Brief Introduction

Cebu Normal University (CNU) was established in 1902 as the Cebu Normal School, a provincial normal school, a branch of the Philippine Normal School. With the passage of RA 5128 in 1967, Cebu Normal School was renamed Cebu Normal College. In 1976, it was converted into a state college by virtue of PD 944.

On June 27, 1998, the school (then called Cebu State College) attained university status and was named Cebu Normal University (CNU) pursuant to RA 8688.

In 2008, CNU had two extension colleges in Medellin and Balamban in Cebu.

Contact Information

Trunk lines:
(032) 253-7915
(032) 254-1452

Fax Number:
(032) 253-9611

Postal Address:
Osmeña Boulevard, Cebu City
6000 Philippines

E-mail Address:

Schedule of Academic Events

March 24, 2015 — Recognition Day for Graduating Students (Undergraduate Programs)
March 25, 2015 — Recognition Day for Preschool (ILS)
March 26, 2015 — Graduation Day for Integrated Laboratory School
March 27, 2015 — Graduation Day for College of Teacher Education
March 30, 2015 — Graduation Day for College of Nursing
March 31, 2015 — Graduation Day for College of Arts and Sciences
April 7, 2015 — Graduation Day for CNU – Balamban Campus
April 8, 2015 — Graduation Day for CNU – Medellin Campus

April 20, 2015 — Enrollment for Grades 8, 9 and 10
April 21, 2015 — Enrollment for Grades 4, 5 and 6
April 22, 2015 — Enrollment for Multigrade, Grades 3, 2 and 1
April 27, 2015 — Enrollment for Kindergarten
May 4-5, 2015 — Enrollment for Toddler and Nursery
June 1-5, 2015 — Enrollment for Undergraduate (College students)
June 8-13, 2015 — Enrollment for Graduate School (Masters and Doctoral Programs)


Details on Oath Taking Ceremony for Successful Examinees of LET

DATE: December 17, 2014 (Wednesday)
VENUE: University of San Jose – Recoletos (Basak Campus)
TICKET FEE: Php 300.00

Please visit the Dean’s Office of CNU College of Teacher Education or you may contact the office on the following number: (032) 254-6816

Topnotchers for Aug 2014 LET

Admission Schedule for A.Y. 2015-2016

To all applicants of Cebu Normal University, please refer for the schedule on the following:

National Multidisciplinary Research Conference (NMRCon) 2014

This year, Cebu Normal University will be hosting the National Multidisciplinary Research Conference 2014.

Theme: Integrating Multidisciplinary Knowledge Exchange towards National Sustainability and Growth

Date: October 17, 2014
Venue: Marco Polo Plaza Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City

Conference Focus:
Annually, the university initiates a university research congress that will provide a forum for the research outputs of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students to be disseminated and utilized. This year, the university recognizes not only the scholarly works of its stakeholders in every field of study but also invites researchers from higher education institutions. For the past years, the university strives to put rigor and world-class quality to its research works. It upholds the tenets of social relevance and responsiveness in its research innovations as CNU is in-step towards nation building.

Research Streams:

  • Culture, Arts and Public Governance Studies
  • Education and Pedagogy Studies
  • Health and Allied Sciences Studies
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Studies

Call for Abstracts for Oral and Poster Presentation:
Submission of abstract (maximum of 350 words with keywords) starts on August 26, 2014
Format: Title, Author/s, Agency Affiliation, Name of Stream where the study will be submitted, and the Abstract

Submit your abstracts online:
Deadline of Submission of abstract: September 20, 2014


Early Registration (on or before September 26, 2014) – P 1,800
On-site Registration – P 2,000
The registration is inclusive of conference kit, certificate, two snacks and one lunch.

Send your payments through Wire Transfer (Money Transfer) such as Western Union, Moneygram, ML Kwarta Padala and Cebuana Lhuillier. Please pay to: Lelani C. Dapat.

For CNU undergraduate and graduate students: the first 10 best abstracts selected for oral and poster presentations in the four streams will be given free registration.

For more details, please contact Dexter or Andy at (63) 32-254-1452 local 124 or mobile no. 09209289677; or Ms. Webemay Pelago at 09336708372

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The CNU-ILS slates its activities:


1. November 5 – 7, 2012: Forum on Syllabi making Using NCETS

2. November 9, 16 & 23, 2012: Community Extension Program

3. November 12, 2012: Arrival of the Scholars of the 3 NS from West Visayas State University, Bukidnon State University & Leyte Normal University

4. November 14-15, 2012: Student Teacher Orientation

5. November 16 & 23, 2012: Mentees enhancement Program.


The Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACUP) awarded the College of Arts & Sciences on November, 2013 Level I status in the following programs: Doctor of Arts in Literature & Communication, Master of Arts in Literature, Master in Guidance and Counseling, Master in Library and Information Science, Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Bachelor of Arts in Filipino and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.


 The College of Education in coordination with the federation held a Live-out Zonal Forum on Teacher Education in the Visayas, a 3NS  (National Network of Normal Schools Conference) last November 22-24, 2012 at DepEd Ecotech Center, Sudlon-Lahug, Cebu City while the College of Nursing had its 2nd International Conference of Nursing Students (ICONS).


To respond to the university’s call on its involvement in the Greening Program, the alumni federation participated IN THE TREE-PLANTING HELD at the mountain barangay of Cebu City (Taptap) in coordination with CREMDEC, DENRO7, CENRO, Cebu City Government and Barangay Taptap .Among the participants were eleven FCNUAAI officers and Board of Directors, two personnel from the Alumni Affairs Office, one CTE faculty and the eight FCNUAAI scholars. CNU provided transportation to the venue.  Business meeting followed after luncheon at CREMDEC Training Center Conference Hall.


The Federation of Cebu Normal University Alumni Associations Inc. plays an active role in achieving the association’s goal through a meaningful relationship with our Alma Mater. It is strengthening its ties among alumni all over the world.


What does it mean to be an alumni of CNU? It means every alumnus or alumna is an extension of CNU to the outside world. It is the opportunity to be a representative of what is CNU in the real world and its purpose of existence. Being graduates of CNU, we are her reflection, its character based on its vision and mission and the realization of the thrust; instruction, research, production and extension wrap into one.  Thus, the FCNUAAI nurtures this complimentary relationship through a wider participation of the ALUMNI here and abroad by sharing during the alumni homecoming.  This newsletter is a bridge of information between the alumni and the university.  The strengthening of the existing chapters and the continuing organization of new chapters especially outside Cebu is the concern of the association.

Let’s put our hands together and make FCNUAAI a strong association. Feel the breeze of CNU and FCNUAAI’s whispers and get involved!

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