·        To create an educational environment that encourages the full personal and professional development of those it serves. 

·         To build collections and provide access to information and services to support teaching-learning, research and creative endeavors.

·         To foster acquisition of new knowledge and experiences that enhance critical thinking leadership skills, visual and real sensitivity, and social integrity.

·         To identify, acquire, organized store and provide on-demand access to the available intellectual and research products of scholars worldwide for the NWU faculty and students, as well as, to the greater community of learners beyond NWU.