Center for Women and Returning Adults
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About Us

Welcome to the Center for Women and Returning Adults!

The Center for Women and Returning Adults supports and advocates for all IPFW students who face personal or academic challenges. We also organize programs that address the specific needs of non-traditional and First Generation College students.


Advice: on admissions, the financial aid process, and the academic landscape.

Referrals to Service: including academic assistance personal counseling, career counseling, health care, social welfare programs and child care.

Seminars/Panel Discussions of interest to non-traditional students.

Virtual Scholarship Drawer for women and non-traditional adult students and First Generation Students.

Social Welfare Database for students struggling with economic problems 


Safe Zone:

Providing workshops and other programs to help faculty, students and staff become better allies for their LGBT friends, classmates, neighbors and family members. 

Flying Start:

A welcome party for non-traditional students and transfer students.

Being First:

Providing support and guidance to students who are the first members of their families to go to a four-year college.

Students with Families:

Provides meals, entertainment, movies, and fun for students and their immediate families.

Sexual Assault Prevention Project: 

Provides education and advocacy program to prevent sexual assault.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. 

Contact Us

Upcoming Events

Being First

Testing Smarter. Wednesday, March 29, 2017. 12- 1:15. In Walb Union G-08


Creating Portfolio. Wednesday, March 29, 2017. 12-1. In Walb Union G-21.

Applying to Graduate School. Wednesday, April 5, 2017. 12-1. In Walb Union room 114/02

Safe Zone

Movie Night "Pay It No Mind". Thursday March 30, 2017. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. In Walb Union room 114

Students With Families

The Lorax April 4, 2017 6-8

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