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.

Create Without Ceasing

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.

Your new student enrollment packet will be available for download early 2021. This packet will be a guide to help answer your questions as we get closer to the start of the fall 2021 semester.

New Student Summer Timeline

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

UPDATE DEC. 1, 2020: Arrival Day 2021 is currently being scheduled. Additionally, arrival days for fall athletes and Pathway Program participants are in the process of being determined.

  • July 1 | Paperwork Deadline 1
  • Mid-July | Class Schedules & Fall Tuition Bills Mailed
  • Aug. 15 | Paperwork Deadline 2
  • Various Dates | Tuition and Room & Board Payment Due—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).
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Paperwork Deadline 1: July 1

Registration Paperwork

Fall registration cannot be finalized without copies of the following items:

  • Pre-Registration Form
  • 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.

Health Services Paperwork

Complete and return your health forms by July 1. The forms included within your health services paperwork are listed below.

  • Medical History Form
  • Immunization History Form
  • TB Self-Screening Tool
  • Authorization to Treat Form
  • New student-athletes must also complete the additional forms below. In order to access the following forms you must register on SWOL. Directions can be found here. These forms must be returned to the Athletic Office: Annual Health Physical, Proof of Primary Insurance, Medical Insurance Protocol and New Incoming Student-Athlete Health History.

Health Forms

Please Note: Completing these forms may require you to schedule a doctor’s appointment.

Items should be mailed to Cornerstone University:

ATTN: TUG Admissions Office
Cornerstone University
1001 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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Paperwork Deadline 2: Aug. 15

Students must finalize their admissions and financial aid files by submitting the below documents by Aug. 15.

Financial Aid & Student Services Paperwork

Log in to your Cornerstone email account and complete required financial aid forms. This includes:

Verification Worksheets (if applicable)

Master Promissory Note (if accepting student loans)

Entrance Counseling (if accepting student loans)

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Release Form

Student Financial Agreement Form

Release of All Claims

Pay your tuition statement or set up a payment plan.

New Student Arrival Days
and Welcome Week

UPDATE DEC. 1, 2020: Arrival Day 2021 is currently being scheduled. Additionally, arrival days for fall athletes and Pathway Program participants are in the process of being determined.

Deposited Student Events

As a deposited student, you now have access to various events where you can meet classmates, get questions answered and continue getting to know Cornerstone’s community leading up to Arrival Day.

In the meantime, download the ZeeMee student app to begin making connections now!

Class Registration Details

Your class registration begins with your 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 based on the following:

  • Your declared major, if applicable.
  • Completed college credits, Advanced Placement and/or CLEP exams.
  • Preferred class days/times.
  • Athletic and/or work schedules.

Professional advisors will work hard to coordinate a class schedule that meets your needs while ensuring all necessary courses are taken.

Class schedules will be mailed mid to late July.

Move-In Schedules

Check back frequently for more details as the move-in schedules for fall 2021 are still being determined.

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

Facebook Photo Frame: Proud Parent 2021 (Option 1)

Facebook Photo Frame: Proud Parent 2021 (Option 2)

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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.