PHILOSOPHY AND CARDINAL PRINCIPLES

As a centre of learning, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto shall promote and disseminate knowledge, pursue research, contribute to the universal truths and maintain the international character of a University. It shall specifically:
  1. endeavour to identify with the needs and aspirations of the people where it is located;
  2. uphold and develop the ideals of the community within which it is situated and at the same time promote national unity
  3. cherish and preserve the cultural heritage of the society; and
  4. establish a two-way rapport between the University and the society. In pursuing its aims and objectives, the University will always be guided by the requirements of the national plan, manpower needs and sheer physical and environmental factors.

VISION OF THE UNIVERSITY

“To be a centre of excellence in terms of teaching, research and community service in all fields of human endeavour i.e. Arts, Humanities, Pure and Applied Sciences”

MISSION OF THE UNIVERSITY

“To provide quality teaching, research and community service to deserving persons and communities, under the most peaceful atmosphere and in line with the national policy on education, irrespective of social class, gender, race, nationality and religion; and to ensure that at all times it serves a centre for pursuit of research and academic excellence”