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Student Resources

academic_support_iconOffice of Student Life and Retention

The Office of Student Life and Retention coordinates and manages all aspects of student life on campus. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to: Residence Life, Dining Services, Health Services, Retention, Student Activities, Student Association, Campus Discipline. Wilkinson Hall, Room 42. Find out more»

academic_support_iconResidence Life

Residential Life at Washington Adventist University provides a safe, clean living, and learning environment for our students. We provide an environment that affirms the dignity of and welcomes people of all cultures, as we seek to develop and nurture a community experience that binds us together. Our goal to prepare students in the development of a Christ-like character is woven into our mission and vision expression. ..Find out more»

academic_support_iconDining Hall Services

Washington Adventist University, a Seventh-day Adventist institution, promotes and supports a vegetarian lifestyle; therefore, only vegetarian cuisine is served in the dining hall and at all school-sponsored functions.

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Health Services

Health Services personnel treat minor health problems and make referrals for appropriate medical care, including emergency care.

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Student Association

Every Washington Adventist University student taking six hours or more per semester is automatically a member of the Student Association. The SA is a student led governing body which organizes social and religious activities and represents students' concerns to the University administration. Find out more»

Student Clubs and Organizations

Students may organize and join associations to promote their common interest, goals, and missions as long as they are compatible with the misson of WAU. University-recognized organizations shall have no regional or national affiliations outside the Seventh-day Adventist education system. The only exceptions is nationally recognized academic and honor societies. Student organizations must have University recognition in order to function as an official student Organization of WAU. Find out more»


School of Arts & Social Sciences 

The School of Arts & Social Sciences offers a curriculum focused on fostering the development of the skills essential to be successful in the global service economy of the 21st Century: writing, critical thinking, debate, analysis, and an understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity.

School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness

The School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness employs a philosophy that balances practical training and theory in approaching education for future health sciences professionals. We bridge the gap between concept and practice.

School of Graduate & Professional Studies (SGPS)

For more than 30 years, WAU has been a leader in providing career building undergraduate degree programs for working professionals. WAU has continued to expand those offerings by adding graduate programs. This provides undergraduate students the opportunity to transition into graduate programs and continue to enhance their skills and competitive marketability.