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West Texas A&M University Plots Program to Help Former Students with Degrees

"Former students who left West Texas A&M University just short of graduating now have the option to return and earn their bachelor’s degree through the new “It’s Never Too Late” (INTL) program. The deadline to apply for INTL is Aug. 4 for the 2017 fall semester.

The program is designed for those who have completed at least 90 college hours and attended WTAMU in the last 10 years. Flexible class options are available, and a special INTL adviser will work with students to develop a graduation plan.

“We’ve identified more than 1,000 former students who have completed a majority of their coursework but never graduated,” Dr. Walter Wendler, WTAMU president, said. “We want to help them realize their dream of earning a degree, and our “It’s Never Too Late” program can certainly do that for them. INTL is a flexible path to graduation, and we are excited to offer this option to our students whose studies were interrupted, for whatever reason.”

Getting started in the INTL program is quick and easy.
• Complete the EZ Re-entry application—it’s short and free
• Send official transcripts from any institutions attended since enrollment at WTAMU to Office of Admissions, WTAMU, Box 60907, Canyon, Texas 79016

The deadline to apply is Aug. 4, and the deadline for all documents is Aug. 15. For more information about the INTL program, contact Trish McCormick, Advising Services, at 806-651-5300 or or visit"

-West Texas A&M University

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