Center for Disability Studies, University of Delaware,
461 Wyoming Rd.
Newark, DE 19716
CLSC is a two year, residential certificate program at the University of Delware for students with intellectual disabilities. CLSC provides integrated academic, career/technical and independent living instruction in preparation for gainful employment. CLSC students attend classes, participate in internships and work experiences, and engage in all aspects of campus life.
|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:||15|
|Description of our summer transition program:||
We offer a 1-day orientation for incoming students and families, as well as a 1-week transition session just prior to Fall semester for all students. In addition, we offer separate summer programs for high school students with disabilities, which can include exposure to the CLSC program.
|Deadline to apply to this program:||rolling|
|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:||2 years|
|Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates|
|Percent of students applying who are admitted:||41%|
|Room and board:||$12,000.00|
|Program specific fees:||$16,940.00|
University fees and tuition
|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:||
Advance Scholarship for Delaware residents.
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Information on special classes:||
Tech Savvy, Goal Setting, Academic Studies, Campus Exploration, Career Studies, Job development, Life Studies,
|Time spent only with other students in this program:||About 75% of the time|
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||15%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program:||100%|
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
|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%|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
Best Buddies, greek system, Arts program, University of Delaware alternative break, Center for Black Culture, Student run organizations, intramural sports, club sports representing the University of Delaware, Leadership postions in residents life, atheltic events, culture events, community events, and community service.