Department Overview

Adult and Commuter Student Affairs (ACSA) works toward improving the retention, progression, and graduation of adult learner, nontraditional, and commuter students at KSU by creating an environment in which students can thrive. ACSA offers great programs, services, activities such as academic tutoring support, the Odyssey Peer Mentoring Program, commuter student services, and student resources. The Adult and Commuter Student Affairs (ACSA) Center, located in Room 261 of the Carmichael Student Center at Kennesaw Campus, is a resource  center that  offers a gathering place where individuals from all backgrounds, ages, ethnicities, and lifestyles can come together to study, socialize, and network. Adult and Commuter Student Affairs is a unit of Department of Student Engagement at Kennesaw State University. 

Whether you are a returning or a first time college student, ACSA is here to meet your student support service and academic support needs. Visit one of our centers today and find out why students love our office!

Definition of Adult Learner

A student is considered adult learner/nontraditional by meeting the following criteria:

  • Delayed enrollment into college
  • Veterans and active military servicemembers
  • Responsible for dependents
  • Married/domestic partnership
  • Financially independent

Definition of Commuter

A student is considered a commuter student if the individual does not live in institution owned housing on-campus. Commuter students are distinct from residential students because for commuters home and campus are not synonomous.


  • Kennesaw Campus

    Kennesaw Campus

    • Student Center 261
    • 470-578-6701
  • Marietta Campus

    Marietta Campus

    • Student Center Suite 230 H
    • 470-578-7791