Center for Women and Returning Adults
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About Us

Welcome to the Center for Women and Returning Adults!

The Center for Women and Returning Adults supports and advocates for all Purdue Fort Wayne students who face personal or academic challenges. We also organize programs that address the specific needs of non-traditional and First Generation College students.


Advice: on admissions, the financial aid process, and the academic landscape.

Referrals to Service: including academic assistance personal counseling, career counseling, health care, social welfare programs and child care.

Seminars/Panel Discussions of interest to non-traditional students.

Virtual Scholarship Drawer for women and non-traditional adult students and First Generation Students.

Social Welfare Database for students struggling with economic problems 

Study Lounge Providing students study space with refreshments and study supplies if needed.


Students with Families program is free, sponsored by a grant from the Indiana-Purdue Student Government Association, and open to all students and their immediate families. Our goal is to help students who have children become more involved in the life of the campus, and enjoy campus events with their children. Our regular Students with Families events begin with a kid-appealing dinner followed by special programs for young children and programs for parents that are geared to the needs and interests of non-traditional students.

 Students with Families Movie Nights are also free and open to all Purdue University Fort Wayne students and their immediate families. Watch a new or classic kid-friendly film on the big screen with plenty of room for little people to move around, and enjoy free popcorn and sodas.

 Students with Families Game Nights are  free and open to all Purdue University Fort Wayne students and their immediate families. Come play classic games as well as spend time with your friends and families. Refreshments are provided.

Sexual Assault Prevention Program Provides education and advocacy programs to prevent sexual assault.

Flying Start is a peer support center for Non-Traditional students at Purdue University in Fort Wayne. These information tables serve as one on one communication to students who are interested in or are in need of on or off campus resources that will allow them to have support and adequate resources in taking steps towards graduation.

Office Hours/ Office Location

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 

Walb Student Union, Room 120

Contact Us

Upcoming Events September 2018

Flying S.T.A.R.T

Information Table September 4th 2018 Walb Bookstore Hallway 10am-12pm

Information Table September 18th 2018 Walb Bookstore Hallway 10am-12pm

Students With Families

Crazy Pinz September 14th 2018 6pm-8pm *RSVP Required

Movie Night: Coco September 28th 2018 6pm-8pm *RSVP Required

Sexual Assault Prevention Program- SAPP

One Love Workshop September 6th 2018 Walb 114 5pm-7pm

One Love Workshop Septemnber 20th 2018 Walb 114 5pm-7pm

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