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Non-Traditional Student Resources


Student Success and Inclusion at Saint Xavier University supports non-traditional students and alumni with their academic, career and support needs. In addition to the resources below, please feel free to access our Student Success Guide for more help or schedule an appointment with an Academic and Career Resource Advisor through Navigate.

General Resources

You will find a number of general resources to help you prepare for career and educational opportunities as an non-traditional student.

Learn about the importance of an internship experience as an adult student and how it can increase marketability after graduation.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides information about the ADEA act and outlines laws and policies pertaining to age discrimination and harassment.

Back to College offers non-traditional students with resources at all stages of college life including college preparation, navigating college once admitted, and career planning after graduation.

College for Adults is a website that helps non-traditional students with career planning, course selection and the application process.

College Recruiter provides seven resume tips to help non-traditional college students appropriately format a resume.

Job Search

Below you will find several job search websites that non-traditional college students might find useful in conducting a job search.

Indeed is a worldwide employment-related search engine for job listings.

LinkedIn is a website used for professional networking and job searching.

Glassdoor provides information and reviews about companies and allows individuals to explore salaries for positions based on location.

CareerBuilder is a website used for job opportunities and career advice.

SimplyHired is a job search website that allows individuals to search for employment opportunities across the United States.

Handshake is a website for finding internships and full-time employment for students and alumni.


Below you will find websites that connect non-traditional students with different scholarships and grants. provides scholarship information for non-traditional students. provides scholarship information for non-traditional students.

Fastweb provides various resources for non-traditional students including scholarship and grant information.

Professional Organizations, Conferences and Networking

Connect with other non-traditional students and professionals through organizations, conferences and networking events.

The Association for Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education provides scholarship opportunities, academic resources and motivational support for non-traditional students, and to celebrate, and to build on the network of faculty, administrators and advisors that work with and inspire non-traditional students to succeed.