Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs assists the Chancellor on coordinating curricular, instructional, research, extension, library and other academic programs in UP Visayas. As Dean of Faculties, the VCAA is the ex-officio Chairman of the University Council Committee on Curriculum, and shall preside over meetings of the University Council in the absence of the Chancellor.
Guided by the vision to uphold the standards of academic excellence, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is in charge of the development and implementation of quality and responsive academic programs, systems and mechanisms in the curricular, instructional and support for teaching and learning activities to ensure the attainment of the goals and objectives of the university.
Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Takes care of matters pertaining to institutional linkages and foreign students. Performs other tasks assigned by the VCAA.

Administrative Staff
  • Takes care of the overall administrative operations of the OVCAA; works closely with all units under the OVCAA and coordinates with other offices/units in the University and other CUs; drafts communications for the VCAA
  • Processes overload claims of faculty members; computes faculty needs of the colleges for requests to hire faculty; drafts letters or memo concerning overload claims; prepares DVs for payment of telephone bills and holds cash advance for the gasoline expenses of the OVCAA; prepares MROUTA and fuel consumption reports; and performs other tasks assigned by the supervisors
  • Prepares VCAA’s travels/liquidations; prepares DVs, OS, PRs, RIVs, etc. of the OVCAA re replenishment of CA and purchases of office supplies; assists the AVCAA in External Scholarships/ International linkages; serves as secretary of PCFG UP-SPS and Reneging Fellows Committees
  • Logs/delivers incoming and outgoing communications to offices/units; attends to various inquiries regarding status of requests; traces/tracks these and informs/responds to clients; prepares Travel Orders and pouch transmittals
  • Takes care of military training program of the university for cadets/cadet officer’s sponsors and inactive reservists; enrolls, classifies and encodes all students taking ROTC and prepares data for submission to the higher headquarters; performs all administrative functions related to ROTC
  • Conducts the VCAA on official trips; maintains the OVCAA vehicle and performs some messengerial work for the OVCAA

Offices under OVCAA


Graduate Program Office

Ensure excellent standard of graduate education and research; assist in the development, promotion, and review of graduate programs; and facilitate the recruitment, retention and timely graduation of quality students.

National Service Training Program

A program aimed at enhancing civic consciousness and defense preparedness in the youth by developing the ethics of service and patriotism while undergoing training of its three (3) program components.

Office of Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs is committed to serve the needs of students through proactive and responsive programs and services in the area of counseling and guidance, financial assistance, dormitory, and meaningful participation in organizations and activities.

Office of the University Registrar

The Office of the University Registrar aims to maintain efficient student records management; to provide fast and accurate students’ records evaluation; and to issue error-free transcript of records, certifications; diplomas, and other academic documents.

Teaching and Learning Resource Center

The Teaching and Learning Resource Center aims to nurture the passion for learning among students; enrich the learning environment of students; provide skills enhancement programs in teaching among faculty members.

University Library

The mission of the University Library is to provide information resources and services that enhance knowledge and uphold the functions of UPV as a graduate, research, public, and global university.