Transparency Seal

The University of the Philippines Cebu 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, functions and 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. Mission and Vision

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 Mission and Vision of the University, please click here.

C. Officials, Designations and Contact Information

University of the Philippines System Officials
University of the Philippines Cebu Officials (Designation, Offices and Functions)
Contact information

II. Annual Financial Reports


III. DBM Approved Budget and Targets

A. General Appropriations Act (GAA) 2015
B. Major Final Output (MFO) 2015
IV. Projects, Programs and Activities, Beneficiaries and Status of Implementation

In compliance with Section 98 on the “Transparency Seal” of the General Provisions of the General Appropriations Act of 2015

This list is not applicable with respect to Section 3.1.b and Annex 7 of IATF Memorandum Circular 2015-1, on the Key Result Areas (KRAs) defined by Executive Order No. 43

Projects, programs, activities, beneficiaries and status of implementation are reported in the following links from the Constituent Universities / Units (CUs):

UP Cebu Research and Development 2015 – Completed and Ongoing
V. Annual Procurement Plan

A. University of the Philippines Procurement Plan 2015
B. Annual Procurement Plan Compliance Certificate for year 2015
C. Annual Procurement Compliance Performance Index (APCPI)
D. Consolidated Agency Procurement Compliance Performance Indicators (APCPI) of all UP Constituent Units
E. University of the Philippines System Administration Offices Certificate of Compliance with PhilGEPS
F. Consolidated Certificate of Compliance in PhilGEPS of all UP Constituent Units

Invitations for bidders and other opportunities as well as announcements on procurement are posted by the UP System Supply and Property Management Office. Their website can be accessed by clicking here.
VI. System of Ranking Delivery Units and Individuals

Guidelines for Ranking Delivery Units and Individuals for the Performance Based Bonus (PBB)
for Fiscal Year 2016
VII. Quality Management System Certificates and Agency Operations Manual

A. ISO 9001 Certificates

1. Philippine General Hospital (PGH)
2. Institute of Human Genetics (IHG), UP Manila
3. Newborn Screening Center (NSC), UP Manila
4. Philippine National Collection of Microorganisms, BIOTECH, UP Los Baños
5. Central Analytical Services Laboratory, BIOTECH, UP Los Baños

B. Quality Assurance Certificates from the ASEAN University Network (AUN) for
Academic Programs

1. UP Diliman
a. Bachelor of Science in Statistics, School of Statistics
b. Bachelor of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering

2. UP Los Banos
a. Bachelor of Science in Biology, Institute of Biological Sciences –
College of Arts & Sciences (IBS – CAS)

C. UP Operations Manual for Key Processes

1. Student Academic Information System (SAIS) User Manual
2. Financial Management Information System (FMIS) User Manual
3. Human Resource Information System (HRIS) User Manual

D. UP System Manual

1. UP System Manual Series 1 – In Support of a Culture of Scholarship and Excellence: Faculty Development, Grants, and Awards
2. UP System Manual Series 2 – Shaping Our Institutional Future – A Statement on Faculty Tenure, Rank, and Promotion
3. Office of the Secretary of the University (OSU) Manual of Operations