Students must be:
- Between ages 18-30 (28 in the year of admission).
- A student who cannot traditionally access postsecondary opportunities.
- Independent in managing own medications.
- Able to maintain a schedule, daily living necessities, personal hygiene and dorm cleanliness with limited support and no supervision.
- Able to sit and attend a standard college course for up to 3 hours.
- Able to adequately manage their own behaviors and reactions to stressful or challenging situations.
Students must have the following for consideration into the program:
- A documented intellectual disability who cannot otherwise traditionally access post-secondary opportunities.
- Must have exited K-12 with a standard diploma, special diploma, or certificate of completion.
- No history of challenging behaviors or emotional problems in the past year involving police or other authorities (i.e., law-enforcement officials).
- Ability to read, comprehend and follow the UCF Code of Conduct.
- Ability to access technology (cell phone, email, laptop, etc.) for daily communication and participation within the program.
- Personal desire to attend UCF in order to grow professionally and to secure employment after graduation.
- The student cannot be under full guardianship or any social guardianship.