Adult Student Resources

Grand Valley State University is committed to the success of all students, and provides programs and services to meet a wide array of needs and interests. Adult Students (sometimes called 'nontraditional') students often have a unique set of needs and this website is designed to help provide you with the information you need to be a successful Laker!

A nontraditional student is typically defined as someone who ... 
  • has multiple roles in addition to being a student, such as a full time employee, a spouse/partner or parent
  • is returning to a learning environment after a three or more year absence.
  • is over 23 years old
  • is a veteran





Page last modified February 18, 2014