Institutes, Centers, Laboratories and Facilities, and Programs
In addition to departments, colleges may have institutes, centers, laboratories and facilities to carry out specialized education, research, extension and/or production activities.
The Institute for Climate Change and Environmental Management provides environmental education and training to professionals for careers in environmental studies, conducts researches on environmental issues and concerns, offers extension services through dissemination of environmental information for public understanding and awareness and spearheads environmental management and conservation activities in the campus and immediate environs.
The Information Systems Institute promotes the effective use of information and communication technology in instruction, research, extension and production functions of the University. It offers curricula and training programs for information and communication technology (ICT), both degree and non-degree courses. ISI serves as the central unit that shall plan, operate and manage all matters related to ICT.
The Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation, promotes the recreation, social and ethical values derived from various sports. It provides athletic activities conducive to the physical well-being of the students and other members of the university constituency; appropriate regimented exercise upon prescription of the University Health Services for those with physical handicaps. It offers subjects in physical education and performs other related functions as may be prescribed by the rules issued by the President.
The Center for Central Luzon Studies is the manifestation of the role that the CLSU plays as a regional university that of fostering better understanding of the society in which it operates. Through research and instruction, CCLS contributes to the attainment of national goals, nationhood and development.
The Center for Educational Research Development Services is a venue where human and material resources of the university converge to produce and make available multi-media learning resources. Its duty is to enhance the attainment of globally competitive education in the University.
The CLSU Testing and Evaluation Center is envisioned to serve as a centralized venue for psycho-educational testing, performance evaluation, and academic research in support of the academic program. It provides appropriate testing services for screening incoming students and personnel and provides psychological assessment for special cases among students, faculty and staff needing psychological testing.
The Center for Tropical Mushroom Research and Development is a venue for technology development, research and extension on tropical mushroom production and processing, and byproduct utilization for sustainable development.
The Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program is an educational assessment scheme which recognizes knowledge, skills and prior learning obtained by any individual from non-formal and informal education experiences. It shall administer competency-based evaluation by establishing equivalency competence standards and a comprehensive assessment system employing written test, interview, skills and demonstration and other creative assessment methodologies.
The National Service Training Program shall be responsible in carrying out the academic policies of the University insofar as they affect the NSTP. It shall be headed by a Program Director appointed by the President from among the nominees of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Regional Science Teaching Center III provides training for science and mathematics teachers at all levels through upgraded science education. Its objectives are to encourage students to take science and technology courses, upgrade science and mathematics education by producing quality science and mathematics teachers at all levels, and develop science and mathematics instructional materials appropriate for local situation.