Commuter / Transfer / Non-Traditional

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.”—Pele, Soccer Champion


This community offers a space for people who identify as or are interested in building the inclusivity, relationships, and support for commuters and nontraditional students. This community offers resources, programs, events, and networking opportunities that can enrich a student’s academic experience and promote their success.

The Commuter/Transfer/Nontraditional Identity/Affinity Community brings together faculty, staff, alums, and community members who understand that this community has unique needs in its transition into The Forest—yet this community also has unique experiences that can contribute to the culture of Drew. This community is designed as a space to explore, learn, reflect on, and support each student’s path during their academic development.

If you are interested in participating in and/or supporting this community, please feel free to share your experiences, provide resources that may support students’ pathways to development, connect with students to offer insight and support, and inform the broader community of internships, community engagement, or job opportunities.

5 Tips For Commuter Students

From time management to self-care, her Campus has offers a blog that outlines 5 tips to help commuter students thrive.  Check it out.

Posted by John Fracchia
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Drew University Unveils Fall Forward Program

First-time college students will transition to college by enrolling mid-semester

September 2021 – Drew University is looking to meet students where they are with the new Fall Forward Program, which allows students to enroll mid-semester and take classes on a part-time …

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Veteran Jobs: 6 Ways to Effectively Transition from the Military Into the Workforce

Bill Lawrence, who spent 20 years as a combat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, relishes the “new car smell” of stepping into the cockpit of a brand-new jet. Like many veterans, Lawrence, who is now a chief information security …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Student Spotlight: Avianna Miller C’23

Avianna Miller C’23
Major(s): Studio Art and Media & Communications
Minor (s): Film Studies, Photography, and Art History
Launch Career Community: Art, Communications & Languages
Launch Identity/Affinity Community: Visible/Invisible Disabilities, Gender and Sexuality, Faith, Religion & Spirituality, and Commuter/Transfer/Non-Traditional,
Baldwin …

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10 Ways to Reinvent Your Career at 40

The average age of a respondent to an Indeed.com career change survey was 39. Of those surveyed, nearly half have made a dramatic career change. Almost two-thirds said they were thinking about a career switch.

By the time most professionals …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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Featured Resources

Independent College Fund of New Jersey

Multiple scholarships for the upcoming year are available through the Independent College Fund of New Jersey.

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Food Pantry Summer Schedule

The Drew Food Pantry has reopened with a new Summer schedule, open Tuesdays and Thursdays from …

Scholarships for Veterans

Veterans – please click the link below to see a listing of scholarship opportunities that you may qualify for!

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!!!
While you embark on this exciting next chapter in your life, one concern you …

New Courses and Special Electives

DREW 110 – Launch Workshop: Preparation for Career and Academic Success

This course is a structured, facilitated classroom experience that moves beyond traditional academic advising into multiple domains: self/context-exploration, major and…