"This office is a big support system for a lot of us adult learners. It’s nice to know you have somewhere to go" -Cynthia Pizzini, Marketing-Real Estate Major, Adult Learner

Grace Wilkie Annex P

Come Visit Us!

We are committed to supporting adult learners and ensuring that they have access to the resources and support they need to succeed. Visit us at the Grace Wilkie Annex.

We believe that adult learners bring a unique perspective and wealth of experience to our campus! Our office is proud to offer a space on-campus with your needs in mind.

We invite you to come visit us and take advantage of the following services:

  • The Joe Stone Lounge where you can recharge, study and connect with like-minded peers
  • Our resource room with computer access and free printing
  • Designated parking for appointments
  • A free coffee bar with a selection of coffees, hot chocolate, tea and hot cider

We look forward to seeing you!

Student talking to OAL Specialist

Maximize your potential

With our support, you can gain effective strategies and behaviors that will not only benefit your academic life but also your personal life. We understand that every student is unique, which is why we tailor our guidance to meet your specific needs.


"I seriously wouldn’t have made it that first semester without your office.” 
Robin Monroe, Pre-Social Work Major, Adult Learner

Let's do this together!

We understand that academic success requires more than just attending classes and completing assignments. Whether you're struggling with a particular subject or simply want to improve your study habits, our team is here to help.

What is a Success Conversation?

At its core, it is a structured conversation that helps students set, make progress on, and achieve their unique academic and career goals. It is intended to be a student-driven, holistic, and collaborative process that meets students where they are on their academic journey.

Why would students schedule a Success Conversation?

Scheduling a Success Conversation can help students gain clarity on their goals, thoughts, and experiences, allowing them to build an action plan that will ultimately lead to increased satisfaction and successful outcomes in their academic and career journey. It can also provide accountability, allowing students to measure their progress and gain insight into their personal growth. Success Conversations may include but is not limited to:

  • Managing time (identified by current adult learners as the #1 barrier to success)
  • Identifying goals and creating specific plans for achieving them
  • Obtaining organization tips
  • Finding a listening ear for anything that feels relevant to your success
  • Connecting to other resources related to success at WSU
    • Shocker support locker
    • Tutoring & other campus academic support resources
    • Community resource