Special Summer Online Term (SOST)
Special Online Summer Term (SOST)
SOST Course Offerings
Click here for the list of GenEd and Advanced Professional Courses offered for each campus:
Enrollment for SOST will be 100% online for your convenience and safety. Know more through these links:
- The SOST is completely voluntary. A “regular” student maintains his/her status even if he/she decides not to enrol to the said summer term. Further, the courses offered this June will likewise be offered during the 1st Semester SY 2020-2021.
- Online Learning is a solution to ensure continuity in education since the COVID-19 situation makes on-campus schooling impossible right now. It is hoped that things improve so that flexible learning (combined online and face-to-face) can be introduced by August. To experience campus life once again is a fervent hope, of course.
- To continue schooling now is a personal choice and a difficult decision to make amidst uncertain and challenging times. Our Lady of Fatima University offers the SOST for those who wish to continue their studies using online solutions and appropriate technological tools that one has at home. And, since transport and food allowances are not foreseen as expenses, the potential savings can help fund internet connectivity, instead.Then, to the best of its capacity, the University opens up financial solutions that could help in some ways: school fees are approximately 30% to 35% lower than other summer terms; tuition fee credit of P1,000 for qualified students, and installment payments.Yes, the SOST may not be a catch-all for everyone. But it is the best and only option right now for those who must and desire to pursue their studies. The University is duty-bound to fulfill that.
- Curricula for all programs have been recalibrated or realigned to make learning meaningful and accessible. In the interim, courses offered in SOST will help students progress seamlessly.
- With the government’s prognosis of the prolonged impact of COVID-19, CHEd and the DepEd have begun calling out for families to prepare for the realities of online and flexible learning because the safety and health of learners are top priorities with the continuance of education.