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Wolverines Elevated

Wolverines Elevated
Utah Valley University
Wolverines Elevated
800 W University Parkway, MS 311
Orem, UT 84058
Program Contact Morgan Jacobs
Program Contact Email
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The Wolverines Elevated program, at Utah Valley University, offers a fully inclusive college program where every student has the opportunity to earn a credit-bearing certificate. Students take college classes, participate in work experiences, and join student activities and clubs. Our commuter campus has many natural supports to help students succeed. As a dual mission University, we also offer a wide array of industry recognized certificates to prepare students for careers in their chosen field.

Program information submitted: January 30, 2023

Public or private: Public
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: 9
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Regular high school diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: January 31
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18 to 26 to apply
Accepts out-of-state students? Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Traumatic brain injury
Program length: 3 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term: 75.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one: 100.00%
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year: $6270.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year: $17830.00
Program fees: $5000.00
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? Pending (we have applied to become a CTP but have not yet been approved)
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
Scholarships available:

Endowed scholarship from a program donor.

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:

All students work toward the Certificate of completion in Integrated College and Community Studies. This certificate is comprised of credit-bearing classes and is fully approved by the university and its accrediting bodies. In addition, students may choose to pursue a second certificate from the varitey of industry-recognized certificates available to all students.

Percentage of academic time spent in inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): 100%
Do all students in this program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course for credit or audit each semester? Yes
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Certificate of Completion, Integrated College and Community Studies
Is the credential approved by the college/university? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Other than the credential listed above, can students earn any other credentials that are available to all students?

Students may select from the variety of certificates offered here:

Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:
  • Career services
  • Disability/accessibility services
  • Academic tutoring services
  • Health services
  • Access to a transcript via the registrar
  • Academic advising services (not program staff)
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
Additional information about career development and work experience:

Students participate in a variety of work experiences across their three years in the program. Year 1: Career exploration and job shadowing experiences, Year 2: On-campus internships (paid and unpaid opportunities), Year 3: Community internships (paid)

Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing is provided to students: No
Percentage of social time spent in inclusive activities (open to all students on campus): 75-99%
Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities
  • Registered student organizations
  • Student government
  • Club sports
  • Campus events
Students participate in these campus-wide events:
  • College/University's Student orientation
  • College/University's Family orientation
  • College/University's Graduation