Philippine Transparency Seal
The University of the Philippines complies with the conditions of good governance as set by National Budget Circular 542 issued by the Department of Budget of Management.
Available below are the information required of the university under the circular.
I. Mandate, Vision, Mission, and List of Officials
A. Mandate and Functions
Section 3 of the UP Charter of 2008 (Republic Act 9500) states that:
As the national university, a public and secular institution of higher learning, and a community of scholars dedicated to the search for truth and knowledge as well as the development of future leaders, the University of the Philippines shall perform its unique and distinctive leadership in higher education and development.
The University shall:
Lead in setting academic standards and initiating innovations in teaching, research, and faculty development in philosophy, the arts and humanities, the social sciences, engineering, natural sciences, mathematics, and technology; and maintain centers of excellence in these disciplines and professions.
Serve as a graduate university by providing advanced studies and specialization for scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and professionals especially those who serve on the faculty of state and private colleges and universities.
Serve as a research university in various fields of expertise and specialization by conducting basic and applied research, promoting research and development, and contributing to the dissemination and application of knowledge.
Lead as a public service university by providing various forms of community, public and volunteer service, as well as scholarly and technical assistance to the government, the private sector, and civil society while maintaining its standards of excellence.
Protect and promote the professional and economic rights and welfare of its academic and non-academic personnel.
Provide opportunities for training and learning in leadership, responsible citizenship, and the development of democratic values, institutions, and practice through academic and non-academic programs, including sports and enhancement of nationalism and national identity.
Serve as a regional and global university in cooperation with international and scientific unions, networks of universities, scholarly and professional associations in the Asia Pacific Region and around the world.
Provide democratic governance based on collegiality, representation, accountability, transparency, and active participation of its constituents; and promote the holding of fora for students, faculty, research, extension and professional staff (REPS), administrative staff, and alumni to discuss non-academic issues affecting the University.
For a full text of the UP Charter, please click here.
B. Vision and Mission
Our Vision for UP
A great university, taking a leadership role in the development of a globally competitive Philippines. Driven by:
Academic excellence and operational excellence;
Strong research and creative capability, supported by an expanded graduate program and geared to addressing the country’s problems;
Excellent faculty and staff working in an environment conducive to outstanding performance and high productivity;
The best and brightest students from across the country prepared for successful careers and responsive citizenship;
Strong support from the alumni and other stakeholders;
High visibility and effective public service;
Modernized physical facilities and technological infrastructure for teaching, research and administration; and
Financial sustainability achieved by resource generation and administrative efficiency, while preserving its public character.
For more information on the the Vision and Mission of the University, please click here.
C. Officials, Designations and Contact Information
University of the Philippines Baguio Officials
The Executive Staff
Dr. RAYMUNDO D. ROVILLOS
Dr. CORAZON L. ABANSI
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Prof. JESSICA K. CARIÑO
Vice Chancellor for Administration
Prof. JOCELYN R. RAFANAN
Dr. JIMMY B. FONG
Dean, College of Arts and Communication
Dr. DYMPHNA N. JAVIER
Dean, College of Science
Prof. ARELLANO A. COLONGON, JR.
Dean, College of Social Sciences
Dr. BIENVENIDO C. MARZAN
Director, Institute of Management
Dr. LEAH E. ABAYAO
Director, Cordillera Studies Center
Dr. ERLINDA C. PALAGANAS
Director, Student Affairs
Prof. ROLAND ERWIN P. RABANG
Director, Office of Public Affairs
University of the Philippines Baguio Organizational Chart and Directory
To view the Transparency pages of the constituent units of the University, please click the links below:
II. Annual Financial Reports
Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 1
Summary Report on Disbursements
Budget Accountability Report (BAR) No. 1
Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 5
Financial Plan – BED No. 1
Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 1-A (For DBM and COA purposes)
Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 1-B (For DBM and COA purposes)
Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 2 (For DBM and COA purposes)
Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 2-A (For DBM and COA purposes)
Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 3 (For DBM and COA purposes)
Financial Accountability Report (FAR) No. 4 (For DBM and COA purposes)
III. DBM Approved Budget and Targets
IV. Projects, Programs and Activities, Beneficiaries and Status of Implementation
In compliance with Section 99 on the “Transparency Seal” of the General Provisions of the General Appropriations Act of 2016
Projects, programs, activities, beneficiaries and status of implementation are reported in the following links:
UP System (ongoing and completed in 2016)
- Balik PhD Projects
- Emerging Interdisciplinary Research (EIDR)
- Enhanced Creative Work and Research Grant (ECWRG)
- Projects, programs, activities for students
V. Annual Procurement Plan
FY 2018 Consolidated Annual Procurement Plan – Common-Use Supplies and Equipment (APP-CSE) for all CUs
VI. Quality Management System Certificates and Agency Operations Manual
- ISO Certificates
- Philippine General Hospital (PGH)
a. Institute of Human Genetics (IHG), UP Manila
b. Newborn Screening Center (NSC), UP Manila
c. Philippine National Collection of Microorganisms, BIOTECH, UP Los Baños
d. Central Analytical Services Laboratory, BIOTECH, UP Los Baños
- Quality Assurance Certificates from the ASEAN University Network (AUN) for Academic Programs
- UP Diliman
a. Bachelor of Science in Statistics, School of Statistics
b. Bachelor of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering
- UP Los Baños
a. Bachelor of Science in Biology, Institute of Biological Sciences – College of Arts & Sciences (IBS – CAS)
b.Bachelor of Science in Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering – College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology
c. Bachelor of Science in Development Communication – College of Development Communication
- UP Operations Manual for Key Processes
- Student Academic Information System (SAIS) User Manual
a. Financial Management Information System (FMIS) User Manual
b.Human Resource Information System (HRIS) User Manual
- UP System Manual
- UP System Manual Series 1 – In Support of a Culture of Scholarship and Excellence: Faculty Development, Grants, and Awards
a.UP System Manual Series 2 – Shaping Our Institutional Future – A Statement on Faculty Tenure, Rank, and Promotion
b. Office of the Secretary of the University (OSU) Manual of Operations
VII. System of Ranking Delivery Units and Individuals
VIII. Freedom of Information Manual
- Letter to Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO)
- People’s FOI Manual and Implementation Details
- Freedom of Information Manual as of August 2018
IX. Certificate of Compliance to the Anti Red Tape Act RA of 2007 (RA No. 9485) or Citizen’s Charter
X. Accountability Report Cards
- Congratulatory Letter
- MFO Accountability Report Card (MARC-1)
- Management Accountability Report Card (MARC-2)
X. Certificate of Compliance with Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN)