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St. Andrews encourages students and their families to visit our campus through scheduling a personalized private visit, or register to attend one of our Open House events. During a visit, you have the opportunity to learn about our campus, our educational opportunities, extracurricular involvement, campus and community life and, most importantly, have the chance to ask the questions that are important to you!

On Campus Events

Sign up for Equestrian Open House! -November 21st

SAVE THE DATE we are doing it again!! November 21st 2020 we will host a second Equestrian Open House. Due to current Covid restrictions (subject to change) we will have a LIMITED number of spaces available for students to ride for Performance Scholarship evaluations! Students who are currently showing in USEF shows, are currently high school seniors and have applied to the university may apply to ride at this event. Please email Lindsey DeCourcey, Equine Admissions Counselor at for more information and to begin the application process! We look forward to unveiling more details and a formal registration to come as we get closer to this event! PLEASE NOTE TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE**

Virtual Events

Virtual events will be just like our physical physical events but hosted on a Zoom platform. During virtual events, you will have a chance to see what it is like to be a student at the University, tour the campus including student housing, learn about our Academic programs and learn about Financial Aid. We will have a presentation on keys points about SAU, a chat room for students to ask questions, polls to ask to answer questions during the event and videos to engage the students.

Sign up for our Virtual Highland Bagpipe Workshop! – October 17th @ 11:00 am (EST)

Sign up for our Virtual Open House! October 20th at 4:00 pm

Sign up for our Virtual SAU-Charlotte Information Session! – October 21st @ 6:00 pm

Join Bill Caudill, our St. Andrews Pipe Band Instructor, for a Virtual Highland Bagpipe Workshop on October 17th at 11:00 am est. This event will be a masterclass aimed at students who had indicated interest in music and or the pipe band. Limited spots available, for high school students only. We are also holding a Virtual Open House on October 20th at 4:00 pm. Come join us and learn more about St. Andrews and what it means to be a knight! Another event being held is our Virtual St. Andrews at Charlotte Information Session on October 21st at 6:00pm est. This event will allow you to learn more about our new Charlotte campus and the programs offered there!

Request Personalized Virtual Visit

Virtual Visits are available at a time that is convenient for the student and the counselor. Virtual Visits will be hosted on a Zoom platform, where you will meet with an Admissions Counselor, just like you would if you were here physically. They can talk to you about the Admissions Process, talk with you about Financial Aid, and give you some information on what it means to be a Knight. There is also the possibility of a virtual tour. You may schedule a Virtual Visit by clicking the link above.

Personalized Private Visits

(Available starting June 1st, 2020.)

Weekday Private Visit Request Form

Personalized private visits are available Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on Selected Saturdays. During the weekday, students and families can request to have a one-on-one discussion with an admissions counselor, a member from the faculty, sit in on a class, have lunch in our Knights Dining Hall, as well as, have a tour of the campus and/or St. Andrews Equestrian Center. You may fill out a request to schedule a weekday visit.

Saturday Visit Request Form

You may schedule a Saturday Visit via our online form. Only applies to selected Saturdays out of the academic semester. Not all departments will be available during the weekends. Please refer to the Weekday Private Visit Request Form for extended visiting options. We do not offer campus tours on Sunday.




By Car:

Follow this link for directions provided by MapQuest
MapQuest Area Map


From the north: Follow I-95 South, then U.S. 74 West (about 30 miles) into Laurinburg. Take the St. Andrews University exit, turning right off the ramp, left at the second light (Lauchwood Drive), and then right into the campus.

From the south: Follow I-95 North, then U.S. 501 North (North Carolina exit 1) into Laurinburg. Follow the hospital signs, then turn left onto Lauchwood Drive. Pass the hospital, and the campus will be on the left, across from Holly Square Shopping Center.

From the east: Follow U.S. 74 West to Laurinburg and take the St. Andrews University exit. Turn right off the ramp, left at the second light (Lauchwood Drive), and then right into the campus.

From the west: Follow U.S. 74 East to Laurinburg and take the St. Andrews University exit. Turn right off the exit ramp and left at the third light, into the campus.


By plane:

Fayetteville Regional Airport – 1 hour east of campus –
Florence Regional Airport – 1.25 hours south of campus –
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport –2 hours west of campus –
Piedmont Triad International Airport – 2 hours northwest of campus –
Raleigh-Durham International Airport – 2 hours northeast of campus –
Wilmington International Airport – 2 hours east of campus –
Myrtle Beach International Airport – 2 hours southeast of campus –


If you’re looking for lodging:

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Need more information for your visit? Just contact, or call the Admission Office at 800-763-0198. We look forward to seeing you!

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