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Elevate at ACC

Elevate at ACC
Arapahoe Community College
Elevate at ACC
5900 S Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
Program Contact Jennifer Dena
Phone 303.797.5806

Elevate at ACC is an inclusive postsecondary transition option which includes:

  • Student-centered planning
  • Internship opportunities
  • Peer mentoring
  • Career planning
  • Self-determination and goal-setting assistance
  • Individualized academic planning
  • Campus life involvement
  • Independent living skill development
  • Community partnership opportunities

All Elevate at ACC students partner with the Elevate at ACC Coordinator who works with students to draft and implement an individual program of study. Specific courses are determined based on skills and competencies needed for students to achieve identified academic and employment goals. Develop and enhance your academic skills, plan for your career, gain job skills, make lasting friendships, open up possibilities, and much, much more!

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: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 5
Deadline to apply to this program: March 31
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Regular high school diploma
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: Varies from student to student
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Percent of students applying who are admitted: 42%
Cost of the program:

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)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
Time spent only with other students in this program: Less than 25% of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Most students pursue an Associate Degree or Certificate offered by the college.
The credential(s) is/are:
  • Approved by Institute of Higher Education
  • Open to all students at Institute of Higher Education
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
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: Less than 25%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Student Government and various student clubs

Last updated: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:28