Congratulations and welcome to Andrews University! It’s a pleasure to have you in our University community. Beginning anything in life can be both stressful and exhilarating. We have prepared this website as an easy-to-use information source just for you. Your process of transition  to Andrews should be smooth and enjoyable. 

Dear Andrews student,

I wish you a remarkable academic, personal and spiritual journey on our campus. May your professional goals be met—and then exceeded.

Important Dates

Dates will vary
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July 15, 2021
  • Financial Clearance opens
August 22-28, 2021 
  • New Student Orientation
August 22, 2021
August 29, 2021
  • Residence Halls move in for returning students
August 30, 2021
  • Fall semester classes begin 


STEPS TO START for main campus students* 

We are excited you have chosen Andrews University and we want you to know that we cannot wait until you are here, settled and enjoying the Andrews experience.

*For distance students, please visit the School of Distance Education website

New Student Orientation


Orientation is the starting point to a thriving Andrews University experience. We look forward to seeing you at Andrews!

Welcome, Undergraduate Students!

The Andrews University Student Association (AUSA) officers are looking forward to your arrival. From planning events and offering services to communicating your wishes to administration, our goal is to serve you and make your time at Andrews memorable.

We have three suggestions as you begin your college experience:

Stay Spiritually Focused—Make your relationship with God your number one priority this year. Come find us if you need a quick prayer between classes.

Get Involved—We encourage you to appreciate the cultural diversity of our campus while investing in experiences that bring us all together. Step outside your comfort zone. Get involved.

Speak Up—Communication between students and faculty is crucial. It’s a great way to get involved and make a positive change.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

Yours in service,

The AUSA Officers

Welcome, Graduate Students!

The Andrews University Graduate Student Association (AUGSA) officers are looking forward to your arrival. We're certain that you, like us, will find Andrews University to be a place where you can Seek Knowledge, Affirm Faith and Change the World.

We have four suggestions as you begin your graduate experience:

Engage Globally—Enrich your life and celebrate the cultural diversity of our campus. Learn with us how to serve the community and world.

Live Wholly—Explore with us how to embrace the whole person God has made you: the physical, mental and spiritual.

Explore Intentionally—Imagine all your possibilities and partner with us in understanding and best fulfilling God’s plans for your life.

Learn Deeply—Discover your full potential and live a life full of academic excellence and creative research.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

Yours in service,

The AUGSA Officers


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