Eligibility

Applicants for the SUCCEED program need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be between age 18 through 25 years of age.
  • Have a documented intellectual or developmental disability.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest or desire to pursue post-secondary education to expand career & life opportunities.
  • Have completed or will complete high school with a modified/standard diploma, or a certificate of program completion/achievement.
  • Be able to commit to a two year (four semesters) college certificate program and take 4 to 8 hours of classes per week.
  • Have experience in attending and participating in classes for up to 50-90 minutes at a time.
  • Be able to spend time alone and manage own self-care.
  • Be able and willing to learn and participate in inclusive classroom and work settings.
  • Have experience staying overnight without parent supervision (camp, class trip, relatives’ home).
  • Be able to follow the UMSL Student Standard of Conduct.

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