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Register for Oct. 29 Open House for Western Carolina University’s college transition program

Oct. 10, 2022


The UP Program at Western Carolina University provides an inclusive, two-year, on-campus living and learning experience for college-aged persons with an intellectual disability. The goal of the program is to facilitate UP students' transition from secondary school to adult life with education, employment, and independent living. 


The UP Program is holding its annual Open House on the WCU campus in Cullowhee on Oct. 29. This event is for teachers, parents, and related service providers who support students who have an intellectual disability and are approaching college age. 


To register for Open House:

  • Go to

  • Click the October 29th 2022 date

  • Complete the information form - note for Academic Information, you will select NonDegree Student and Academic Interest 1 will be University Participant Program. You will then click the check box "I am a participant in the UP Program"

  • Click submit!

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