College students may have two more months to enjoy their vacation this year. This after the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) issued a memorandum ‘enjoining’ all State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) and Local Universities and Colleges (LUCs) to shift their respective academic calendars to August starting this Academic Year 2019-2020.

However, CHED Chairman Prospero De Vera clarified that the CHED is only “encouraging” the SUCs and LUCs to shift their academic calendars to August. Adding that they can shift when they are ready. A copy of the memorandum dated April 5, 2019 is shown below.

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Read more details in Manila Bulletin article below.

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