Mission

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Non-Traditional Student Services (NTSS), a unit of the Dean of Students, serves SIU Carbondale’s adult student population through guidance, support, and resource referral to enhance educational experiences from the point of entry to degree completion. NTSS also seeks to foster a sense of belonging among adult students by building community through scholarship, service, and support.

At Non-Traditional Student Services, OUR GOAL IS ENSURING YOU REACH YOURS!

OUR MISSION DEMONSTRATED...

A GLIMPSE INTO NTSS...

WE LOVE SERVING STUDENTS!

Number of Students Served (FY14):

NTSS Office Student Contacts: 486 total                                                                    
  • Majority (87%) are currently enrolled students
  • Majority (67%) are undergraduate students
  • Nearly all (89%) reach out via email or in person
  • Nearly half (48%) are repeat contacts.  Remaining 52% learned of office through newsletter, program/event/new student orientation, NTSS outreach, or by other office or student referral.
  • Students contact NTSS with diverse needs. Top contact reasons include:
    • General support/questions
    • Family ID card
    • Financial
    • Childcare