
g. Establish, join, and participate in organizations, societies, and clubs recognized by the university for purposes not contrary to law;
h. Be given reasonable security within the university premises;
i. Participate in curricular and co-curricular activities;
j. Be informed of their rights as well as the policies, rules, and regulations affecting them;
k. Be respected as persons with dignity, for their overall physical, social, intellectual, and moral development, for humane and healthful conditions of learning;
l. Enjoy academic freedom;
m. Address their grievances against any wrong doings or injustices committed against them by other students or by any member of the academic community;
n. Access to their university records, the confidentiality and security of which the university shall keep and maintain;
o. Pursue and continue their course until they graduate except in cases of academic deficiencies or violations of disciplinary regulations;
p. Be given assistance on work opportunities through current and available information;
q. Be promptly issued official documents such as certificates, diplomas, transcript of records, grades, and transfer credentials, etc.
r. Be free from involuntary contributions except those approved by their own organizations, clubs or societies; and
s. No student shall be discriminated against nor denied admission based solely on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, affiliation, mental or physical abilities, racial and ethnic background, socio-economic class, political beliefs and age.