Adult Student Connections
- Do you need skills and training to help you return to the workforce?
- Are you a single parent looking for an Associates of Applied Science Degree or Certificate?
- Are you interested in pursuing a non-traditional career?
Adult Student Connections offers support for income eligible students pursuing career and vocational certificates and degrees. Students may receive assistance in the form of textbook loans, mileage reimbursements, and childcare stipends.
About Adult Student Connections
This program offers personal and practical support to both men and women who are single parents, displaced homemakers, or pursuing nontraditional careers. Nontraditional careers are occupations in which less than 25% of a gender is represented. Some examples for women are: Automotive Technology, Criminal Justice, and Welding. Some nontraditional careers for men are: Early Childhood Education and Nursing.
Assistance is provided with career planning and 1st semester college experience. Financial assistance may include textbook loans, child care stipends, and mileage reimbursement. Counseling and referral to social service agencies for additional support services and assistance are available. For more information, contact Kristine Adzovic at 815-825-2086, ext. 3430. To receive more information on Adult Student Connections, please complete a short survey.
A textbook loan program is also available to qualfied students.