In compliance with the NSTP Act of 2001, the NSTP Committee was created. As per the 2003 Implementing Guidelines for the NSTP of UP Baguio, this committee shall be jointly administered by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and the Office of the University Registrar. The NSTP Office aims to implement the NSTP Law in accordance with the mandate of the University of the Philippines as a Service University, and as a constituent unit of UP in Northern Luzon.


Personnel Information

  • Direct the interpretation, enforcement, & implementation of the NSTP Act of 2001 (RA 9163) and its other relevant rules. 
  • Design, formulate, adopt, implement, and evaluate the different NSTP components. 
  • Coordinate with different government and private agencies relevant to the proper implementation of the NSTP. 
  • Study, rationalize, & administer the fund balance of the NSTP office for the proper implementation of the program. 
  • Maintain reliable, computerized & updated records & statistics regarding the implementation of the different NSTP components.
  • Prepare regular reports on the following: End-of-Semester Report, Annual Report to the CHED Regional Office, Program of Expenditure for the coming Academic Semesters


Alodia Rei B. Leung


Karen Allen C. Suarez

Service and Programs

Republic Act 9163 otherwise known as the “National Service Training Program or the NSTP” was implemented by the University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB) recognizing the vital role of youth in nation building. The law required tertiary level students to take the program, as it aims to enhance civic consciousness and defense preparedness through three program components designed and formulated for training, and motivating the youth to be involved in different welfare programs and other service-oriented activities in the service of the nation. 

The objectives of this three NSTP components are as follows: 

  • Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS), “refers to programs or activities contributory to the general welfare and the betterment of life for the members of the community or the enhancement of its facilities, especially those devoted to improving health, education, environment, entrepreneurship, safety, recreation, and morals of the citizenry.”
  • Literacy Training Service (LTS), “is designed to train students to become teachers of literacy and numeracy skills to school children, out of school youth, and other segments of society in need of their service.”

Reserved Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), “is designed to provide military training to tertiary level students in order to motivate, train, organize and mobilize them for national defense preparedness.” 


ACTIVITY: Emergency Response and Survival Training 

TRAINERS: City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office – Baguio City DATE: October 09, 2023 

VENUE: UP Baguio 

The Emergency Response and Survival Training was conducted by the NSTP UPB as a part of the required module on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Awareness of NSTP 1. Highly skilled personnel from the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO)- Baguio City was invited to facilitate the training which includes the following topics Basic First Aid, Basic Life Support (CPR), Basic Knot Tying and Evacuation Drill. The training concluded on a high note, with students leaving equipped with valuable skills and a heightened sense of preparedness. 

ACTIVITY: Region-wide Simultaneous tree-planting (CHED-SAGIP) 

DATE: May 22, 2023 

VENUE: UPB Arboretum, Sabkil. Baguio City 

As a participation for CHED’s Project SAGIP (Scholar and grant beneficiaries’ Action in Greening Initiate Program), a tree planting activity was organized by NSTP UPB last May 22, 2023 at UPB Arboretum, Sabkil. Baguio City. A total of 150 Benguet Pine seedlings were planted by NSTP students along with NSTP facilitators and NSTP office staff. This activity aimed to contribute to environmental conservation, raise awareness about the importance of trees, and promote community involvement in sustainable practices.