Think College VT @UVM/CDCI
What is Think College Vermont @UVM/CDCI?
Think College Vermont @ UVM/CDCI is a small, innovative, inclusive, academic, social, and vocational program for students with intellectual disabilities seeking a college experience. Participants earn a 12-credit Certificate of Professional Studies for non-matriculated students designed to include:
- Academic Enrichment: Enroll in UVM classes with peer mentor support
- Socialization: Meet new people and participate in social & recreational activities
- Independent Living & Self-Advocacy Skills: Improve daily living skills & increase independence and confidence
- Work Experience & Career Skills: Explore careers, develop employability skills, & establish a career path
Think College Vermont @UVM/CDCI incorporates student-centered planning, academic advising, and peer mentors for an inclusive, supportive college experience. Think College Vermont is a two-year, non-degree certificate program through the UVM Continuing Education Department and the UVM Center on Disability and Community Inclusion. A cohort of seven to ten students may be enrolled at any given time.
Think College Vermont @ UVM/CDCI is a tuition and fee-based program based on eligibility criteria and offered within the bounds of reasonable accommodation at the university. Students admitted to the program will be Continuing Education (not matriculated); therefore, students are not eligible for campus-based student housing.Tuition*: $1,698 per semester
*Tuition rates are based on 2012-2013 in-state costs and subject to change. Tution and fess do not cover books, supplies, or meals. For more up-to-date information on tuition rates, please visit the Continuing Education website.
Johnson State College (JSC), in Johnson, VT, was also sub-awarded a portion of our grant. A small cohort of seven students have been admitted to JSC since Fall 2011, and their program is rapidly explanding. Contact Dr. Perry LaRoque with any questions regarding Think College Vermont @JSC.
APPLY NOW! We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2013 Semester!
Please feel free to explore our website and contact us with questions or concerns. We urge you to read our "Program Eligibility Requirements" carefully before considering applying to our program. However, if you feel Think College VT is a great fit for you or someone close to you, please feel free to download and explore our program application:
Our program is well underway, and we've officially completed our first academic year. We are thrilled with our first student cohort, and are expecting wonderful things from them in the future. Please enjoy a slide show of our favorite moments from the past year:
Think College Vermont @UVM/CDCI IN THE NEWS!
Think College VT @UVM's very own Stirling Peebles was featured in a two-part WCAX piece called "Making the Grade" this past February. Think College VT is currently collaborating with UVM to caption the film and produce it in a format that is accessible to mobile devices, you may view Part one of "Making the Grade on WCAX's website and Part two of "Making the Grade" on WCAX's website if you are using a "Flash Compatible" browser.
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