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Office of Inclusive Services

Office of Inclusive Services
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Office of Inclusive Services
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
College of Education
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
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Program Contact Julie Harmon
Email jharmon@ucss.edu
Phone 719-255-4214
Website http://www.uccs.edu/inclusiveservices/

The Office of Inclusive Services at UCCS is dedicated to providing the necessary supports for students with intellectual disabilities to have meaningful access to academic, career, and social activities on campus.  

 

Students receive individualized services from trained mentors, peer volunteers, and faculty, designed to meet their learning needs and career aspirations.   

 
General
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: 11
Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: January 31, 2018 for Fall 2018
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: 4 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Retention rate: 100%
Cost
Cost of the program:

Sample breakdown per semester:

 
  • 9 credit hours $3159

  • Student fees $624

  • Charge for service $3000

  • Books $300

 

Total $7083

 

Please note these are tentative costs that are subject to change

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

As fully matriculated student they will:

  • Earn a nationally recognized certificate
  • Take two to three courses in line with career goals
  • Participate in internships
  • Join clubs and participate in campus activities
  • Create a personal portfolio
  • Develop opportunities for off-campus employment
  • Set goals and develop a clear career path
 
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Time spent only with other students in this program: Less than 25% of the time
The credential(s) is/are: Awarded by program, not officially recognized by Institute of Higher Education
Employment
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Housing
Housing is provided to students: Yes
Housing options available:
  • Inclusive off campus
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: Less than 25%
Last updated: Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 08:33