Contact

The Center for Adventist Research is located on the Andrews University Campus in Berrien Springs, Michigan.

You can reach us during our office hours at (269) 471-3209 or email car@andrews.edu.

4190 Administration Drive
Berrien Springs, MI  49104

Hours

Session hours are during Fall and Spring semesters

Summer is from early May to early August

*Intersession hours apply between semesters during University academic “breaks”. This is typically the first week of May after spring graduation, the first week of August after summer graduation, and the fall and spring break periods of time

*Holidays: The Center is closed on New Years Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. The Center will be closed or open limited hours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, and Columbus Day.  The Center is typically closed from the middle of December through the week of New Years.

 

Session
Intersession*
Summer
Monday
9:00am – 9:00pm
Closed
9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday
9:00am – 9:00pm
1:00pm – 5:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday
9:00am – 9:00pm
Closed
9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday
9:00am – 9:00pm
1:00pm – 5:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday
9:00am – 1:00pm
Closed
9:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday
4:00pm-8:00pm
Closed
Closed

*Intersession hours and holiday hours may vary. Please call (269) 471-3209.

Directions to the Center


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Andrews University is located in rural southwestern Michigan. Berrien Springs is between St. Joseph and Niles on Michigan route 139.  The closest larger city is South Bend, Indiana, being about 20 miles south of Berrien Springs. Greyhound buses serve the nearby town of Benton Harbor, just 12 miles from the campus. You may also take the Amtrak train; the closest station  is Niles, 15 minutes from campus. South Bend, Indiana, also has Amtrak service.

If you fly to Andrews, the closest airport is South Bend Regional Airport (SBN). Many students, friends and visitors of Andrews also fly into the Chicago O’Hare (ORD) or Midway (MDW) airport and then take the Coach USA bus service to the nearby South Bend, Indiana, airport. From there you may rent a car or make other arrangements. The Andrews University Transportation Department does pickup up visitors to Andrews from the South Bend airport.

Driving Directions

FROM THE NORTH AND WEST
Take I-94 to exit 28.
Take US 31 south approximately 11 miles to Berrien Springs.

Exit at the Berrien Springs interchange and turn left. Go about one mile.
Turn left at J. N. Andrews Blvd.

FROM THE EAST
Take the Indiana Toll Road (I80/90) to the South Bend west exit.
Take US 31 north approximately 15 miles to Berrien Springs.
Take exit 15A; turn right at the stop sign.
Go about a mile, then turn left at J. N. Andrews Blvd.

FROM THE SOUTH
Take US 31 north to Berrien Springs, located about 15 miles north of the Indiana border.
Take exit 15A; turn right at the stop sign.
Go about a mile, then turn left at J. N. Andrews Blvd.

After You Are On Campus

There is visitor parking in the large parking lot next to the Library [lot #7].  Visitor parking is also available next to Chan Shun Hall [lot #3].  Please consult the available campus map to locate the Library [lower center area on the campus map] and suitable parking-lot for visitor’s parking.  Parking permits should be obtained from Campus Safety office upon arrival on campus.  They are quite particular about ensuring all vehicles parked on campus are supposed to be here.

The Center for Adventist Research is on the lower level of the James White Library.  When you exit the main stairwell the Center will be in front and to your right.