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InclusiveU

InclusiveU
Syracuse University
InclusiveU
300 Huntington Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
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Program Contact Beth Myers
Program Contact Email taishoffcenter@syr.edu
Phone 315-443-4058
Website Program website
Facebook link to program Facebook page

InclusiveU offers a comprehensive college experience for students with intellectual and developmental disability. This includes individualized and inclusive coursework, person-centered planning, professional internships, and social and extracurricular activities. Students can select classes based on their interests towards their chosen career and participate in on-campus or off-campus internships to provide them with marketable, transferable job skills.

Program information submitted: March 24, 2022

General
Public or private: Private
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
  • Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 100
Requirements
Program serves students who have left high school? Some of our students have left high school
Deadline to apply to this program: January 15
Criteria for admission
Accepts out-of-state students? Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Developmental disability
Program length: 4 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term: 50.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one: 95.00%
Cost
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year: $6600.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year: $6600.00
Room and board: $20000.00
Program fees: $8000.00
Additional costs: $0.00
Mentor support ranges from $10,000-20,000
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)
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
  • Local School District funds
  • Federal Financial Aid
  • Medicaid Waiver or Day Habilitation funds
Scholarships available: We offer scholarships through InclusiveU and also refer students to external organizations like Ruby's Rainbow.
Academic
Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
Percentage of academic time spent in inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): 100%
Do all students in this program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course for credit or audit each semester? Yes
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Certificate of Completion in chosen area of study
Is the credential approved by the college/university? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:
  • Career services
  • Disability/accessibility services
  • Academic tutoring services
  • Health services
  • Access to a transcript via the registrar
  • Academic advising services (not program staff)
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 25%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
  • Work Study
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 50%
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing
Housing is provided to students: Yes
Housing options available:
  • Inclusive on campus
  • Inclusive off campus
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Percentage of social time spent in inclusive activities (open to all students on campus): 100%
Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities
  • Registered student organizations
  • Student government
  • Club sports
  • Campus events
  • Fraternities/sororities
Students participate in these campus-wide events:
  • College/University's Student orientation
  • College/University's Family orientation
  • College/University's Graduation