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SDAC Meeting: Learn About Non Traditional Students

Event date: 
Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm


SDAC Meeting
Thursday, January 17th, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Lokey ED 119

Learn about what it means to be a non-traditional student with discussion from special guest, Gretchen Jewett, Director of Nontraditional and Veteran Education and Support from the Office of the Dean of Students. 

This workshop will give insights on what resources are available out there for all students, including those who identify as non-traditional students. Please email Heather Dickerson with concerns/suggestions that you would possibly like addressed around this topic. We are hoping to have students, staff and faculty members attend this event so we can all find a way to work as a cohesive team and be on the same page.

The mission of Nontraditional Student Programs is to enhance the educational and interpersonal experiences of nontraditional students while supporting and promoting their degree attainment.  Nontraditional Student Programs promotes college access and lifelong learning through collaboration with the university community to provide services and support that address the unique needs and life experiences of nontraditional students.

What students might be identified as non-traditional?  Students who:

Are over the age of 24;
Are married, divorced, or partnered;
Work full-time;
Have children and/or family members to support;
Are returning to or starting college after a break;
Are changing careers Are a veteran of the armed forces;
Are a first-generation student;
Qualify as low income;
Have independent financial status;
Have transfer admission status;
Assume similar responsibilities.