The GCO provides a set of services using an integrated approach to the development of well-functioning individuals primarily by helping them to utilize their potentials to the fullest. Counselling pertains to individual and/or group intervention designed to facilitate positive change in student behavior, feelings and attitudes. Gender sensitive individual and group counselling shall be provided by a licensed counsellor. A counselling room shall be provided to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of counselling sessions and where records and/or counselling notes are maintained and kept confidential. PnC will have appropriate and pro-active intervention programs and strategies to ensure that every student's need for guidance and counselling and psycho-social services are provided in a timely manner.
The university is committed to promote the health of PnC students by providing effective and efficient delivery of quality health care services to the students through the University Clinic:
Medical Certificates and Excuse Slip
Students who absent themselves from class for health reasons are required to submit to the clinic a medical certificate, which will be validated by the University Physician. Medical certificates with a letterhead bearing the physician’s name and license number are preferred. In any case, the medical certificate should clearly indicate the diagnosis and dates of needed absence. Once the university physician finds the documents valid, he signs the excuse slip. The student then is entitled to be given make-up activities, depending on the preferences of the course teachers concerned.
Health Education Program
Various seminars and information drives are carried out by the University Clinic in order to promote sanitation, health, and wellness among the students. Students are encouraged to participate in these activities.
The Student Discipline Office (SDO) is an office concerned with the judicious implementation of institutional rules and regulations governing student behavior and conduct. Pamantasan ng Cabuyao shall have gender and disability sensitive rules and regulations formulated in consultation with students and faculty and published in a student manual that is accessible and disseminated to students including students with disabilities, faculty and concurred in by parents. The Dean of Students shall decide on the composition of a Student Disciplinary Board to be in charge of student misconduct.
This office shall provide recognition/accreditation, supervision and monitoring of student groups including the evaluation of their activities. PnC shall have a system of accreditation, re-accreditation, monitoring and evaluation using participatory institutional procedures and processes in recognition of basic rights to organize. PnC shall provide accredited student organizations adequate office space and other institutional support.
This office promotes programs designed for physical fitness and wellness of students. A regular conduct of sports programs supporting school athletes and the whole studentry shall be in place. This office shall be in charge of all university activities pertaining to the very nature of athletics and physical fitness.
This office provides assistance for vocational and occupational fitness and employment. PnC shall institute valid appraisal data of students for career and job placement. They shall have continuous follow-up and monitoring of student placement conducted on regular basis as it maintains active networking with school, community, alumni, and other relevant agencies for career and job placement of students. The ALO will provide informative materials in accessible formats on career and job opportunities and skills development programs shall be made available. Regular career seminars and job placement services available for the students, as well as, mechanisms to institutionalize the link with industries.
This office is in charge of the official publication/organ/journal/yearbook and such other student oriented print and non-print media of the university and/or college. PnC shall support the establishment and implementation of student publication as provided for in R.A. 7079, otherwise known as "Campus Journalism Act of 1991" and other media forms preferably within the framework of self-management. Pursuant to the Campus Journalism Act of 1991, the university shall support the organization and operation of the Student Publication, which is officially named PnC Herald, to promote the development and growth of campus journalism as its goal.
The following are its objectives:
Responsible campus journalism is thus defined as “writing within the context and with full ethical consideration of the total effect and impact of any text and visuals published in the school paper, to the school and its constituents.”
Membership to PnC Herald is open for all. A screening procedure shall be conducted every first semester of each school year. PnC Herald issues come out once every semester with special issue that is released during graduation in April.
The Student Scholarship and Financial Assistance Office (SSFAO) is an office that caters to the management, generation and/or allocation of funds for scholarship and financial aid to deserving students. Student scholarships and financial assistance in various forms and accessible modalities are available to students with appropriate screening and monitoring procedures, and guidelines understood by applicants and recipients. PnC will provide access to scholarships and financial assistance instituted. Availability, qualification requirements, and procedures for availment of scholarships and financial aid should be widely and promptly disseminated in various media.
This office is in charge of the activities designed to provide opportunities to develop and enhance talents, abilities and values for appreciation, promotion and conservation of national culture and multi-cultural heritage. PnC shall provide opportunities for appreciation of culture and the arts. Mechanisms are in place to promote Philippine Culture and the Arts in coordination with the city government. Particularly, it aims to:
ACO can create new organizations catering to other arts interests such as painting, photography, film, video, costume and production design, and poetry and literature.
Membership to ACO organizations shall be through rigid auditions, screening procedures, and interviews. Since membership may merit certain scholarship from the university, ACO is tasked to maintain a high level of commitment, artistry, and academic qualifications of its members.
Specifically, membership shall be covered by the following general regulations:
Programs and Services
Other than the organizations being managed by ACO, the following are its general services to the PnC community: