• Vision-Mission and Goals
  • Core Values
  • Graduate Attributes
  • Vision Statement

    The University of the Assumption an Archdiocesan Catholic Educational Institution envisions itself as the leading formator of academically competent, morally upright, and socially responsible Catholic leaders.

    Mission Statement

    The University of the Assumption commits itself to the integral development of Catholic leaders through academic excellence, Christian formation, and community service.

    • Christian Formation (Virtus)

      Christian Formation (Virtus)

      The University of the Assumption seeks to form a community of disciples and to develop a community of apostles where all the members are enlightened and purified by the Gospel values filled with zeal for the transformation of their immediate communities, Pampanga, and the Philippines.

    • Academic Excellence (Scientia)

      Academic Excellence (Scientia)

      The University of the Assumption seeks to lead students gain world-class competence in the area they can best utilize their human talents and resources through well-planned academic programs, effective and efficient instruction, quality support services and functional research.

    • Community Services (Communitas)

      Community Services (Communitas)

      The University of the Assumption seeks to assume leadership in community development through active involvement in current religious, economic, political, socio-cultural, and ecological concerns of the nation and of the world.


    University Goals

    The University of the Assumption seeks to:

    1. develop living witnesses of Gospel values through religious instruction, liturgical celebrations, prayer services, and community activities within the immediate community in Pampanga and in the country.
    2. provide an educational milieu among all members where they pursue excellence in the arts and sciences leading to intellectual inquiry, reflective judgment and resolute action;
    3. promote a strong sense of responsibility among the members to enable them to respond, to initiate and participate in the social transformation of families, communities and nations.

    Thus, the University of the Assumption continuously provides society with competent and ethical professionals for meaningful leadership roles in cultural, economic, and technological growth.

  • Core Values

    The University is guided by seven (7) core values in its academic and non-curricular programs and work ethos to form Catholic Leaders who possess the Assumption “attributes”.

    • Servant Leadership

      Servant Leadership

      We value our God-given gifts and utilize these to contribute to the well-being of our community and others, with preferential option for the poor. We are committed to service before self inside the classroom, in the offices, in the campus and beyond the walls of the University. We take the initiative and involve ourselves in works of mercy and other activities for the betterment of the society.

    • Integrity

      Integrity

      The spiritual and physical integrity of Mary is our guide in ensuring that both as individuals and as a community, our words are in accord with our actions. Professionalism, honesty and transparency are the driving forces that move us to realize the greater good. As a Catholic University committed to the formation of Catholic leaders, we balance our liturgy and study with concrete actions. Our vision and mission statements are not just words engraved on solid plates; they are actions that permeate our very existence.

    • Excellence

      Excellence

      We are committed to the greater good. Excellence is the product of our hard work, individually and collectively, to deliver exemplary outcomes by enhancing our competence, upgrading our course contents and methods andimprovingoursystems. Thisvalueinspires us to share with one another our significant achievements and contributions and recognize those who are making great impact in improving the welfare of others.

    • Service Orientation

      Service Orientation

      Respect and care for the creation is first amongourpriorities. Wedelightinproviding quality service to our stakeholders: the students and their parents, the alumni and our academic and industry partners, the communities and the parishes and the employees and our suppliers. We consider it as our primary duty to take care of the environment and things and utilize these for the good of all.

    • Teamwork

      Teamwork

      Building relationships based on love and truth is our guide in relating with one another. In doing so, we adhere to the 3 Cs – collaboration, cooperation and complementation. We value our diversity which allows us to see beyond our limitations and build on our individual strengths to create an environment through empathic listening, learning, changing and serving.

    • Obedience

      Obedience

      Obedience is the key to humility which buildstheCatholicleader. Weobeythose in positions of authority as instruments of the Lord and the policies and rules they implement as specific guides for the realizationoftheWillofGod. Fortheonly necessary thing that we obey is the divine schema expressed through our superiors and the policies which underwent diligently study and evaluation.

    • Open Communication

      Open Communication

      We value free exchange of ideas as a way to learn and to live and work harmoniously. We recognize the significance of dialogue, constructive criticism and feedback to a life well lived. Open communication contributes to a more vibrant, creative workforce where all employees have a deep understanding of the goals of the university and what needs to be done to accomplish these.

  • Graduate Attributes

    The Assumption graduate attributes represent the target outcomes or the expected characteristics that every Assumptionist should manifest during and after being formed and educated at UA. Expressed in more specific terms, the attributes serve to clearly convey to students the standards with which to gauge their success and that of the institution in effecting quality education that is uniquely Assumption. These attributes are consciously integrated in day to day instruction.

    The ideal UA graduates are:

    • BIASA (academically competent)

      BIASA (academically competent)

      UA graduates who are BIASA (academically competent) are able to:

      • effectively communicate orally and in writing using English and Filipino;
      • articulate broad coherent knowledge in their field of specialization;
      • demonstrate competencies required in their specific field of practice;
      • participate in the generation of new knowledge or in research and development
        projects;
      • apply lifelong learning skills in facing new challenges;
      • work effectively either independently or collaboratively in multi-disciplinary and
        multi-cultural teams;
      • manifest awareness of Filipino and Capampangan historical and cultural
        heritage.
    • MAGANACA (spiritually well-grounded)

      MAGANACA (spiritually well-grounded)

      UA graduates who are MAGANACA (spiritually well-grounded) are able to:

      • manifest a living relationship with God through personal prayer, reception of sacraments and devotion to Mary;
      • Live out and practice the teachings of the church in matters of faith and morals;
      • observe honesty, fairness and justice in all of one’s undertakings;
      • assume responsibility and accountability for one’s actions and decisions;
      • demonstrate willingness to work beyond what is expected by sharing gladly
        and generously one’s time, talent and treasure;
      • prioritize others over personal needs despite some personal inconvenience
      • observe professional ethics.
    • MAYAP (socially responsible)

      MAYAP (socially responsible)

      UA graduates who are MAYAP (socially responsible) are able to:

      • share in the life and mission of the church;
      • practice corporal works of mercy;
      • utilize one’s expertise and talent for the common good;
      • demonstrate in one’s life a preferential option for the poor;
      • serve as an agent of social transformation;
      • participate actively in the discussion and peaceful resolution of national or local
        issues;
      • advocate and exercise environmental stewardship;
      • exercise responsible citizenship through law-abidance, vigilance and
        patriotism.