Make the most of your student life here at the UP College of Music (UP CMu).

The UP CMu has attracted a handful of students since its inception in 1916. In the beginning, most of its students came from prominent families in Manila and soon attracted students from different provinces in the Philippines and even students from around the globe.

In the university, people believe that learning involves more than what books and professors tell us that is why students are also encouraged to join college groups and organizations. The college not only offers courses in music but also extracurricular activities for learning and growth.

All year round, concerts, lectures, workshops, masterclasses, and other activities are keeping the college as vibrant as ever.


There are lots of food establishments around and near the university. Kiosks that are scattered throughout the campus offer street foods for students on a budget. For someone who is simply looking for something to satisfy his/her hunger that are near the college, Area 2, Ang Bahay ng Alumni and the Epsilon Chi Center are the right places to look for.

Only a few minutes away by jeep, car or by walking from UP Diliman, Teachers Village where Maginhawa is located is also a place for students who enjoy eating. More variety of foods are available in UP Town Center where the UPIS was once located. Another place to find something to munch on is the UP Technohub if one is willing to go out of the campus.


There is available public transportation around the campus provided by jeepneys that roam the campus namely UP-Philcoa, UP-SM North EDSA, UP-Katipunan, UP-MRT/Pantranco, UP Toki and the iconic UP Ikot.

For jeepney route information, kindly refer to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs (OVCCA) Facebook page and website:

For students who love to use bike as their primary transportation around the campus, UP Bike Share is available for rent. For inquiries, contact their Facebook page:


The University Health Service provides health care services for the entire university community. And just recently, the university now has a resident psychiatrist.

For more information, kindly contact the following numbers:

981-8500 loc. 112 (Nurse Station); 111 (Emergency Room); 2709 (Public Health); 2710 (X-ray); 2705 (Laboratory); 2704 (Dental Clinic)


The university is committed to the safety of the community. The UP Diliman Police (UPDP) provides protection and security services to students, faculty, staff and residents of the campus.

For any concerns, contact 981-8500 loc. 113/1908 or 928-3615.

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