Eligible students, at a minimum, must:

  • Have an intellectual disability
  • Be at least 18 years of age by the start of the program
  • Exhibit socially adaptive and responsible behaviors and have no noncompliance behavioral issues
  • Have been eligible to receive special education services during high school
  • Have a desire to receive transition services in a university setting, including an academic curriculum of college courses, meetings, study/tutoring sessions, mentorship, work experiences, student life experiences, etc.
  • Have exhibited a need and desire for greater independence, and have parent/guardian support in the pursuit of independence
  • Be able to travel independently to college and while on campus
  • Be able to independently manage and self-administer medicine
  • Be able to communicate effectively with others with/without accommodations