Adult Learner

Orientation for the adult learner

Whether you identify as an adult learner, contemporary, or non-traditional student, we know that you have unique needs.  We are here to help you make a smooth transition to university life and to support you as you make progress to graduation.

All new beginning students age 22 and older are required to attend either the Transition Orientation Program or Spring Orientation, and a $50 transition fee will be billed to your student account.  The fee covers orientation, program materials and meals and billed to your account whether you choose to attend orientation or not.

Students starting in summer I, summer II or fall, should plan to attend a Transition Orientation Program.  Students starting in the spring, should plan to attend the Spring Orientation program.

Registration is currently open for the Transition Orientation Program.  Please CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

Previous Events

The first contemporary adult learner Thrive Series will run this fall. Once-a-month events will help contemporary adult learners connect with each other and learn about campus resources, as well as offer professional, personal, and academic skills development.


Program Title: Thrive: Rejuvenating Your College Success
Date: Tuesday, October 15
: 7p.m.
Location: Ellsworth Hall Learning Studio - 1353

Description: You've been academically successful before; now is your chance to pull those skills out of the closet and put them back to work for you. Come and find out about the latest tips in time management, establishing your priorities, and whatever else you have concerns about. We'll have the opportunity to delve into your questions and struggles.

Developing and Managing Your Career Path
November 9, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Career Zone - 1344 Ellsworth Hall

Resume do's and don'ts, job search tips, and interviewing skills

Please check back often for updates for adult learners.