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On-Campus Transition Program

On-Campus Transition Program
Anne Arundel Community College
On-Campus Transition Program
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012
Program Contact Louise Sudduth
Phone 410-533-9608

The OCTP is an Anne Arundel County Public Schools two-year program at AACC for students with developmental disabilities between the ages of 19 and 21. It provides an age appropriate education, vocational, and social setting for students who require post-high school special education services and supports. The OCTP allows learning opportunities and experiences with age-appropriate peers which includes participation in selected community college courses. It also allows social integration into campus activities and programs. The OCTP provides life skills/functional and academic instruction. The program increases level of independence and strengthens self-determination skills.

Program information submitted: March 12, 2021

Public or private: Public
Type of school: 2-year community college or junior college
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 11
School district or agency partner: Anne Arundel
Contact person: Louise Sudduth
Program serves students who have left high school? No, all of our students are still in high school
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 19-21
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term 80.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one 100.00%
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $0.00
Room and board: $0.00
Program 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:
  • Students do not pay. This program is fully funded by the local school district.
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
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? Yes
Information on special classes: Academic and life skills classes are provided in a self contained classroom on campus at AACC by OCTP staff.
Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program: Between 25% of the time and half the time
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 60%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: 25%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations: Video Game Club Dance