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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. 

Students with children or dependents of any age or those expecting.

Not sure where to start?  We'll help you get started and the information you need!

Hear From Our Students

Our students are at the core of what makes Span Plan what it is. Their stories and experiences continually inspire not only our staff, but the next generation of our students, as well. While no two Span Plan students are alike, every one of them has something great to offer to our student community.  Their Words. Their Stories. Their Success.  



Join our Celebration!

It's never to early to celebrate, especially when we reach the end of the first week of classes!  Join us from 2-4 PM on Friday, August 28th in Griffin North, Room 159 as your schedule allows for fun giveaways and time to meet wtih your Span Plan peers.  Our friends from Purdue Alumni Association will also be present with goodies and encouragement.


Request a Span Plan Student Coach Today!

Ready to start the semester off right and looking to connect with a current Span Plan student?  Use the link below to sign-up for a Span Plan coach to receive a personalized experience - whether a new or returning student, this is a great way to build your network and campus connection through your shared nontraditional student experience!