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University Extension Services



The University Extension Services of the Technological University of the Philippines envisions to be the leading sector of the institution in enriching the lives of target clients for sustainable development of the various target sectors of the society through the conduct of dynamic extension services of the University.


The University Extension Services (UES), a dynamic service oriented sector of the TUP, composed of qualified extension workers, provides for the enhancement of capability in advanced science, technology, technological education for industry and academe related sectors, through technology transfer, continuing education and training and information dissemination, development of a dynamic community that will contribute significantly in improving the quality of life of the various target clients of the University 
Efforts at the IRTC shall be harmonized and focused on the attainment of the following goals:


A. Institutional Goals

The Technological University of the Philippines shall:

  1. Generate and disseminate extension projects in identified priority areas in advance technology and technological education, applied science and related areas for global competitiveness.
  2. .Contribute substantially to the national development targets through effective technology transfer, continuing education and training, and utilization of state-of-the-art amenities and facilities and community service towards achieving millennium development goals.

B. Objectives

To attain the goals, the UES has specific objectives such as to:

  1. Implement relevant extension programs that will improve science and technology systems, processes, materials and products;
  2. Enhance capability of faculty, staff and students in the delivery of extension services;
  3. Provide a dynamic and integrated development service in the target areas of the University through collaborative efforts of faculty, students, industries and community; and
  4. Development of state-of-the-art facilities and training materials for the effective promotion and dissemination of extension programs.


The University Extension Services (UES) office formerly the Office of Extension and External Affairs (OEEA) was established in the late 80’s to perform the following functions:

  1. Advise the President through the VPRE of the TUP and other officials on matters related to extension;
  2. Coordinates, consolidates, operationalize the extension services of the university;
  3. Develop conceptual and theoretical paradigms for a more responsive, dynamic and cooperative extension service;
  4. Assist in the professional intensification and development of personnel/staff performing extension function of the University;
  5. Develop and maintain facilities, equipment, space, funding human and other resources that will be shared and made available to the four campuses of TUP including IRTC in support to extension activities;
  6. Serve as a link and channel between the four campuses as well as the IRTC with various units, agencies, interested groups and individuals on matters pertaining to extension; and
  7. Monitor and review the resources, activities, professionalism and quality of extension services of TUP.


Priority 1. Technology Transfer and Continuing Education Services (TTCES) Unit.

This unit aims to package suitable and viable technologies for development and research results of the University, government and non – government organization for dissemination and adaptation and utilization based on community needs. It also encourages development of behavioral changes in knowledge, skills and values for effective development of workers, it also includes short – term livelihood and non– degree training program, upgrading courses/advanced continuing education in engineering, science and technology management intended to operationalize technologies in support of the national development programs.

Priority 2. Communication Media Technology and Promotion Services (CMTPS) Unit.

This unit involves development of schemes and materials for effective communication support systems and approaches for increasing awareness in instruction, sustaining, marketing and understanding the concept of development. This program provides for print and non – print media and other means of communication materials for reaching out and for involving the target clientele and the general public. This also includes development and publication of manuals, brochures, pamphlets and newsletter.

Priority 3. Internal Capability Development Services (ICDS) Unit.

This unit aims to strengthen capabilities of University Extension Staff through a variety of formal and non – formal education means. It covers programs like seminars, training – workshop and other professional opportunities that encourage and develop staff in the fulfillment of extension tasks for a service – oriented action and responsibilities.

Priority 4. Community Building Development Services (CBDS) Unit.

This unit aims to establish partnership with the communities, agencies and organizations, external to the University to render effective community welfare programs. It is also in-charge of developing, monitoring and evaluating community welfare programs hand-in-hand with communities and/or partner agencies and organizations toward community development.

Priority 5. Special Project Development Services (SPDS) Unit.

This office shall respond to the immediate needs of a particular group and facilitate the implementation of the thrusts of the University and the present administration. It covers programs on women, GAD, Poverty Alleviation, Cooperatives, resource generation etc. It also establishes linkages with NGO’s and GO’s.


The figure explains the holistic approach in extension implementation where it highlights resources of pilot communities where the philosophy of integration of several components of development for example is the role of different agencies towards successful and sustainable extension program that as of 2016 and 2017 colleges and campuses focused their effort towards the deployment of prototype equipment in selected provinces. Accidentally, the artist’s work came out as human reproductive system drawing signaling a fertile concept for more fruits of extension rapport to needing communities based on technology.

UES is one of the front liners in achieving goals of TUP specifically in making the community it serves vibrant as their lives has been changed for good because of the UES help and assistance which are mainly in consonant to whatever the resources these communities have. UES will be there to facilitate acquirement of the necessities of respective constituents and ensuring its sustainable development. We will go to the people suffering from poverty, ease their hardship by not only giving hope in their hearts but leading, teaching and inspiring them how to earn a living using the resources that they have. How to do it, is a challenge that we will plan together and try to see how the interplay of Extension, Technology transfer and a holistic development would play their respective roles leading towards development of their community. We will specifically focus on the technology that can be identified as their need as UES comes to their localities.