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Frequent Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

 

This section is a compilation of answers to the questions most commonly asked by our constituents. If you can’t find the question you wanted to ask, don’t hesitate to contact us.

  1. Will I be an integrated member of the student body?

    Applicants are considered traditional students. They are fully included in campus life.

  2. Are the SAT or ACT required for admission?

    No. The admission process usually consists of a written application, letter of recommendation, and an interview.

  3. Does a program go through an accreditation process?

    Our goal is to have all college programs successfully complete the “Certified Transition Program” process. This will create the opportunity for students to receive Pell Grants and student financial aid.

  4. What is the cost of tuition?

    Although each college is unique, students typically pay tuition. Students will also have the ability to apply for scholarships, grants, and financial aid.

  5. Do students take a full 15 hour course load each semester?

    Students take a reduced number of academic classes and internships.

  6. How will I be successful academically, given the rigor of college level class work?

    Professors employ differentiated classroom learning techniques, accommodations and modifications.

  7. Do I get to choose my course of study?

    There are two types of models. The first employs an individualized course of study through person centered planning. The other has a preset course of study.

  8. Do I get to live in the dorms?

    If residential options are available, students live on campus.

  9. Will I earn a bachelor’s degree?

    Since the course work is modified and the number of academic credit hours are reduced, students will not earn a traditional diploma.

    The Colorado Inclusion Consortium, led by IN!, is working to establish a standardized state-wide credential for students who successfully complete the program.

  10. Is this program inclusive such as in I will have the ability to interact with all students on campus?

    Yes, full inclusion is a tenet of our initiative. These programs will not be a Silo program located on campus; they will be woven into the fabric of the university.

  11. Will I receive academic and other supports?

    Yes, supports will be customized to the needs of the student. They may include mentorship, tutoring and other supports as needed.

For more information contact: Shelbi Perry | Executive Director | shelbi@inclusivehighered.org | 303.756.6101