Beyond Academics provides support for students with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities at UNC Greensboro. Students must meet the following criteria in order to be considered for possible admission:

  • Have a documented diagnosis of intellectual disability. Refer to the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for the definition of intellectual disability.
  • Be their own legal guardian
    • See this Think College brief for more information about decision-making options for young adults with intellectual disabilities
  • Be at least 18 years old before August 1st of the fall semester for which they are applying
  • Have concluded secondary education with a diploma, certificate of completion, or equivalent before fall enrollment
  • Must not meet admissions requirements for Undergraduate Admissions
  • Have basic safety skills in unsupervised settings during non-service hours
  • Have personal desire and/or support from family to gain necessary skills for self-determination, independent living, and career development

Application Process