Adjusting to College for Adult Students

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Adult female student reading in college libraryNon-traditional adult students face many challenges unique to their situation, whether they are returning for a second degree, completing a degree they never finished, or starting college for the first time. This short course will address the current college environment and many of these challenges. Please allow up to 30 minutes to complete this course and the competency quiz.

To begin this course, you will need to have an account and login. If you are not logged in or do not have an account, click “Login to Enroll” in the upper right of your screen. Next, click on one of the lessons below. At the bottom of each window, you will have the option to mark the lesson as complete (which will move you to the next lesson) or click on the “next lesson” button. A course navigation menu will remain on the left side of your screen for direct access to any page, including the quiz. Once you have reviewed all the content in this course, please attempt the Adjusting to College for Adult Students Competency Quiz.

About the Author: This course was written and constructed by Heather M. Merchant, M.S., an Instructional Designer with the Office of Instructional Design and Access at Wichita State University.