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UMass Boston MA Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI)

UMass Boston MA Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI)
University of Massachusetts Boston
UMass Boston MA Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI)
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Institute for Community Inclusion
Boston, MA 2125
Program Contact Ashley Luce
Phone 617-297-6797
Website Program website

The Massachusetts Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI) program at the University of Massachusetts Boston offers inclusive higher education opportunities to partnering local school districts that support high school students with intellectual disabilities and autism, ages 18-21. Students can increase their academic, social, and career outcomes by sharing the same experiences as their college peers and enrolling in undergraduate courses as non-degree-seeking students.

Program information submitted: February 15, 2022

Public or private: Public
Type of school: 4-year college or university
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 6
School district or agency partner: Boston Collegiate, Brooke Charter, Malden, Somerville, Winthrop, and Revere.
Contact person: Ashley Luce
Program serves students who have left high school? No, all of our students are still in high school
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length Varies from student to student
Program fees: $900.00
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:
  • Local School District funds
Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities)
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
Did ALL students in your program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course either for credit or audit? Yes
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? Yes
Students take STEM-related courses? No
Percentage of academic time spent in inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities) 100%
Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:
  • Career services
  • Disability/accessibility services
  • Academic tutoring services
  • Access to a transcript via the registrar
Briefly describe remote learning at your program Students are encouraged to enroll only in in-person courses.
Do students earn STEM-related certificates? No
Students participate in these campus-wide events IHE Student orientation
Other career development activities are:
  • Volunteer work
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? No
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities
  • Registered student organizations
  • Club sports
  • Campus events