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    • Academic Achievement Center

      The Academic Achievement Center, located on the catwalk above Warrior Crossing, provides academic services to all Waldorf University Students.

      The office is open for student use until 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

    • Academic Affairs

      The Academic Affairs office, located on the first floor of Salveson Hall, is responsible for the administration of all academic programs of the university.

      This includes curriculum development for both core and BA programs, curriculum assessment, faculty recruitment, development and evaluation, and institutional research. This office also oversees the activities of the library, the Academic Achievement Center, the Career Center, the Registrar's office, academic advising, international education, adult and continuing education and, through the athletic director, intercollegiate athletics.

      The Academic Affairs office gives overall coordination to the Honors College, academic policies and procedures, faculty governance and commencement activities.

    • Admissions Office - Online


      Phone: 877.267.2157

      Hours: M-Th: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST, F: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. CST

      Admissions Office - Online Department Website

      In the Waldorf University Online Admissions Department, we are here in the service of you! From receiving your initial information request, to walking you through your first enrollment, our dedicated staff provides a personalized approach to making your entire admissions process a success. We pride ourselves in providing unmatched customer service when assisting with your application, requesting your official transcripts at no cost through our Transcript Request Service, advancing your file to evaluation and ultimately receiving your first enrollment. We aim  to make this process as seamless as possible and move you one step closer to obtaining your desired degree.

    • Admissions Office - On Campus

    • Advancement


      Phone: 800.292.1903

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

      Advancement Department Website

      The Advancement Office, located on the first floor of Salveson Hall, is responsible for connecting with and communicating with Waldorf alumni and friends. As public relations ambassadors of the University, this office serves to maintain and further the mission and traditions of Waldorf. It is responsible for planning and organizing events such as Homecoming, alumni gatherings, Honors Day and the Christmas open house and manages publication pieces such as the monthly e-newsletters as well as assisting the Marketing Department with the Waldorf Magazine.

    • Alumni


      Phone: 641.585.8148

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

      Alumni Department Website

      The Alumni Office, located on the first floor of Salveson Hall, is responsible for overseeing the Waldorf Alumni Association. The mission of the Waldorf Alumni Association is to encourage and cultivate lifelong Waldorf relationships that provide mutual benefit to alumni, students and the university through active alumni involvement; meaningful communication; and enthusiastic commitment to the Waldorf mission and vision.

    • Art Department


      Phone: 800.292.1903

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

      Art Department Department Website
    • Athletics

      Visit our website above for department overview, news updates and team schedules.

    • Campus Parking

    • Campus Safety


      Phone: 800.292.1903

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

      Campus Safety Department Website

      The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff is of the utmost concern. Waldorf Health Services and Waldorf Security are on campus to serve our students health and safety needs. The Waldorf Security phone number is 641.585.8500. We also have a great relationship with area health care facilities and emergency personnel.

    • Career Center


      Phone: 641.585.8681

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CST

      Career Center Department Website

      The Career Center at Waldorf University is available to all current students beginning with their first day on campus. We are here to help you prepare for life after graduation.

      Career Center services are also available to alumni. We are happy to assist with updates to your resumes and cover letters, job searches and graduate school information.

    • Chemistry Department

      The mission of the Chemistry program is to provide the knowledge of importance of chemistry in our everyday life and to prepare students for careers in the physical sciences. We educate and prepare students from diverse backgrounds for lifelong learning about chemistry and its involvement in modern technology and in society.

    • Communications Department

      The Communications Department at Waldorf understands the importance of connecting classroom knowledge with real-life experience. Whether students prefer written or digital communication, they will be exposed to semester after semester of opportunities to write, record, edit and design. Students receive hands-on experience from day one!

      The Communications Department also manages Waldorf’s campus media including KZOW 91.9 FM, WAL-TV, The Lobbyist newspaper and The Torch magazine.

    • Conferences & Dining Services

      Conferences and Dining encompasses all aspects of student meal plans, daily campus dining needs, both on and off campus catering and conferences by both internal and external groups staying on campus or using Waldorf University facilities. We strive to provide exceptional and creative food options, lodging and personalized event planning to meet the goals of any group staying on campus.

    • Creative Writing Department

      The Waldorf University Creative Writing Program allows students to major or minor in Creative Writing, providing a challenging, engaging, and deeply personal learning experience. Students explore at least three genres of writing and develop their craft in techniques courses and upper-level workshops. They form strong relationships with peers in seminar style classes, and they work directly with faculty who are excellent teachers as well as practicing writers.

    • Criminal Justice Department

      Here at Waldorf, our faculty in Criminal Justice bring a diverse range of professional and academic experiences. We pride ourselves on preparing our students for their futures in law enforcement, at all levels, or for professional and graduate educations. Our program within major, combined with the liberal arts tradition offered at Waldorf, ensures that our graduates are set to become leaders in their fields and their communities in an effort to improve them. 

      Waldorf University offers both online and on campus Criminal Justice programs. 



      Phone: 877.267.2157  

      Department Hours: M-T: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST, F: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.



      Department Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

    • Cybersecurity Department

      Waldorf University’s Cybersecurity bachelor’s degree online program offers hands-on training and the skills needed to identify cyber-attacks, seek out vulnerabilities and how to safeguard the organization’s critical infrastructure and more.

    • Education Department

      The mission of the Waldorf University Education Department is to "prepare engaging teachers to serve a diverse community of learners." Through the Waldorf Teacher Preparation Program, students experience exemplary learning opportunities both on campus and in the area K-12 school districts. Additionally, Waldorf Teacher Education students learn to assume roles as leaders, advocates and servants within the professional setting and the community.

    • English Department

    • Facilities


      Phone: 641.585.8173

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

    • Financial Aid


      Phone: 641.585.8120

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

      Financial Aid Department Website

      The primary purpose of the financial aid program at Waldorf is to make it possible for qualified students who have financial need to bridge the gap between the cost of education and the family's ability to pay. Of the students that enroll at Waldorf, 100% receive some form of scholarship or award.

      For more information about financial aid for online students, call 641.585.8142.

    • Fire Science Administration Department

      The Fire Science Department at Waldorf incorporates the Waldorf mission and vision into classroom discussions, activities, projects and other assignments. This helps ensure the success of the student extends beyond the classroom where students “serve the communities where they live and work”.

    • Health Care Management Department

      The Health Care Management Department at Waldorf aims to empower our students who aspire to manage and lead health systems by encouraging innovative and interdisciplinary problem solving. Our faculty members have a wide breadth of knowledge and working experience in various areas of health care including informatics, nursing, quality analytics, patient safety, strategic management, and enterprise project management. Course content is tailored around organizational culture, health care specific human resource management, strategic and financial management, marketing and many other career-building disciplines designed to prepare students for the challenging profession.

    • Health Promotion and Exercise Science Department

    • History Department

      The Waldorf University Department of History, Political Science and Geography offers a Bachelor of Arts in history with two available majors: history and political science.

      This program emphasizes critical thinking, reading and writing skills, as well as global and cultural issues, will prepare students for advanced academic work in graduate or law schools and for careers as teachers, lawyers, researchers, legal assistants, park service curators, interpreters, journalists, military officers, law enforcement officers, museum curators, business executive officers, pastors, theologians and more.

    • Human Resources


      Phone: 800.292.1903

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

      Human Resources Department Website
    • Human Resources Department

    • Humanities

    • Library


      Phone: 641.585.8110

      Hours: See our department page for hours

      Library Department Website

      The Luise V. Hanson Library provides a wide range of services to current students, faculty, staff and community members with a valid Luise V. Hanson Library card. For a complete list or if you have questions or concerns regarding our services, please contact the library staff.

    • Marketing


      Phone: 800.292.1903

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

      Marketing Department Website

      Waldorf’s Marketing Department promotes the Waldorf brand through digital outreach, graphic design, marketing and public relations tactics. The goal of the department is to develop and disseminate branded university communications, emphasize Waldorf’s value-add to its audiences and bolster the efforts of the university’s faculty and staff.

    • Mathematics Department


      Phone: 800.292.1903

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

      Mathematics Department Department Website

      The mathematics department at Waldorf University provides courses for Elementary and Secondary Education Licensure in mathematics, a math minor, as well as courses for students in two year transfer programs and Calculus for those majoring in Biology.

    • Music Department


      Phone: 641.585.8177

      Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

      Music Department Department Website

      Since its founding in 1903, music has always been a central part of the Waldorf tradition. Our objectives in the Department of Music seek to serve the student majoring in music, as well as the non-major with an interest in growing musically. We strive to cultivate a student’s musical integrity in such a manner that the future music professional’s ability to work and think in their field is fully developed. Faculty model personal and professional integrity that is encouraging, supportive, all while demanding the very best from their students. This creates an environment of performance and learning which is essential Christian, includes a Godly stewardship of time, ability and talent, a supportive family of goodwill and congeniality, and the encouragement of healthy competition.