O.S.A. Helpdesk to aid UPOU students in time of COVID-19 outbreak

| Written by Padayon UP

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Student Affairs (OSA) launched an online tool to respond to the concerns of UPOU students amid the COVID-19 outbreak. This is the Offering Sincere Advocacy (O.S.A.) Helpdesk.

O.S.A. Helpdesk is part of UPOU’s response to COVID-19 safety and awareness. OSA Helpdesk urges UPOU  students to report their needs and concerns not just in relation to academic matters but also concerns related to their mental health.

UPOU OSA, mandated to provide information, advice, and guidance regarding the students’ psychosocial, financial, emotional and academic needs and concerns, shall forward concerns to appropriate people to ensure that these are addressed as soon as possible.

Inquiries or requests related to their office may be sent to [email protected] or thru the OSA SMS Hotline 0929-8181996.

(This was originally posted on the UP Open University website on April 15, 2020)