Center for Women and Returning Adults

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START Picnic!

Summer Office Hours:

Monday through Friday

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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Center for Women and Returning Adults (CWRA)

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The Center for Women and Returning Adults:

Supports and advocates for non-traditional students, both women

and men, who are age 23+, married and/or parents.



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

Referrals to Services: 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

Social Welfare Database for students struggling with economic problems.



Safe Zone at IPFW/Safe Zone for Students: 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 programs to prevent sexual assault.

Omicron Psi National Honor Society: An academic and service honor society for non-traditional students.