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Welcome to the UST Guidance

& Counseling Department!

As part of the University of Santo Tomas community, the Guidance and Counseling Department (GCD) provides a developmental and comprehensive array of empirically based guidance programs and services. These are defined by outcomes of student academic, career, personal, and social development chunked into several competencies manifested in terms of measurable evidences of knowledge, skills, and attitudes. The various guidance activities, ranging from counseling sessions, psychological testing, academic initiatives, specialized training programs and consultation are all geared towards propelling all Thomasian students to use their potentials to the fullest and to successfully reach their goals. The GCD is manned by a team of highly competent, compassionate, and committed counselors whose skills were honed through extensive trainings and experience in working with students. They are passionate in meeting the specific needs of individual students from diverse backgrounds. The counselors serve as key partners of school administrators, faculty, and parents in achieving student academic success. The GCD have proven to meet standards of excellence through conforming with national and international norms set by accrediting bodies and ISO 9001-2008. It remains steadfast in its commitment to serve the Thomasian Community through its programs and services to facilitate holistic development of students. As you explore the web site, please remember that written information is not a substitute for a face-to-face contact with a professional counselor. The site is designed to provide you with information about the department’s programs and services as well as an avenue to extend its service for the entire UST community. If you feel you have a concern that you may want to discuss, please visit the guidance counselor in your college.


DREAM BIG: PF Interschool Training

The Inter-School Peer Facilitators Gathering was held on February 2, 2013 at the AMV Multi-Purpose hall. The activity was attended by 146 peer facilitators coming from 18 schools within Metro manila and nearby provinces. This year's theme "Peer Facilitators Dream B.I.G.: B-ecoming an Agent of Change I-n the G-lobal Community" was aligned to the University's 402nd Anniversary theme,...


Inspiring to Lead, Leading to Inspire

The College of Accountancy Student Council Officers and the Officers of Student Organizations had their Leadership Training Seminar (LTS) from May 24 to 26, 2012 in Calaraya, Laguna....


Guidance and Counseling Board Exam Review: (May 15, 2014)

The UST Guidance and Counseling Department will conduct a review class for RGC board examinations. It will be held every Saturdays starting June 14,2014 to July 19,2014(7 consecutive Saturdays). The review class will be facilitated by RGC board topnotchers. For details please call 406-1611-loc.8212/740-9720 and look for Ms. Vicky Contreras/Ms. Myra Gurango.

Guidance Orientation 2014: (May 10, 2014)

To all incoming freshmen students, watch out for the schedule of your Guidance Orientation with your Counselor in your respective College/ Faculty.

Guidance Office Operations: (March 30, 2014)

Your counselors will be holding office at room 201, 2/F Health Service Building starting March 31,2014. See you there!



Vision and Mission

GCD Core Functions

Our Team


GCD Core Services

Special Programs


Making an Appointment

Referral System

When you should refer



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