We know it can be challenging to balance the demands of a job or family while pursuing
your education. TU is committed to your success as an older or non-traditional student.
We offer a number of services and resources tailored to your needs.
What is a Mature and Non-Traditional Student
Mature and Non-Traditional Students can fit into many categories:
- Those over the age of 23
- Parents (or individuals with other dependents)
- Students returning to college after a break in education
- Students working a full-time job while they take courses
Whatever the reason, you’ve made the choice to return to college for your degree and
we would like to make life at TU as easy as possible for you. We encourage you to
get involved and connect with campus.
Mature Student Luncheon and Peer Group
Are you an undergraduate student who is 23 or older? Looking to make meaningful connections
and learn more about campus resources? Join us for our Mature Students Lunch and Peer
Support Group, on the second Monday of every month starting at noon in the CSD, University
Join us to network and connect with other non-traditional age students. Can’t make
it but want to learn more? Contact TU.Mature.Students@gmail.com to be added to the mature student listserv and learn about all our other events,
as well as scholarship opportunities.
Tell us who you are and what you need! There are many ways to get involved:
Meet Our Students
Dawn Kelley ’13 created a digital story about our older student population at TU,
The Game of Life: Non-Traditional Student Edition.