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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
Email adam.meyer@ucf.edu
Phone 407-823-2371
Website http://ies.sdes.ucf.edu/

This is an inclusive college experience where students are truly considered a UCF Knight. Students take two classes per semester, have a paid or volunteer job on campus, participate in clubs and organizations, and have a chance to select their own activities. Living on campus is optional.

General
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: 10
Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: Varies each year; review website for latest dates and details
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
Program length: 3 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Percent of students applying who are admitted: 83%
Cost
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
  • Scholarships
Scholarships available:

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

Academic
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:

Students take two courses per semester. Most choose to audit the classes but taking for credit is an option if the student chooses to do all of the course work as assigned.

Time spent only with other students in this program: None of the time
Employment
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:

Not at this time but we plan to have something in place in 2017.

Housing
Housing is provided to students: Yes
Housing options available:
  • Inclusive on campus
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: 75%
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: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:28