University of Rizal System Cainta Campus History

The Felix-Takano Center for Health Building was the home of URS Cainta from 1999 – 2005. It was formerly known as Rizal Polytechnic College Cainta. March 1 1995- HB 9300, authored and co-authored by Congressman Emilio S. Tanjuantco and Guilberto M. Duavit, was enacted into law through R>A 7933- an act converting Rizal Technology and Polytechnic Institute in Rizal Polytechnic College which envisioned to be the center of excellence for human resource development in academic and technological disciplines.

March 14, 1996- Dr. Olivia F. De Leon was appointed as the first president of Rizal Polytechnic College.

August 17, 1998- the Sangguiniang Bayan of Cainta Rizal passed the resolution No. 98-21 approving the establishments and development in the Province of Rizal.


March 21, 1999- BOT resolution No. SM- 04_01-99 approved RPC extension Services to Cainta, Rizal. The felix Takano Center for Health Building was used to accommodate students which initially catered to first year.

August 11, 2001- Republic Act No. 9157, lapsed into law establishing the University of Rizal System through amalgamation of two (2) state colleges and university extension campus; the Rizal Polytechnic College; Rizal State College and the Rizal Technological University extension campus. The University continues the operations of ten (10) campuses in the province of Rizal with URS Tanay as its main campus and with external Campuses in Angono, Antipolo, Binangonan, Cainta, Cardona, Morong, Pililia, Rodriguez, and Taytay.

Today, URS Cainta has become a complete college with technology as its flagship program catering up to four year level. The school community continuously seeks to keep pace with other schools to meet the difficult and demanding challenges of quality education based on new developments, researches, and discoveries in various disciplines. To further strengthen its presence in the Province of Rizal, URS Cainta will locate to a better site that will enable them to more efficiently meet the services needs and requirements of the community.