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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!

Please select one of the following options

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 Nursing Information Session here! – Every Monday @ 5:00pm

Sign up for our Virtual Equestrian Session here! – August 18th @ 1:00pm

Sign up for our Virtual Equestrian Session here! –  September 16th @ 6:00pm

We will be hosting a Virtual Nursing Information Session on Monday, August 3rd at 5:00 pm. This event will allow you to meet the Program Chair and learn about our Nursing Program at SAU! We will also be hosting a few Virtual Equestrian Zoom Sessions! One of these events will be held on August 18th at 1:00 pm, and the other is September 16th at 6:00 pm. These events will cover information about our equestrian programs and facilities and allow you to ask any questions you may have!

Request Personalized Virtual Visit

Virtual Visits are available Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 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.

Virtual Summer Orientation 

Register for Virtual Summer Orientation on August 3rd here!

Are YOU ready for the Fall 2020 semester?! All deposited students are invited to our Virtual Summer Orientation on August 3rd at 10:00 am. In order to get better prepared for move in day this fall, you’ll need to accomplish a few things. During Virtual Summer Orientation incoming students will get the chance to hear from the offices of: Financial Aid, Business, Health & Wellness, Housing, and more on a Zoom! We can’t wait to see you there!



1. St. Andrews Equestrian Center 15. William Henry Belk Center
2. Scottish Heritage Center 16. Orange Residence Hall
3. Flora Macdonald Gardens 17. Mecklenburg Residence Hall
4. Morgan-Jones Science Center 18. Pate Residence Hall
5. Avinger Auditorium 19.Winston-Salem Residence Hall
6. James L. Morgan Liberal Arts Building 20. Campus Safety and Security
7. DeTamble Library 21. Physical Education Center
8. Vardell Building 22. O’Herron Swimming Pool
9. Katherine MacKay Belk Bell Tower 23. Purchasing/Physical Plant
10. Lake House 24. Farrago
11. Wilmington Residence Hall 25. Softball Field
12. Granville Residence Hall 26. Track
13. Concord Residence Hall 27. Clark Baseball Field
14. Albemarle Residence Hall 28. Lacrosse and Soccer Field


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 –


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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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