A college education opens doors - for you and for your life. It can mean new skills, a better job, a career, a promotion, a higher salary, a way to pursue areas of interest and an opportunity to challenge your mind. We can help you succeed as you begin or continue a college education.
Read the latest edition of CAMPUS CONNECTIONS , a newsletter for adult students.
Adult students, often called returning adults or non-traditional students, are ages 22 and over. At UW-Manitowoc, almost 28% of our students are returning adults. That means you’ll benefit from services designed with the adult student in mind, such as:
Our Adult Student Advisors are dedicated to meeting the needs of adult students. They can talk with you about starting or returning to college, credit transfer, career planning, financing your education, course planning, balancing your responsibilities, and anything else you have questions about. If you would like to set up an appointment, contact the Student Services Office by phone at (920) 683-4707.
ACE, (Adult College Experience), is UW-Manitowoc’s non-traditional student organization. A non-traditional student is any student who is married OR is a parent OR is age twenty-two or older. ACE offers personal, academic and social support; leadership opportunities, and is actively involved in serving the non-traditional student population on campus. ACE offers scholarships for non-traditional students and opportunities for community service involvement as well. Membership is open to all students attending UW-Manitowoc and regular meetings are held at the convenience of the membership. For more information, contact Trudy Sirkis, Student Services Coordinator and ACE advisor, at 920-683-4707.
In addition to the specialized services and personal attention we offer, there are a host of additional reasons to choose UW-Manitowoc, including
Or, you can simply follow the steps below to get started:
Call the Office of Student Services (920-683-4707) and ask for an appointment. If you can't get in during regular business hours, ask for special arrangements. We'll find a way to see you!
For on-line help and advising, check out the site listed below. This site also has a great section called “careers”. It includes sections about different majors, and about assessing your interests and abilities to begin finding the right career for you. www.uwhelp.wisconsin.edu