Resources for Adult Learners

Helping you continue your education is important to us. Explore some of the many resources Wichita State can offer to adult learners.

Academic Advising
Our academic advisors are trained with your educational goals in mind.

Adult Learner Enrollment Checklist
Complete these steps to get admitted, enrolled and beyond.

Career Services
Full-time staff members are on hand to provide guidance in career exploration, career development and job search.

Child Development Center
Our on-campus childcare facility offers expert care and education to children (ages six weeks to six years) of students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Child Start
Child Start offers parents an easy way to find good, affordable childcare. Financial aid options are available to those who qualify.

Career Development Center
Looking to earn college credit for a job you already have? Want to find a job in your academic interest area? The Career Development Center can help set you up with a "co-op" or internship.

Sometimes we all need someone to talk to and to help sort out the tough stuff. WSU students have access to professional counselors to help them address their personal concerns.

Financial Aid
Whether you have questions about your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or need help navigating the Financial Aid process, the Office of Financial Aid is able to answer all questions related to funding your WSU education.

Graduate School
Already have a bachelor's degree and want to continue your education with a master's? The Graduate School can help.

We have doctors, nurses and insurance specialists, and our Student Health clinic is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

Online Learning
Whether you're seeking a graduate degree or returning to school, Wichita State University's online course options can help you meet your educational goals.

OneStop offers Shockers a go-to resource for fast, accurate answers and student-focused support for virtually all their WSU-related needs.

Reactivate Your File
If you are a former WSU student looking to start taking classes again, there's no need to reapply for admission! Simply reactivate your file with the Registrar's Office.

WSU has a tremendous safety record. Our on-campus police force is available (and on patrol) 24 hours a day.

Satellite Campuses
WSU's satellite campuses make classes available in your neck of the woods. The West and South campuses offer tuition and fee payment, textbook pickup, library book delivery and return, and other services by appointment.

As an adult learner, you may be eligible for certain general, departmental, academic college or outside awards.

Student Success
The success of every student is a campus-wide goal at Wichita State. The Student Success Center offers services to help students learn about the university, develop good study habits and find tutoring and study groups related to their degree.

Success Courses
These classes, geared toward adult learners and returning adults, will help you lay a solid academic foundation. Available in seminar, workshop or semester format.