Westerners In Transition

Westerners in Transition (WIT) is a campus based program that provides support, encouragement and assistance to non-traditional and adult students at Western State Colorado University. 

To qualify for WIT assistance you must be able to answer yes to one or more of the following criteria:        

Are you over the age of 25?

Are you married?

Do you have children?

Are you a Veteran?                                                                                                                             

WIT can provide varied types of assistance depending on your needs as a non-traditional student including but not limited to:

Scholarship Programs

Leadership Opportunities

Mentoring and Personal Advising

Professional Development

Networking Opportunities

One on One Support

Campus and Community Resources

Western Faculty and Staff value our non-traditional students and understand the many ways they benefit our campus. 

Western professionals report that WIT students posses a greater sense of maturity than most traditional students, as well as a higher motivation to succeed.  They have life experience that enriches the classroom for themselves and others, a serious attitude with respect to their education, and an un-paralleled ability to balance their professional, academic, and personal responsibilities.   

Campus Resources

WIT Advisor- Jessica Vogan, University Center LEAD 118, 970.943.2891, jvogan@western.edu

Student Affairs- 970.943.2011

Student Financial Services- 970.943.3085

Academic Resource Center- 970.943.7056

Campus Medical Clinic- 970.943.2707

Campus Counseling Center- 970.642.4605

Community Resources

Gunnison County Public Health- 970.641.0209

Gunnison Watershed School District- 970.641.7770

Gunnison County Library District- Gunnison 970.641.3485 Crested Butte 970.349.6535

Center for Mental Health- 970.641.0229

Gunnison Valley Hospital- 970.641.1456

Tenderfoot Child and Family Development Center- 970.641.1949

Gunnison Community and Aquatics Center- 970.641.8060