The Commission on Higher Education Regional Office VIII (CHEDRO8) conducted monitoring and evaluation of Student Affairs Services (SAS) at Eastern Visayas State University- Tanauan Campus (EVSU-TC) today, August 3.

Said activity was in accordance with the memorandum from the Office of the Executive Director No. 184, s. 2021, which states that the CHED Regional Office monitors the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to ensure the sustainability of Student Affairs and Services programs.

Ms. Norina T. Espocia and Mr. Kim Operario, Education Program Specialists (EPS) of CHEDRO8 led the monitoring team.

Espocia examined the university’s SAS Form 1, which contains basic information, HEI profile, checklists for submitting reports to CHEDRO for the monitoring and evaluation activity, management of SAS, and an evaluation of SAS implementation within the context of the new normal: Student Welfare Services and Student Development Programs. Further, Espocia looked into the SAS Form 3’s Report relative to Management and Administration.

Meanwhile, Operario examined the SAS Form 1 Institutional Student Development and Services Assessment of SAS Framework Implementation inside the New Normal.

The Head of the Student Services Department (SSD) Prof. Michael Batan explained that CHED’s ocular visit basically intends to gather data and consolidate the various situations and actions of SAS of different universities during the pandemic.

Article by John Kyle Luto and Lea Marie Albao

Photos by Zandro Gerilla