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,

At Andrews University we talk about the Andrews story and how every student who comes here is part of that exciting and emerging story. You will change us by being here, and we will also seek to bring positive change to your life. 

You can look forward to many opportunities at Andrews—a high level of academic achievement, unmatched ethnic and international diversity, social and spiritual community with your fellow students, and involvement in outstanding music events. Most importantly, this campus will provide an environment where you can develop a vibrant and growing relationship with God.

As you begin your Andrews journey, please take some time to carefully review the information below and to visit the “World Changers for a changing world” website, which is updated regularly with significant details as we prepare to begin in-person instruction on August 24, 2020.

Andrews University invites you to engage in this academic community that nurtures a high level of excellence. We want you to embrace the many and varied opportunities we will offer you. Commit yourself to personal growth, and discover how you can change the world. 

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


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. It’s time to work through these steps:

Key Dates for Fall Semester 2020

Date Event
April 6, 2020
June 29, 2020
  • Undergraduate Students FIRST STOP sign-up opens
July 1, 2020
July 2, 2020
  • Reopening Zoom Webinar (Q & A) for International Students. 12–1:30 p.m. / 8–9:30 p.m.
July 7, 2020
  • Reopening Zoom Webinar (Q & A) for Undergraduate Students and Parents. 12–1:30 p.m.
July 28, 2020
  • Reopening Zoom Webinar (Q & A) for Undergraduate Students and Parents. 12–1:30 p.m
July 29, 2020
  • Reopening Zoom Webinar (Q & A) for Graduate Students. 12–1:30 p.m.

August 17–22, 2020

August 24, 2020
  • Fall semester classes begin
September 2, 2020
  • Registration for fall semester ends
November 24, 2020
  • Final day of fall semester exams
November 25, 2020–January 9, 2021
  • Year-end break
December 10, 2020
  • End of fall semester (for any final remote assignments/projects)
January 11, 2021
  • Spring semester classes begin




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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