About UPAAA/Membership - University of the Philippines Alumni Association in America, Inc.

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To enable UP alumni to support the
Alma Mater in its role in nation building and its pursuit of academic
excellence and honor

The mission of UPAAA is to promote
and support the alma mater as
a premier institution of learning
as it pursues academic excellence
and preeminence in nation-building.  
It also aims to connect with alumni locally and globally through meaningful programs, services and communications.

History of UPAAA
The University of the Philippines Alumni Association in America was founded in 1981 by a group of graduates of the University of the Philippines in New Jersey, led by Dr. Arsenio Talingdan. with the primary aim to unite UP alumni associations in America and to work for the preservation of the UP System  as the national center for academic excellence, freedom  and service. In more than three decades, UPAAA, Inc. has held nineteen General Assemblies/Conventions of UP alumni in the US.             Read more...  

UPAAA, Inc.  Constitution & Bylaws
amended in May, 2018

UPAAA, Inc. MEMBERSHIP - Open to all UP Alumni

  • Holders of any diploma, title or certificate or who were former regular students of the University of the Philippines, having earned at least sixty (60) academic units, and not having been dismissed for misconduct or scholastic deficiency
  • Graduates from the UP‚Äč ‚ÄčIntegrated School, UP Preparatory School, UP High School, UP Rural High School, UP Baguio High School, UP Cebu High School and UP Visayas High School


  • The Nominations and Elections Committee has published the list of 28 UP Alumni who were nominated by the June 30, 2019 to be members of the Board of Directors.
  • They shall be elected by the registered members of UPAAA.  Please click on the MAIL-IN BALLOT, fill and mail before July 17, 2019.
  • The elected top 28 nominees will make up the new Board of Directors. They shall elect from among themselves, before the biennial General Assembly, 16 officers of the association.  
UPAAA Meeting of Officers & Board
May 26, 2018, Las Vegas

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