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What is Spectrum of Chargers Autism Program?

Marian University's Ancilla College Spectrum of Chargers (SOC) Autism Program is a fee-based program that provides individualized support and guidance to students on the autism spectrum. The program allows students to work one-on-one with Marian University's Autism Coordinator who will guide and coach students from their first year through graduation. 

Program supports will be provided to students in a hybrid model utilizing both in-person and virtual, video platforms. There are technology supports available for students so that they will be able to participate in all engagement opportunities.

Application Process

Step 1

Apply and gain admission to Marian University. Visit Marian University Ancilla Admissions for more information.

Step 2

Complete the Autism Program application once admission to Marian University is finalized.

Step 3

Schedule student interview and learn if additional documentation is needed.

Program Highlights

Social Engagement

  • Sensory reduced social programming
  • Early move in to residence halls and continued residence life support

Academic Support

  • Specialized orientation program
  • Liaison meetings with faculty and staff

Life and Professional Skills Development

  • One-on-one coaching with Autism Coordinator
  • Cohort workshops
  • Mock interviews and resume development

Program Cost

$3,000 per semester

The cost of this program assists with off-setting the cost of individualized support, materials for weekly workshops, and specialized training for faculty and staff. 

Funding opportunities are available to Spectrum of Chargers students to help cover the program fee through Vocational Rehabilitation funds.

If the program fee is a limiting factor in your participation with Spectrum of Chargers, please reach out to to discuss other funding options and opportunities.

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Marian University's Ancilla College
20097 9B Road
Plymouth, IN 46563

1-866-Ancilla (866-262-4552)
574-936-8898 x330
On July 1, 2021, Marian University has officially opened a new location on the former campus of Ancilla College in Plymouth, Indiana. In recognition of the shared missions and solely to honor the history of Ancilla College, the new location is named Marian University's Ancilla College.

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