NONTRADITIONAL STUDENT SERVICES
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Undergraduate nontraditional students enrolled through the West Lafayette campus, including students in distance education degree programs, are invited to participate in Span Plan education, community, and scholarship programs. We continue to see exceptional student outcomes since 1968 and look forward to being part of your success! Clicking any of the links below will bring you to a "Getting Started" guide, tailored for you!
Beginning at Purdue as a transfer student, age 23 or older.
Attending Purdue after a period of two or more years between high school and college enrollment.
Age 24+ or filing the FAFSA as an independent student.
Married and newly married students.
Events Happening Soon
Create Your Gratitude Journal
Span Plan concludes Mental Health Action Week 2021 on Friday, March 5th by creating space for you to stop in and create a Gratitude Journal. We'll have snacks and all the supplies you need to create your own journal to use as part of your healthy mental, emotional and physical journey. Use your journal to ensure you make a little space for you each day!Join Us!
It's a Crafternoon
Is it time to let you mind wander and your creativity flow? Join us for some fun crafty projects where there are no tests or right/wrong way to do things. We'll have several crafty mediums and suggestions to help spark your creativity. Come and go during our two hours of time, let stress go, and have a great afternoon with your Span Plan peers!Join Us!
Mental Health Action Week, March 1-5
Span Plan is excited to participate in this year's Mental Health Action Week. We have activities scheduled on March 1 (Mindfulness & Smoothies), March 2 (Oh, the Places You'll Go) and March 5 (Gratitude Journal). Click below for more information and to sign up. While these events are geared towards nontraditional students, we welcome any students interested to join us.Learn More!
Fall 2021 Span Plan Scholarship Now Available
The next Span Plan academic scholarship cycle is now open. If you are a returning or new nontraditional undergraduate student, we hope you will consider completing our scholarship application. The deadline to apply is July 1! Learn more about eligiblity, award amounts and additional scholarship resources by clicking below.Learn More!