5800 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL 62035
For those students with disabilities who have had few inclusive experiences in high school, the College for Life Program provides courses that continue the educational experience and also provides social growth opportunities on a college campus. College for Life courses are continuing education, non-credit courses which are not eligible for financial aid or support from the Division of Rehabilitation Services.
|Public or private:||Public|
|Type of school:||2-year community college or junior college|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||No|
|Students in this program:||
|Number of students:||75|
|Link to admissions process:||Admissions link|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||Varies from student to student|
|Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates|
|Percent of students applying who are admitted:||100%|
Students are required to take two classes and the required Self Advocacy course. Most students take more than these three courses. Students are encouraged to eat in the College's cafe and socialize during lunch.
|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:||
We have a small scholarship fund to provide partial payment for first semester students with financial need.
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||Typical Continuing Education courses|
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Information on special classes:||
See College for Life course schedule at www.lc.edu/disability
|Time spent only with other students in this program:||About half the time|
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||10%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
No certificate is offered. This program is for social, emotional and recreational enrichment.
|Housing is provided to students:||No|
|Students participate in student organizations on campus:||Yes|
|Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program:||50%|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
The same variety of student activities and student government opportunities that are available to all students.