Adult Non-Traditional Students Learning Community (ANTS)

What is ANTS about?

  • Getting together for group lunches
  • Listening to speakers
  • Participating in study groups
  • Meeting other non-traditional students
  • Learning about resources that will make your life easier

Is ANTS for you?

The ANTS learning community is for first-time and transfer students in all years — freshmen through seniors — falling into one of these categories:

  • Adults age 25 and over
  • Adults age 18 to 25 who are married, have children, past military experience, a break in their education, etc.

Resources

Academic

Women’s Center

Student Success Center

Undergraduate research — Rosenfeld Internship

Campus

Campus maps

Commuter parking

Child care resources

The SHOP Food Pantry: Food Science Building. This service is anonymous — students show their ID to receive food.

Other support

Student counseling service

Legal services for students

Financial aid

Scholarships

Many adult students assume they are not eligible for scholarships when they may actually be eligible. In addition to possible departmental and college scholarships, non-traditional students should check out the following scholarship resources:

Adult Student Scholarship Fund

ASSISt (Adult Student Scholarships at Iowa State

Division of Student Affairs Adult Student Scholarship

Weatherspoon Adult Student Scholarship Award

 

ANTS Blog

ANTS has their own blog. Read about experiences and resourcesĀ in blog posts by ANTS students.

  • ANTS Video

    adult-good-company

    In the Adult Nontraditional Students learning community at Iowa State University, friendships are formed that encourage students to excel in the classroom and at home. Video »

  • Join!

    Join ANTS to get emails about upcoming events and helpful resources. Send an email to ants@iastate.edu.

  • Graduates Find Jobs

    The College of Human Sciences offers 21 undergraduate and graduate majors. According to those responding to the career services survey, over 90% of our graduates are professionally occupied within six months of graduation.

  • Contact

    Darlene Fratzke, hs@iastate.edu