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COVID-19 Campus Updates

Please following along here for AU’s ongoing coronavirus related information, articles, links, and video.

8/21/2020 5:00 p.m. KWC Hours

KWC has posted update hours. View them here

7/30/2020 4:20 p.m. Create Opening Announcement

Dining services has made an announcement about opening Create. You can read it here.

7/30/2020 8:00 a.m. KWC Soft Re-opening

Read about the Wellness Center’s plans to reopen starting August 1 here.

7/17/2020 8:05 p.m. NCAA Update

The NCAA has provided an update regarding collegiate sports. You can read it here.

6/19/2020 9:00 p.m. Return to Campus Plan

Sarah Neal has posted a video about the return to campus plan, which you can view here.

6/15/2020 9:00 a.m. Welcome back to campus!

President Pistole has written a letter to campus, welcoming them back. Read it here.

6/12/2020 10:46 a.m. Daon app update

Sarah Neal explains how the campus will use the Daon app. View the video here.

6/11/2020 9:49 a.m. Mail Center/Cashiering Update

The Cashiering Function will not be open today, June 11th – meaning any deposits that are dropped in the box will not be processed until next week.

The Package Window will still be open 1pm-4pm. Incoming mail will be sorted, but not guaranteed at any certain time as we will only have 1 staff member.

Outgoing mail will still be sent. If you have items that need metered, please have those to the package window by 3pm.

6/11/2020 9:00 a.m. HCAC Update on COVID-19 Planning

Athletics has posted an update regarding the plan for fall sports. View the whole letter here.

5/22/2020 5:00 p.m. Emergency Financial Aid Grants

Read the disclosure here.

5/22/2020 2:34 p.m. GPA Requirements

The director of the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships has posted a letter about GPA requirements. You can read the full letter here.

5/4/2020 4:57 p.m. Move Out Instructions for Students

The housing team has sent a letter with full move out instructions for students. Read it here.

5/4/2020 7:52 a.m. Making The Adjustment (Final)

Tim States has written another letter to faculty and staff about adjusting to working from home.

5/1/2020 4:18 p.m. Move Out Updates
As you may have already heard, Governor Holcomb announced new guidelines during this afternoon’s press conference. We are reviewing his announcement and making sure our plan is fully compliant. We will be ready to send move-out instructions on Monday afternoon, barring any additional announcements from state and local leaders. Please be sure to check your email.
Here’s what you can expect on Monday:
  • Instructions for how to sign up for a move-out appointment.
  • What to do if you can’t return to campus to pick up your belongings (Don’t worry! We’ll work with you.)
  • A summary of health and safety measures we have put in place to protect you and our housekeeping staff throughout this process
Please hang on to your questions. They may be answered on Monday.
5/1/2020 9:47 a.m. Summer Camps Update

All in person summer camps through July are canceled. Look for further updates regarding music camps that will shift to an online format.

4/20/2020 7:50 a.m. Making the Adjustment Part 2

Read the second letter from Tim States about making the adjustment here.

4/17/2020 8:31 p.m. Letter from President Pistole

President Pistole sent a letter to students with updates and a video, which you can see here.

4/16/2020 6:05 p.m. Summer Camps Update

As information about COVID-19 evolves on a daily basis, the safety of our faculty, staff, students, and campus guests continues to guide our evaluations. A Task Force has been meeting regularly to be able to navigate the many decisions to ensure the safety of our community. Today, the difficult decision was made to cancel all camps, conferences, and events on the campus of Anderson University through June 30. We will reevaluate July events by May 1. We want to give you as much notice as possible so that you can plan for the future.

4/14/2020 11:50 a.m. Continued Counseling Services

Counseling Services is still available to students virtually. Read more here.

4/13/2020 7:51 a.m. Letter from Tim States

Read his letter to faculty and staff here.

4/8/2020 4:48 p.m. Enrollment Deposit Extension

Due to ongoing concerns and the changing environment surrounding COVID-19, Anderson University is extending the deadline to confirm your intent to enroll and pay your enrollment deposit from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020.

3/30/2020 1:01 p.m. Mail Center Updates

See here for mail center hours and procedures for the remainder of the semester.

3/30/2020 12:21 p.m. Chapel Attendance Requirement

Dean of Students Chris Luekenga wrote to the students concerning Spring 2019-2020 chapel requirements. Read the letter here.

3/27/2020 10:00 a.m. Update from the President

President Pistole sent out an update to students regarding common questions and concerns. Read the full letter here.

3/26/2020 9:00 a.m. On Campus Student Update

Any students who have remained on campus and begin experience symptoms should fill out the Self Report Form and wait for contact from Sarah Neal.

3/20/2020 4:40 p.m. Campus Housing Update

Due to travel restrictions in Madison County, students will not be allowed to return to collect their belongings at this time. Read the full note here.

3/20/2020 3:39 p.m. ACT/SAT now test optional for admission

Anderson University has officially announced that the SAT and ACT are optional when applying. The decision was originally planned for the 2020-2021 academic year, but the university felt it was best to implement the change now, during this crucial moment in our nation’s history. Read the full article here.

3/19/2020 1:07 p.m. Update from the Office of the Registrar

In response to the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the Office of the University Registrar has suspended in-person office visits.
While our physical locations will be closed, the day-to-day operations will remain available on a virtual basis.

Virtual office hours:
Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Registrar contact: registrarinfo@anderson.edu | 765-641-4165

Transcripts can be ordered by visiting: getmytranscript.org

For questions regarding graduation, please call 765-641-4164

3/19/2020 10:00 a.m. Campus Housing Update

New information regarding campus housing can be found here.

3/18/2020 7:13 p.m. Video from President Pistole

3/18/2020 7:10 p.m. Campus Housing Closures

Maggie Platt, Director of Residence Life, published a letter to students and families about the closing of campus housing. Read the whole letter here.

3/18/2020 2:43 p.m. Letter from the President

All classes for the remainder of the semester will be online. All athletic events and music, theatre, and dance performances are canceled. Read the full letter from President Pistole here.

3/16/2020 11:24 a.m. Nicholson Library Update

The decision has been made to close Nicholson Library for Spring Break and the e-learning week. Read more here.

3/16/2020 11:12 a.m. Campus Update

The Office of Work Life Engagement provided an update for faculty and staff moving forward. Read the letter here.

3/13/2020 11:19 p.m. Campus Update

Please call ahead (765-641-4222) to be seen at Health Services.

3/13/2020 4:58 p.m. Campus Update

The decision has been made to close the entire Kardatzke Wellness Center for both the spring break week and the e-learning week.

3/13/2020 4:38 p.m. Letter to Parents

Read President Pistole’s full letter to parents here.

3/13/2020 4:28 p.m. Campus Event Update

Due to students remaining off campus the week following Spring Break, Spring Into Dance has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 2. There will be two performances that day, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. If you already have tickets, they can be used for either performance since it is general admission and there are no assigned seats.

3/13/2020 11:13 a.m. Coronavirus FAQ

Anderson University has developed an FAQ regarding coronavirus, our response, best practices, and more. View the full document here.

3/12/2020 7:27 p.m. Campus Food Service Update

View the statement from our campus food service regarding coronavirus here.

3/12/2020 5:55 p.m. Update from Campus Life

In our continued effort to provide the safest and healthiest environment we would ask that you please pay close attention to the following information concerning being on Campus. If you have indicated that you need to stay on campus over Spring Break or the e-learning week you will want to pay special attention. Read the full letter here.

3/12/2020 3:45 p.m. Update from the Office of Chapel Attendance

The campus will not be gathering for Chapel during e-learning week. Therefore, the total number of opportunities remaining, and the minimum attendance requirement for non-exempt and partially exempt students has been reduced by two for this semester. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter, please send an email to chapel@anderson.edu.

3/12/2020 3:25 p.m. Update from Admissions

The health and well-being of our prospective students and their families remains our highest priority.  We are navigating this situation as new information is made available.  In light of recent developments with the COVID-19 virus, Anderson University is suspending all face to face campus visits at this time.  Your visit experience is still important to us as we know you have big decisions to make. We are offering virtual Admissions appointments! Please view our visit page for more information.

3/12/2020 9:19 a.m. Campus Update

All Spring Break Tri-S trips have been postponed. Read more here.

3/11/2020 4:47 p.m. Letter from the President

For the week following spring break, March 23-27 we will shift all classes to an online, e-learning system.  There will be NO in-person classes that week. Read the full letter from President Pistole here.

3/11/2020 9:03 a.m. Parent Letter

With COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, at the forefront of everyone’s mind Anderson University wanted to clarify what is happening with Tri-S trips over Spring Break. Read the full letter here.

3/10/2020 2:47 p.m. Campus Update

The London Spring Break Tri-S trip has been postponed. All other Spring Break trips remain unchanged. Read more here.

3/07/2020 3:03 p.m. Parent Letter

Anderson University updates parents on a letter previously shared with students. Read the full letter here.