College WISE Summer Program 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

Logisitcs:

WHEN: To be determined (TBD) - Summer 2023

LOCATION: UNT Campus (Denton, TX)

FEE: TWS-VR 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/your student does not have a VR Counselor they are currently working with please contact your nearest TWS-VR office by entering your zip code, VR Office Locator. Our programs are funded by TWS-VR, so the earlier you/your student can get connected the better. You can also complete the online VR Self-Referral by clicking on the following link: VR Self-Referral

 

UNT WISE will begin accepting applications directly from VR Counselors on March 1st, 2023 for Summer 2023.