1968 reso 85
21 February 1968

The Leyte Provincial Board through Resolution No. 85 requested the UP Board of Regents (BOR) to establish a UP Branch in Tacloban

Governor's letter to UP Pres
18 February 1972

Governor Benjamin Romualdez wrote UP President Salvador Lopez reiterating the request for the establishment of a UP Branch in Tacloban

UPAA Endorsement
13 May 1973

The UP Alumni Association Leyte Chapter issued a resolution reiterating its endorsement of the request for a UP branch in Tacloban

Prov'l Board Resolution _275
14 May 1973

Leyte Provincial Board through Resolution No. 275 reiterated its request for a UP BOR to establish a UP branch in Tacloban

Tacloban Mun
17 May 1973
The Tacloban Municipal Board through Resolution No. 72 endorsed the request for the establishment of a UP branch in Tacloban
BOR 833rd Meeting with highlights-1
23 May 1973
On its 833rd Meeting, the UP Board of Regents authorized President Salvador Lopez to establish UP at Tacloban
13 June 1973

Start of classes for UP at Tacloban's first semester

Inaugural plaque
02 July 1973

University of the Philippines at Tacloban was inaugurated.


The following academic program clusters were created:

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Management and Technology
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Graduate Studies
Executive Order No
23 March 1983

Through Executive Order No. 4, UP Tacloban was made part of UP Visayas


Groundbreaking at Sta. Elena, Tacloban. (UP under President Edgardo J. Angara)


Arts & Sciences and Management & Technology divisions were created.

Executive Order No

UP College Tacloban, with UP College Cebu became a part of UP Visayas.

November 1998 reorganization of UP TAcloban 1126th BOR -1

UP Tacloban was reorganized to have 4 Divisions:

  • Humanities
  • Management
  • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
  • Social Sciences
27 June 2017

Grounbreaking at Sta. Elena under UP President Alfredo E. Pascual.

27 April 2023

UP Tacloban becomes an autonomous unit of the UP System.

23 May 2023

UP Tacloban celebrates its 50th founding anniversary.