Nipissing University is a learning community that:
- commits itself to the highest standards in teaching, research and scholarly activities
- encourages students, faculty and staff to realize their full intellectual and personal potential
- prepares students to make positive contributions as citizens and leaders
- is committed to serving the needs of its regional, provincial and global communities
- commits itself to increasing accessibility to under-represented groups
To achieve this mission, Nipissing University emphasizes excellence in teaching enriched by scholarship and research. It encourages meaningful interaction between students and faculty and participation in extra-curricular activities.