Frequently Asked Questions

Student FAQs


Q: How do I schedule an appointment?

A: To schedule an appointment in Handshake:

  1. Log in to Handshake
  2. Click on Career Center in the upper right corner of your screen
  3. Click on Appointments  from your Career Center's page
  4. To request a new appointment, click the Schedule a New Appointment button in the upper left of the page. You will see the option to pick a category and type of appointment. You will then be taken to the next available appointment times once you have selected an appointment category and type
  5. Click on a time that works for you or click on staff member to see the availability of different staff members
  6. Select the medium in which you'd like to have your appointment. In-person appointments are held in Room 306 of the James White Library. Virtual appointments are held via Handshake. If you select a virtual appointment, at the time or your appointment you will need to log into you Handshake account, navigate to your appointments as instructed above and click "start appointment."
  7. Enter any additional details into the "What can we help you with" section that  you would like your career  coach to know. Please note that only one appointment type per appointment meeting is permitted.
  8. Click Request at the bottom of the screen. You will be taken to the overview of the appointment where you can cancel the appointment or add comments before the appointment


Q: Who can access Handshake?

A: Handshake is available to all Andrews students (undergraduate, graduate and distance learning students).


Q: How do I log in to Handshake?

A: Log in to Handshake here using your Andrews email address and password.