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Project Access
Palo Alto College
Project Access
1400 W Villaret Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78224
Program Contact Cindy Morgan
Email cgibbs3@alamo.edu
Phone 210-486-3020
Website http://www.alamo.edu/pac/dss

Project Access is a unique program offered to individuals with documented intellectual disabilities. It is designed to support students to access postsecondary education in order to develop skills for gainful employment.

General
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: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 51
Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: May 1st for fall semester and November 1st for spring semester
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Regular high school diploma
  • 18+
  • HS diploma or GED
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Cost
Cost of the program: $638 - $940 per semester for 6-7 credit hours based on In-District tuition rate
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)
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
  • Federal Financial Aid
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for credit
Time spent only with other students in this program: All of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: General Office Level 1 Certificate
The credential(s) is/are:
  • Approved by Institute of Higher Education
  • Open to all students at Institute of Higher Education
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 42%
Other career development activities are:
  • None
Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: More than 75%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Delta Sigma Omicron, student organization run by the Disability Support Services Department, PACfest, Official Fiesta event in San Antonio, Alternative Winter Break in Boston, MA participating in a service learning project.

Last updated: Monday, October 7, 2019 - 17:32