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2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Charges


Residence Hall Charges


Residence hall occupancy is based on two persons per room, for the duration of an entire term. All single undergraduates under 22 years of age should plan on living in the residence hall, unless living full-time with their parents.

Before the room assignment process is initiated, receipt of both the residence hall application and the room deposit are required. Prior to moving in, students must have been accepted for the session in question and be financially cleared.

Residence Hall Pachage Plans*
For fall and spring semesters
  Double Occupancy (Lamson, Meier, Burman) $2,082
  Double Occupancy (Damazo) $2,282
  Single Occupancy (Lamson, Meier, Burman) $3,124
  Single Occupancy (Damazo) $4,564
  (if available space in Lamson, Meier, Burman, Damazo)  
  Double Daily Rate (Lamson, Meier, Burman) $21
  Single Daily Rate (Lamson, Meier, Burman) $31
  Double Daily Rate (Damazo) $22
  Single Daily Rate (Damazo) $44
For summer sessions
  Summer room charges are calculated on a per day basis.

* The residence hall package plan includes room, utilities, basic telephone and basic cable, reduced health club membership rate, and limited health care. It does not include health care lab work and x-rays, comprehensive psychological or substance use/abuse interventions or testing, health insurance, or miscellaneous expenses such as linens, cleaning, books, supplies, transportation or food. University Medical Center (UMC) charges the insurance company for any coverage applicable to the services provided to residence hall students, thus students should take their insurance information with them when utilizing UMC services. UMC waives any copay or deductible (for the student/family) for the limited health care provided.

Residence Hall Room Deposit Payment
The room deposit is $250, payable by each resident prior to room assignment. Assignments are made on a first-come first-served basis. For priority room assignment, submit your application and deposit by July 15 for fall term, November 15 for spring term, and April 15 for summer terms. If a deposit is received after those dates, expect to be assigned to temporary housing.

Residence Hall Room Deposit Refund
Room deposits are refunded if you do not move into the residence hall and cancel your application by July 15 for fall term, November 15 for spring term, and April 15 for summer term. Cancellation must be made through the respective residence hall housing office. Students will receive room assignment notification during the month of June for the upcoming fall semester. They are expected to confirm this room assignment online. Failure to confirm or cancel by July 15 will result in room cancellation as well as release of the room deposit. Rooms that have been confirmed and then cancelled after July 15 will result in forfeiture of the room deposit.

Failure to Check Out Properly
Students are charged if they leave the residence hall without following checkout procedures. Additional charges may be assessed depending on the amount of cleaning and/or repairs required.

Residence Hall Unreturned Key Charges (subject to change)
  Unreturned or lost key fee $75
  Unreturned or lost security drawer key fee $10

Personal Effects Insurance. The University does not provide personal effects insurance coverage. The University is not responsible for the loss or damage, from any cause, of personal belongings brought to the campus. This is true even though students are required by the University to purchase certain items or to keep them in a specified place. The University strongly recommends that students secure their own personal effects insurance coverage.

Meal Plan Charges

Residence Hall Meal Plan
Undergraduate residence hall students under age 22 are required to participate in the Declining Balance Meal Plan. The minimum meal plan charge is $1,650 per semester. The meal plan can be used for purchases at the Terrace Café, Gazebo and campus vending machines.  In some cases, the minimum meal plan will not meet your complete food needs for the semester (for example, $1,650 should cover approximately two average meals each day, every day, throughout the semester). Students who know they will require a larger meal plan amount may opt to add additional funds through Dining Services. 

Students who run out of funds in the meal account during the semester may add to the balance in increments of $100 by request at the Office of Dining Services in the Campus Center.

A refund of up to $200 of the declining balance will be credited to the student’s account at the end of the semester if funds remain in the meal plan. Bulk purchases of food will not be available at the end of the semester to use up your unspent plan balance, so students should plan accordingly.

All residence hall students of Andrews University employees receiving 60% educational allowance must select a meal plan regardless of the student’s age. Women living in Damazo Hall can select the Damazo Meal Plan. please contact your Student Financial Services financial advisor.

Meal plan cost per semester ($1,650)

Café Account
Minimum amount to open a Café Account ($50)

The Café Account is a plan for graduate and undergraduate students not living in a dormitory. Students may use their Café Account card to purchase food from the Terrace Café, Gazebo, or vending machines.  To open a Café account with cash, check or credit card, visit the Office of Dining Services. To open a Café account with a credit balance on a student account, visit the Office of Student Financial Services.

University Apartments Charges

Apartments

Application Fee $320
The application fee is divided as follows:
  Security Deposit  $200
  Cleaning Fee, non-refundable  $100
  Processing Fee, non-refundable  $20
Rental Rates (each month)*
  Efficiency $555
  One-bedroom $585–655
  Two-bedroom $645–715
  Three-bedroom $705–770
  Four-bedroom $825

* Apartment rates include all utilities: local telephone, basic cable television, and high-speed Internet

Houses

Processing Fee, non-refundable $20
Before possession, the following is required:
  Security Deposit $300
  Cleaning Fee, non-refundable $100

Monthly Rental Rates

One–three bedroom houses ($495–930)
The Office of University Apartments provides apartment descriptions and application forms upon request. Application forms can also be downloaded from www.andrews.edu/life/living/housing/apartments/. If notice of cancellation is received before the date of stated occupancy, the application fee is refunded minus the $20 processing fee. Apartments or houses are assigned from the processing list in the order in which the application fee is received.

A student’s immediate family only includes husband, wife, children, parents and biological siblings. Birth certificates must be provided showing the relationship to the student. Any other relatives (cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws, etc.) who desire to live with students must first receive permission from the University Apartments director. Rent is increased by $20 per month for each additional person that is not immediate family as described above or the student does not have legal guardianship over. No overcrowding is allowed.

Single students wanting to share an apartment with a roommate will pay an additional $20 rent per month. The monthly rent, along with the additional extra person charge, will be divided between the roommates.

Rent Payments
The first month’s rent is prorated to the date of occupancy. Students are required to pay the first month’s rent in advance. Thereafter, rent is due in advance on the 1st of each month. A late fee of $30 is charged for any payment made after the 10th of the month. Payments can be made in person, by using the drop box, by mail or online. Address all payments and inquiries to:

Office of University Apartments
Andrews University
Box 10920
Berrien Springs MI 49104

Termination of Occupancy
All tenants are required to sign a year lease at the time of occupancy. At the end of the initial lease a new lease has to be signed if the tenant wishes to continue occupancy.

College of Arts & Sciences Charges

Action America (Summer Intensives)
Action America is a language and cultural immersion intensive offered from mid-June through mid-July for adults and teens. The fees are based on individual, group and customized programs:

Expenses 25-day Session 25-day Session
  Individual Group of 10 or more
Program Fee $2,090 $1,568
Room & Board*   1,360   1,360
  $3,450 $2,928

 *Meals are provided for off-campus trips.

Language Training (Short-Term Intensives)
Individuals and groups may register for short-term intensives: fall semester, beginning in August and late October; spring semester, beginning in January and early March. The program fees (tuition) will be pro-rated. Housing and meal plans are available for an additional fee. 

Non-credit ESL Courses
The Center for Intensive English (CIEP) offers language training concurrent with the fall and spring semesters. Individuals may register for non-credit courses, ENSL 130  or ENSL 530 . Tuition for the semester, 12–16 non-credit hours/week: $4,140, or $345/noncredit hour up to 12 non-credit billing hours.

Transportation will be provided to and from the South Bend Airport. Fees do not include textbooks, health insurance, or airfare to and from Andrews University. Health insurance is available through Andrews University for $101 per month. Participants in each program must either show proof of insurance or purchase insurance at Andrews University.

General Studies Degree Plan $248

International Language Studies

Reading examination in French or German for MA and doctoral candidates in the Seminary and the School of Graduate Studies & Research $197

Credit by examination other than CLEP $32
      (College Level Examination Program) test for undergraduate students for course credit or to have the language requirements of the College of Arts & Sciences waived
      (no credits are given)

Music
Students wishing to charge private lessons or non-credit music classes to their account must receive authorization from Student Financial Services, prior to signing up for the lessons.

Private music lessons (non-credit)
    Per 30-minute lesson $27

Music ensemble fee adjustments

  • Half tuition rate for students who register for music ensemble for credit and whose combined load exceeds 16 credits
  • No tuition for students who audit music ensemble and whose combined load exceeds 16 credits
Music organization uniform approx. $141
   Wind Symphony, Chamber Singers, Ladies Chorus, Mens Chorus, and University Singers  
MENC Collegiate Chapter Membership Fee $38
   Professional membership fee required for Bachelor of Music in Music Education majors  
Lab fee for Music minors (per semester for two years) $44
Lab fee for Music majors (per semester, excl. summer) $44
   
Religion Professional Fees  
   Computer lab fees for theology/religion majors (per semester) taking more than 6 total credits $28


Social Work Professional Fees
  Freshmen and Sophomores $63
  Juniors and Seniors $127
  Graduate students $324
  Full-time graduate students (summer) $104
  (Changes per semester, excluding summer)  

Department of Aviation Charges

Flight Majors: Flight-training fees are to be paid at the beginning of each semester. This is to insure that flight training progresses without interruption due to financial limitations.  Required flight module fees for the degree include a minimum of 260 hours; consisting of flight experience in airplances, and 50 hours in flight simulators.  The fees are only cost estimates and may be adjusted for students with prior flight experience or the ability of the student. Flight instructor fees generally are covered by course tuition.  Any additional flight or ground instruction, beyond each 65-hour flight training module and/or course lab fee, will incur additional hourly training fees. Students should plan to cover their own costs of the 1st class FAA medical, and in the case of international students, the TSA application fee.  Uniforms, FAA written tests, charts and other materials are additional and cannot be charged against the flight training fees.

Please note: Flight training fees are non-refundable. Students should plan to complete their training within the semester they have enrolled for the course. If, due to special circumstances, approved by the departments; students unable to complete the training may be given a specified extension to finish their flight. Beyond that exception, unused hours after the semester enrolled are forefeited and will be unusable.

Aviation Professional Fee
Fall           $100
Spring      $100

International Flight Students: TSA Application Fee for Permission to Commence Flight Training                                                                                 $130 
The fee is required for all non-U.S. students training as Private, Instrument and Multi-engine pilots. An approved application allots one year of training for each of the above flight ratings. If a student does not complete the rating in that time frame, they will be required to repay the TSA fee and reapply to continue training.

Community (Non-Flight Majors) Taking Flight Training
Flight-training fees will be on a pay-as-you-go basis. Ground School classes are available with no university credit for $350 per course. Credit for such courses may be obtained by registering through the registrar’s office and paying regular tuition. For flight certificates without credit call the Department of Aviation for a cost estimate.

Flight Training Fees and Rates
Rates and fees are subject to change without notice due to changes in operating costs (insurance, fuel, etc.). Every attempt will be made to maintain published rates. Check with the airpark administration for current rates. Flight-training fees listed below apply to this bulletin:

Course Fees For Flight Training Labs
The full fee amount is due at the beginning of the semester/registration for each course.

(Note: Flight Training 1–4 required for Flight degree)
  AFLT 118 - Flight Training 1  $9,500
  AFLT 218 - Flight Training II  $9,500
  AFLT 318 - Flight Training III  $10,000
  AFLT 326 - Flight Training IV  $11,500
  AFLT 416 - Turbine Transition  $2,500
    $3,500
    $2,500
  AFLT 467 - Multi-Engine Flight Instructor  (as initial) $6,000
  AFLT 474 - Techniques of Mission Flying  $1,300
     
Flight Physical $110
Electronic Flight Bag (iPad 16GB minimum)
$530
Electronic Flight Publications (annually)
$75
Headset $325
 
FAA Exams (Flight)*
  Written test $150
  Checkride for AU student $175
  Checkride for non-AU student $300
  * Subject to change
 
Aviation Maintenance
Required Minimum Tool Set $3,200
Laboratory fee for materials (per credit) $25
Note: Maintenance students are required to have a Windows-compatible personal laptop.
 
FAA Exams (Maintenance)*
  For AU student (each written test) $150
  For AU student (each oral/practical test) $200
  For non-AU students (each oral/practical test) $400
  *Subject to change

Community Non-Credit Classes for Aviation Airframe and Powerplant Certificate
For those wishing to attend classes to earn the FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificates without university credit, there is a cost of $21,580 for the program ($415 per AU credit equivalent). Should the student want university credit at a later date, the difference between the then-current university tuition rate and the non-credit rate would have to be paid. FAA test fees are additional.  Tool costs may be waived for students who own their own tools appropriate for program requirements.  Contact the Department of Aviation for more details. 

School of Architecture, Art & Design Charges

BSA, BSCM & BID Professional program application fee $45
Professional education fees for BSA, MArch, BSCM & and BID programs
  Pre-professional year 1 $556
  Pre-professional year 2 817
  Professional years 1 & 2 (BSCM) 556
  Professional years 1 & 2 (BID) 817
  Professional Track years 1 & 2 (BSA) 817
  March year 933
  (Charges per semester)  
 
Fee for ARCH330 & ARCH530 Analytical Summer Abroad Varies
  (Contact School of Architecture, Art & Design)  
 
Architecture Deposit Fees
  Mayline ruler $150
  Key for drafting desk 15
  Board cover 50
  Cleaning fee 30

 

School of Health Professions Charges

Medical Laboratory Sciences
Professional fees —Fall $390
  —Spring $390
  —Summer $286
 
Nursing
Professional fees —Sophomore (NRSG 216 , NRSG 240 )  $733
  —Junior (NRSG 331 , NRSG 332 )  $728
  —Senior (NRSG 440 , NRSG 450 )  $796
 
Fee Schedule
  Sophomore  
  NRSG 216 - Fundamentals of Nursing Theory and Practice  $421
  NRSG 240 - Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing  $312
  Junior Junior
  NRSG 331 - Medical-Surgical I  $364
  NRSG 332 - Medical-Surgical II  $364
  Senior  
  NRSG 440 - The Developing Child  $468
  NRSG 450 - Community Nursing  $328
Graduate professional fee (per semester) $260
Departmental NLN Upward Mobility Examination $546
 
Nutrition & Wellness
  Application fee for Dietetics Internship Program $50
  Dietetic Internship Professional fee, each semester (FDNT594-001 and -002) $354
  Dietetic Internship, each semester (FDNT594-002) $3,155

Physical Therapy Professional Programs

These fees do not include transportation costs, general education fees, special tests, insurance, books, or graduation fees.

Nonrefundable confirmation deposit fee:
  Prior to December 1 $200
  After December 1 $300
DPT program block package rate
  Tuition per semester $10,400
  Professional fee per semester* __ 400
  Total package per semester**  $10,800

* Set by Department
** Students not taking the entire block of PT classes pay regular doctoral tuition up to a maximum of the PT package tuition rate and are not charged the PT professional fee for that semester.

t-DPT and DScPT programs
  Regular credit (per credit) $499
  Competency credit (per credit) $195
  PTH 655 - Program Continuation  $220
  PTH 788 - Research Project Continuation  $220
  CEU—Workshop fees vary

Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary Charges

Full-Time Tuition
  Master’s degree (per credit) $964
  Doctoral degree (per credit) 1,122
MDiv Registration Fee (per semester)
  Fall, Spring (up to 16 credits) 2,758
  Summer (up to 12 credits) 2,075
General Fee (per semester)
  Fall or Spring 328
  Summer 130
  (Except all students taking less than 5 credits and all students in any form of Distance Education) 112
Continuation Fee (per semester)
  Master’s Program Continuation   600
  PhD Dissertation 600
  DMin project continuation fee (years 5 and 6), (includes general fee). 675
  DMin program extension fee, if granted, (includes general fee). 1,197
  Preparation for Comprehensive Exams   150
Application Fees
  Application 40
  Online Application 30
  Psychological Evaluation 25
  STV Program (includes background check) 12
  Late Application Fee 70
Other Fees
  Per credit recording fee—CPE or military chaplaincy training (CHMN 557 , CHMN 659  and CHMN 641 ) 87
Academic Departmental Examinations

Administrative Fee—per test 20

Recording fee—per credit 87
Seminary Distance Learning Center

MA or PTC distance tuition (per credit) 964

MDiv (per credit) 482

MDiv if part of load - student may request rebate to reduce net fee to:  
       2 credit class (net after rebate) $250
       3 credit class (net after rebate) $300

Program Specific Fees and Discounts

MA: Full-time on-campus students who do not transfer MDiv credits into their MA program may apply for a tuition discount (based on GPA) at the Seminary Dean’s office each semester by drop/add date (see below):

MAR, MA RelEd Tuition Adjustment: 25% discount
MAPMin, MAYMin Tuition Adjustment: 25%–38% discount

MDiv: The MDiv fee is already discounted down to a flat registration fee (automatic) so no further discounts are available except during summer semester, an on-campus student taking less than 8 credits on campus may apply for a reduction/proration of the summer fee. Applications available in the Seminary Dean’s office. Must be submitted by drop/add date of third session.

The registration fee is due August 15 for fall semester, December 15 for spring semester, and May 10 for summer term. Any credits (over 16 for fall and spring semesters or over 12 for the summer) are charged at the regular per-credit master’s tuition rate. MDiv students taking a graduate course in the College of Arts & Sciences in fulfillment of their elective course requirement may request a 50% tuition reduction (up to 9 credits), provided the class is not full and there are a sufficient number of students paying full tuition to warrant the teaching of the course. Directed study, laboratory courses, and study tours are not eligible for reduced tuition. Neither is this discount available for dual enrollment students who have been accepted in a graduate degree program in the College of Arts & Sciences. (Application form is available in the MDiv office), but request form is submitted to the Dean of Arts & Science.

A per-credit recording fee is charged by the University for current students who take CHMN 557 - Practicum in Clinical Pastoral Education  (CPE), CHMN 659 - Practicum in Pastoral Care and Counseling , or CHMN 641 - Practicum in Military Chaplaincy , credits earned in approved centers not connected with a graduate-level school.

InMinistry MDiv: In addition to the MDiv registration and general fee, InMinistry MDiv students are also charged an orientation/ cohort fee and a Seminary Distance Learning Center fee. See program director’s office for a complete breakdown of fees.

DMin: NAD employees are eligible for 62% discount off the published doctoral rate. International students may receive 50% deferred tuition. Tuition includes general fee, graduation fee, and editing and binding fees.

PhD/ThD: Visit the PhD program office for scholarship application in January of each year.

Seminary Scholarships and Discounts

Scholarships
Endowed/Named Scholarships—Application deadline during spring semester for the next year. Emergency Scholarship—Visit the Seminary Dean’s office for details.

Seminary Spouse Discount
Available to master’s-level students enrolled in Seminary programs whose spouses are enrolled full-time in a Seminary program. Student must submit application to Seminary Dean’s office each semester by drop/add date. Details and applications are available in the Seminary Dean’s office. Discount, if granted, would net Seminary master’s tuition to $110 per credit (maximum 9 credits per semester).

Note: The purpose of this section is to summarize the most common Seminary fees. Seminary students are still responsible for all fees and policies as set forth in this Bulletin.

Other departmental charges for individual courses are listed in the Class Schedule. These charges, which may be significant, are added to tuition.