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Adult Learners Resource Fair at FSW

Sep 9, 2021

SEPTEMBER 9, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) will hold an Adult Learners Resource Fair on Saturday, Sept. 18, 12:30-2:30 p.m., in Building J, at the FSW Lee Campus, 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers. Current and potential adult learners and their families are invited to attend.

Adult learners, or nontraditional students, are students who are over the age of 22 when beginning college but can also include students who are married, students supporting dependents, veterans, financially-independent students, and students who work full-time. More than 25 percent of FSW’s student population are adult learners.

During the fair, current and potential FSW adult learners will have a chance to visit with various departments, including financial aid, tutoring, online learning, and the library. In addition, potential adult learners will be able to attend sessions on navigating college admissions, how to pay for college, and balancing the various responsibilities they face. Potential adult learners will also receive a promo code to apply for free.

Activities, games on the lawn, popcorn, and snow cones will be available for attendees and their families. Free tickets to the FSW women’s volleyball game beginning at 2 p.m. that afternoon will also be available to the attendees and their families.

Registration is not required. For more information, contact Amber McCown, director, FSW Admissions, at (239) 489-9226 or


Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and most affordable institution of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees and professional certifications, several with 100 percent licensure pass and job placements rates. Study and travel abroad opportunities are available for students through FSW’s Center for International Education. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. Visit for more information.

Last Updated: September 10, 2021

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