Revolving around the theme "Productive Scholarship towards Attainment of Regional and National Goals", Bicol University envisions.
A UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF EXCELLENCE dedicated to the generation, enhancement and transfer of knowledge and technology, employing state-of-the-art facilities and learning approaches through competent management, and teaching and non-teaching personnel committed to the development of productive scholars imbued with moral and social conscience to sustain regional and national development.
Abiding by the constitutional provision that the "State protect and promote the right of all citizens to quality education at all levels and shall take appropriate steps to make such education accessible to all" and the declared policy of the State "to establish and support a complete and integrated system of education relevant to the needs of the people and society" (Republic Act 8292), Bicol University, created by Republic Act No. 5521 continues to pursue its mission of:
...primarily giving professional and technical training and providing advanced education and specialized instruction in literature, philosophy, sciences and arts, besides providing for the promotion of scientific and technological researchers.
1. Through upgraded instruction, provide learning experiences to produce teachers in the basic educational levels who are knowledgeable, skillful and imbued with desirable attitudes to enable them to be effective and empowered teachers in the global society.
2. Through relevant researches, utilize research findings to improve curriculum and instruction, and brings about informed and research-oriented teachers in the future.
3. Through functional extension services, produce teachers who are conscious of social realities and imbued with a desire to uplift community life.
4. Through diverse production activities, recognize and maximize the potentials of teachers and students for sustainable economic growth.