The Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs is directly responsible to the Chancellor for the supervision of academic support service units.
The office oversees all the academic, curricular and instructional engagements of both students and academic personnel, and assists in the planning, implementation, review, coordination and monitoring of the academic policies of the undergraduate and graduate programs. It also supervises the the admission and scholarship processes, students’ academic records keeping, online learning platforms, library services, scholarship programs, alumni relations and placement and the conduct of the national service training programs in the institute.
In 2018, two new offices were added under its structure: the Office of the Director for Undergraduate Programs (OUS) and Office of the Director for Graduate Programs. Also, with the recently approved new organizational structure, OVCAA supervises the following academic service support service units:
CORE AND MAIN FUNCTIONS
OVCAA functions as the umbrella of the following offices and their functions:
The Office of the Director for Undergraduate Programs (ODUP) is the implementing unit of the academic engagement of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. It monitors the academic development of all undergraduate students, supervises and coordinates academic support services of the faculty members and staff, and counsels students to ensure their academic success and retention.
The Office of the Director for Graduate Studies (OGS) caters to the delivery of the graduate programs of the five colleges of the institute.
The Office of the Institute Registrar manages the registration of students in coordination with the different colleges of the institute. The office keeps, maintains and safeguards the students’ academic records, prepares the institute academic calendar and provides services to students and alumni clients’ requests through the issuance of students’ academic records.
MICel champions the use of elearning technology for both in-campus and off-campus delivery of courses by providing assistance in the creation of elearning courses and online instructional materials.
MICeL also offers elearning trainings and workshops for both MSU-IIT constituents and external clients in the areas of course management systems, module production, online market-driven courses. It also provides consultancies about elearning to interested institutions.
The Office of the Institute Librarian is in-charge of the acquisition of library resources and collections both printed and online, conduct of hands-on trainings in the use of online databases.
The Office of Admissions and Scholarship Administration ensures the conduct of the MSU-SASE testing and efficient implementation of the various scholarships and financial assistance programs offered by the institute. This is to guarantee that world class and quality education is accessible to all aspiring college students.
The Office for Alumni Relations and Placement caters the needs of the graduating students and institute alumni through job placements, conduct of job fairs, tracking and registration of the institute alumni and creation of alumni chapters both local and international.
The Office of the National Services Training Program caters two courses in the institute: Reserve Officers Training Course (ROTC) and the Civic Welfare Training Course (CWTS).
FRANCO G. TEVES, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Telephone No.: 221-4057 Local: 4822
Email: [email protected]