OASES Services and Programs

Advising Services

The Office of Adult Students and Extended Services (OASES) advising mission is to assist adult and nontraditional students in developing and implementing individual plans for achieving their academic and career goals. Let us help you develop your academic plan, identify interests and career goals, choose a program of study, and select resources that support student success! Learn more about our advising resources!

Adult Student Ambassador Program

Adult Student Ambassadors serve as an example of success, support, and motivation for other undergraduate adult students. Check out the benefits and rewards for participating!

small_certificate Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society

Alpha Sigma Lambda is the oldest and largest national chapter-based honor society that recognized the academic acheivements of adult and nontraditional students. Each year, qualified students are invited to join and are celebrated at the annual induction ceremony (read more).

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College Transition for Adult Students – A 2 credit hour course that is designed for adult learners and addresses transition issues, academic planning, career assessments, study skills, writing improvement strategies, and academic resources. Ask your advisor if this is a good choice for you!

Educational and Social Programming

OASES hosts a variety of drop-in and workshop events to enrich the adult student experience. Take a break from the classroom and meet other adult students like you! Check out our scheduled events for this semester!


Scholarships have been established through outreach to sponsors specifically supporting nontraditional students who want to earn their degree at UNC Charotte. Click here for more information on OASES scholarships.

49er Finish Program

The 49er Finish Program recruits and assists former UNC Charlotte senior students with completing their degrees through personalized advising services. Review the program eligibility and the steps to get started!