As our Andrews University campus reopens for the fall semester, we are taking careful steps for the safety of our students and employees. We invite you to review our COVID-19 Reopening Plan and check back frequently for up-to-date details on in-person operations.

NEW UPDATE: Special Accommodations Requests

As the fall semester begins, please contact the following if you'd like to request special accommodations this semester.

  • Requests for accommodations for remote learning—Delbee Dalton and relevant academic advisor
  • Requests for accommodations for staff and faculty—Darcy de Leon

Reopening Updates

For up-to-date information on COVID-19 testing and related details, please see our Latest Updates section. A calendar of important dates for the fall semester ahead can be found here.

This summer, our Andrews University administrators hosted a series of Campus Reopening Webinars for undergraduate students and parents, graduate students and more. You can view recordings of those webinars here.


Frequently Asked Questions

Current and Future students ask questions related to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on fall semester studies, travel and activities (UPDATE: September 3, 2020).

COVID-19 Reopening Plan 

To return to in-person instruction this fall, Andrews University has developed a COVID-19 Reopening Plan. 

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CampusClear App

#CampusClear is free, easy to use, and respectful of your privacy.

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Community Covenant of Care 

As followers of Jesus, our personal rights and preferences are secondary to His call to care for the wellbeing of others.

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International Students

Information regarding international students coming to campus.

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Still have questions?

Drop us a note at, and we'll get you in touch with the campus faculty, staff and/or resources that can help answer your questions.


At Andrews, we face challenges head-on with determination, kindness and faith. Safety, Community and Inclusivity will be the three guiding principles of Andrews University's philosophy and approach this fall. 

How We are Starting Again

Some colleges have opened and then closed a few days later. We want to make sure Andrews is open for the long haul. So, we have created a framework for life at Andrews that will keep us safe while learning together.

To read the whole policy, go to our COVID-19 Reopening Plan page.

Residence Life

As residence life affects many of our students, we want you to know we are committed to your continued safety throughout your experience here.

To return to in-person instruction this fall, Andrews University has developed a COVID-19 mitigation plan.

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Navigating the Plan

As you can imagine, there are a lot of details to cover to make sure we stay safe and to prevent problems that might shut us down. We compiled our detailed plans in our COVID-19 Reopening Plan document. You can scan the whole policy on the plan page. But, we wanted to make it easy for you to access based on what you want to know.

Click on the appropriate image to jump to the section of the plan that deals with your topic of interest.

Key Dates for Fall Semester 2020

April 6, 2020
July 1, 2020
July 28, 2020
  • View replay of the Zoom Webinar (Q & A) for Undergraduate Students and Parents
July 29, 2020
  • View replay of the Zoom Webinar (Q & A) for Graduate Students
August 10–12, 2020
  • Returning community students testing dates: by appointment only
  • Returning University Apartments move-in & viral testing dates: by appointment only

Please note: Go here and sign in with your Andrews login to view relevant sign-up times.

August 17, 2020
  • New undergraduate and graduate students viral testing
August 17–22, 2020
August 18–19, 2020
  • Returning residence hall move-in & viral testing dates: by appointment only

Please note: Go here and sign in with your Andrews login to view relevant sign-up times.

August 24, 2020
  • Fall semester classes begin
August 24–28, 2020
  • Fall Week of Prayer

Monday–Friday,  7:30 p.m.
Virtual and ticketed live event options

September 2, 2020
  • Registration for fall semester ends
September 4–6, 2020
  • Change Projects Launch Weekend
September 7, 2020
  • No Labor Day Break (classes will be held)
October 2020
  • No Fall Break
November 24, 2020
  • Final day of fall semester exams; end of face-to-face classes
December 10, 2020
  • End of fall semester (for any final remote assignments/projects)
December 11, 2020–January 10, 2021
  • Year-end break
January 11, 2021
  • Spring semester classes begin


Latest Updates

August 22, 2020 Need to Know: Final Reopening Issue
Campus Announcements
August 22, 2020 Town Hall for Students Studying Remotely
COVID-19 Updates
August 17, 2020 Need to Know: Final Reopening Issue
COVID-19 Updates
August 13, 2020 International Students and Health Insurance for 2020-2021
COVID-19 Updates
August 12, 2020 New Student Orientation for International Students
COVID-19 Updates
Jul 30, 2020 Fall Hybrid Schedule Letter
COVID-19 Updates
July 28, 2020 Supplemental CARES Act Information
Campus Announcements
July 28, 2020 Need to Know: Special Reopening Issue #2
Campus Announcements
July 24, 2020

International Student Updates/Directions for Fall
Campus Announcements

July 23, 2020 Dining Services/Bon Appetit Plans for Fall 2020
Campus Announcements
July 17, 2020 Key Updates About Mandatory COVID-19 Testing
Campus Announcements
July 14, 2020 UPDATE: Reversal of Recent SEVP Guidelines

Campus Announcements

July 13, 2020 Andrews Response to SEVP Guidelines

Campus Announcements

July 10, 2020 Need to Know: Additional Key Reopening Updates
Campus Announcements
July 7, 2020

SEVP Updates for All International Students
Campus Announcements

June 29, 2020

Preparing for Life at Andrews this Fall
Campus Announcements

June 26, 2020

Updates on COVID-19 Budget Response
COVID-19 Updates

June 10, 2020

Need to Know Newsletter: Special Reopening Issue
Campus Announcements

May 18, 2020 COVID-19 Update: Need to Know Newsletter, Issue 7
Campus Announcements
May 15, 2020

CARES Act Disclosure
Campus Announcements


We’re not backing down, we’re standing up.

World Changers are resilient, adaptable and tenacious. And, while this semester brings unique challenges, we’ve never been one to back down from a challenge. Our faculty, staff and student leaders are excited to welcome you back to campus—view their messages below.

Important COVID-19 Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Current and Future students ask questions related to the impact of COVID-19.



For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Jeremiah 29:11, NIV

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Isaiah 41:10, NIV

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Philippians 4:6, NIV