Beyond Academics

Application Process

Complete and mail the Student Application and required documents to the Beyond Academics Admissions Office at:

Beyond Academics at UNCG
P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

  • Note: You will need Adobe Reader to download the student application
  • When you click on the application link, it should open in a new browser window.
  • In the new window, save the form as a PDF file to your computer.
  • Make sure that you open the saved PDF file in Adobe Reader before entering your information.
  • Open the PDF file in Adobe Reader. From here, you will be able to type in your responses. Save the PDF file to your computer before printing.
  • Refer to the Application Checklist on the front of the application for additional required attachments, and mail the completed packet to our office.
  • If receiving services from another human services agency, please attach the AUTHORIZATION TO RECEIVE HEALTH INFORMATION to give consent for Beyond Academics to contact them for purposes of coordinating services.

Application deadlines

  • Fall 2017 Priority Consideration Deadline: November 1st, 2016
  • Fall 2017 Final Deadline: December 1st, 2016
  • All completed applications postmarked by November 1st will be considered priority. Completed applications postmarked after November 1st will be considered on a rolling basis until December 1st. Applications postmarked after December 1st will be considered on a space-available basis.

All applicants must submit:

  • Application and fee
  • Most recent Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Recent Psychological Evaluation conducted within three years, and/or other documentation with diagnostic information
    • Assessments include intellectual, as well as achievement and adaptive behavioral functioning information
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official college transcripts from any postsecondary institution(s) attended
    • Transcripts can be sent to:
      Beyond Academics at UNCG
      P.O. Box 26170
      Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
  • Copy of high school diploma and/or certificate of completion, or equivalent (if you are currently a senior, you can submit this upon graduation)
  • Two letters of recommendation. Letters should be from non-relatives (teachers, counselors, supervisors, or community engagement) who know the student’s level of motivation and who have known the applicant at least one year.
  • Recent photo or headshot of student
  • Most current Individual Support Plan within one year (if applicable)
  • If receiving services from another agency, and you want to give consent for Beyond Academics to contact them, please include the AUTHORIZATION TO RECEIVE HEALTH INFORMATION. You may download this form from our website http://beyondacademics.uncg.edu/admissions/.
  • If you are a U.S. citizen born abroad, please provide proof of citizenship (such as copy U.S. passport, U.S. birth certificate, certificate of naturalization or certificate of citizenship).
  • If you are not a U.S. citizen, please provide one of the following:
    • Permanent Resident (copy of Permanent Residency Card I-551)
    • Permanent Residency Applicant (copies of Notice of Actions I485 and approved I-130 or I-140)
    • Refugee or asylee (copy of Refugee/Asylee documents or I-94)
  • Applications are filed in the order in which they are received, and reviewed by the Beyond Academics Admissions Committee throughout the year on a rolling basis for fall enrollment. *Applying too close to the final deadline is strongly discouraged.
  • Personal meetings are held by the Beyond Academics Admissions Committee with the prospective student and his/her parents or legal guardian.
  • Application status notification for priority applications: January 2017.
  • Application status notification for all applications: March 2017.
  • If accepted, the student begins fall registration/enrollment process with UNCG, with support from Beyond Academics during summer orientation conducted in June.