Non-Traditional Students

At the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, we know it is never too late to begin or resume your education. Students of all ages and backgrounds will feel at home on any of the UW-Platteville campuses, and we are here to help you make your way to a college degree.

Non-traditional students are adult learners who:

  • Have delayed college enrollment
  • Attend part time for at least part of the academic year
  • Work full time (32 hours or more per week) while enrolled
  • Are considered financially independent
  • Have dependents other than a spouse; usually children, but sometimes others
  • Is a single parent, either not married or married but separated
  • Do not have a high school diploma: completed high school with a GED or HSED
  • Have had interruptions of any kind in their prior college experience

For more information about non-traditional student resources, frequently asked questions, or other inquiries, please contact the Wright Center at 608.342.7596.

Resources for Non-Traditional Students

On-Campus Resources

Off-Campus Resources