University Community Transformation Center (UCTC), UPM serve as the coordinator for university community program under the National Blue Ocean Strategy 8 (National Blue Ocean Strategy 8) (NBOS 8) Ministry of Education, Malaysia. It aims to put the UPM as a premier facilitator for extension services and community engagement. Based on UPM's Strategic Plan 2011-2013 and 2014-2020, UCTC UPM have been responsible to lead UPM's 3rd Goal: Upscaling Industry and Community Engagement.
UCTC UPM has always maintained a strategic and symbiotic relationships with the community and the larger society in its effort to be a leading University that contributes meaningfully towards sustainable development, development of the people, wealth of the nation, and involvement at the international level. It has identified seven communities in which core activities can be implemented.