Welcome to Andrews University! We are pleased that you have chosen to attend Andrews University, and we look forward to meeting you and serving your needs. There are many benefits and restrictions associated with F-1 and J-1 visa statuses, and we'll assist you with understanding how the immigration regulations work and how at times they intersect with our university's policies. It is important to keep in mind that you are required at all times to be in compliance with immigration regulations that requires you to maintain your visa status. We will attempt to provide you sufficient information via the information shared through these webpages to assist you. It is our hope that you will achieve both your academic and personal goals while being a student here. This office cares deeply about those who come to this campus from abroad, and we are equally invested in helping you achieve your dreams and goals.
AS AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT, YOU ARE ALLOWED TO ARRIVE 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE SEMESTER. SINCE FALL 2015 SEMESTER WILL BEGIN ON AUGUST 24, 2015, YOU ARE ALLOWED TO ARRIVE INTO THE US NO EARLIER THAN JULY 25, 2015.
IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND GENERAL CONFERNECE IN SAN ANTONIO THIS SUMMER, YOU MAY ARRIVE ON A VISITOR'S VISA (B1 OR B2), ATTEND GENERAL CONFERENCE, DEPART THE UNITED STATES AND THEN ARRIVE NO EARLIER THAN JULY 25, 2015 ON A F1 STUDENT VISA OR J1 VISA.
The culture of this office is shaped by a sincere desire to work as partners with you and with the rest of the university community to serve you, the INTERNATIONAL STUDENT who is brought into our care.
We hope to hear from you where we may have fallen short in our services rendered to you so we can improve our services in the future. On the other hand we hope you will "sound the trumpet" for us throughout the world for our efforts where we have met and exceeded your expectations.