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January 30, 2007

Span Plan offers free tutoring to adult nontraditional students

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University adult nontraditional students may be eligible for free tutoring through the Span Plan Adult Student Services Program.

The service is open to adult nontraditional students, regardless of income or financial aid status, who are enrolled at the West Lafayette and the Lafayette Purdue Statewide Technology locations.

Students must meet Span Plan's definition of an adult nontraditional student and qualify for tutoring. Interested students must complete a tutoring application and schedule an appointment to meet with Span Plan's tutoring program supervisor Dorothy Hughes at (765) 494-7662,

Applications for the program must be received by March 2. Students who qualify for the service will be allowed up to 60 hours of tutoring each semester, and the hours can be divided across coursework and time as needed.

Other students who are interested in working for Span Plan as tutors can complete an application online at

Prospective tutors also must meet with Hughes after submitting an application and qualifying as tutors.

The Office of the Dean of Students oversees the Span Plan Program. The program provides services including academic, career and personal counseling to assist and encourage adult students in their academic goals at Purdue.

For information on the Span Plan, call (765) 494-1257.

Writer: Christy Jones, (765) 494-1089,

Source: Dorothy J. Hughes, (765) 494-7662,

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