A WAU education is faith based and student focused. The University offers more than 32 majors and academic programs leading to associate, bachelor and graduate degrees. You will experience small, lively classes taught by faculty who are committed to your success. Special options include the honors program, pre-professional programs, bridge program, capital summer session, study abroad, internships for credit and a special first year experience program to assist incoming freshmen in the transition to college life.
Washington Adventist University admits students of any race, gender, age, disability, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
WAU is a Christ-centered institution of higher education that supports a culture of excellence where all feel valued.
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Washington Adventist University cordially invites you and your family to take advantage of one of our tri-annual Open House events.
Information will be posted prior to each event.
Open House is your opportunity to:
Ignite is a Saturday afternoon service geared at providing the campus community a time of fun, fellowship, and worship. It is intended to be Christ-centered, and spiritually creative, providing a space for learning, growing, and gathering.
Singspiration is a dynamic praise and worship service, filled with drama and dance, poetry and testimony, geared at those who are looking for the freedom to worship without limitations. Singspiration meets on Friday nights at 8:30pm following the University Vespers program.
Encouragement Ministries is geared at providing encouragement and support to students/staff/faculty of Washington Adventist University who are going through rough times, or celebrating a special occasion. Encouragement Ministries also serve as worship facilitators and prayer warriors for all campus worship services. It is also the goal of the ministry to empower and encourage students to fulfill their goals as students and future citizens of the global community.
Sports Ministry seeks to minister to students who are involved in any of the University Athletic teams. It is meant to ensure that these students remain connected to the spirituality and life of the campus community by providing them a way to not only be ministered to but also to minister to others themselves
Silent Praise is a sign language ministry that seeks to share God's love to his people through signing and praise-dancing. It also serves as a worship-enhancer for all campus worship services and programs.
The Minister(s) of Music is responsible for the music and liturgy of all university convocations.
Thursday Night Live is a student Led Christian Comedy Show which is intended to promote a healthy atmosphere for student humor that is neither offensive nor secular. Thursday Night Live seeks to provide a safe Christian environment for students to explore their creativity through poetry, song, music and comedy.
Public Relations is a vital part of the Campus Ministries department. It is responsible for providing the campus community with adequate, reliable, and on-time information concerning the events and happenings of the Campus Ministry department.
The Audio/Visual team is a vital part of the programming of all CM events and activities. It is responsible for the sound and video projection of all cm services, events, and happenings, including: Chapel, Friday Night vespers, Missions week, WISE, etc.