Events and News updates
Spring semester 2015 Events
January 4, 2015 - We will be having an Orientation program for international students on January 4, 2015 from 9 am - noon. This program is planned for students that are beginning their studies for Spring semester. We want to strongly encourage you to make plans to arrive on Campus in time for this important program that would benefit and be informative to you.
February 6, 2015 - OPT Orientation workshop for International students that will be finishing their program of study in May 2015. This workshop will begin at 11:30 am in the Leadership room in the Campus Center building.
March 21, 2015 - This day is set aside as INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SABBATH worship at Pioneer Memorial Church. The worship service participants are international students. Please come and be blessed by this special worship service. Please be sure to come dressed in your traditional/cultural costumes to showcase your rich cultural background. Andrews University is ranked # 7 in the US for international diversity. You will be joined by many students and members in the community to show share this international diversity on our campus.
March 29, 2015 - This is the day of INTERNATIONAL FOOD FAIR. This event will showcase the international diversity with the variety of cuisine brought to us from around the world. This is a very popular annual event and it will be well attended with many clubs and organizations making available the variety of food for you to purchase and enjoy.
April 30, 2015 - This is the last day of classes for Spring 2015 semester. If you are traveling outside of the US, it would be best to check with the Office of International student services prior to departure to ensure that your I-20 is in good status for your return.
May 8, 2015 - New International Student Orientation at the Leadership room, Campus Center from 12 - 1 pm. This is a mandatory program to attend. Please bring your passport and I-20 to this orientation
May 15, 2015 - OPT (Optional Practical Training) orientation for students graduating in August 2015. It would be very beneficial for you to attend this program.
August 15, 2015 - New International students and family members are invited to lunch and Dinner at the Chan Shun Building (School of Business). Lunch will be served at 1:15 pm and Dinner at 6:30 pm.
August 16, 2015 - New International Student Orientation at Lincoln room in the Dining Services. Dining Services is located in the Campus Center building. Please report to this mandatory meeting at 8:30 am and we will end at 3 pm. YOUR ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY AT THIS EVENT.
** ATTENTION **
AS AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT, YOU ARE ALLOWED TO ARRIVE IN THE US 30 DAYS FROM THE SEMESTER START DATE. SINCE FALL 2015 SEMESTER STARTS ON AUGUST 24, 2015, YOU ARE ALLOWED TO ARRIVE AS EARLY AS JULY 25, 2015 ONLY.
IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND GENERAL CONFERENCE SESSION, YOU MAY COME ON A VISITOR VISA FOR IT AND THEN DEPART THE US AND THEN RE-ENTER WITH A F1 STUDENT VISA TO BEGIN YOU PROGRAM OF STUDY ON AUGUST 24, 2015. IF YOU ARRIVE HERE ON VISITOR'S VISA (B1 OR B2), YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO STUDY AT ANDREWS UNIVERSITY UNTIL YOU RETURN TO THE US ON A F1 OR J1 VISA.