The Mission Of Jackson State University Embraces the Following Core Values
The University believes that its role as a historically Black university inspires and exemplifies positive societal change.
The University believes in the principled exercise of leadership and the sanctity of the public trust.
The University believes in an experientially enhanced learning environment where teaching, research, and service are integrated and mutually reinforcing.
The University is committed to creating a community, which affirms and welcomes persons from diverse backgrounds and experiences and supports the realization of their human potential.
The University responds to the needs of society to the best of its ability and expects its graduates to do likewise.
The University believes in and accepts its duty to enhance each generation’s capacity to improve the human condition.