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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
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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 two year experience, students will earn a Continuing Education certificate in the areas of Hospitality, Social Services or Education.

Program information submitted: March 11, 2021

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: 12
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Regular H.S. diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: Varies each year
Criteria for admission
  • The student is not under guardianship
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
Program length: 2 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term 20.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one 100.00%
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $5000.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year $15000.00
Room and board: $8000.00
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
  • Federal Financial Aid
Scholarships available: Each student receives a scholarship from the Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities when funding is available. Historically, each student receives $3,500 each semester in fall and spring.
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
More about course access: Students complete courses with other UCF students. While they can take the course for a grade, most opt to audit the course. The courses align with our concentrations in Hospitality, Social Sciences and Education.
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? Yes
Information on special classes: Students take four courses in career readiness and leadership. The students also complete different work, co-curricular and capstone internship experiences.
Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program: About half the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Professional Services Certificate through the Division of Continuing Education
Is the credential IHE-approved? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 50%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 80%
We offer the following specialized credentials: Students have jobs of volunteer experiences on campus and internships off-campus as required components of the experience.
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing is provided to students: Yes
Housing options available:
  • Inclusive on campus
Students participate in student organizations on campus: No
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: 75%