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 IPFW 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 


Students with Families:

Provides meals, entertainment, movies, and fun for students and their immediate families.

Sexual Assault Prevention Program: 

Provides education and advocacy program to prevent sexual assault.

Flying Start:

A support peer group for non-traditional students and transfer students.

Being First:

Providing support and guidance to students who are the first members of their families to go to a four-year college.

Office Hours/ Office Location

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 

Walb Student Union, Room 120

Contact Us

Upcoming Events

Students With Families

SWF and IPFW Student Movie Night: Guardians of the Galaxy! November 10th, 2017. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. In Walb Classic Ballroom.

Zoo Night: Animals from Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. November 17th, 2017. 6 p.m. Walb Union Room 22-226.


Skate Night. Every Thursday*, 2017. 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. At Roller Dome North. Free Admission to IPFW Students. *Fall Semester

Safe Zone Workshop. October 16th, 2017. 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Walb Union room 114.

How to use LinkedIn. October 16th, 2017. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Liberal Arts Building 159.

Queer Coloring Book. October 18th, 2017. 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Walb Union Room G21.

Your Perfect Career. October 25th, 2017. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Walb Union Room 114.

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