University Research Coordination Office

The University Research Coordination Office (URCO) is a service unit under the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation. It provides valuable support in fulfilling the University’s Vision-Mission through its programs and services. URCO promotes and nurtures a culture of genuine intellectual inquiry, advances inter-and multi-disciplinary studies, and serves as a clearinghouse for information related to faculty research activities on campus, among others, in support of this Vision-Mission.

De La Salle University Vision-Mission

A leading learner-centered and research University bridging faith and scholarship, attuned to a sustainable Earth, and in the service of Church and society, especially the poor and marginalized

Programs and Services


  • Administers the Faculty Research Program and Special Project Grants, interdisciplinary research;
  • Monitors externally-funded projects undertaken by the different college research centers and institutes;
  • Serves as a clearinghouse of research related information and disseminates salient findings of completed researches;
  • Provides project development and implementation assistance;
  • Documents and assists in the formulation, review, and amendment of guidelines and policies governing research in the University;
  • Ensures uniform implementation of policies across colleges/school; and
  • Manages research data and handles the retrieval of information in response to the requirement of the research end-users.


Contact Information

University Research Coordination Office
Third Floor, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall De La Salle University 2401 Taft Avenue 
0922 Malate, Manila, Philippines

Tel. Nos.: (632) 524-4611 local 164 and 257 (trunk line)
(632) 523-4266 (telefax)
E-mail: universityresearchcoordinationoffice@dlsu.edu.ph