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Resource Center for Adult Students

Military, Adult, and Transfer Services


Welcome to Winthrop University! Every student's path to Winthrop is unique, and we're glad you found your way to our campus.

The Military, Adult, and Transfer Services (MATS) office, formerly known as the Resource Center for Adult Students, serves military, adult, and transfer students throughout their Winthrop career. 

Our staff is available to provide:

  • Personalized one-on-one consultations related to academic planning and skills, personal concerns, and campus involvement.
  • Referrals to on- and off-campus resources.
  • Current undergraduate mentor who are available to answer questions.
  • Seminars, workshops, and events tailored to your unique needs as a military, adult, and/or transfer student.
  • Support of student organizations for military, adult, and transfer students.

Our staff is available to meet with you!  For assistance, please contact us directly, or use one of our request forms below.

January 2017 New Students

Welcome to Winthrop!  We're excited you'll be joining the Winthrop community in Spring 2017.  We're looking forward to meeting you during Orientation, and continuing that relationship throughout your first semester at Winthrop.  You will be assigned a Transfer Orientation Leader & Mentor during your Orientation session who will reach out to you throughout the semester to make sure you're transitioning well to our campus. 

Our office will also host a variety of events the weekend of January 7 and 8, 2017, so you can meet other new students before classes even begin.  Please consider joining us for any/all of these events.  Download our schedule or check out the events below:

  • Pancake Breakfast & Classroom Tours: Saturday, January 7 at 10 a.m. in Dinkins Auditorium.  Enjoy pancakes while meeting other students.  Bring your class schedule and our Transfer OLs will help you find your classrooms.
  • Men's Basketball Game: Saturday, January 7 at 4 p.m. at the Winthrop Coliseum.  Cheer on the Winthrop Eagles.  Meet your Transfer OLs in the Student Section (115).  Need a ride?  Meet at the Dinkins Porch at 3:30 p.m.
  • Board Games Night: Sunday, January 8 at 7 - 9 p.m. in the Edge in DIGS. 

Get Connected with MATS

Mailing Lists

Are you a Winthrop student interested in receiving information for Students with Families or from the Non-Traditional Adult Student Association or the Student Veterans of Winthrop Association?  Submit a mailing list request form!

Mentoring & Consultations

Have questions about your Winthrop experience? Need some guidance about majors, understanding your degree requirements, or how to get involved on campus? Request a consultation with a MATS staff member.

Curious about how things work at Winthrop? Want to chat with someone who has been in your shoes as a transfer and/or post-traditional student? Request to meet with one of our Transfer Orientation Leader and Mentors.


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Military, Adult, & Transfer Services (MATS)
108 Dinkins Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-3910 (fax)

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