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Current Newsletter: November 26, 2019


Non Trad Pad Happenings | Spring 2020 

Join us as your schedule allows in University Center 133

  • Open House | Wednesday, January 29,10am - 2pm
  • Lunch Time Chatter | Tuesday, February 11, 11:45am - 12:45pm
  • Lunch Time Chatter | Thursday, March 12, 11:45am - 12:45pm
  • Lunch TIme Chatter | Tuesday, April 14, 11:45am - 12:45pm
  • Graduation Celebration | Wednesday, May 6, 11:45am - 12:45pm

The Non Trad Pad is a lounge for Returning Adult Students located in the mid level of the UC.

Downloadable Flyer

Non Trad Pad Open House | January 29, 2020 

Come escape the cold at the Non Trad Pad Open House, January 29th, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at UC 133. Refreshments will be available.

What Will You Discover?

  • Your home away from home
  • Microwave, refrigerators, lockers, computer
  • Meet other goal oriented adult students

The Non Trad Pad is a lounge for Returning Adult Students located in the mid level of the UC.

Downloadable Flyer

Kudos – Award Selections

Congratulations to the returning adult students receiving the Outstanding Adult Student Award. This year’s student recipients are Michael Baker (Geography), Jason Coles (Occupational Safety), Mirna Fernandez Saldana (Elementary Education), Crystal Fox (Human Resource Management) and Jason James (Economics). This award recognizes the student’s dedication to academics and the positive influence they make in the college classroom.

Congratulations to Erin Celello, Associate Professor of Languages and Literature, and Huckleberry Rahr, Lecturer of Mathematics on receiving the CARE (Concern for Adults Returning to Education) Award. This award recognizes a faculty or staff member that has provided extraordinary support and encouragement to returning adult students transitioning back into the college classroom.


UW-W to celebrate National Nontraditional Student Week – November 4-9, 2019

In honor and recognition of returning adult students, colleges and universities throughout the United States participate by hosting events and highlighting efforts that improve adult student services on campus.  At UW-W, nontraditional students (800+) make up a significant part of our campus community.  It is an excellent opportunity to recognize how hard UW-W adult learners work to balance school, work, and family obligations.   Adult Student Services is hosting events throughout the week to celebrate this group of outstanding students.  See Flyer

Adult Student Welcome – Monday, August 26, 2019 - 5-7p.m. - James Connor University Center - 259

This event is specifically for returning adult students (25 years and older) who may be new to the university, readmitted, or transferring in (Invite Only). You will take care of getting your photo I.D., textbooks, parking pass, tour campus, and get answers to your lingering questions so you are ready to hit the ground running when school starts on September 3rd.

Financial Planning Literacy & Assistance for Military Connected and Family Members

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will host on campus this fall a Financial Planning Literacy & Assistance clinic for military connected (veterans, active duty, reserves) and family members of the campus and southeast Wisconsin. The clinic is ideal for people of any age and with any level of financial knowledge or need. Space is limited. Register NOW. Click here for a flyer with more details.

National Nontraditional Student Week

To honor and recognize returning adult students, colleges and universities all over the United States celebrate  National Nontraditional Student Week annually during the first full week of November.

Please view details on events planned for this year ( Flyer).

Outstanding Adult Student Award Winners (Rocio Aburto, left and Adelaida Sisk, right)