The AIT Library

UPAIT Library Hours

UPAIT Library Hours

Online and In-Person Hours:

Monday to Saturday:
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Library Staff
Ms. Gladys A.Florendo
AIT Head Librarian

Mr. Ruben C. Ochoa
Library Support Staff

Library Entrance 1

Reading Area 1

Lounge Area

Library Staff and Librarians Room

Request Counter and OPAC

Reading Area 2

Library Entrance 2

Bag Counter


Book Return Bin

Library Entrance 3

Long table for laptop use

Discussion Rooms

Reserve Books Area


  1. The Discussion Room is available for use of all bona fide students, faculty and staff of UP-Asian Institute of Tourism and open from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday, and 8:00 am – 3:30 pm on Saturdays.
  2. Use of the Discussion Room is on an “on demand”, “first-come, first-served” basis.
  3. A group composed of a minimum of two (2) members present at the time of use shall be allowed entry and use of the Discussion Room.
  4. One member of the group must leave his/her ID at the Control Desk and fill-up and sign the Discussion Room Request Form and Discussion Room Log Sheet.
  5. A grace period of 10 minutes will be given to a member who has already registered but is waiting for his/her group mates to arrive. The Library reserves the right to cancel the registration of users with less than three members after such grace period.
  6. Use of the Discussion Room should not exceed four (4) hours. Extension of use may be considered subject to the demand if there are users on queue.
  7. The Discussion Room should be used for academic purposes only and discussion voice should be maintained to a moderate level.
  8. No electrical equipment and peripherals are allowed to be tapped for electricity inside the Discussion Room without prior request and approval from the Library.
  9. A user who needs to charge any device should separately register at the Control Desk.
  10. The following are strictly prohibited inside the Discussion Room:.
    • Lit candles, alcoholic beverages and other things that can cause damage to the facility.
    • Eating, smoking, gambling and other disruptive behavior.
  11. Cleanliness and the upkeep of the room, its chairs and tables after using it.
  12. Permission to use the Discussion Room may be withheld from groups or individuals who fail to comply with these guidelines and from any user who damages the facility or causes disturbance to others using the room.


               Circulation Books Reserve Books
Undergraduate students 5 books (2 weeks) 2 books (overnight)
Graduate students 10 books (2 weeks) 2 books (overnight)
Faculty 10 books (1 month)
REPS 10 books (2 weeks)
Administrative Staff 5 books (2 weeks)
Non-UP Room Use Only


  • For UP students,Faculty,REPS,and Admin Staff - FREE.
  • Alumni - P20.00
  • Government researchers - P20.00
  • Non-UP (Private) - P50.00


  • Failure to Return a Circulation Book (exclusive of Sundays and Holidays) – P2.00/day
  • Failure to Return a Reserve Book – P5.00/hour or P50.00/full day
  • Failure to Return a Book or Other Restricted Materials Borrowed for Photocopying Purposes – P50.00/full day


    • At the end of each semester, all delinquent borrowers were tagged at the Ineligibility Management and at the same time were cleared of accountability upon settlement of accounts.


    • AIT EBSCO ebooks are catalogued and findable in Tuklas and can be accessed directly through EBSCOhost website
    • These resources are licensed for access by current students, faculty and staff of AIT and can only be used by one person at a time.
    • Log-in credentials can be requested by sending via email a copy of the library’s user’s UP ID and/or Form 5 to .
    • Up to 60 pages of an ebook can be printed or saved per user as a PDF file form within the eBook full Text viewer. Some title may have a lower page limit. The number of pages may vary depending on individual publisher-specified limits.

    • The use of e-resources content is governed by copyright and vendor license agreements.
    • Contents are restricted for use in academic research and classroom instruction only. Avoid sharing resources with people outside the University domain.
    • Excessive downloading of resources is strictly PROHIBITED. The system can monitor the downloading of full-text content and may lead to suspension of access credentials.
    • The library may suspend library privileges and revoke accounts of patrons found to have violated these policies.

    • Faculty or students may request for assistance in securing or retrieving book chapters or articles in digital format (subject to copyright restrictions and availability). For request of eCopy/digitized copy, fill out the Resource On Demand Request Form.
    • Take note that the library can only provide 10% of the total pages per material.
    • Turnaround time of your request is 5 working days (may vary depending on the volume of the requests)
    • Access to these materials are via GoogleDrive and will be automatically terminated at the end of semester.
    • UP email is required.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question in mind? We listed down some of the Frequently Asked Questions to help and guide you. If you have further questions not covered in this FAQ, please send us an inquiry through


How to apply in the BS Tourism Program? To be eligible in the BS Tourism Program, you need to pass the UP College Admission (UPCA)/UP College Admission Test UPCAT). For students who are planning to shift or transfer to the BS Tourism program, you must have completed 30 units of coursework (if you are from other UPD units or other UP campus) or 33 units of coursework (if you are from other college and university)

The documentary requirements can be found here. For more information and other queries, send an email with your concern to

Are there scholarship offerings for UPAIT students? The graduate program of UPAIT offers the MSTDM scholarship award, with one awardee annually. For other scholarship opportunities for BS Tourism and Graduate Program, visit the UP Diliman Office of Scholarships and Grants Facebook Page:

The UP AIT Alumni Association also offers an educational assistance in cash to deserving third and fourth year students.

UP AIT offers the Graduate Diploma in Tourism Development and Management (GDip TDM) which leads to the degree of Master of Science in Tourism Development and Management (MSTDM).

The graduate program courses are listed here. You may also view the description of courses here If you would like to know more about the subjects, please send us an e-mail.

All tourism and non-tourism graduates, with at least 1-year work experience and who would like to obtain a diploma and/or an advance degree in the field of tourism management and development may apply.

The list of requirements and downloadable application forms can be found in this page.

Yes, applicants whose work experiences are non-tourism related are welcome to apply. However, all applications will be assessed based on results of entrance examination, interview, academic performance, essay, and recommendations.

At present, UP AIT does not accept shiftees for the Graduate Program. Courses/Subjects taken in other colleges or universities will not be credited for the completion of the GDipTDM and MSTDM.

The entrance exam uses different types of questions that aim to assess your current knowledge, comprehension, logic, and analytical skills. Advanced knowledge of tourism is not required.

The application process is conducted online. Please ensure that you have read and understood the program details before submitting your application here. Once you have completed the application requirements, you can now proceed to submit your application.

For questions or concerns, please contact the Graduate Program office at

The UPAIT Graduate Program is intended to meet the professional development needs of graduates to advance their careers in the tourism industry. Thus the UPAIT Graduate Program as much as practicable will offer weekday evenings (5:00 PM onwards) and Saturday classes (scheduled between 8 AM – 7 PM).

Graduate students are advised to take 9 units to get full load credit per semester or an equivalent of 2 – 3 classes per semester depending on the course credit units.

All students enrolled in the Graduate Program of UP AIT need to take a total of 21 units of required and elective Courses, which will allow the completion of a Graduate Diploma. Should the student want to advance to a Master’s Degree, the student needs to take 16 or 19 more units depending on the track they choose; Plan A is a thesis track with 19 units or Plan B, a non-thesis track with 16 units.

Full-time GDipTDM students, taking a normal load, may complete the degree in three semesters (approximately 1.5 years). The time limit for the completion of all diploma requirements shall be no more than two (2) years starting from the student’s first enrollment in the course and shall include all leaves of absence from the program.

If GDipTDM graduates choose to continue to MSTDM, you must complete an additional 19 units (Plan A, thesis track) or 16 units (Plan B, non-thesis track), which may be taken in two semesters and one mid-year term. The time limit for the completion of the Master’s requirements shall be three (3) years, starting from the student’s first enrollment in the course and shall include all leaves of absence from the program.

Yes. There will be time limit of 2 years from enrollment for the GDipTDM, and a time limit of 3 years for MSTDM, maximum years to finish is 5 years.

The cost per unit is Php 2,000 and the estimated cost of tuition fees for full load per semester is around Php 20,000 – 25,000.

Students and prospective applicants are requested to search for available grants or scholarships at the University of the Philippines Office of Scholarships and Student Services.

For list of available scholarships visit the website of the University of the Philippines Office of Student Scholarships.

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UP Asian Institute of Tourism, Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101



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