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University of Massachusetts, Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd
Institue for Community Inclusion, Corcoran Building
Boston, MA 02125
The MA Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI) at UMass Boston is an inclusive comprehensive college based transition partnership where students, 18 to 22 years old, are fully included on campus in all aspects of a complete college experience, receiving supports as necessary (e.g., coaching and/or peer mentoring, accommodations). The student’s day consists of course participation, social events, networking and career development activities culminating in integrated competitive employment. ICEI-UMB partners with Boston Public Schools and other area school districts.
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: Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 10
Description of our summer transition program:

Students, starting classes in Fall, can participate in an orientation program through which they can be familiarized with UMB prior to starting.

School district or agency partner: Boston, Boston Collegiate, Milton, Somerville, Everett, Malden, Quincy
Contact person: Marisa McCarthy
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • 18-22
  • Student must be a resident of the state where the program is located
  • Student must be enrolled in a particular school system/local educational agency
  • have not passed and/or are not likely to achieve the competency determination necessary for graduation by passing the MCAS exam because of the severe nature of their intellectual disabilities, and are eligible for special education services as documented through an Individualized Education Program (IEP).

Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Tuition amount: $0.00
Program specific fees: $0.00
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:
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Local School District funds
  • Grant Funding
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
Time spent only with other students in this program: None of the time
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 60%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: Less than 25%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Students are supported to participate in extracurricular activities of their choice.

Last updated: Friday, April 17, 2020 - 09:39