A. Student Covenant
Through God’s Word, the Bible, it is revealed that the Master Teacher expects life worthy of His call. I, therefore, desiring to serve Him at the utmost of my capability, do solemnly hereby covenant with God and the Seminary:
To be deeply devoted and committed to the call of Christian service;
To live harmoniously and peaceably with one another;
To cooperate, in the spirit of Christian fellowship throughout my student days;
To live a moral and exemplary godly life;
To obey and respect godly authority;
To abide by the rules, regulations, and policies of the University and the College of Theology.
I understand that any continuous violation of the rules and regulations of the College and of the University could result to my dismissal from the college.
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B. Personal Testament
As a student in the College of Theology, Central Philippine University, I
I am submitting myself to all spiritual and moral rules and disciplines of the seminary and the Central Philippine University that are meant to make me fit and useful in the Christian ministry;
I am not a cigarette or tobacco smoker;
I will inhibit myself from drinking alcoholic beverages;
I will refrain from doing anything in my personal life especially in relationship to others that will hinder my Christian witness; and
If I violate any of the above declarations, the seminary can withdraw my scholarship and even terminate my study program.
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Note: This Personal Testament is required document for all CPU Theology students.
C. Orientation Program
Orientation to the community life and expectation of CPU and the College of Theology is required during the Seminary Retreat on the second week after regular classes have started (every semester).
All enrolled students are obliged to attend the orientation. Absentees without valid reasons will be subjected to disciplinary action.
D. Health Provision
Students who come to the seminary are expected to be in good physical and mental health.
In case of a medical emergency, each student is responsible for whatever expenses he/she may incur. All patients are expected to buy their own medications.
E. Student Activities
Realizing that the Christian life involves the total life of the person, the seminary provides social, cultural, spiritual and physical activities for the students. The SBO officers, in cooperation with the different committees, are responsible for preparing a calendar of student activities for the school year.
F. Social Recreational Life
The Family Socials Committee, in coordination with its faculty advisers, plans an ongoing program of social activities which include the family and talents’ night and parties on special occasions, recreational activities, sports and the like fellowships are planned so that the students have the opportunity to be with their class advisers and other faculty members.
G. Student Body Organization
Student input into the life and work of the Seminary is conducted by means of the SBO. The SBO officers are elected once a year during the CPU-R elections. The SBO officers are Governor, Vice-Governor, Secretary, Treasurer, Auditor and Business Manager and the Representative and Board Members who are representatives to the CPU-R. All SBO meetings must be announced at least one week in advance and must be noted by the SBO Adviser and the Dean.
H. Student Weekly Schedule
Many students wake up at 5:00 a.m. to prepare for 7:00 a.m. classes. Each one is encouraged to observe quiet time or personal devotions, as well as meal schedule.
Rest hour is optional but please observe this time quietly in your own room. Study time is from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. All students staying at the dormitory are expected to observe the study hours. There is no set bedtime each evening but each student should try to get 7 to 8 hours of sleep each day. Students are required to submit their weekly schedule of activities to the College of Theology Office for proper guidance and information purposes.