The BC Initiative for Inclusive Post-Secondary Education at the UBC Okanagan Campus

Contact Information
Mailing Address University Centre 
3272 University Way, 207 
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7
Office Phone 250.807.8555
Additional Info
Primary Contact Tiffany Thesen-Yee, Senior Inclusion Facilitator; Phone: Office: 250.807.8555 * Cell: 250.899.7049; Email:
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Description & Services
Service Details - Works to create a typical university or college experience with academic and social life for students with developmental disabilities 
- Students select courses based on personal interests, direct their own course of studies and select the concentration of studies in a specific field 
- Students do not attend separate classes, classrooms or have separate curricula
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
- Eligibility is based on the individual 
- Having a developmental disability 
- Being 19 years or older and not attending other secondary or post-secondary education programs 
- Wanting to study at college or university, and be an active participant in other aspects of student life such as activities, sports, clubs, and employment 
- Willing to commit to the time required to complete their studies, which can vary from 4-5 years 
- Willing to meet regularly with, and be supported by, inclusion staff 
- Can arrange to get to and from campus without STEPS Forward staff support 
- Being eligible for Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) services 
- Eligibility is NOT based on level of physical or cognitive ability, or a minimum level of reading, math, or other skill
How to Apply
Address & Map Kelowna, BC
Canada V1V 1V7
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Located In Community Kelowna
Major Intersection University Way and Hwy 97
Other Details
Languages English