Beyond Academics


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

  • Have a documented diagnosis of an intellectual disability and/or developmental disability. Refer to the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for the definition of intellectual disability.
  • Have concluded secondary education with a diploma, certificate of completion, or equivalent before fall enrollment.
  • Be at least 18 years old before August 31st of the academic year.
  • Have basic safety skills in unsupervised settings.
  • Have personal desire and/or support from family to gain necessary skills for self-determination, independent living, and career development.