College WISE 2020 Flyer

The UNT WISE College WISE Summer Program assists young adults with disabilities, ages 14-22, to develop the vocational skills, independent living skills, and social & recreation skills that are needed in pursuing a post-secondary education. College WISE is a one (1) week program for participants interested in understanding the expectations and demands of attending a community college or four-year university. Overnight accommodations in campus housing are provided and public transportation will be utilized for travel around campus and the community. This program opens the door to the realities of community college and university life.

Focus Areas: Activities:
  • Study Skills
  • Time Management
  • Disability Disclosure & Self Advocacy
  • Student Engagement
  • Resources for Academic Success
  • Degree Exploration
  • Transportation Training
  • Cooking and Nutrition
  • Professional Communication
  • Money Management & Budgeting
  • Recreation Activities/Leisure Time
  • Work & College Life
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Escape Room
  • Climbing Wall
  • Media Library
  • Physical Fitness Lab
  • Food & Kitchen Safety Lab
  • Cooking Lab
  • Nutrition Lab
  • Vocational Evaluations
  • Leisure Pool
  • Denton Square Outing
  • Team Sports

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WHEN: 

Session 1: June 28th, 2020 - July 3rd, 2020

Session 2: July 26th, 2020 - July 31st, 2020

LOCATION: University of North Texas campus in Denton, TX

FEE: $2,500 (private pay or TWS Sponsorship)

For more information: untwise@unt.edu & 940.565.4000

    In order to apply for this program, participants will need to contact their Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor through Texas Workforce Solutions (TWS). The VR Counselor is the point of contact in order to apply for the program. If you do not have a VR Counselor please contact the nearest Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) office near you by referring to the VRS Directory.

    Space is limited and the program fills up quickly, so please contact your VR Counselor ASAP in order to apply for the program.

    Applications will begin being accepted from VR Counselors beginning 2/03/2020.