1111 Spring Garden Street
3607 MHRA Building
Greensboro, NC 27412
UNC Greensboro supports students with intellectual and developmental disabilities enrolled through Beyond Academics, which coordinates a four-year certificate program of study that emphasizes self-determination, life planning, and career development. Monarch is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit partner of the university that provides support services for enrolled students.
|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:||56|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||November 1st|
|Link to admissions process:||Admissions link|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Accepts out-of-state students:||Yes|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||4 years|
|Cost of the program:||Students are assessed tuition and fees through the university Cashiers and Student Accounts Office. Additional support fees are assessed by Monarch College Support Services.|
Students are assessed tuition and fees through the university Cashiers and Student Accounts Office.
Additional support fees are assessed by Monarch College Support Services Monarch provides individually designed services through plans that support students with pursuing meaningful lives. Staff are available on the university campus and provide one-on-one, paired, and/or small group-based supports.
|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:||
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||
|More about course access:||
Students meet with an academic advisor from the Integrative Community Studies program of study to select courses each semester. This includes choosing ICS courses and/or courses offered through other academic departments at UNC Greensboro.
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program:||Less than 25% of the time|
|Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program:||Integrative Community Studies|
|The credential(s) is/are:||
|Other career development activities are:||
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
The Integrative Community Studies Certificate at UNCG incorporates a number of employment strategies and supports into its curriculum to assist students with career exploration, including customized employment, supported employment, internships, and approaches recommended by UNCG’s office of Career Services.
Integrative Community Studies provides students with flexibility in the courses that they choose to meet the certificate requirements, while at the same time requiring foundational courses. All coursework in this program of study informs student career exploration.
|Housing is provided to students:||Yes|
|Housing options available:||
|Students participate in student organizations on campus:||Yes|
|Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program:||Less than 25% of the time|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
All social/extracurricular activities and organizations are accessible to students, including Leadership & Service, Recreation & Wellness, Campus Activities & Programs, Residence Hall Association, Greek Life, Alumni Association, and Spiritual, Cultural, and Governance programs.