Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Deposited Students

Congratulations on making Cornerstone University your new home! This is your spot for all of your next steps leading up to your arrival to campus, including exclusive events for incoming students.

Fall semester classes are scheduled to begin on Sept. 1, 2021. New freshmen and transfer student arrival is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 28, and more details can be found below.

Housing assignments will be released on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

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Read the New Student Enrollment Packet

Your new student enrollment packet for fall 2021 is available for download below. This packet will be a guide to help answer your questions as we get closer to the start of the fall semester. It also contains an overview of the 2021-22 academic calendar.

All enrollment paperwork should be completed by Arrival Day unless stated differently. Below is a general timeline of summer deadlines for incoming students. Please refer to this page or contact the Admissions Office with any questions.

Fall 2021 Enrollment Packet

02

Complete Registration Paperwork | Due: July 1

  • Pre-registration form. Pre-registration forms will be emailed to you in March/April. Our professional advisors will take your pre-registration form and begin building your class schedule.
  • Final high school transcript.*
  • Final college transcript.*
  • AP or CLEP scores.*

*Please Note: All final transcripts must be sent from the institution in a sealed envelope, while all AP and CLEP scores must be sent through College Board.

03

Complete Health Services Paperwork | Due: July 1

Complete and mail your health forms to the TUG Admissions Office by July 1. Completing these forms may require you to schedule a doctor’s appointment.

  • Medical History Form
  • Immunization History Form
  • TB Self-Screening Tool
  • Authorization to Treat Form

New Student-Athletes: You must register on SWOL and return additional forms to the Athletics Office. These forms include an Annual Health Physical, Proof of Primary Insurance, Medical Insurance Protocol and New Incoming Student-Athlete Health History.

New Student Health Forms and Information

04

Complete Financial Aid Paperwork | Due: Aug. 5

Log in to your Cornerstone email account and complete the required financial aid forms.

05

Pay Your Tuition Statement | Aug. 15

Class schedules and fall tuition bills will be mailed in mid-July. By Aug. 15, please pay your tuition statement or set up a payment plan.

Students must pay their bill in full or have a payment plan set up by Move-in Day (residential students, varies if playing in a fall varsity sport) or the first day of classes (commuters).

Payment Plan Options

New Student Arrival Information

Arrival Day 2021 for residential students will be held on Saturday, Aug. 28. Details are still being finalized, and arrival days for fall athletes and Pathway program participants are still in the process of being determined. Check back frequently for more details.

Student-Athletes

More information coming soon!

International Students & Missionary Kids

International Students & Missionary Kids Arrival Day Details

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 24

More information about what to pack for move-in and your checklist of enrollment items to complete before Arrival Day can be found in your enrollment packet.

Fall 2021 Enrollment Packet

Additional details coming soon!

Residential Students

Residential Student Arrival Day Details

Date: Saturday, Aug. 28

More information about what to pack for move-in and your checklist of enrollment items to complete before Arrival Day can be found in your enrollment packet.

Fall 2021 Enrollment Packet

Additional details coming soon!

Commuter Students

Commuter Student Arrival Day Details

Date: Saturday, Aug. 28

The best way to prepare for the fall semester is to frequently review your enrollment packet, which includes your enrollment checklist and other details for commuter students.

Fall 2021 Enrollment Packet

Additional details coming soon!

Pathway Program Students

More information coming soon!

Cornerstone taught me to strive constantly for my greatest potential.

Ciara Wilke (’17)

Additional Resources

ZeeMee Student App

Download the ZeeMee student app to begin making connections with classmates today!

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On-Campus Student Employment

Students can browse, search and apply for on-campus employment opportunities through Handshake. If you have been accepted to Cornerstone and submitted your enrollment deposit, you can access Handshake using your CU student username and password.

Once you have accepted an on-campus job, you will need to complete the following steps to finalize your employment:

  • Sign all required Human Resources documents and return them to HR.
  • Bring unexpired, original ID to present to HR. One form of ID that qualifies is a valid US passport. Another option is to bring both a driver’s license and a social security card. If you are not a US citizen or need other options, please contact HR.

Facebook Photo Frames

Ready to share your family’s commitment to CU? Proud parents of CU students can download a Facebook photo frame to celebrate your student and value of a distinctive Christian education.

Facebook Photo Frame: Proud Parent of a Golden Eagle

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.