On To JSU Application

The purpose of this application packet is to outline the skill set of the On To JSU student candidate. This application enables the Selection Committee to properly assess each student candidate’s skills, abilities, interests, and background. A parent, student, counselor, teacher, or employer may be contacted by the Selection Committee to gather additional information.

Our final goal is to select students who will be successful in the On To JSU program of study and reach the outcome of a post-secondary experience and competitive employment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Completion of necessary credits for graduation with a high school diploma or certificate
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Benefit from at least two (2) years in the program
  • Have a documented Intellectual Disability (ID)
  • Initiated Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) process
  • Have a desire to receive transition services in a university setting
  • Exhibit a need and a desire for greater independence
  • Be interested and capable of using public transportation to access the program (travel training to be provided by the program during orientation prior to the beginning of the academic year)
  • Be able to communicate effectively and appropriately with others
  • Display a level of social maturity conducive to a university environment
  • Be able to maintain appropriate personal self-care and hygiene
  • Have own cell phone before entering the program, so program personnel can maintain contact
  • Will benefit from participation in a variety of job shadowing and community internship experiences
  • Have a desire to work competitively at the successful completion of the program
  • Have satisfactory record of attendance from previous schools
  • Must agree to all rules in the JSU Student Handbook
  • Must consent to being photographed, videotaped, interviewed, and/or quoted in media and publications
  • Understand that On To JSU would like for students to participate in research studies so that the effectiveness of this postsecondary transition program can be evaluated