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Syracuse InclusiveU

Syracuse InclusiveU
Syracuse University
Syracuse InclusiveU
305 Huntington Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
Program Contact Stanley "Bud" Buckhout
Phone 315-443-4058

InclusiveU offers a comprehensive college experience for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities which includes individualized and inclusive coursework, person-centered planning, professional internships, and social and extracurricular activities. Students can select University classes based on their interests and, in their final year of enrollment, can participate in Project SEARCH, a national employment preparation program which places students in on-campus internships to provide them with marketable, transferable job skills.

Public or private: Private
Type of school: 4-year college or university
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? Yes
Students in this program: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 60
Deadline to apply to this program: February
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • identified as having an intellectual/developmental disability
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 4 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Percent of students applying who are admitted: 78%
Retention rate: 93%
Tuition amount: $0.00
Room and board: $0.00
Program specific fees: $800.00
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:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
  • Local School District funds
  • Medicaid Waiver or Day Habilitation funds
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
Time spent only with other students in this program: None of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: non-credit certificate from school of study
The credential(s) is/are: Continuing education credential
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 50%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
We offer the following specialized credentials:

The non-credit certificate is directly related to the courses taken in a school and parallels the matriculated degree. Students audit 5 - 6 core courses in a school and receive the non-credit certificate.

Housing is provided to students: Yes
Housing options available:
  • Inclusive on campus
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: None of the time
Last updated: Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 13:37