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Supported College Transition

Supported College Transition
Lewis and Clark Community College
Supported College Transition
5800 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL 62035
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Program Contact Roselyn Ellington
Email rellington@lc.edu
Phone 618.468.4127
Website http://www.lc.edu/disability

The Supported College Transition Program (SCT) was designed for students with little mainstreaming experience in high school and the academic preparation that indicates that they can be successful in smaller sections of college developmental courses with the additional support provided by a Transitions class. Students have career goals that require college credentials.

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: 35
Description of our summer transition program:

We provide several opportunities for our incoming freshman to come to campus to receive extra support in accessing the College's technology and navigating the financial aid process. 

Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: August and January
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
  • Students without a high school diploma or GED are allowed to enroll in Supported College Transition because we are an approved Comprehensive Transition and Post Secondary program.
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: Varies from student to student
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Percent of students applying who are admitted: 100%
Retention rate: 40%
Cost
Tuition amount: $3,000.00
Room and board: $0.00
Program specific fees: $995.00
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
  • Local School District funds
  • Federal Financial Aid
  • Grant Funding
Scholarships available:

Students in Supported College Transition are able to apply for any of the College's scholarships, including the Lewis and Clark Foundation scholarships.

Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

All students are required to take SCT 111 and SCT 112.  More information in available at www.lc.edu/disability

 

Time spent only with other students in this program: About half the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Certificate of Workplace Readiness
The credential(s) is/are:
  • Awarded by program, not officially recognized by Institute of Higher Education
  • Just for students in this program
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 25%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
  • Work Study
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 0%
We offer the following specialized credentials:

Besides the Certificate of Workplace Readiness offered through our CTP program, many Supported College Transition students earn certificates of completion, certificate of proficiency, and applied associates degrees in the many of the 46 programs offered in our regular college programs. 

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: 50%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Student governemnt, activity clubs, school newspaper - the typical kind of activities offered at community colleges.  None of these activities are exclusive to the Supported College Transition program.

Last updated: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 16:32