Father Saturnino Urios University is a Filipino, Catholic, diocesan, educational institution. It strives for the full development of the person committed to the service of man, country and God.
As a Filipino institution, Father Saturnino Urios University is dedicated to the cultivation, propagation, and enrichment of the desirable Filipino customs and traditions and values to form individuals who take a wholesome pride in their identity. It seeks to educate students who can ably participate in achieving the national goals consonant with real development.
As a Catholic Institution, Father Saturnino Urios University is open to all. It believes in man's search for truth through a on-going education resulting self-reliance and self-fulfillment. Through the liturgy and an integrated program of religion, it fosters in its members the Christian virtues of faith, hope and love which manifest themselves in a personal commitment to Christ and His church as seen in a life of freedom, justice and selfless service to others.
As a diocesan institution, Father Saturnino Urios University is committed to the diocesan goal of a genuine Christian education whose purpose is the building of Christian communities where people can be self-sustaining, self-nourishing, and self-governing. To this end, it shares in the task of building such communities while it endeavors to become one.
As an educational institution, Father Saturnino Urios University seeks to equip its students with pertinent knowledge and skills for competence in their profession. It fosters in them responsible awareness, personal discipline, and the ability to make creative and sound judgments which will develop in them civic and social responsibility and the appreciation of beauty and goodness.
Father Saturnino Urios University, a lay-empowered, Filipino, Catholic, Diocesan, Educational Institution, envisions a community of men and women committed to pursue the work of Christ for the wholeness of society.
FSUU commits itself to:
1. Provide balanced program of spiritual formation, educational development, research undertakings, and community involvement for all;
2. Form self-determined Filipinos who uphold the integrity of creation, are crusaders of truth and justice, proud of their identity and heritage and in a dialogue with different cultures;
3. Empower all as catalysts for social transformation and development.