Campus Tour and Visit Rules

Before entering the campus, please read the following to maintain a safe, comfortable and enjoyable Ateneo Visit or Tour experience or stay in the campus.

Group Campus Tour Hours/ Visits/ Appointments
The University Main Campus is open from 8AM to 5PM, Mondays through Fridays, 8AM to 12NN on Saturdays, except on legal holidays and special non-working days. Groups requesting to visit the campus must submit a letter of visit request to:

 

Mr. Ian Clark Parcon
Director

Office of Admission and Aid/ Institutional Promotions Office
Jubilee Hall
Ateneo de Davao University
Jacinto St., 8016 Davao City
Tel. No. +63 (82) 221.2411 local 8303
Fax +63 (82) 226.4116
Email: admissions@addu.edu.ph cc: president@addu.edu.ph; contactus@addu.edu.ph

 

Please indicate the purpose of visit, preferred places, offices or facilities to visit, preferred date and time of visit, and the number of guests. A list of the names of guests will be required to be submitted prior to the visit. Campus visits or appointments after 5PM may be allowed provided a special permission from an authorized administrator or office is arranged with the security department. Alumni should have prior arrangement with an office they will visit if they come after 5PM, or a prior arrangement should be done with the Alumni Affairs Office, or an office the alumni desire to visit.

Guest’s I.D. and Campus Pass
You must submit and will only be admitted to the campus if you have an acceptable form of identification (ID). An acceptable form of ID must be a current and original identification (government issued or otherwise) that contains the guest’s name, and the guest’s photograph. All of these must be demonstrated by this single piece of ID provided. Examples include, but not limited to a passport, driver’s license, military ID, school ID, etc. Any guest who does not provide an acceptable form of identification may be denied entry into the campus.The security personnel log all guests’ entry. A special GUEST PASS will be issued.

Security Checks
Everyone entering the Campus is subject to a security check. Bags, parcels and/or items shall undergo inspection before entry. The University reserves the right not to allow any suspicious looking bag, parcel, item or person to enter the Campus. Items, like guns and deadly weapons, firearms not allowed inside the Campus may be left at a designated repository by the gates. Guests shall be given a claim stub to pick deposited items upon exit at the gate.

People under the influence of or showing signs of being under the influence of drugs, substances and alcohol will be denied entry.

Drugs, firearms and other deadly weapons are strictly prohibited in the Campus by law. Firecrackers, pyrotechnic devices and other similar devices and the exploding of firecrackers or other similar explosives in the campus are prohibited under City Ordinance No. 06-02, s. of 2002.

Tour Flow
The duration of the tour takes about an hour to finish. Tour Guides from the Admissions Office are provided for the guests to assist them in every zone and hall. Guests are prohibited to enter classrooms and restricted areas unless accompanied by authorized personnel or administrator. See the Jacinto Campus in virtual tour.

Appointments
Guests and parents who want to see specific administrators or personnel should make an appointment. Kindly call +63 (82) 221.2411 (see Telephone Directory) and ask the operator to connect you to the proper staff that may schedule your appointment with a specific administrator or personnel.

Proper Attire
Guests wearing slippers and sleeveless shirts are not allowed inside the Campus.

Smoking
Smoking is not allowed inside the Campus and its immediate environs by law.

Photography and Videography by Guests
Photography, videotaping, recording of any kind of the campus, its facilities and halls, broadcast or transmission, for commercial purposes is not allowed unless explicit permission has been approved by the Office of the President through the Office of Physical Plant. Violation of this provision shall be dealt with accordingly.

Vending and Selling
Selling of any goods, products, food and other materials is prohibited inside the campus unless explicit permission has been approved by the Physical Plant Office and/or Commercial Spaces Manager. Violation of this provision shall be dealt with accordingly.

Personal Conduct
Visitors are expected to conduct themselves in an orderly manner at all times. Uniformed and undercover personnel reserve the right to apprehend people who behave inappropriately or disturb the academic atmosphere of the campus. The campus is under constant CCTV surveillance.

First Aid
The University Clinic in Jacinto is located at the First Floor of Wieman Hall. Clinics in Matina Campuses are located near the administrative offices. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) can be contacted at Tel 911.

Guests with Special Needs
Guests of the University requiring special assistance can bring their own wheelchairs to the Campus. Guests bringing in small children may be allowed to use their strollers inside the Campus.

Souvenir Shop and Food Court
Stopping at the Souvenir Shop is a great way to bring the Ateneo home. There are lots of shirts and novelty items to choose from that make perfect gifts for family and friends. The Food Court and the Ateneo Business Center, located at the lower Ground Floor of the Finster Hall, bring together a variety of cuisines. Offering various choices of food for academic community, they cater to every palate.

The University is not responsible and do not assume any liability for any damage to or loss of the property or hand-carried belonging of any guest.

 

Schedule of Masses
Regular weekday masses are at 12nn and 5pm (Monday-Friday) except during holidays at the College Chapel. Anticipated mass on Saturday is at 5pm. Sunday mass is at 7am. For more information, please contact the Chaplain’s Office at 221.2411 local 8283 or 8227. There are other masses at the 9th Floor Oratory for small groups and for those on retreat, kindly call the Community Center Operations Office.

If you have any questions, please feel free e-mail commsteam@addu.edu.ph
or call +63 (82) 221.2411 local 8201, fax +63 (82) 226.4116.