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Arc Jacksonville On Campus Transition at UNF

Arc Jacksonville On Campus Transition at UNF
The University of North Florida
Arc Jacksonville On Campus Transition at UNF
1 UNF Drive
Building 57, Room 2800
Jacksonville, FL 32224
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Program Contact Kii Cash
Program Contact Email
Phone 904-620-3890
Website Program website

Students with intellectual disabilities enjoy the college experience through The Arc Jacksonville On Campus Transition (OCT) Program at the University of North Florida. Through OCT, adults can transition into adulthood alongside their contemporaries, maturing together in an environment that fosters independence while including supports. OCT students follow a unique and customized plan for achievement, rather than a structured curriculum. Their individual Program of Study focuses upon: academic enhancement, career development, university life, health/personal growth, and independent living/community life. Students are encouraged and empowered to act as self-advocates and to further enhance their self-determination by careful selection of their Program of Study.

Program information submitted: February 23, 2022

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: 30
Summer program name Summer LIFE
Description of our summer transition program: Adults with intellectual and developmental differences can experience a sneak preview of living on their own through Life, Living Independently Finding Enrichment, a summer program for individuals 18 years or older. The Summer LIFE Experience provides adults the opportunity to test life away from home and for families to learn about the prospects of how their son or daughter might successfully transition into community-based living. Summer LIFE Experience is located in Frassati-Newman Hall, located on the University of North Florida campus. Participants enjoy the privacy and responsibility of their own bedroom in furnished 4 bed/2 bath apartments that are conveniently located near shopping centers, movie theatres, and recreation opportunities. Each apartment has a housing assistant to provide live-in guidance.
Summer program link: Summer LIFE
School district or agency partner: The Arc Jacksonville
Contact person: Kii Cash
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Regular high school diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: June 2022
Criteria for admission
Accepts out-of-state students? Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: Varies from student to student
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year: $12800.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year: $17800.00
Room and board: $10000.00
Additional costs:
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? No
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
  • Local School District funds
  • Medicaid Waiver or Day Habilitation funds
Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
Percentage of academic time spent in inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): 100%
Do all students in this program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course for credit or audit each semester? Yes
Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:
  • Career services
  • Disability/accessibility services
  • Academic tutoring services
  • Access to a transcript via the registrar
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 75%
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing is provided to students: Yes
Housing options available:
  • Inclusive on campus
  • Inclusive off campus
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Percentage of social time spent in inclusive activities (open to all students on campus): 100%
Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities
  • Registered student organizations
  • Student government
  • Club sports
  • Campus events
Students participate in these campus-wide events: College/University's Graduation