Campuses and Location
The University of the Visayas is a nine-campus, province-wide system of higher education and lower level laboratory schools.
There are two campuses in Cebu City: the main campus occupying almost one city block bounded by Colon, D. Jakosalem and Sanciangko Streets and a laboratory high school in Pardo. The main campus today has six multi-storey buildings including a gymnasium.
The Gullas Medical Center located at Banilad, Mandaue City, houses the Vicente Gullas Memorial Hospital, the Gullas College of Medicine, the UV College of Nursing, the Gullas College of Dentistry, the Tan Kim Ching Cancer Center and the up-coming Cosmetic Surgery Center, including other health-related courses.
Vicente Gullas Memorial Hospital is a 100-bed Tertiary Care Hospital accredited by PhilHealth.
UV has a port in Punta Engano, Lapulapu City for the Maritime College's students practical training at sea.
The other campuses are in the cities of Mandaue, Danao and Toledo and in the towns of Compostela, Minglanilla and Dalaguete in the province of Cebu.
ACCREDITATIONS and Awards of Distinction Autonomous Status
The University of the Visayas was granted autonomous status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for continuing exemplary performance in the trilogy of functions of higher education namely; instruction, research and public service, and in recognition of the outstanding performance of its graduates, which manifests its genuine commitment to quality, excellence and global competitiveness effective July 15, 2010 until July 14, 2013.
The benefits of the university’s autonomous status are:
- Exemption from the issuance of Special Order (S.O.).
- Free from the constant monitoring and evaluation activities of CHED.
- Entitlement to grant of subsidies and other financial incentives or assistance from CHED.
- Privilege to determine and prescribe their own curricular programs to achieve global competence.
- Privilege to offer new programs without securing permit from CHED.
- Privilege to offer extension classes and distance education programs or courses.
- Authority to grant Honoris Causa to those deserving.
The University of the Visayas, was granted deregulated status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for continuing exemplary performance in the trilogy of functions of higher education namely; instruction, research and public service, and in recognition of the outstanding performance of its graduates, which manifests its genuine commitment to quality, excellence and global competitiveness effective May 27, 2010 to May 26, 2013.
CENTER OF DEVELOPMENT FOR UV’S COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The University of the Visayas College of Business Administration was recognized as a Center of Development for providing quality instruction, research and extension services as per CEB Resolution No. 161-2010 by the Commission on Higher Education on the 5th day of November at CHED Auditorium, CP Garcia Ave., Diliman Quezon City
DET NORSKE VERITAS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CERTIFICATE
Certificate number: 13255-2007-AQ-SNG-UKAS-Rev. 1 ISO 9001:2008
Det Norske Veritas Certification B. V. Zwolseweg 1, 2994 LB Barendrecht, The Netherlands
MEMBER, Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities
MEMBER, Philippine Association of Maritime Institutions