The mission of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology of Virginia Union University is:
- To act as a catalyst for the critical and conscientious faith development of students.
- To assist students in defining and developing the specifics of their service in ministry.
- To provide a compassionate and nurturing context for substantive theological study.
- To serve as a facilitator of the church in defining and identifying worship in its broader aspects and in understanding its mission as it affects everyday life.