The University of the Philippines Los Baños provides access to quality student welfare services and environment-friendly facilities.
Living away from home for the first time to study here in UPLB can mean major lifestyle changes for students. Living inside the campus make the transition easier because of fun and freedom with comfort and security. We provide the educational and social needs of students, such as sports, lectures, orientations and other experiences. The Office of Student Housing manages 9 dormitories. These provides comfortable living conditions for approximately 2300 residents.
The University Library is composed of the Main Library, 8 College Libraries, 2 Research Libraries, and 1 School Library. The University Library also offers online services including iLib, literature search assistance, and library online tutorial services, among others. The Library also offers multiple information, technical, multimedia, readers, and internet and computer services
The UPLB OCG assists the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (OVCSA) in providing psychological, social, emotional, educational, and occupational needs of the students. The office offers counseling, psychological testing, tutorial, career guidance and job placement, orientation, guidance instruction, readmission, extension activities, and referral.
The UPLB Gender Center (UPLB-GC) is the University’s focal point in gender and development concerns in instruction, research, extension, and services. The office works closely with the UPLB Office of Anti-Sexual Harrasment (OASH) of the Office of the Chancellor and mainstreams gender and development among UPLB constituents by holding seminars, trainings, and forums.
UPLB is committed to provide a secure & conducive learning & working environment for students, faculty & employees, thus, the creation of the Office of Anti-Sexual Harassment.
The UHS offers 24/7 ambulance and emergency room, free and minimal-rate medical and dental procedures for students, employees and their dependents, specialty clinics, free accommodation for students, Student Welfare Clinic with in-house consultant psychiatrist for students (2-5PM, TTh), and referral to tertiary hospitals (e.g., UP PGH).