The CPS carries a Five-point mandate:
Serve as a repository of documents, research, artifacts, printed materials, and media materials on Pangasinan.
Lead in the collection, documentation, preservation, publication, and dissemination of materials to promote historical, economic, political, and cultural studies.
Serve as a venue for discussion of issues related to the province.
Bring together higher education institutions, government agencies, civil society organizations, and advocates to promote and develop the province.
Enhance the capacities and capabilities of HEIs, LGUs, Civil Society Organizations, and other stakeholders in research, development, and innovation.