The Nontraditional Student Center (Nontrad) is here to help meet the needs of students who are over 25, have a spouse or committed partner, are divorced/widowed, and/or are a parent. Fifty-six percent of students at WSU are considered nontraditional. 

Smart Start Appointments

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Whether you are a new student at WSU for the first time, transferring from another institution, or returning after several years, you may find you have questions and concerns. After you meet with your academic advisor and establish your academic plan, come visit with us to help ease your mind and answer those lingering questions. 

We will provide free childcare during appointments.

Smart Start Appointments


 Ogden Campus

Phone: 801-626-7794

Location: Shepherd Union Room 322
Mailing Address: Nontraditional Student Center 3910 West Campus Dr DEPT 2128 Ogden, UT 84408-2128

Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fall/Spring Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

We will be open Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Drop-in childcare available, giveaways and free food.

Child Care Hours

Extended hours are available Monday - Friday from 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. based on staff availability. Please check with our center to see if we can accommodate your hours needed.

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 Davis Campus

Phone: 801-395-3464

Location: D2, Room 307
Mailing Address: 2750 N.University Park Blvd. Layton, Utah 84041

Fall Hours: 
Monday - Thursday: Noon - 7:30 p.m.
Friday: Closed