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Man working on computerWe're pleased that you are considering Penn State Lehigh Valley! We welcome the experience-based knowledge and enthusiasm for learning that adult students bring to their education. No matter what your academic, professional, or personal goals, chances are you will find a program at Penn State that is right for you.

Am I an adult learner?

An adult learner is someone who meets one or more of the following classifications:

  • 24 years of age or older
  • a veteran of the armed services
  • an individual returning to school after four years or more of employment, homemaking, etc.
  • a person who assumes multiple adult roles such as parent, spouse/partner, employee, and student

Adult Learner Peer Mentor Program

This program seeks to pair seasoned and academically successful adult learners with incoming adult learners and returning adult learners.

Mentors will act as an additional support to mentees in navigating the system and resources available to students here at Penn State Lehigh Valley by providing one-on-one academic encouragement.

If you would like to request an Adult Learner Peer Mentor, you can do so by registering online >>

Additional Information

For additional information regarding adult learner admissions, please visit the Penn State Admissions website, or contact:

Lorena Roedan
Admissions Counselor
610-285-5041 | lroedan@admissions.psu.edu