The Center for Adult Programs coordinates the University’s degree and course offerings for working adult students with the goal of making it possible for students of all ages and situations to pursue their education in a supportive Christian environment of academic excellence. Center for Adult Programs students are exempt from chapel.
Philosophy for the Center for Adult Programs
In keeping with the University’s philosophy statement, the Center for Adult Programs is committed to meeting the higher educational needs of our region. The Center is founded on the belief that full-time employment and full-time enrollment should be complementary.
Mission of the Center for Adult Programs
In accordance with the University’s mission statement, the Center for Adult Programs provides opportunities by which working adult students may further their college education in a variety of areas, advance their personal growth, and prepare themselves to better serve their communities.
Admission Requirements for the Center for Adult Programs
Admissions requirements for students seeking admission to the University of Mobile as a Center for Adult Programs (CAP) student correspond to those for all other UM undergraduates, with the exception that CAP applicants must be at least 23 years of age, or have assumed the responsibilities of adulthood. Applicants younger than 23 may appeal for consideration based on family or work situations, or other circumstances relating to adult responsibilities. CAP applicants must also declare a major offered through CAP as their intended academic path.
Recommended Course Load for Center for Adult Programs Students
Typical CAP offerings are scheduled in a format that allows students to complete one course at a time, for a total of three courses each fall and spring semester, and a total of two courses each summer. Based on this format, the recommended course load for CAP students is nine semester hours in the fall, nine semester hours in the spring, and six semester hours in the summer. This schedule is designed to allow students to progress quickly toward graduation, but does not confer full-time status for financial aid purposes.
Financial Aid Information for Center for Adult Programs Students
Aid available to eligible Center for Adult Programs students includes the Pell Grant, the Federal Subsidized Loan, the Federal Unsubsidized Loan, and the Alabama State Grant. Veterans’ benefits are also available for those who qualify.
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