Students with IDD thinking about college for next year - this one's for you
Students with IDD thinking about college for next year - this one's for you
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Happy New Year! If you are thinking about starting college this fall, this email is for you! And, for all the teachers and other disability professionals out there, if you know someone with an intellectual/developmental disability who is thinking about college, we hope you'll consider forwarding this along!
Elevate at Arapahoe Community College (ACC), the Office of Inclusive Services at University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), and GOAL at University of Northern Colorado (UNC) are three inclusive service offices that support college students with intellectual disabilities to meaningfully access academic, career, and social activities on their campus. Read on to see how you can learn more about each of these options and find what is best for you!
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Upcoming Info Sessions: Elevate at ACC

Join one of two sessions to learn about Elevate and next steps for students interested in applying for entrance in the Fall of 2021. 
Thursday, January 7th, 4-5:30pm
Zoom Meeting: https://arapahoe-edu.zoom.us/j/88979350034?pwd=bmxEOEE3WjdzbHZZRmZycDF1TTNuQT09
Meeting ID: 889 7935 0034
Passcode: 101986

or Tuesday, January 12th, 1-2:30pm
Zoom Meeting: https://arapahoe-edu.zoom.us/j/88176125240?pwd=cG5uaDdlTk5vWlEyb2p3aGUrSytZUT09
Meeting ID: 881 7612 5240
Passcode: 380736
To request a recording of the presentation, please email Jennifer Woegens, Elevate Director, Jennifer.Woegens@arapahoe.edu
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Application Open: UCCS Office of Inclusive Services 

Student applications for the 2021/2022 school year are now available! Please email Inclusion Coordinator, Julie Harmon, jharmon@uccs.edu to receive an application.

Applications must be completed and received by January 15, 2021. Interviews will be held in January and February of 2021. Final decisions will be made no later than April 1st.
For more information on the application process, visit: https://inclusiveservices.uccs.edu/application
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Recording:
GOAL at UNC Virtual Open House

In the below webinar recording, you will:
  • Learn how to apply to UNC for fall 2021
  • Hear from a UNC student with IDD
  • Meet GOAL staff and learn how they support students with IDD
  • Get answers to other questions you might have 
UNC GOAL webinar video
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Just starting out?

Schedule a 1:1 meeting

We know the college search process can sometimes be overwhelming, especially when you're just getting started. If you are looking for more general information on college options for students with intellectual disabilities, trying to decide where to start, or what might be a good fit when it comes to college and disability, IN! offers one-on-one meetings. Click here to schedule a one-on-one meeting with Shelby, IN!'s Education and Outreach Program Coordinator. 

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