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Vandal QUEST

Vandal QUEST
University of Idaho
Vandal QUEST
875 Perimeter Dr.
MS 3082
Moscow, ID 82844
Program Contact Andrew Scheef
Program Contact Email
Phone 208-885-7677
Website Program website

Vandal QUEST (Quality University Experiences to Support Transition) is an inclusive postsecondary program designed to provide opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the University of Idaho. The primary goal of Vandal QUEST is to provide access for students who are unable to meet traditional admissions requirements due to disability. Vandal QUEST participants are non-degree seeking students who are interested in engaging in postsecondary education to improve skills to support the achievement of personal goals related employment, community, and independent living.

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: 4
Program serves students who have left high school? No, all of our students are still in high school
Criteria for admission
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
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
More about course access: We are developing a system for the Fall 2022 semester where all students will be enrolled in inclusive university courses.
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes: Students are currently working on IEP goals with a special educator.
Do all students in this program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course for credit or audit each semester? No
Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services: Academic tutoring services
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
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 may participate in the following extra-curricular activities Campus events