In response to CHED advisory no. 2 (Guidelines for the Prevention, Control and Mitigation of the Spread of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) dated March 11, 2020, Dr. Pablo S. Crespo Jr., University President, convened the deans, the university physician and medical staff, and some members of the Executive Committee (EXECOM) on March 12 to craft an emergency plan establishing the protocols based on WHO guidelines for screening and response.

After crafting the plan, the university will collaborate with the local Rural Health Unit to review the protocols before it will be disseminated to the public.

The protocols are focused on ensuring the safety and health of all students, faculty, staff, and administrators.