At KU, nontraditional students are those who commute 10 or more miles to the Lawrence campus, have dependents, identify as a veteran or are three years older than the majority of their classmates. Nontraditional students make up roughtly one-quarter of KU's undergraduate population.
If you work with nontraditional students, let them know about the events next week that are just for them:
Commuter Appreciation Coffee & Doughnuts
The Student Involvement & Leadership Center will be in Lot 301 (Park & Ride) from 7:30-9 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts to show some appreciation to our commuter students.
SILC visits Hilltop
The Student Involvement & Leadership Center will visit Hilltop Child Development Center. During pickup from 4-5:30 p.m., student parents can learn about nontraditional student resources. Students can opt in for SILC’s nontraditional student services newsletter that will connect them with campus events and resources.
Non-Traditional & Veterans Appreciation Breakfast
The Student Involvement & Leadership Center and Lt. Gen. William K. Jones Military-Affiliated Student Center will have a breakfast from 8:30-11 a.m. at Forum B at the Burge Union. This free event is open to all students and their families and will include a spotlight on campus services and resources available to students, such as Legal Services for Students, the University Career Center and Academic Achievement & Access Center. A tour of the Burge Union will be offered at 9:30 a.m.
Tea @ 3
The Student Involvement & Leadership Center invites all nontraditional students to SUA's Tea @ 3 from 3-4 p.m. at Level 4 in the Kansas Union.