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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@uccs.edu
Phone 719-255-4214
Website http://www.uccs.edu/inclusiveservices/
Facebook link to program Facebook page

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.   
 

Program information submitted: March 10, 2021

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: 20
Requirements
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: Spring
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 4 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one 100.00%
Cost
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $3000.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year $6500.00
Room and board: $7000.00
Program fees: $3500.00
Cost of the program:
Additional costs: $0.00
College fees and books
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: Disability specific scholarships
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for credit
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? No
Information on special classes: Students attend a College and Career class one day a week that is only for students served by the Office of Inclusive Services.
Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program: Between 25% of the time and half the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Comprehensive Higher Education Certificate (CHEC)
Is the credential IHE-approved? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 75%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 80%
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 off campus
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: 25%