Adult Student Support Services

  • “I'm too old to be a college student.”
  • “I may not be able to study/manage my time.”
  • “I can't afford to go to school.”
  • “I've been out of school too long.”
  • “I have never been to college.”
  • “I don't know how many credits to take, or where to start.”

These are common concerns for adults returning to school. We are here to help!

Support services include:

  • Academic planning, advising, and transfer and personal counseling services, including disabilities services, in the Advising and Counseling Center.
  • On-line job listings (CCN), job search, resume writing, and interviewing resources online, as well as job search workshops offered on campus by Career Services.
  • Access to web-based, interactive career planning and assessment resources: FOCUS-2 Career Guidance Tool, a comprehensive program that combines self-assessment, career exploration and decision making, and InterviewStream, an online tool offering simulated job interviews for students to practice both verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • Free peer and professional tutoring; and math, writing and ESL labs through the Academic Support Center. The ASC is open evenings and Saturdays, in addition to daytime hours, to allow students working traditional daytime jobs to take advantage of its services.
  • eTutoring, which is available via the web, provides additional tutoring support to student who may come to campus only infrequently.
  • Financial aid, including state and federal grants, scholarships for those who quality, and an interest-free payment plan.
  • Adults in Transition, a special credit-bearing program designed for adult students who are resuming their education.
  • Ask A Librarian 24/7 connects you with a librarian; receive help anytime, anywhere, via the Internet.
  • Licensed on-campus childcare for 3- and 4-year olds during the fall and spring semesters
  • A Veterans O.A.S.I.S. that provides a dedicated, supportive space for veterans and military service men and women to network, socialize, study and share, as they integrate into the college experience.

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Last Update: May 16 2014
For additional information, contact: Admissions