1. Complete and submit a copy of the Student Application Packet. Application Packets are made available at the conclusion of a campus tour.
  2. Submit High School Transcripts if graduated. If graduation date is beyond campus visit, please submit a temporary transcript.
  3. Submit current IEP, Psychological and Behavioral Evaluations.
  4. Submit (3) Letters of Recommendation, one from each of the categories below:
    1.  Education
    2.  Vocational/employment
    3.  Personal

An application Screening Committee will review applications submitted and select potential candidates to interview. This process will continue until a cohort of 10 have been identified or  there are no other potential candidates identified.

In addition to completing the CHOICE application, a FAFSA application is also required. We encourage you to complete this as soon as possible.

Campus tours are made available Monday-Thursday. Please call 478-289-2191 if you would like to schedule a tour. The program application is available at the conclusion of a campus and program tour.

Program Interviews are conducted in person. Parents are not allowed to participate in the interview. Interviews can be set up after a campus tour.

Generally, once an interview has been completed, applicants are notified of a decision within 3-5 business days.

Students who are accepted to the CHOICE program will then complete an East Georgia State College application. The admission type for students will be "Auditor."

Please note that an application will not be considered unless all the information requested is received.

The application can be downloaded and printed. Once completed, the application can be sent to the Director of the CHOICE Program via email at trdavisFREEOMNIUPDATE or by physical mail at the address below:

Theresa R. Davis, Ed.S.
CHOICE Program for Inclusive Learning
East Georgia State College
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, GA 30401

Please have three different individuals complete a Letter of Recommendation. The individual should have current working or personal knowledge of the student applying for the program.

When mailing Letters of Recommendation, be sure that signatures are included and placed in a sealed envelope. Please understand that documents submitted will not be returned.

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Applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years old and have completed high school. 
  • Have a documented intellectual disability (70-75).
  • Maintain adult rights.
  • Express a desire to attend the CHOICE Program for Inclusive Learning Program:
  • Adhere to the Policies and Procedures of East Georgia State College and those specific to the CHOICE Program for Inclusive Learning.
  • Demonstrate ability to live within a dorm setting independently.
  • Demonstrate a desire to obtain meaningful employment.
  • Undertake activities of daily living without direct supervision (e.g., personal hygiene, self-administering medication, basic first aid and safety needs, etc.)
  • Navigate campus independently (cross roads independently, ask for assistance when needed, communicate needs effectively).

If you have an questions about the program,
please contact Theresa Davis at 478-289-2191 or via email at trdavisFREEOMNIUPDATE!

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