11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
|Program Contact||Nicole Attong|
FIU Embrace PLUS is a three – year program designed to develop a well – rounded and self – sufficient young adult, aged 18 – 26, in an inclusive and supportive university community of learners who will be marketable for competitive, integrated, and paid employment and be able to live independently upon graduation.
|Public or private:||Public|
|Type of school:||4-year college or university|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||Yes|
|Students in this program:||Have graduated or exited from high school|
|Number of students:||5|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||Rolling Admission|
|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|
Approximate cost of tuition and fees is $2,000 per semester. Additional costs associated with the Independent Living Experience including but not limited to living unit rental and fees, meals and groceries, and other incidental expenses associated with living independently in the community will be the student's and family's responsibility.
|Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)?||Pending (we have applied to become a CTP but have not yet been approved)|
|Students pay for the program in the following ways:||
|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:||
During their first semester at FIU, students are required to enroll in a specific section of SLS 1402 Discover Your Major. In this course, students learn how to match their interests and skills to an appropriate career through the process of self-exploration and career planning.
|Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program:||Less than 25% of the time|
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||0%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|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:||
Students are involved in student led clubs, volunteer activities around campus, attend campus activities such as football games etc.