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Inclusive Education Services

Inclusive Education Services
University of Central Florida
Inclusive Education Services
4000 Central Florida Blvd
Ferrell Commons 185
Orlando, FL 32816
Program Contact Adam Meyer
Phone 407-823-2371

This is an inclusive non-degree college experience. Students take three to four classes per semester, have a paid or volunteer job on campus, participate in clubs and organizations, complete a community internship and have a chance to select their own activities. Living on campus is optional. Upon successful completion of this 2.5 year experience, students will earn a Continuing Education certificate in the areas of Hospitality, Social Services or Education.

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: 24
Deadline to apply to this program: Varies each year; review website for latest dates and details
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
Program length: 2 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Percent of students applying who are admitted: 25%
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:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
Scholarships available:

The Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities (FCSUA) offers students annual $7,000 scholarships to assist with yearly college expenses.

Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
More about course access:

New in 2018-2019, students will take a mix of UCF courses available to all students and courses primarily taken by students only in IES as part of a professional services credential. Students will choose a vocational track that will guide the course selection process.

Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

the IES courses are part of a professional services credential offered through Continuing Education - topics are based on a vocational track chosen by the student that will guide course selection.

Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program: Between 25% of the time and half the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: In Development - will be posted Fall 2018
The credential(s) is/are:
  • Continuing education credential
  • Just for students in this program
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 60%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
We offer the following specialized credentials:

Vocationally focused credential(s) will be available in Fall 2018.

Housing is provided to students: Yes
Housing options available:
  • Inclusive on campus
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: About half the time
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

UCF has ove 500 student organizations from which students can choose for formal activities and organization participation.. Students have plenty of opportunity to connect with other students not affiliated with Inclusive Education Services. However, many students prefer to socialize informally with their peers. How the students want to spend their time if left up to them.

Last updated: Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 19:47