Program Eligibility Criteria

To receive Center for Adult Transition services, students must:

  • Be between the ages of 18–24 at the start of the program and have a well-documented intellectual or developmental disability diagnosed during their K-12 school years;
  • Display the inner motivation to attend the Center for Adult Transition program and be a part of Bergen Community College’s thriving campus community;
  • Display the social, emotional, and behavioral skills needed to appropriately participate in the program;
  • Demonstrate the ability to independently navigate our college campus (if enrolling in any of the college’s cohort-based programming, credentialing pathway courses, or college level courses);
  • Be open to accepting and applying feedback in order to improve their performance;
  • Have the potential to attain personal, postsecondary education, and employment goals within the Center for Adult Transition program’s context and framework;
  • Have a desire to improve employability skills and overall level of independence.

Program Application Form

Download our Student Application to the Center for Adult Transition (PDF)