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Transitional Scholars Program

Transitional Scholars Program
MassBay Community College
Transitional Scholars Program
50 Oakland Street
Wellesley Hills, MA 2481
Program Contact Colleen Calcagni
Phone 781.239.2625

The Transitional Scholars Program at MassBay is a student-centered program designed for transition-age students with a documented intellectual disability. The population this program serves are students currently enrolled in their high school transition programs or transitioning from high school to post-secondary education. The Transitional Scholars Program is designed for students who are interested in taking one or two college courses per semester and accessing the program's services for a maximum of 3 years. Given the individualized nature of this program, all decisions are at the discretion of the program coordinator and his/her designee.

Program information submitted: March 19, 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:
  • Have graduated or exited from high school
  • Are still enrolled in high school
School district or agency partner: Open to all districts.
Program serves students who have left high school? Some of our students have left high school
Deadline to apply to this program: April 16, 2021
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 3 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Cost of the program:
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? Yes
Other career development activities are: