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ACE-IT in College

ACE-IT in College
Virginia Commonwealth University
ACE-IT in College
1310 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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Program Contact Seb Prohn, Ph.D
Email smprohn@vcu.edu
Phone 804.828.2315
Website http://aceitincollege.org

VCU’s ACE-IT in College is an inclusive learning and training program for transition-age adults with intellectual disabilities. With individualized support, ACE-IT in College students participate in four semesters of employment, college classes, and campus activities. These college experiences create opportunity and prepare students to pursue self-determined futures.

General
Public or private: Public
Type of school: 4-year college or university
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 13
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Virginia Department of Education, Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), Chesterfield County Public Schools; Powhatan County Public Schools; Richmond City Public Schools
Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: December 1st
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
  • 18-26
  • Students must also have a documented intellectual disability and meet DARS financial needs assessment.
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Percent of students applying who are admitted: 45%
Cost
Additional costs:
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? Yes
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Federal Financial Aid
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
Time spent only with other students in this program: None of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: VCU School of Education Certificate of Completion
The credential(s) is/are:
  • Approved by Institute of Higher Education
  • Just for students in this program
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 100%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Work Study
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: None of the time
Last updated: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 14:11